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Pfaadt’s Game One Start Headlines D-backs Wild Card Roster with 20 Former Aces

October 3, 2023

Reno, Nev. – Former Aces starter Brandon Pfaadt, who was the winning pitcher in the 2022 Pacific Coast League Championship Game and will start Game One of the 2023 National League Wild Card Series against the Milwaukee Brewers, headlines a playoff roster filled with former Reno Aces players as announced

Reno, Nev. – Former Aces starter Brandon Pfaadt, who was the winning pitcher in the 2022 Pacific Coast League Championship Game and will start Game One of the 2023 National League Wild Card Series against the Milwaukee Brewers, headlines a playoff roster filled with former Reno Aces players as announced by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday.

Arizona will be making its first playoff appearance since 2017 and will include a Wild Card playoff roster that features 20 players who have worn the Aces uniform, including 16 who played in Reno this season.

The 20 former Reno players who made the D-backs playoff roster are below, with the italicized names representing the players who played for the Aces in 2023.

Catchers (2)

Gabriel Moreno

Jose Herrera

Infielders (6)

Jordan Lawlar

Evan Longoria

Ketel Marte

Geraldo Perdomo

Emmanuel Rivera

Christian Walker

Outfielders (4)

Corbin Carroll
Jake McCarthy

Pavin Smith

Alek Thomas

Starting Pitchers (2)

Ryne Nelson

Brandon Pfaadt

Relief Pitchers (6)

Luis Frias

Kevin Ginkel

Bryce Jarvis

Joe Mantiply

Andrew Saalfrank

Ryan Thompson

Four current D-backs players, Luis Frias, Jose Herrera, Pfaadt, and Alek Thomas, were on the 2022 Reno Aces PCL Championship-winning roster.

The best of three Wild Card Series between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers will be televised on ESPN 2, with the first pitch for every game in the series set for 4:00 p.m. PT.

Season Memberships for the upcoming 2024 Reno Aces season are on sale via RenoAces.com, texting “MEMBER” to 21003, or calling (775) 334-7000.

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