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Fayetteville Gets First Look at 2019 Woodpeckers

Fayetteville, meet your Woodpeckers! After 2 and a half years of talk, the Houston Astros Class A affiliate - the Fayetteville Woodpeckers - is officially a team ready to take the field. The 2019 roster was introduced to the media Wednesday night at a press conference at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum. The season…

It's the Woodpeckers! Fayetteville's New Baseball Team Gets Name, Logos

After nearly two years of speculation on what the Houston Astros would name their new Minor League franchise in Fayetteville, the secret has been revealed. At a community event Sunday evening at Festival Park, the new Class A affiliate was properly christened the Fayetteville Woodpeckers. Some 1,500 people turned out for the event, with most…