Tulare City Council honors top high school athletes

Several Tulare high school athletes were recognized by Tulare City Council on March 6 for their achievements on and off the field last fall and winter. Tulare Union High football A presentation was made to the Tulare Union High School Football team and coaches in recognition of their CIF Central Section Division II Valley Championship. […]

Junior Disc Golfers to Compete in California Championships at Mooney Grove

On Saturday, Oct. 14, 180 children and teens will travel to Mooney Grove Park in Visalia to compete in the second annual California Junior Disc Golf Championships – the largest, juniors-focused disc golf tournament in the world. Competitors are traveling from all across California, Arizona, Oregon, and one competitor, C.J. Wisor, is traveling from Pennsylvania. […]

Jon Duplantier Named MLB Pipeline Pitcher of the Year

The Visalia Rawhide and MLB Pipeline has announced, RHP Jon Duplantier has been named the MLB Pipeline Pitcher of the Year after posting a breakout year in his first full season of professional baseball. A third-round draft pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2016 out of Rice, Duplantier led all of Minor Leauge Baseball (MiLB) with […]

Jon Duplantier Named Diamondbacks Minor League Pitcher of the Month

Right-Hander Awarded Honor for Third Time This Season The Visalia Rawhide, in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks, announced that RHP Jon Duplantier (Diamondbacks #2 prospect, MLB Pipeline) has been named the Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July. Duplanter, who was promoted to Visalia from Class-A Kane County on June 22, went […]

Rawhide to Re-brand as Toros for Latino Heritage Celebration Weekend

The Visalia Rawhide, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball (MiLB), has announced the Rawhide will be re-branded as the Visalia Toros for a four-game series against the Stockton Ports from August 3 through August 6 to be named “Taquiza y Toros” weekend. Taquiza y Toros, as a part of the “Es Divertido Ser Un Fan” initiative from […]

Minor League Baseball Attendance Tops One Million Again Over July 3-4 Holiday

Minor League Baseball (MiLB) today announced that 1,059,975 fans attended the 159 games played July 3-4, marking the second time in the last three years MiLB drew more than one million fans over that two-day span (also 2015). Additionally, 10% of MiLB teams set franchise records for single-game attendance during the holiday. The 14 U.S.-based […]

Visalia Rawhide Marty Herum Battles to Clench 2017 California League Home-Run Derby

One home run after the other sailed over the left field fence for Visalia Rawhide first baseman Marty Herum on June 19th’s California League All-Star Game Showcase Home Run Derby. Herum totaled 39 home runs in the course of the three rounds. He defeated Inland Empire 66ers third baseman Jose Rojas, 10-9, in the final […]