Tag Archives: Eastern League

Debating Admissions Tax Redirect to Pay for Yard Goats Yard

Hartford BaseballLegislators argued Monday over whether the state should send the 10 percent admissions tax on minor league baseball tickets back to Hartford (CT) to provide financial help for building a new stadium for the coming Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League). Read more here.

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Atlantic League to New Britain?

New Britain Rock Cats LogoSince early March, when the New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League) informed New Britain they’re ending their lease of the city’s stadium after this year, Mayor Erin Stewart has been fielding calls from interested potential tenants.  She’s already spoken with top indy pro Atlantic League officials and both sides want to see whether a New Britain team could work.  Read more here.


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Feesers, Inc. Announced as Food Service Provider for FirstEnergy Stadium

Reading Fightin Phills LogoPRESS RELEASE – Beginning with the 2015 season, the Reading Fightin Phils have announced that Feesers, Inc. Distributors will be the team’s food service supplier at FirstEnergy Stadium. As part of the multi-year partnership between the two organizations, Feesers, Inc. will also hold signage and be the presenting sponsor for two games this season among other elements of the deal. Continue reading

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DiBella Committed to Richmond, Calls Ballpark ‘Dilapidated’

Richmond Flying SquirrelsLou DiBella, the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ (Double-A, Eastern League) president and managing general partner, said despite his frustrations with the progress of new ballpark discussions in Richmond (VA), his group remains committed to the city and providing a strong fan experience at their “dilapidated” home on the Boulevard.  Read more here.

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B-Met, Mets Extend Affiliation

Binghampton Mets LogoNew York Mets LogoPRESS RELEASE – Binghamton Mets and New York Mets are proud to announce a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract, securing the B-Mets as New York’s Double-A affiliate through the 2020 season. Binghamton Mets president Mike Urda shared the news at the team’s “Welcome Back B-Mets” dinner on Tuesday Continue reading


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Lawsuit Claims B-Mets Backed Out of Sale

Binghampton Mets LogoDespite repeated denials of plans to sell, the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) have been negotiating with multiple buyers over the past four years, based on the allegations contained in a lawsuit filed by Main Street Baseball claiming the ownership backed out of a sale.  Read more here.  Read statement by B-Mets President Mike Urda here.

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New Food and Ballpark Enhancements Highlight Additions at Arm & Hammer Park in 2015

Trenton Thunder LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Thunder, Double-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, are proud to announce several new additions and sponsors to the Thunder family at ARM & HAMMER Park for the 2015 season. Continue reading

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