The Houston Astros are ending their affiliation with the Rookie Level Appalachian League, making the future of minor league baseball in Greeneville uncertain. Read more here and here. Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the news.
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PRESS RELEASE – With Toby’s suggestion, the new Greeneville Astros’ lovable new mascot is named Gizmo. He is a furry neon-orange creature of the Homerunus Magnificentus species that hails from The Great Bullpens of the Grand Slam Galaxy in outer space. He sports a Greeneville Astros jersey and hat with baseball antennas extending above his head. The jersey has a patch on the sleeve Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Greeneville Astros announced today that longtime mascots Tennessee Tex and Tennessee Tess have decided it is time for them to move on and leave the job of leading the roar of the crowd at Pioneer Park to someone else. The announcement was made by Tex and Tess along with Greeneville Astros general manager David Lane during a news conference at Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Greeneville Astros officially revealed the club’s new uniforms, logos and color schemes for the 2013 season at a Launch Party held today at Pioneer Park. Astros’ fans in attendance witnessed the club reveal a blue and orange color scheme, the same colors that will be worn by the Houston Astros. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Houston Astros announced today that the club has agreed to a five-year lease extension with Tusculum College that will keep the Rookie level Greeneville Astros playing at Pioneer Park on the campus of Tusculum College through the 2014 Appalachian League season. The announcement was made by Astros Assistant General Manager/Director of Player Development Ricky Bennett. Continue reading