The North Country Baseball League has folded after one season, but the Old Orchard Beach Surge might be back next summer. Alex Markakis, the general manager of the Surge, said an announcement is expected in the next few weeks. Read more here.
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the possible relocations and new stadiums for affiliated clubs in his latest issue of “Batting Around.” Read more here.
The names and logos have been unveiled for the three teams that will take up residence at $12-million Jimmy John’s Field being built in Utica (MI) by Rochester-based General Sports and Entertainment. The United Shore Baseball League’s Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers, Eastside Diamond Hoppers and Utica Unicorns will begin play in 2016. Read more and view photo here. Watch unveiling here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Louisville Bats unveiled new logos and uniforms to be used for the 2016 season and beyond Monday afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Bats majority owners Stuart and Jerry Katzoff were on hand for the announcements revealing the first significant image change for the organization since before the 2002 season when the Continue reading
The Watertown Bucks will not be returning for a second season at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds in Watertown (NY) next year. Owner Bruce Zicari notified city officials on Monday of his decision to cease operations of both the team and the North Country Baseball League after playing their inaugural 2015 season. Read more here. Watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are proud to announce the first round of promotions for the 2016 season. 2016 marks the 23rd season of play at ARM & HAMMER Park and it promises to be a fun-filled summer with great giveaways, 21 fireworks shows and family-friendly promotions throughout the season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws have unveiled a first wave of 2016 promotions and giveaways, including a set of Pork Roll, Egg & Cheese Bobbleheads, a Travis d’ArGnome, honoring the former BlueClaws catcher, a ballpark Luau, and much more. Continue reading