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To reduce the need for security to inspect the belongings of guests and expedite fan entry, Dell Diamond is a clear bag venue. Visit RRExpress.com to review Dell Diamond's clear bag policies.

In order to eliminate shared touchpoints, please have digital tickets saved to mobile devices or tickets printed from home ready to be scanned at entry. Visit RRExpress.com to access and save tickets purchased via Tickets.com, the Round Rock Express' official ticket provider.

While at Dell Diamond

To avoid unnecessary contact, Dell Diamond is striving to operate as a cashless facility, instead preferring credit cards and gift cards for payment at all storefronts, including the Railyard Team Store and parking lot.

Dell Diamond is a non-smoking and non-vaping facility. A designated smoking area is available outside the Home Plate Gate.

Additional Enhancements

Hand sanitizer and hand washing stations will be widely available throughout Dell Diamond and all areas of the facility accessible by fans will be cleaned and disinfected at regular intervals using processes and products approved by the CDC and EPA for use against COVID-19.

The only outside food and/or beverage items allowed are one factory-sealed 16.9 fluid ounce clear bottle of water and one small single-serving packaged snack (i.e. fruit, trail mix, candy bar or chips) per person. Water fountains are available throughout Dell Diamond to refill water bottles, if needed.


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Your used electronics had a good run. Now it's time to play clean-up. As we celebrate the 21st year as a proud sponsor and technology partner of the Round Rock Express, we’re excited to once again be teaming up with Goodwill Central Texas to offer responsible technology recycling. Every donation not only keeps electronics out of landfills, it helps support local jobs and training programs. Find the recycling bin in the stadium's west parking lot. Let's make a greener planet real.

Dell Technologies, Goodwill® Industries and Round Rock Express do not accept liability for lost or confidential data or software. You are responsible for backing up any valuable information and erasing sensitive data from the hard drive before dropping it off. If you want to completely erase the hard drive, you can find a number of free services available online.


THE ROUND ROCK EXPRESS & DELL TECHNOLOGIES WORK TOGETHER TO GIVE BACK. An important element of the Dell Technologies-Round Rock Express partnership is identifying ways we can impact the local community together in positive ways. We’re proud to have financially supported the following organizations in the past year to help further their goals of serving in action.


Covering Home, presented by Ashley HomeStore, is a community volunteer initiative comprised of Round Rock Express ownership and staff. Built on an Express Core Value of "passionately participating in the community," we instill in our employees that the platform of baseball should be used as a vehicle for service. Covering Home was initially launched in early 2016 to offer ownership, staff, players and coaches opportunities to give back to the community at least twelve times a year. By choosing a new organization or cause with whom to partner each month, volunteers can participate in initiatives that are important to them. The Round Rock Express and Ashley HomeStore will work together to donate time and resources to local organizations that better the community we call home. For more information about Covering Home, please call 512-255-2255 or email info@rrexpress.com.

STRIKE OUT HUNGER Help us support the Round Rock Serving Center by bringing at least two canned goods in exchange for one complimentary general admission outfield lawn ticket to all Tuesday regular season home games. Donation bins will be located at the Home Plate Gate.


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OKLAHOMA CITY DODGERS Affiliate: Los Angeles Dodgers (since 2015) Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1,330 miles from Dodger Stadium) Ballpark: Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark (opened April 16, 1998) Established: 1962 (as the 89ers; previous Oklahoma City clubs dating back to 1904) Previous league: Triple-A Pacific Coast League Last championship: 1996

EL PASO CHIHUAHUAS Affiliate: San Diego Padres (since 2014) Location: El Paso, Texas (723 miles from Petco Park) Ballpark: Southwest University Park (opened April 28, 2014) Established: 2014 (previous El Paso clubs, including the Diablos, dating back to 1915) Previous league: Triple-A Pacific Coast League Last championship: 2016

