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WCL All-Star Game Tonight

The 2017 West Coast League (Summer Collegiate) All-Star Game will be played tonight at Yakima County Stadium in Yakima (WA), home of the Yakima Valley Pippins.  The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 pm.  Mariner Moose, the Seattle Mariners mascot, will be in attendance.  Read more here.

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Knights Take the Field Tonight as ‘Pitmasters’

On Saturday, July 15th, the Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League) will take the field for their 7:05 p.m. game at BB&T Ballpark against the Gwinnett Braves as a “brand” new team — the Charlotte Pitmasters.  Read more here.


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Hartford Whalers (NHL) Alumni Weekend Begins Tonight

The Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) will pay homage to the former Hartford Whalers (NHL) Friday-Sunday with a Whalers alumni weekend extravaganza.  There will be fireworks, a poster giveaway, appearances by former Whalers players, and the team will be sporting themed jerseys and caps.  Read more and watch news report here.  View photo gallery here.

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Gwinnett Braves Announce Finalists for Renaming Team

The Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A, International League) are giving fans the opportunity to rename the team.  A total of 4,024 submissions and over 900 different names submitted have been narrowed to the following six finalists: Big Mouths, Buttons, Gobblers, Hush Puppies, Lambchops or Sweet Teas.  Fans have from now through July 24 to vote for their favorite.  Read more about the name choices and vote here.

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L.I. Ducks Awarded 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced that the 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game will be hosted by the Long Island Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip, N.Y. The decision was announced following the league Board of Directors meeting where the Ducks formally accepted the opportunity to host. Continue reading

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Rochester to Become the ‘Plates’ for Aug. 10 Game, Unveil Unis and Merchandise

PRESS RELEASE – The Rochester Red Wings are changing their name…for one night anyway. The Wings will take the field as the Rochester Plates on Thursday, August 10 at 7:05 pm paying homage to the cuisine most synonymous with our great city – the garbage plate! Continue reading

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