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RedHawks Focused on Well-Rounded Roster in Productive Offseason

The team plays its first exhibition game on Tuesday.

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time in team history, the Fargo–Moorhead RedHawks are heading into day one with a manager not named Doug Simunic. Former pitching coach Michael Schlact took over the team with 24 games left last season, and he earned his keep. Now, the skipper is fresh off an offseason filled with acquisitions, trades and front office work…

KVRR Roundtable: RedHawks Gearing Up for Exhibition Play

The 2018 season will be manager Michael Schlact's first full season leading the squad

Fargo, N.D. — The F-M RedHawks are just days away from the start of the 2018 season. The squad opens up exhibition play in Winnipeg on May 8th. This will be manager Michael Schlact’s first full season leading the squad. The KVRR sports team breaks down some of the latest additions to the RedHawks roster. Categories: KVRR Sports Extra, RedHawks,…

RedHawks Catcher Posts Photo with Former MLB All-Star in RedHawks gear

Charlie Valerio visited Japan with fellow Dominicano Manny Ramirez

The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks posted a photo to Twitter on Friday of catcher Charlie Valerio in Japan with 12-time MLB All-Star Manny Ramirez. Ramirez was sporting a RedHawks jacket as the two are riding their bikes. Ramirez has not played in the MLB since 2011 and will be 46 years old in May. The RedHawks Twitter account used the hashtag #MannyInFargo2018…

RedHawks Deal Rights to Ace Alexander

Alexander is playing in Mexico this summer

FARGO, N.D. — Tyler Alexander has been as dominant as any American Association pitcher in the last two seasons. He is playing in an international league in Mexico this season, but if he returns to the AA, it will be for a different team. The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks traded away Alexander’s reversionary rights to the Lincoln Saltdogs. This means that Lincoln…

Fargo Native Matt Rau Named F-M RedHawks GM

Rau replaces Josh Buchholz, who took a job as the league's Executive Director

FARGO, N.D. — The search is over for a new Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks General Manager. The team announced today that Fargo native and former NDSU baseball player Matt Rau will take over Josh Buchholz’s old position. Buchholz accepted a job as the American Association’s Executive Director and will begin that role on March 1. Rau has worked for minor league ballclubs…

RedHawks GM Buchholz Takes Job with American Association

Josh Buchholz has been the Vice President and General Manager of the RedHawks since 2005

DURHAM, N.C. (American Association) — The American Association announced on Thursday that Josh Buchholz has been named the league’s new executive director, and will begin his role in May 2018. Buchholz has been the Vice President & General Manager of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks since October 2005. While with the RedHawks, Buchholz was a part of five league championships (1998, 2003,…

Get Your RedHawks Fan Some Swag this Christmas

The Cold Doesn't Stop RedHawk Fans From Supporting Their Team

FARGO, ND — It may be too cold to go out and enjoy a baseball game, but that didn’t stop many RedHawks fans from supporting their team. The RedHawks team store had a one day only Christmas sale, with everything in the store 30% off. Fans were also able to buy home opener tickets as well as be treated to…

RedHawks Name Former Catcher Chris Coste Hitting Coach

Coste worked his way from the RedHawks to the Major Leagues as a player

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks welcomed one of their own to the coaching staff. Former catcher Chris Coste will serve as the hitting coach for the upcoming season, while retaining his managerial job with Concordia College. As a player, the Fargo native batted .323 from 1996-99, and he helped the program to its first of five championships in 1998….

RedHawks Name Michael Schlact as Team’s 2nd Manager

Schlact was serving an interim role to close out the season

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks announced Thursday that they are removing the ‘interim’ title from Michael Schlact and named him the team’s second manager. Schlact took over on August 13 after the team parted ways with Doug Simunic and helped the team go 16-8 in the final stretch of the year. He joined the team in 2015 as the…

RedHawks Turn Two Triple Plays in Win

Fargo-Moorhead squeezes by Lincoln 3-2

FARGO, N.D. — Entering Thursday, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks had never turned a triple play in the team’s 22-year history. The squad managed to accomplish the feat twice in the 3-2 win against Lincoln on Matt Cullen Day. Devan Ahart gave the Hawks the lead in the third inning with a two-run homer. The Saltdogs tied things up in the eighth…