SUGAR LAND SKEETERS Affiliate: Houston Astros (since 2021) Location: Sugar Land, Texas (22 miles from Minute Maid Park) Ballpark: Constellation Field (opened April 26, 2012) Established: 2012 Previous league: Independent Atlantic League Last championship: 2018


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Nitro Circus Flies into Round Rock Express High-Adrenaline Live Entertainment Visits Dell Diamond on October 10

The ever-versatile Dell Diamond will add another unique event to its portfolio on Sunday, October 10 as Nitro Circus brings it’s electrifying “You Got This” tour to Round Rock for the first time! With thrill-loving fans clamoring to experience the exhilaration that only live action sports can deliver, Nitro Circus is gearing up to make its highly-anticipated return with an extensive North American trek that will visit more than 25 cities across the continent this year. Nitro Circus’ roster of elite athletes are set to brave the world’s largest jumps right here at Dell Diamond. The legendary 45-foot Giganta ramp will launch athletes into the sky at 40 miles per hour, while on the moto side riders will send it 65-feet high. Nitro’s daredevils will also attempt the craziest stunts imaginable on new contraptions you never imagine could fly! With no roof there are no limits. These real-life action heroes are sure to inspire fans of all ages as they push the envelope at every show with incredible never-seen-before tricks. The “You Got This” tour will feature a packed roster of top international action sports athletes highlighted by Australia’s Ryan Williams, a dual threat on both BMX and scooter. Williams is already a four-time Nitro World Games winner as well as a three-time X Games gold medalist. Nitro ringleader Travis Pastrana considers him, “Hands down, the best action sports athlete alive today.” Decorated U.S. BMX rider Kurtis Downs will push Williams to raise his game every night. Downs recently stunned America while competing in TBS’ “Go-Big Show,” ultimately battling his way to the finals during the national broadcast. Mountain bike pro, Nitro Circus contraptions king and professional fun-haver Dusty Wygle will also brave the Giganta ramp, dropping in with vehicles that have no business going airborne. Aussie Jarryd McNeil, the first moto rider to win four consecutive X Games golds in a single discipline ( just a small portion of his 15-medal trophy case) will lead Nitro’s FMX team. The moto lineup also includes fellow countryman Blake “Bilko” Williams, a multiple X Games medalist in his own right, American FMX legend Adam Jones, Javier Villegas from Chile, an X Games medalist who has also podiumed at Nitro World Games, and more. Tickets are on sale now at RRExpress.com.

A Whole New “Flex Cam” Rogue Invitational Invades Dell Diamond from October 29-31

The Round Rock Express are excited to host Rogue Fitness’s third annual Rogue Invitational at Dell Diamond from Friday, October 29 through Sunday, October 31! The Rogue Invitational is an elite strength and fitness showcase that features the fittest and strongest athletes in the strength world. Spectators will be able to partake in the festival-like atmosphere including unique food & beverage, local beer, vendor village, and many unique sponsor activations. Tickets are available now via RRExpress.com. The CrossFit competition will once again feature some of the biggest names in the sport. Past winners have included the reigning Fittest Man and Fittest Woman on Earth, Mat Fraser (2019) and Tia-Clair Toomey (2019 and 2020). This competition will be held in partnership with CrossFit. The first annual Strongman competition will be making its debut at this year’s Invitational, as 10 of the world’s top Strongman competitors will take on a unique slate of challenges, devised and created by the same team behind the infamous Wheel of Pain and the Elephant Deadlift Bar, amongst many others. For even more feats of strength, the “Rogue Record Breakers” will be back throughout the weekend, showcasing amazing accomplishments across multiple strength disciplines. Previous RRB events include the Monster Bell Press, the Elephant Bar Deadlift, and the legendary Steinborn Squat. Other facets of the Iron Game, including Powerlifting and Olympic Weightlifting, are also under consideration for inclusion in 2021, with more updates to come as they develop. To ensure the safety of all athletes, organizers, and spectators, all necessary Covid-19 considerations and contingency plans will be made and the format of the Invitational will follow established CDC guidelines.


