Auburn (NY) is looking for a buyer for the Auburn Doubledays (Single-A, New York-Penn League), the city-owned minor league baseball team that is valued at about $6 million, the city’s corporation counsel said last week. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
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New Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) owner Dave Heller told city councilors last week that he is determined to improve the baseball team and the city-owned LeLacheur Park where it plays, before he entered closed-door negotiations with the city on the park lease. Read more here.
With negotiations under way for a new lease on city-owned Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), Aberdeen (MD) city officials concede they aren’t sure what role the city government should play in the stadium’s management going forward. The negotiations on the stadium lease are taking place against the backdrop of Ripken baseball owners Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy Ripken looking for a partner to buy a majority ownership in the team. Read more here.
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
After more than 2,000 fans submitted new team names as part of the Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) “Name The Team” Contest, the team has narrowed the list to five, including the Bridge Trolls, Heroes, Killer Bees, Pizza Rats, and Rock Pigeons. Fans have two weeks to vote for their favorite new identity. Click here to cast your vote.
PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters and Philadelphia Phillies jointly announced that they have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) for two years covering the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Continue reading
The Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) will celebrate one of the greatest desserts ever with Cannoli Appreciation Night on Monday, August 8. Fans will celebrate their love for the almighty cannoli at the ballpark with free cannoli with ticket purchase, cannoli hats on sale in the team store, cannoli sold in concessions, a cannoli eating contest, and more.