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Voice of Beavers to Broadcast Knights’ Games this Summer

Knights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchPRESS RELEASE – A familiar, knowledgeable voice will fill the airways this summer in the mid-valley. Award-winning broadcaster Mike Parker (pictured with his daughter Lydia) will return as the radio play-by-play announcer for the Corvallis Knights after a one-year absence, Knights’ president Dan Segel announced Thursday. Continue reading

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Sale of SeaWolves Nearly Complete

Erie SeaWolves New Full LogoThe sale of the Double-A Erie SeaWolves (Eastern League) is nearly complete, and the broker in the deal said the owner-to-be is interested in seeing the minor league baseball team thrive in Erie.  Read more here.

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Senators Announce New Majority Owner

Harrisburg  Senators Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators announced today that Mark Butler (President & CEO, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet) will now be the principal owner and managing partner of the baseball club. In his new role, Mr. Butler will be replacing former majority owner, Michael Reinsdorf (President & Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Bulls) who will retain a minority ownership interest. Continue reading

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Hot Rods Ownership Finalizes Purchase of Louisville Bats

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoLouisville Bats LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class-A/Tampa Bay Rays) formally welcomed a new sister team to the fold on Wednesday afternoon with Manhattan Capital Sports Acquisition’s formal acquisition of the Louisville Bats (Triple-A/Cincinnati Reds). The two ballparks are separated by just 113 miles, and it further Continue reading

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LumberKings Announce New Broadcast and Media Relations Assistant

Clinton LumberKings Logo NewPRESS RELEASE – Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations Mike Weisman announced today the hiring of Greg Mroz as the Clinton LumberKings new Broadcast and Media Relations Assistant for the 2015 season. Continue reading

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Babby Closing In on Purchase of Jacksonville Suns

Jacksonville Suns J LogoThe sale of the Double-A Jacksonville Suns (Southern League) to Ken Babby, owner of the Double-A Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League), is reportedly winding down and expected to be completed in the next two weeks.  Read more here.

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RailRiders Announce 21 Members of Local Ownership Group

Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Logo 3PRESS RELEASE – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have announced that there are 21 members of the team’s new ownership group with strong ties to Northeast Pennsylvania. These individuals will participate in the RailRiders Advisory Council, which will further connect the organization to the community. Continue reading

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