Sioux City Explorers

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Sioux City Explorers
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League American Association (Central Division)
Location Sioux City, Iowa
Ballpark Lewis and Clark Park
Year founded 1993
Nickname(s) The X's, Explorers
League championships 0
Division championships 4
Former league(s)
Former ballparks
  • none
Colors Black, red, white, vegas gold
                   
Retired numbers 42
Ownership John Roost
Manager Steve Montgomery
General Manager Shane Tritz
Media Sioux City Journal
Website www.xsbaseball.com

The Sioux City Explorers are a professional baseball team based in Sioux City, Iowa, in the United States. The Explorers are a member of the Central Division of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball. From their inception in 1993 to the present, the Explorers have played their home games at Lewis and Clark Park.

In 2008 the Explorers got 3rd place in the first half and then in the 2nd half they got first place with record of 31–17, but lost in first round against the I-29 rival Sioux Falls Canaries 3 games to 0.

In the 1st half of the 2009 year the Explorers got 4th place with record of 22–26.

In 2012 The Explorers celebrated their 20th season in Sioux City finishing with a 45–55 record.

Current roster[edit]

Sioux City Explorers roster
Active (22-man) roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 30 Chris Bodishbaugh
  • 20 Geoff Broussard
  • 24 Alex Caldera
  • 16 Greg Holt
  • 10 Patrick Johnson
  • 37 Jimmer Kennedy
  • 11 Kenny Long
  • 45 Ryan Mitchell
  • 36 Wade Morrison
  • 12 Alex Pagano
  • 50 Kohei Tsukada
  • 33 Rob Wort



 

Catchers

  •  7 Todd Jennings
  •  6 Dillon Usiak

Infielders

  • 21 Luke Murton
  • 25 Tommy Mendonca
  • 21 Luke Murton
  • 28 Andres Perez
  •  5 Nate Samson
  • 27 Mark Sobolewski

Outfielders

 

Manager

Coaches

  • Brent Metheny (hitting)
  • Bobby Post (pitching)

Injury icon 2.svg Disabled list
‡ Inactive list
§ Suspended list

Roster updated May 17, 2014
Transactions

Season-by-season records[edit]

Sioux City Explorers (2010-2014) [1]
Season W - L Record Winning Percentage Finish Playoffs
2010 49-47 .510 4th in North Division Did not qualify for playoffs
2011 51-49 .510 3rd in Central Division Did not qualify for playoffs
2012 45-55 .450 4th in Central Division Did not qualify for playoffs
2013 38-62 .380 5th in Central Division Did not qualify for playoffs
2014 47-53 .470 4th in Central Division Did not qualify for playoffs
Totals (2010–2014) 230-266 .464 -

See also[edit]

  • KMEG sports coverage

References[edit]

  • aabfan.com - yearly league standings & awards (American Association)
  • nlfan.com - yearly league standings & awards (Northern League)

External links[edit]