Sioux City Explorers
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.
|Sioux City Explorers|
|League||American Association (Central Division)|
|Location||Sioux City, Iowa|
|Ballpark||Lewis and Clark Park|
|Colors||Black, red, white|
|General Manager||Shane Tritz|
|Media||Sioux City Journal KSCJ Radio|
The Explorers, frequently called the X's, have played in the American Association since 2006. Previously, they were members of the Northern League.
|Sioux City Explorers (2010-2018) |
|2010||49–47||.510||4th, North Division||Did not qualify|
|2011||51–49||.510||3rd, Central Division||Did not qualify|
|2012||45–55||.450||4th, Central Division||Did not qualify|
|2013||38–62||.380||5th, Central Division||Did not qualify|
|2014||47–53||.470||4th, Central Division||Did not qualify|
|2015||75–25||.750||1st, Central Division||Defeated St. Paul, 3–1 in first round, Lost Championship to Laredo Lemurs 1–3|
|2016||54–46||.540||1st, Central Division||Lost in first round 3–1 to Wichita.|
|2017||46–54||.460||4th, Central Division||Did not qualify|
|2018||71–29||.710||1st, South Division||Lost in first round to Kansas City T-Bones 2–3|
- 1994 season: Lost to Winnipeg 3-1 in championship.
- 1999 season: Lost to Winnipeg 3-0 in semifinals.
- 2002 season: Defeated Joliet 3-2 in quarterfinals; lost to Winnipeg 3-1 in semifinals.
- 2008 season: Lost to Sioux Falls 3-0 in semifinals.
- 2015 season: Defeated St. Paul 3-1 in semifinals; lost to Laredo 3-1 in championship.
- 2016 season: Lost to Wichita 3-1 in semifinals.
- 2018 season: Lost to Kansas City 3-2 in semifinals.
Sioux City Explorers roster
|Active (22-man) roster||Coaches/Other|
- KMEG sports coverage