For more than 40 cities across the country, there’s fear that this could be their last season with a minor league baseball team after Major League Baseball announced controversial plans to cut ties with more than three dozen teams. TODAY’s Harry Smith takes a closer look at how folks in Lowell (MA) are battling to save their team. Read more and watch report here.
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The Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) announced today that the team has hired Chris Taylor as its new Assistant General Manager. Taylor will oversee group ticket sales as part of his new role while also working with season ticket accounts and assisting with the team’s marketing. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are proud to announce a two-year extension with the Boston Red Sox on a new player development contract through the 2020 season. Continue reading
Lowell Spinners owner David Heller knows he has two constituencies: the fans and the Boston Red Sox. If he keeps building, they’ll keep coming. Read more here.
The Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) on Sunday will not only let dogs into LeLacheur Park for “Bark in the Park” night, but the first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a unique 20-card set of Doggy Baseball Cards featuring local pooches. Read more and see example here from MiLB reporter Benjamin Hill.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are proud to announce that they will be staying at LeLacheur Park after having signed a 10-year lease extension with the city of Lowell. Spinners’ owner Dave Heller made the announcement on the field prior to the first game of the season. The previous lease was signed in 2009 and set to expire after the 2018 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners announced today the promotions of current staff members and a number of additions to the front office. Most of the personnel has had prior experience with the club, and align with an organizational focus on leadership and growth. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, short-season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, revealed a new series of logos and uniforms at an event held today at Lowell General Hospital’s Clark Auditorium. The new logo features an updated look to the team’s mascot, Canaligator, and includes a skyline replete with Lowell’s iconic mills and factories. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have officially added Brian Radle to the team’s front office as the new assistant general manager. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have unveiled the first new attraction of the Dave Heller era at LeLacheur Park. The Gator Gondola is officially open to the public. The ride will debut on Thursday, July 28th, as the team kicks off a three-game home stand with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 pm. Continue reading
Having sold a clothing business in Manhattan that had been in the Weber family for three generations, Drew and Joann were ready to do something crazy and fun. So they bought a short-season Class A minor-league baseball team. Summers in Lowell (MA) were about to get crazy and fun, with laughter and tossed T-shirts filling the warm night air. Read more here.
With a letter of “non-disapproval” from Major League Baseball in hand, Dave Heller officially became the new owner of the Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) on Tuesday. Read more here.
Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) owner Drew Weber has reportedly signed a purchase-and-sale agreement to sell the team to Dave Heller of Main Street Baseball LLC. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – After 18 long and successful seasons with the Lowell Spinners, Jon Goode, the team’s Executive Vice President of Communications, has announced he will not be returning for the 2016 season in order to pursue other opportunities. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – An offseason of change continued today as the Lowell Spinners, Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have announced numerous changes to the team’s front office staff. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, the Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are excited to announce that the two organizations have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) through 2018. The extension will keep the Spinners in the city of Lowell and a member of the New York-Penn League for at least three more seasons. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, Class A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, confirmed recent media reports that the organization, in conjunction with their sister club, the Nashua Silver Knights, is for sale. Continue reading
Calling it a “very, very, very tough decision,” Drew Weber said Saturday he has decided to sell the Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) after 19 years of ownership during which he, his late wife Joann and the team became a part of the fabric of the city. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – For the third consecutive season the Spinners will welcome the Lowell Lock Monsters back to Lowell with “Lowell Lock Monsters Night” at LeLacheur Park. The 2015 event will be held Thursday, July 23 and feature bobble heads of Chelmsford native, former Lock Monster and Stanley Cup Champion, Keith Aucoin. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – he Lowell Spinners, Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, announced their 2015 Promotional Schedule full of theme nights, giveaways and value Monday morning in advance of Single Game Ticket Sales, which commence Tuesday, March 17. Continue reading