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Sweets’ Elia to Move from PA to Play-by-Play

PRESS RELEASE – The Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast League have announced that longtime play-by-play commentator Roy Elia has been hired to be the baseball club’s lead broadcaster and media relations director.

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Suns Announce New Voice

The Hagerstown Suns will have a new Director of Media Relations/Broadcasting in 2019. John Kocsis Jr. will broadcast all 70 Suns home games from historic Municipal Stadium and select road games online via TuneIn Radio.

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Daktronics Provides Videoboard for Woodpeckers New Ballpark

Daktronics of Brookings (SD) has partnered with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) to design, manufacture and install a new LED video board at their minor league ballpark in Fayetteville (NC).  The installation took place late in the fall of 2018 to be ready for the 2019 baseball season.  Read more here.

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Rawhide Hire New Voice

PRESS RELEASE – Since the departure of 2017 & 2018 Rawhide Broadcaster, Vinnie Longo, after accepting a marketing position with the University of San Francisco athletic department, the Rawhide have been in search of the next “voice” of the team.

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51s Set Up Ballpark Construction Cam

The Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have set up a time-lapse construction camera so fans can track the progress of the new ballpark in Summerlin (NV).  Read more here.

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Helwig Announced as New Voice of Muckdogs, New Cap Logo Revealed

Andy Helwig has been named as the new voice of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  Helwig is a Canisius College and Canisius High School graduate and will be interning this summer with the Muckdogs after spending last summer interning with the Buffalo Bisons (Triple-A, International League), where he hosted a postgame show on ESPN1520 AM.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, as promised by new GM Dave Chase in April, the Muckdogs have a new “B” logo cap.

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Jackals Unveil New Videoboard

The new 42-foot Daktronics LED videoboard has been installed at Yogi Berra Stadium, home of the New Jersey Jackals (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  Fans will get their first look at the new monster media amenity on Opening Day on Friday, May 25.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

New Jersey Jackals Facebook photo by Alex Cammarata

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