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Northwest Arkansas Naturals, Coca-Cola Sign 10-Year Beverage Deal

by Chris Bahn 2/11/2013 12:00 am

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals have signed a 10-year deal granting exclusive non-alcoholic beverage rights to Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Changing Name To Thunder Chickens (For A Night)

by Chris Bahn 6/7/2012 2:58 pm

This season marks the fifth anniversary of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. There have been a number of milestones in the Naturals’ relatively short history. It’s hard to question much about the first five years. But the Naturals are asking “What if?” this week.

Naturals' GM Edelstein Honored By Royals With Matt Minker Award

by NWA Naturals 12/1/2011 3:52 pm

Northwest Arkansas Naturals general manager Eric Edelstein, first baseman/infielder Anthony Seratelli, pitcher Kelvin Herrera, and former Naturals second baseman and current Royals’ second baseman Johnny Giavotella were among those named Thursday as Kansas City Royals’ organizational award recipients for their on-field achievements during the 2011 season.

Former Natural Eric Hosmer Homers Again Against Yankees

by The Associated Press 5/13/2011 9:43 am

As far as Eric Hosmer knows, this is all the Royals do when they visit the Yankees. The promising rookie who was called up less than a week ago homered to kick off Kansas City's big second inning and the Royals beat New York 11-5 on Thursday night for their first series win in the Bronx since 1999

NWA Naturals Open Season, Gov. Mike Beebe To Throw Out First Pitch

by NWA Naturals Media Relations 4/7/2011 3:23 pm

The Naturals have finalized the schedule of pre-game festivities at Arvest Ballpark for tonight’s opener against the San Antonio Missions, featuring a celebration of the team’s 2010 Texas League Championship. Fans are encouraged to enter the ballpark and take their seats by 5:45, as at that time the Naturals’ mascot Strike will make his annual entrance into the ballpark to kick off the ceremonies. Immediately thereafter, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, Kansas City Royals owner David Glass and Poldberg will address the fans in attendance.

NW Arkansas Naturals, Arvest Ballpark To Host Little League, High School Games

by Chris Bahn 3/30/2011 2:33 pm

Few high school or little league players will make it to pro baseball. But some Arkansas-based players will get a chance to play in a pro park thanks to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Arvest Ballpark in Springdale is hosting a number of games this year for local teams. Already seven games are scheduled and the Royals’ AA affiliate is offering the park up for other teams if interested. Here’s more from the Naturals:

Naturals to Face Omaha at Kauffman Stadium

by NWA Naturals Media Relations 1/20/2011 1:15 pm

The Texas League Champion Northwest Arkansas Naturals will face the Omaha Storm Chasers – the Royals’ Triple-A affiliate – in an exhibition game at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, April 2nd following the Royals-Angels contest which is scheduled to begin at 12:10 p.m.

Royals Honor Poldberg, Other Naturals

by NWA Naturals Media Relations 12/16/2010 3:31 pm

Northwest Arkansas Naturals manager Brian Poldberg, third baseman Mike Moustakas, first baseman Eric Hosmer, outfielder Derrick Robinson, and pitcher John Lamb were named Thursday as Kansas City Royals’ organizational award recipients for their on-field achievements during the 2010 season.

Naturals Win 'Minor League Team of The Year'

by Chris Bahn 12/14/2010 9:00 am

Baseball America followed recently named the Northwest Arkansas Naturals the “2010 Minor League Team of the Year.” Here’s more from the Naturals, who accepted the award as Baseball’s Winter Meetings:

Arvest Ballpark, Naturals' Groundskeeper Recognized For Having "Field of the Year"

by NWA Naturals 12/2/2010 10:07 am

Arvest Ballpark and head groundskeeper Monty Sowell have been honored by the SportsTurf Managers Association as winner of the 2010 Professional Baseball Field of the Year.

Naturals' Robinson Clinches Triple Crown, Team Wins Texas League North

by ArkansasSports360.com Staff 9/6/2010 7:31 pm

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals advanced to the Texas League playoffs after clinching the league's North Division. Designated hitter Clint Robinson won the Texas League 'Triple Crown'.