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Adjustment comes standard with minor league promotion

Adjustment comes standard with minor league promotion

Adapting to a new team comes with the territory of being a minor league baseball player. Players promoted to the next level must get used to new teammates, a new stadium and new opponents. Phillip Ervin knows what it’s like from experience. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos outfielder was promoted from High-A Daytona to Double-A Pensacola […]

Blue Wahoos clinch division crown and playoff berth

Blue Wahoos clinch division crown and playoff berth

There really was no other way for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to wrap up the first half Southern League South Division crown. Most of this season has been about Pensacola grinding out wins, including a record seven in walk-off fashion, so the ending to Sunday’s 2-1 win over Mobile was business as usual. Eric Jagielo […]

Skipworth propels Blue Wahoos to thrilling win

Skipworth propels Blue Wahoos to thrilling win

Kyle Skipworth found himself in the situation every player dreams about Monday night. A runner on, one out, and a one-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos catcher was in position to hit a walk-off home run against the Montgomery Biscuits. “As a kid, it’s usually you are down […]

Offense comes to life for Blue Wahoos

Offense comes to life for Blue Wahoos

Sebastian Elizalde doesn’t change anything in his day-to-day routine as a hitter. It seems to be working well. Monday night against Jackson is a prime example. Elizalde stepped up to the plate in the seventh inning, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos already ahead by five runs, and crushed the ball to right field for a solo home […]

Raiders look to bounce back after tough end to regular season

Raiders look to bounce back after tough end to regular season

Navarre was riding an emotional high after defeating Niceville on consecutive nights two weeks ago as the victories secured the regular-season district championship. The Raiders were hoping to keep their momentum going during the final week of the regular season before beginning their quest for a second straight district tournament title. Instead, they will have […]

Ervin leads Blue Wahoos to season-opening win

Ervin leads Blue Wahoos to season-opening win

Phillip Ervin started off his season in impressive fashion, hitting a double and triple to lead the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to a season-opening win over the Mississippi Braves Thursday night at Trustman Park. Ervin, the No. 12 prospect in the Cincinnati Reds organization, helped the Blue Wahoos win a season opener for the fourth time […]