ROCKET CITY

Biscuits lose to Trash Pandas via walk-off homerun

MADISON, Ala. – Luis Aviles Jr.’s three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth walked off the Biscuits (27-28) in a tough 7-4 loss to the Rocket City Trash Pandas (27-29) on Thursday night at Toyota Field. The loss was the Biscuits’ first ever to the Trash Pandas. The Biscuits loaded the bases in the top of the first…

Biscuits score two in the tenth to beat Trash Pandas

MADISON, Ala. – The Biscuits (27-27) had to come back a couple of times, but ultimately took down the Rocket City Trash Pandas (26-29) for a second-straight night, this time by a 4-2 (10) score, on Wednesday night at Toyota Field. Tommy Romero took the mound for the Biscuits against Angels number two prospect Reid Detmers, and the Biscuits right-hander…

Biscuits win inaugural game against Trash Pandas

MADISON, Ala. – In what was the inaugural game between the Biscuits (26-27) and the Rocket City Trash Pandas (26-28), the Butter Blue put together an impressive ninth-inning comeback in what turned into a wild 8-6 Montgomery win in Tuesday night’s series opener at Toyota Field. Former big leaguer Chris Rodriguez got the start for the Trash Pandas, and Biscuits…

NASA Picks Alabama’s ‘Rocket City’ for Lunar Lander Job

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA has picked Alabama’s ‘Rocket City’ to lead development of the next lunar lander for astronauts. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville on Friday beat out Johnson Space Center in Houston, which managed the Apollo lunar lander a half-century ago. Members of Congress from Texas had asked that the decision be reconsidered. The new lunar…