Category Archives: Personnel & Operations

GreyWolves Won’t Play in 2019

Rose City Baseball is expected to announce sometime next week that the Gresham GreyWolves (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) will go on hiatus for the upcoming 2019 season with the possibility of considering a return for the summer of 2020.  The team played for two years in the West Coast League (Summer Collegiate) and played an independent schedule last summer.  Read more here.

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Fightins Hire Karbach as new Director of Public/Media Relations and Broadcaster

PRESS RELEASE – The Reading Fightin Phils, proud double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, have announced the hiring of Kirsten Karbach as the team’s new Director of Public/Media Relations and Radio Broadcaster. Karbach had previously been with the Clearwater Threshers as their broadcaster since the 2013 season. She was named the 2018 Florida State League Broadcaster of the Year.

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Power Announce Front Office Changes

PRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power, the Low-A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, is proud to announce several front office moves prior to the 2019 season, highlighted by the elevation of Jeremy Taylor to General Manager. Two former interns received full-time offers this past offseason, while several others added on to their organizational responsibilities and Dean Thomas joined the club as their new Game Entertainment and Production Manager.

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HarbourCats GM Brad Norris-Jones Stepping Down

PRESS RELEASE – The Victoria HarbourCats are announcing today that Brad Norris-Jones is stepping down as General Manager of the organization effective January 31, 2019, for an opportunity that will be made known in the near future.

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Blue Wahoos Announce Garagiola as Lead Broadcaster

Once he became burned out on playing baseball, Chris Garagiola searched for a new passion.  He didn’t grow up dreaming of following his famous grandfather, Joe Garagiola, who went from a major league playing career (1946-54) to becoming an American icon as a baseball broadcaster and television host. And really, who could imagine following that path?  Rather, it was circumstance that led Chris to even try broadcasting.  Read more here.

Chris Garagiola (right), the Blue Wahoos newly named lead broadcaster, on air with Tommy Thrall (left).

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Bees Add Three to Front Office

PRESS RELEASE – The Burlington Bees, class A affiliate of the Los Angles Angels of Anaheim, have announced the addition of three new members to its front office staff. Continue reading

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Smith-Wills Stadium Getting New Operator?

The co-owner of a Biloxi baseball team could soon be manager of Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson (MS).  Only one firm submitted a proposal to manage the stadium — Kusche Sports Group.  Read more here.

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