Providence Journal staff writer Paul Grimaldi takes an interesting look at James J. Skeffington, the “power broker” behind the proposed new ballpark in Providence (RI) for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League). Read more here.
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PRESS RELEASE – ime Warner Cable SportsChannel is bringing the excitement and passion of Buffalo Bisons baseball to fans across Western New York for a ninth consecutive season with a 36-Game Broadcast Schedule for 2015. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Coca-Cola of the Lehigh Valley have extended the naming rights agreement for Coca-Cola Park through 2027, both organizations officially announced today. Coca-Cola Park — the first professional sports venue in the United States named specifically after the iconic brand — is widely regarded as one of the premier ballparks in America and has Continue reading
PRESS 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
PRESS 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
With 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:
Pawtucket (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.