PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators are pleased to launch their NEW Official On-Field Batting Practice Cap for the 2014 season. Sure to be a hit both with the players and in the Team Store-The New Era Style fitted cap is blue with a blue bill and a red button on the top. On it, depicted in all of its glory, is nothing but a mayfly. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – Following the overwhelming response from fans to the athlete and player appearances over the past few seasons, the Altoona Curve are beefing up their red carpet list for 2014 with a total of nine athlete or celebrity appearances on the docket. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Jackson Generals are excited to unveil their 2014 promotional schedule. The promotional schedule is highlighted by 13 Fireworks shows, Dollar Thursday presented by MobileNation along with the new Flat Screen Fridays and Family Fun Day Sundays. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The SeaWolves today announced that the team will celebrate its 20th season of professional baseball with a commemorative logo, a new alternate uniform, and a series of “20 Seasons” promotions. The season-long initiative will celebrate the fans, players, and memories made since the SeaWolves debuted in 1995. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals announced the hiring of Benjamin Kelly today as the new “Voice of the Naturals”. Kelly, taking over for Steven Davis this year, will become the second radio broadcaster in franchise history. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – After a week of promotional previews that included nights ranging from Cowboy Monkey Rodeo to the John Kruk Garden Gnome giveaway, the Reading Fightin Phils, Double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, have revealed their full 2014 promotional schedule. Individual game tickets for the 2014 season are on sale now via Fightins.com, by phone at 610-370-BALL, or Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced its promotional schedule for the 2014 season today, packed with 71 games of premium giveaways, fan favorites, nightly theme nights, and the always-popular fireworks shows. Continue reading
The standing-room-only crowd at City Hall cheered when the Biloxi (MS) City Council closed the meeting Tuesday after voting 5-2 to issue a $21 million bond to build a new downtown stadium for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Riding a groundswell of support since the opening of Regions Field and the team’s Southern League Championship in 2013, the Barons and Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract, which will run through the 2018 season. The new agreement ensures Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Pay no attention to the weather. The “interschool games” portion of the University Interscholastic League’s high school baseball calendar begins Monday, with all area teams opening by Thursday the 20th. Continue reading
Faced with a public backlash, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer on Monday put the brakes on a plan to tear down the grandstands and buildings at historic Tinker Field — at least for now. Read more here. The field first hosted baseball in 1914. The Single-A Orlando Rays (Southern League) moved from Tinker to Cracker Jack Stadium/Champion Stadium in 2000 before relocating to Montgomery (AL) in 2004.
PRESS RELEASE – On February 13th, the Reading Fightin Phils will announce their full promotional schedule for the 2014 season in conjunction with the first day of individual ticket sales. Opening Night, the Cowboy Monkey Rodeo, and the Human Cannonball have already been announced. Between now and then, the Fightins will preview some highlights of the schedule. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Springfield Cardinals have announced the Fan-Made-Franks Hot Dog Creation Contest, giving fans the opportunity to design a hot dog that will be featured at Hammons Field throughout the 2014 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks unveiled its uniforms during today’s Family Fun Day at the Akron Civic Theatre with the help of local media personalities. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Birmingham Barons and Friends of Rickwood will welcome baseball fans back to legendary Rickwood Field for the 19th Annual Rickwood Classic presented by State Farm Insurance® and YP. Continue reading
The Biloxi (MS) City Council likely won’t decide Tuesday night whether to issue a $21 million bond to build a downtown baseball stadium for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League), as one of the council members is on duty with the National Guard and unavailable. The vote on the bond, hiring the architect and three other baseball resolutions will likely be scheduled for early next week. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders are excited to announce the addition of Chris Vosters to the organization’s broadcast team for the 2014 season. Vosters will work alongside Alex Vispoli, the “Voice of the RoughRiders,” in delivering the play-by-play of RoughRiders games throughout the season and will anchor the team’s pre- and post-game coverage for every contest. He will also Continue reading
The Biloxi (MS) Council is expected to vote next Tuesday whether to issue $21 million in bonds to build a minor league baseball stadium for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Springfield Cardinals, Double-A affiliate of the 11-time World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, are excited to announce a new partnership with Expedia®. The partnership includes a naming rights component that will rebrand the Redbird Roost at Hammons Field as the Expedia® Redbird Roost. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – After nearly three weeks of fan input and voting, the Trenton Thunder’s bat dog of the future has a name. The Golden Retriever puppy, who is the son of team bat dog, Derby, and grandson of original bat dog, Chase, will be named, Rookie. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today major renovations at Canal Park for the 2014 Eastern League season, including details regarding the previously-announced new year-round restaurant and information about new picnic and premium areas in left field and right field. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Chattanooga Lookouts are excited to announce that the organization will host the 2014 Southern League All-Star Game presented by Coca-Cola and EPB Fiber Optics at AT&T Field. The 38th annual Southern League All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, June 17 at 7:15 p.m. with gates opening at 5:00 p.m. This is the first time the Lookouts have hosted the event since Continue reading
Several hundred baseball fans turned out Thursday afternoon for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new downtown Biloxi (MS) baseball stadium for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League). Read more and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Bowie Baysox are pleased to announce a pair of new additions to the team’s front office. Adam Pohl joins the Baysox as a Corporate Sponsorships Account Manager and Radio Broadcaster while Murray Waller joins the Group Sales staff. Continue reading
The groundbreaking for the new downtown Biloxi (MS) ballpark for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) is set for Thursday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to be on hand for the ceremony. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators, Double-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are pleased to announce a four-year extension to their player development agreement with the Washington Nationals. With this agreement, the Senators will remain a Nationals’ affiliate through the 2018 season. Mike Rizzo, President of Continue reading
The Double-A Southern League announced Friday that it has approved the sale of the Huntsville Stars, which are slated to move to a new downtown ballpark in Biloxi (MS) in 2015. The franchise is being sold by a group led by Miles Prentice to a group led by Ken Young. The sale must also be approved by both Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball to be final. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Fans will notice a major change at ONEOK Field when Opening Day 2014 arrives on April 3. The Drillers have announced that a new state-of-the-art, ribbon video board is being installed on the suite level of the downtown stadium. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Derby, the Golden Retriever bat dog for the Trenton Thunder Minor League Baseball team, recently became a father and the Thunder are proud to introduce the newest four-legged member of the Thunder family. Continue reading
The Double-A Mobile BayBears (Southern League) reportedly want in “excess of $1 million” in upgrades to the 17-year-old Hank Aaron Stadium, but the city’s budget situation could prevent the team from moving forward with projects to improve the city-owned facility. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Hooks President Ken Schrom announced the following front-office promotions and hires Tuesday: Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks are teaming with the historic Akron Civic Theatre to host an exciting Family Fun Day on Sunday, February 9 at 2:30 p.m., which will include the unveiling of the new Akron RubberDucks uniforms. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Charlie Flannery, legendary coach of the Gregg Post American Legion team and Reading Hot Stovers Banquet Chairman, will be crowned the 2014 King of Baseballtown at the 2014 Phillies Winter Banquet on Tuesday, January 21st at the Crowne Plaza Reading. Continue reading