The owners of the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League) will hold a press conference Wednesday at 3 p.m. to unveil the 10 possible names for the relocating team. Sportslogos.net reportedly obtained a list of the proposed names, which includes Blue Frogs, Choppers, Hedgehogs, Honey Badgers, Hound Dogs, Praying Mantis/Praying Mantises, River Hogs, Screech Owls, Whirly Birds and Yard Goats. Read more here. UPDATE: Vote here. Read name explanations here.
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The 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.
PRESS 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
The 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.
PRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced its promotional schedule for the 2015 season today, packed with 71 games of premium giveaways, fan favorites, nightly theme nights, and the always-popular fireworks shows. Continue reading
Let the construction begin! City and team officials in Hartford (CT) held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday at the corner of Main and Trumbull to officially begin construction of the $56 million baseball stadium for the relocating Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League). Read more and watch video report here.