THE SALVATION ARMY DRIVE

Do some good and score some tickets! Those that donate used clothing to The Salvation Army bins at Dell Diamond will receive a Round Rock Express "Be Our Guest" Card that can be exchanged at the box office for two reserved tickets to any Sunday - Thursday regular season game during the 2021 season, based on availability. On Express gamedays, donation bins will be located at the Home Plate Gate. On non-Express gamedays, a donation bin will be located inside the Railyard Team Store.


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2021 COACHING STAFF KENNY HOLMBERG MANAGER The 2021 season marks Round Rock Express Manager Kenny Holmberg’s 13th year in the Texas Rangers organization. In 2020, he worked with Rangers prospects at the Alternate Training Site in Arlington, as well as the Fall Developmental League in Arizona. Round Rock will be the fourth different club for which Holmberg has managed in the Rangers farm system after serving at the helm of Short-Season Spokane in 2018, the Rookie-level Arizona League Rangers from 2013-2015 and the Rookielevel Dominican Summer League Rangers from 2010-2011. He has compiled a 207-172 (.546) record while leading his clubs to the postseason in four of his six managerial campaigns, including a Northwest League championship series appearance in 2018. He originally joined the Texas organization as a coach for the DSL Rangers in 2009 and also served as a coach for the club’s High-A affiliate in Myrtle Beach in 2012. In addition to his managerial post for the Express, Holmberg also serves as the Rangers’ Major League Infield Coordinator. An infielder in his playing days, Holmberg was selected by Milwaukee in the 22nd round of the 2005 MLB draft and played four seasons in the Brewers organization. He compiled a .272 average with 34 home runs and 187 RBI over 338 career minor league games. Holmberg was also selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 49th round of the 2001 MLB draft out of Dunedin High School in Florida but opted to play collegiately at St. Petersburg College from 2002-2003. He then spent two seasons at EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University, earning first-team NAIA All-America honors in 2005. Holmberg and his wife Jenni reside in Smithville, Missouri, with their two sons, William and Cooper. His father Dennis has spent over 40 years in player development with the Blue Jays organization and was inducted into the Florida State League Hall of Fame in 2018.

CHASE LAMBIN HITTING COACH Round Rock Express Hitting Coach Chase Lambin’s seventh season in the Texas Rangers organization also marks his Triple-A coaching debut. He spent 2020 as a member of the Rangers’ Fall Developmental League coaching staff after previously serving as a hitting coach for High-A Down East in 2019, Class-A Hickory in 2018, Short-Season Spokane in 2017 and the Rookie-level Arizona League Rangers in 2016. He first joined the Texas organization as a member of the Spokane coaching staff in 2015. Lambin’s coaching tenure follows a playing career that spanned 13 seasons at the minor league level. He concluded his time on the field in 2014 with Sugar Land of the independent Atlantic League, playing in 106 games with the Skeeters. Lambin was selected by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2002 MLB draft out of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and played in the Mets (2002-2006), Florida/Miami Marlins (2007-2008, 2012), Washington Nationals (2010), Minnesota Twins (2011) and Kansas City Royals (2013) organizations. He also spent the 2009 season with Chiba Lotte in Japan. The versatile defender appeared at every position except catcher over the course of his career. Lambin and his wife Sara reside in Georgetown, Texas and have two children, Chase and Stella.

