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Hot Rods Ownership Finalizes Purchase of Louisville Bats

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoLouisville Bats LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class-A/Tampa Bay Rays) formally welcomed a new sister team to the fold on Wednesday afternoon with Manhattan Capital Sports Acquisition’s formal acquisition of the Louisville Bats (Triple-A/Cincinnati Reds). The two ballparks are separated by just 113 miles, and it further Continue reading

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Gwinnett Braves Announce 2015 Promotional Schedule

Gwinnett Braves LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Gwinnett Braves, Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, announced today their 2015 Promotional Schedule. The seventh season of G-Braves baseball at Coolray Field will feature four Hall of Fame Bobblehead Series giveaways, 12 spectacular fireworks shows, three unique Jersey Auctions and numerous notable appearances and theme nights. Single-game tickets will go on sale at Continue reading

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Rhode Island Red Sox?

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyWith news on Monday that the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox (International League) have been sold and could be moving to nearby Providence (RI), there is already talk about a name change.  New team president James Skeffington reportedly said he would like to call the team the Rhode Island Red Sox.  Read more here.  The domain RIRedSox.com is already in use, and RhodeIslandRedSox.com was registered yesterday.   Below is our attempt at a new logo:

Rhode Island Red (chicken) Sox, by BallparkBiz.com

Rhode Island Red (chicken) Sox, by BallparkBiz.com

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Whoa! Paw Sox to Leave Pawtucket (UPDATED)

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyPawtucket (RI) Mayor Donald Grebien says the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox (International League) have been sold and are leaving the city.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe Mock and Chris Rosenberg for the heads up.  UPDATE:  It appears the PawSox are Providence bound, despite all the politicos playing dumb.  Read more here.  If so, this would be a quick flip from the news delivered this time last year.  Read more here.  View PawSox press release here.

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RailRiders Announce 21 Members of Local Ownership Group

Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Logo 3PRESS RELEASE – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have announced that there are 21 members of the team’s new ownership group with strong ties to Northeast Pennsylvania. These individuals will participate in the RailRiders Advisory Council, which will further connect the organization to the community. Continue reading

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Charlotte Knights Reveal 2015 Promo Schedule

Charlotte Knights New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – After nearly two weeks of exclusive sneak peeks at the Charlotte Knights 2015 promotional schedule via the team’s official Instagram page, the Charlotte Knights are pleased to release their full schedule to fans today. Highlighted by a Joel Skinner Bobblehead, tributes to iconic movies Caddyshack, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, a Superhero Night with pro wrestler “Hurricane” Continue reading

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IronPigs Introduce New Food Items

IronPigs LogoThe Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League) have introduced two new food items via Twitter and Facebook — the “Pork Parfait” and the “Hog Dawg.”  We get the impression there are more extreme ballpark eats to be introduced in the coming days.  Stay tuned.

The "Pork Parfait" featuring layers of mashed potatoes, pulled pork and cheese sauce topped with green onions, Lehigh Valley IronPigs graphic

The “Pork Parfait” features layers of mashed potatoes, pulled pork and cheese sauce topped with green onions, Lehigh Valley IronPigs graphic

The "Hog Dawg" featuring a Two Foot All Meat Hot Dog, Topped with Chili, Beer Cheese, Bacon, and Onion Straws, served on a Fresh French Bread Bun and cut into Four Pieces, Lehigh Valley IronPigs grapic

The “Hog Dawg” features a two foot all meat hot dog, topped with chili, beer cheese, bacon, and onion straws, served on a fresh french bread bun and cut into four pieces, Lehigh Valley IronPigs graphic

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