PRESS RELEASE – Stoney, the adored mascot of the Charlotte Stone Crabs, Advanced ‘A’ affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, has officially announced his retirement effective at the end of the 2016 season. The Stone Crabs are hosting a Retirement Party on August 20th, when the team hosts Bradenton at 6:05 p.m. with Stoney’s retirement ceremony to begin at roughly 5:15 p.m. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – The Charlotte Stone Crabs are officially under new ownership as the sale of the team from Ripken Baseball to the CBI group, Caribbean Baseball Initiative, has been approved by Major League Baseball and all appropriate parties. CBI, led by Lou Schwechheimer has taken over the majority ownership of the organization. Continue reading
Holly Jones, the former general manager of the summer collegiate Victoria HarbourCats (West Coast League) during their inaugural season, has been hired as the new assistant general manager of the Single-A Charlotte Stone Crabs (Florida State League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Charlotte Stone Crabs revealed their 2013 promotional schedule today. The 2013 season marks the Stone Crabs fifth season as a team in Charlotte County. The Stone Crabs will feature brand new promotions to entertain fans during the 2013 season, while maintaining fan favorites like, fireworks shows and Thirsty Thursdays. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Charlotte Stone Crabs, Florida State League affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, today announced Corey Brandt as General Manager of the Ripken Baseball franchise. Continue reading
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Charlotte Sports Park, home of the Single-A Charlotte Stone Crabs (Florida State League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Charlotte Stone Crabs, ‘Class-A advanced’ affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, today announced Jim Pfander as General Manager of the Ripken Baseball franchise. Pfander brings over 12 years of professional baseball experience to the organization’s front office, including his previous role as Executive Vice President/ Chief Operating Officer of the Akron Aeros. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Charlotte Stone Crabs will host the second Stone Crabs Sluggeritaville beer tasting event of the season on Saturday, August 14 with a ticket package that includes entry to the beer tasting, an all-you-can-eat buffet and a ticket to the matchup between the Stone Crabs and Fort Myers Miracle with a fireworks show immediately following the game. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Area children will have the chance to register for their local Little League and then get some practice on the same fields as their Major League heroes as the Charlotte Stone Crabs host the 1st Annual Little League Jamboree at Charlotte Sports Park on Saturday, January 16. Continue reading