Bakersfield Train Robbers

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bakersfield Train Robbers
Bakersfield Train Robbers logo.PNG Bako Train Robbers.PNG
Team logo Cap insignia
Information
League Pecos League
Location Bakersfield, California
Ballpark Sam Lynn Ballpark
Year founded 2013
League championships 2018
Division championships 2013
Former name(s)

Topeka Train Robbers (2016)

Las Vegas Train Robbers (2013–2015)
Former ballparks

Lake Shawnee Sports Complex (2016)

Rodriguez Park (2013-2014)
Colors Blue, red, white, black
                   
Manager Bill Moore
Website bakersfieldtrainrobbers.com

The Bakersfield Train Robbers are a professional baseball team based in Bakersfield, California. The team is a member of the Pecos League, an independent baseball league which is not affiliated with Major or Minor League Baseball.

History[edit]

Established for the 2013 season, the team played its home games at Lake Shawnee Sports Complex. The team previous called Las Vegas, New Mexico home for two seasons, then played the 2015 season as a travel team before subsequently moving to Topeka.[1] On December 15, 2016, it was announced that the Train Robbers would move to Bakersfield for the 2017 season, filling in the void left by the contraction of the California League's Bakersfield Blaze.[2]

Roster[edit]

Bakersfield Train Robbers roster
Active roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 36 Zach Arneson
  • 27 John Chalupa
  • 22 Alex Dandridge
  • 12 Chris Danielson
  • 20 Jonathon Fleckenstein
  • 34 Alex Hamilton
  • 32 Zack Kamerman
  • 45 Rob Lain
  • 26 David Ruiz
  • 30 Zach Williams



 

Catchers

  • 13 Jesse Baker
  • 14 Peter Yorgen

Infielders

  • 15 Blake Butcher
  •  4 Dynas Doud
  •  3 Steve Pascual
  • 11 Shane Sharkey
  •  7 Blane Swift
  • 24 Nick Vehlewald

Outfielders

  •  5 Sonny Cortez
  •  2 Rory Graf-Brennen
  • 23 Tobias Moreno
  • 33 Bobby Webb
 

Manager

  • Bill Moore

Coaches


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

Roster updated June 5, 2018
Transactions

Season-by-season[edit]

Season W L Win% Result Playoffs
2013 41 27 .603 1st of 4 North Division Division: defeated Trinidad Triggers 2-0

Championship: lost Roswell Invaders 0-2

2014 12 38 .240 5th of 5 North Division DNQ
2015 16 42 .275 5th of 5 North Division DNQ
2016 28 33 .459 3rd of 5 North Division Division Quarterfinals: lost Trinidad Triggers 0-2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Train Robbers invading Topeka with new professional brand". Topeka Capital-Journal. 30 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bakersfield becomes home to the Train Robbers in the Pecos League" (Press release). Pecos League. December 15, 2016. 

External links[edit]