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No More Peanuts, Cracker Jacks at Dunkin’ Donuts Park

PRESS RELEASE – The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, announced it will no longer sell shelled peanuts and Cracker Jack at Dunkin’ Donuts Park in an effort to make the venue more accessible for those with peanut and tree nut allergies.

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Sea Dogs to become the Maine Whoopie Pies

PRESS RELEASE – The Portland Sea Dogs are changing their nameā€¦for one night anyway. The Sea Dogs will become the Maine Whoopie Pies, presented by Trademark Federal Credit Union, on Friday, June 21st when they host the Reading Fightin Phils at 7:00 PM at Hadlock Field. The name change is in celebration of the official state treat of Maine: the whoopie pie!

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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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Curve to Become ‘Allegheny Yinzers’ for Select Dates in 2019

PRESS RELEASE – The Altoona Curve announced another addition to the 2019 promotional calendar on Tuesday with a seven-game team rebrand series, complete with a new team name and uniforms. On select weekend home games at Peoples Natural Gas Field, the Curve will take the field as the Allegheny Yinzers. The new identity is a tribute to the familiar second-person plural pronoun “yinz” that is commonly used by people of Western and Central Pennsylvania.

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Sea Dogs, Red Sox Extend PDC

PRESS RELEASE – The Portland Sea Dogs and Boston Red Sox today announced the extension of their Player Development Contract (PDC) for an additional two years. With the extension, the Red Sox will continue to have a Double-A Eastern League affiliate in Portland through 2022, the longest permitted term under the current Professional Baseball Agreement (PBA).

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Altoona Curve Announce Newman & Kramer Bobble

PRESS RELEASE – The Altoona Curve announced on Wednesday the first highlight to the 2019 promotional schedule with a unique bobblehead featuring Kevin Newman and Kevin Kramer. The Newman and Kramer bobblehead giveaway is scheduled for Saturday, July 27 when the Curve host the Richmond Flying Squirrels and will be handed out to the first 1,000 fans at Peoples Natural Gas Field, presented by Nuts For You.

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