ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Reno Aces celebrate Star Wars with Chewbacca bandolier uniforms

Jun 18, 2017, 1:38 PM

RRRRrrrrrghgh!

Why yes, those Reno Aces jerseys sure do look nice.

The Arizona Diamondbacks’ Triple-A squad celebrated Star Wars night on Saturday by wearing a set of alternate uniforms depicting Chewbacca’s bandolier.

You know Chewbacca, the Wookie from Star Wars.

The Aces paired the Wookie-fur-colored brown jerseys with white pants in the subtle, yet creative way to celebrate the movie series.

And what timing: By beginning his rehab assignment in Triple-A on Saturday, D-backs center fielder A.J. Pollock was among the lucky players to suit up for Star Wars night. He went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk in five innings before he was lifted per the limited return.

In the end, the Las Vegas 51s took C-3P0’s advice.

They let the Wookies win.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Randal Grichuk...

Alex Weiner

Clutch moments from Ketel Marte, Randal Grichuk push Diamondbacks to win over Cubs

Randal Grichuk smoked a gapper to walk the Cubs off and give the D-backs a victory that left manager Torey Lovullo emotionally drained. 

9 hours ago

Randy Johnson stars in new commercial 'Bird Ballparks'...

Bailey Leasure

‘What about birds?’ Randy Johnson gives birds a safe space in new commercial

Randy Johnson stars in new DIRECTV commercial 'Bird Ballparks', playing off 2001 incident where Johnson struck a bird with a pitch.

12 hours ago

Gabriel Moreno...

Alex Weiner

Diamondbacks’ Gabriel Moreno scratched Tuesday, Paul Sewald taking steps in rehab

The Diamondbacks scratched starting catcher Gabriel Moreno from Tuesday's lineup against the Cubs with a right thumb contusion. 

16 hours ago

Nico Hoerner...

Alex Weiner

Diamondbacks’ victory squirts away to the backstop, Cubs swipe win in extras

A wild pitch doomed the Diamondbacks in their third extra-innings loss of the season Monday against the Cubs.

1 day ago

Chase Field...

Alex Weiner

Diamondbacks celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, Alek Thomas appreciative to help youth event

Alek Thomas, Torey Lovullo and the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrated Jackie Robinson Day at Chase Field.

2 days ago

Blaze Alexander...

Alex Weiner

How Blaze Alexander is attacking adjustments at shortstop: ‘It’s up to me now’

Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Blaze Alexander remains confident he'll prove himself as a quality defensive shortstop after early hiccups.

2 days ago

Reno Aces celebrate Star Wars with Chewbacca bandolier uniforms