San Rafael Pacifics

San Rafael Pacifics
League Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs
Location San Rafael, California
Ballpark Albert Park
Year founded 2011
League championships 3 (NABL, 2012), (PA,2014, 2015)
Former league(s)
Colors Blue, gold, white
Ownership Redwood Sports and Entertainment
Manager Matt Kavanaugh
General Manager Mike Shapiro

The San Rafael Pacifics is a professional baseball team based in San Rafael, California, United States and are a charter franchise of the four-team Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, an independent professional baseball circuit not affiliated with Major League Baseball.

The Pacifics franchise was launched by Centerfield Partners LLC of Dublin, California. Along with a sister team owned and operated by Centerfield Partners, the Sonoma County Grapes, the Pacifics made their debut in the 2012 baseball season at 1,000-seat Albert Park in San Rafael.[1] The team is now owned by Redwood Sports and Entertainment.

Front Office

The president of the Pacifics is Mike Shapiro, a 25-year baseball veteran with previous front-office stints at the San Francisco Giants (general counsel), Atlanta Braves (senior counsel), Turner Sports (VP), and Washington Nationals (SVP).

North American League

The North American Baseball League was a nine-year-old, ten-team, professional, independent minor league formed from teams of the former Golden Baseball and United Baseball leagues. Play is typically described as A- to AA- caliber baseball, with players primarily coming from previous stints in the major league-affiliated AAA-, AA-, and A- leagues. The North American Baseball League folded in 2012. The Pacifics were the final champions of the league.

Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs

The Pacifics' ownership, Redwood Sports and Entertainment, took the four former Northern Division teams from the NAL and created a new league, the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs. The league initially consisted of the Pacifics, Na Koa Ikaika Maui (also formerly of the GBL), Hawaii Stars and Sonoma County Grapes. However, the Grapes folded and were replaced by the Vallejo Admirals.

In 2014 both Hawaii teams folded and the Sonoma Stompers and the Pittsburg Diamonds were added to the league.

Current roster

San Rafael Pacifics roster
Active roster Coaches/Other


  • 45 Max Beatty
  • 21 Cory Bostjancic
  •  4 V.J. Collins
  • 44 Patrick Conroy
  • 23 Nick DeBarr
  • 39 Ryan DeJesus
  • 17 Nick Hudson
  • 35 Eric Jaffe
  • 14 Michael Kershner
  • 20 Chris Lovejoy
  • 32 Dan Rogers
  • 34 Elliot Waterman


  • 25 Ricky Gingras
  •  7 Adrian Martinez


  •  8 Johnny Bekakis
  •  5 Matt Chavez
  • 12 Danny Gonzalez
  •  2 David Kiriakos
  •  9 Tyger Pederson


  • 16 Chris Cruz
  • 10 Maikel Jova
  • 24 Zack Pace
  • 18 Jeremy Williams


  • 28 Matt Kavanugh


  •  6 Tyler Spencer (assistant)

Disabled list
‡ Inactive list
§ Suspended list

Roster updated June 5, 2015


  1. Shea, John (2012-02-12). "San Rafael professional baseball team promises fun". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2012-05-26.

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