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Squirrels Unveil Nightly Promos, Welcome VA Governor’s Support for Ballpark Solution

Richmond Flying SquirrelsThe Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) continue a week-long unveiling of their 2016 Promotional Calendar with the announcement of nightly promotions for each day of the week this season.  View press release here.  Meanwhile, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has chimed in to support keeping the Squirrels in Richmond (VA).  Read more here.

Richmond Flying Squirrels 2016 Daily Promos

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Riders Eyeing More Improvements to Dr. Pepper Ballpark

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoMore improvements could be on the way for the city-owned Dr Pepper Ballpark that serves as the home for the Frisco RoughRiders.  Changes to the pool area are still in the conceptual stage, but a water park-feeling rendering has been released.  Read more and view rendering here.

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Future of the Boulevard: Public Ballpark Discussions Begin

Richmond Flying SquirrelsAt the first public meeting to discuss how the city of Richmond (VA) should develop the 60 acres of land it owns on the Boulevard, every resident who spoke agreed that a stadium for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) should remain on the property.  A hired consulting firm presenting at the meeting concluded that the “highest and best economic use” for the property doesn’t include a stadium, but they only studied it in terms of economics.  Five more meetings are scheduled.  Read more here.

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Parties Will Pony Up to Cover Cost Overruns, Hartford Ballpark to Open May 31

Hartford Yard Goats LogoA $10.4 million funding gap for Hartford’s (CT) new minor league baseball stadium would be plugged with additional money from the developer, the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) and the city in an agreement that could have the ballpark ready for a home opener May 31.  Read more and watch press conference here.

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Work Begins Today to Repair Travs Ballpark Sinkholes

Arkansas Travelers Primary A LogoWork to repair numerous sinkholes at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock (AR), home of the Arkansas Travelers (Double-A, Texas League), is to begin today after the City Council’s approval Tuesday to waive competitive bidding and allocate $375,000 toward fixing the Arkansas Travelers’ home field.  Read more and view photo here.

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Naturals Announce Plans for New HD Videoboard

Northwest Arkansas Naturals LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the Double-A Affiliate of the World Champion Kansas City Royals, along with the City of Springdale, are excited to announce plans for a new state-of-the-art HD videoboard at Arvest Ballpark. Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Sky Sox to San Antonio?

San Antonio MissionsColorado Springs Sky Sox LogoA lot would have to happen here, but ballpark developments in Texas could mean the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) relocate to the new ballpark in Amarillo (TX), with the Colorado Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) replacing the Missions in San Antonio (TX).  Both teams are owned by Elmore Sports Group.  Read more here.

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