BILL SIMAS PITCHING COACH A former Major League pitcher, Round Rock Express Pitching Coach Bill Simas is in his first season in the Texas Rangers organization and his 11th overall as an instructor. Simas spent the last 10 seasons as a coach in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, tutoring pitchers at Rookie-level Ogden from 2011-2012, Class-A Great Lakes from 2013-2014, High-A Rancho Cucamonga in 2015, Double-A Tulsa from 2016-2017 and Triple-A Oklahoma City from 2018-2020. During his time with the Los Angeles organization, he worked with multiple pitchers that contributed to the Dodgers’ 2020 World Series champion club. The right-hander played 13 seasons of affiliated baseball, including six campaigns at the Major League level with the Chicago White Sox from 1995-2000. Simas posted a career 18-19 record, 3.83 ERA and 23 saves in the big leagues and his 308 career relief outings still rank as eighth-most in White Sox franchise history. A native of California, Simas was selected by the California Angels in the sixth round of the 1992 MLB draft out of Fresno City College. He pitched in the Angels system until he was traded to the White Sox on July 27, 1995. He also spent time with the Los Angeles Dodgers (2003) and Seattle Mariners (2004) organizations, Monclova of the Mexican League (2005) and Mayaguez of the Puerto Rican Winter League (2008-2011). Simas concluded his playing career with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League in 2010 at the age of 38.


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2021 COACHING STAFF CARLOS OLIVAS ATHLETIC TRAINER Athletic Trainer Carlos Olivas is back with the Round Rock Express for his sixth season at the Triple-A level and 13th season overall in the Texas Rangers organization. He spent the abbreviated 2020 campaign at the club’s Alternate Training Site in Arlington. Prior to spending the 2019 campaign with Triple-A Nashville, Olivas served as Round Rock’s Athletic Trainer from 2016-2018 during the club’s first stint with the Rangers. Before to moving to Triple-A, Olivas spent five seasons as the Athletic Trainer for Double-A Frisco from 2011-2015, where he was selected as the Texas League Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) in both 2012 and 2013. He spent the 2009 and 2010 campaigns at Short-Season Spokane after eight years in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization from 2001-2008. He served in the same capacity for Double-A Jacksonville in 2006 and 2008, High-A Vero Beach in 2005, Class-A Columbus from 2003-2004, Class-A South Georgia in 2002 and Rookie-level Great Falls in 2001. Olivas held athletic training internships with both the Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays in 2000, as well as for the Triple-A Albuquerque Dukes from 1999-2000. Olivas graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. He and his wife Toni reside in Albuquerque, New Mexico and have two daughters, Mia and Emily.

WADE LAMONT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH The 2021 season marks Round Rock Express Strength and Conditioning Coach Wade Lamont’s 10th year in the Texas organization and first at the Triple-A level. In 2020, he served on the Rangers’ Alternate Training Site staff. Lamont’s previous stops in the organization include four seasons at Double-A Frisco from 2017-2019, another four at Class-A Hickory from 2013-2016 and one season with the Rookie-level Arizona League Rangers in 2012. He was selected in the 29th round of the 2007 MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers and spent three seasons in the club’s farm system. He finished the 2009 campaign with Windy City of the independent Frontier League. The Florida native batted .320 with 11 home runs and 47 RBI as a junior at Flagler College. His father Gene played parts of five seasons in the Majors with the Detroit Tigers and managed eight years with the Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates.


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BONUS BASEBALL Round Rock Set to Host Five Additional Games as Season Extends Bonus baseball is coming to Round Rock! Major League Baseball recently announced that ten of the Triple-A West League games that were postponed at the start of the 2021 season have been rescheduled for late September, including five at Dell Diamond. The Round Rock Express will now host a five-game series against the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners affiliate) from Thursday, September 23 through Monday, September 27. The team will then head south for a five-game road set against the Sugar Land Skeeters (Houston Astros affiliate) from Wednesday, September 29 through Sunday, October 3. The rescheduled games will be played in a new postseason tournament format called the “Triple-A Final Stretch” and will follow the current 120-game Triple-A championship season schedule. All 30 Triple-A Clubs will play five home games and five road games during the Final Stretch. A Triple-A West League 2021 Regular Season Champion will be named based on overall winning percentage through the originally scheduled championship season concluding on September 21. Among the 30 total Triple-A Clubs, a single 2021 Triple-A Final Stretch Winner will also be crowned based on the highest overall winning percentage during the 10-game


stretch. The winning club will also be awarded a prize from Major League Baseball. Tickets for the Triple-A Final Stretch games are available now via RRExpress.com and fans can expect the same 2021 nightly promotions during these five games like The Original Thirsty Thursday, Friday Fireworks, Saturdays at the Ballpark, Sunday Kids Day and Monday $1 Hot Dogs & Sodas. The Round Rock Express also recently announced the club’s 2022 home schedule, which begins with Opening Day at Dell Diamond on Tuesday, April 5 against the El Paso Chihuahuas! The 22nd season of Express baseball features a 72-game home slate divided into series of either three or six games. Following the season-opening, sixgame series between the Express and Chihuahuas from Tuesday, April 5 – Sunday, April 10, El Paso returns to Dell Diamond for a three-game clash from Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22 then again for a six-gamer from Tuesday, August 16 – Sunday, August 21. Round Rock welcomes the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies affiliate) to town for a sixgame series from Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24. The ‘Topes return for a special Independence Day celebration on Monday, July 4. Following an off-day on Tuesday, July 5, the two divisional opponents resume their series from Wednesday, July 6 – Sunday, July 10. The Red Dirt Rumble rivalry between the Round Rock Express and Oklahoma City Dodgers (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) returns with 18 games at Dell Diamond in 2022. The Dodgers first trip to Round Rock is

scheduled for Tuesday, May 10 – Sunday, May 15 before a return voyage from Tuesday, May 31 – Sunday, June 5. Oklahoma City’s final excursion to Dell Diamond is set for Tuesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 4. Speaking of rivalries, the second season of the newest rivalry in the Lone Star State between the Round Rock Express and Sugar Land Skeeters (Houston Astros affiliate) returns to Dell Diamond from Tuesday, June 14 – Sunday, June 19. Sugar Land makes one other trip to Round Rock for the final home series of the year from Tuesday, September 6 – Sunday, September 11. The Express also welcome three West Division foes to town in 2022. First up, the Salt Lake Bees (Los Angeles Angels affiliate) make their lone voyage to Round Rock for a quick three-game showdown from Tuesday, April 26 – Thursday, April 28. The Las Vegas Aviators (Oakland Athletics affiliate) are set to play a pair of threegame series against the Express, first from Tuesday, July 28 – Thursday, June 30 then again from Friday, July 22 – Sunday, July 24. Finally, the Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants affiliate) come to town for a rematch of the 2019 Pacific Coast League Championship Series from Tuesday, July 26 – Sunday, July 31. Round Rock’s full 2022 schedule can be viewed online at RRExpress. com. New 2022 season memberships will be available in the coming weeks while individual game tickets and a full promotional schedule will be released at a later date. major league players. To have the opportunity that they’ve had, and to do a heck of a job, it’s a dream come true for them.”


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8 Over the years, the game of baseball has evolved and so have methods for scoring the game. Different fans have different ways of keeping a scorecard, and many use their own notations. Our simple method involves using the symbols below to record each play depending on the outcome. The different numeric positions listed to the right can be used to add further detail.

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THE CLASSIC IS BACK Premier College Baseball Tournament Returns to Dell Diamond in 2022

The Round Rock Express, in partnership with Peak Events, LLC and the City of Round Rock, are excited to host the third annual Round Rock Classic at Dell Diamond from February 25-27, 2022. The event will feature the Arkansas Razorbacks, Indiana Hoosiers, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns and Stanford Cardinal. The 2022 Round Rock Classic will begin Friday, February 25 at 1:00 p.m. with Louisiana facing Stanford followed by a 7:00 p.m. matchup between Arkansas and Indiana. Day two begins on Saturday, February 26 at 12:00 p.m. with Indiana taking on Louisiana followed by a 6:00 p.m. start for Stanford and Arkansas. The final day of the Classic starts with a 12:00 p.m. first pitch between Indiana and Stanford on Sunday, February 27 with the Classic finale between Arkansas and Louisiana scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. A full schedule for the Round Rock Classic is as follows (designated home team is listed second): Friday, February 25 1:00 p.m. – Louisiana vs Stanford 7:00 p.m. – Arkansas vs Indiana Saturday, February 26 12:00 p.m. – Indiana vs Louisiana 6:00 p.m. – Stanford vs Arkansas

Sunday, February 27 12:00 p.m. – Indiana vs Stanford 6:00 p.m. – Arkansas vs Louisiana All games are set to broadcast live via FloBaseball. “We are so honored to host the Round Rock Classic here at Dell Diamond for the third year in a row,” Round Rock Express President Chris Almendarez said. “This event has quickly turned into one of the top non-conference tournaments in college baseball and we can’t wait to welcome four great Universities to Round Rock next February.” The 2022 Round Rock Classic will once again showcase four of the country’s top teams over three days of play at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, home of the Express, Triple-A affiliate of the Texas. Tickets for the event are available now at RRExpress.com. Tickets are available on an individual game basis or as a three-game package option with both reserved and general admission seating available. The stadium will be cleared following the first game each day and fans will have the ability to enter the stadium one hour prior to the start of each game. “Once again we are excited to partner with the Round Rock Express and the City of Round Rock to bring premier college baseball back to the Sports Capital of Texas!” Peak Events Vice President Nathan Wooldridge said. “This year in particular is one we have been looking forward to for a while as these four teams are loaded with talent and all four teams have amazing fanbases. We look forward to seeing the fans fill up Dell Diamond with four different shades of red and for them to have the opportunity to experience the #BestOutsideOfOmaha!”


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Our name is a nod to our owner and MLB Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, who earned the nickname “The Ryan Express” during his record-setting 27-year professional career. The name is a perfect fit as it relates to the railroad and its proximity to the ballpark.

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naugural We’re throwing it back to our inaugural season with navy blue and adding a deep red with silver accents to kick off our 20th anniversary season celebration.

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ROUND ROCK The focal point of our 20th anniversary

STEEL The steel design prominently featured in our E-Train logo is representative of railroad tracks that keep our brand true and straight, providing dependable means to move forward. Additionally, steel silos still remain on the ballpark grounds today, where we broke ground in a cornfield in 2000.

TEXAS STAR We’re proud to call the Lone Star State home and honor the State of Texas with the Texas Star at the center of our mark.

PILOT We strive to be on the cutting edge of innovation in professional sports. The train’s pilot pushes forward and symbolizes our core values of embracing and encouraging improvements and change and to be bold, courageous, creative and effective.

DOUBLE-R The double-R logo not only celebrates our proud history in the City of Round Rock, but also resembles a cattle brand in a subtle nod to the Ryan family’s love of ranching.

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Want your chance to walk away from an Express game a little richer? Thanks to the passing of Proposition 5 in 2019, the Express, Nolan Ryan Foundation and Cook-Walden Funeral Homes & Cemeteries are joining forces to host a 50/50 Raffle every home game. A 50/50 Raffle means that half of the net proceeds from 50/50 ticket sales each night will go to one lucky fan while the other half will go back to the Nolan Ryan Foundation. Fans will be able to purchase raffle tickets from the time the gates open until the end of the sixth inning. The winner will be announced in the seventh inning. At the end of the season, the Nolan Ryan Foundation will make a donation to a variety of local nonprofit organizations in Central Texas through their recently-founded community grant program. Every night is a new chance to not only win, but help a great cause in the process. Tickets can be purchased at the 50/50 Raffle kiosk on the concourse behind home plate or from one of the roaming vendors throughout Dell Diamond. All raffle ticket purchases must be made with cash or a debit card. Credit cards will not be accepted, per state law.


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