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AquaSox Name Fensterbush Assistant GM

Everett AquaSox LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Everett AquaSox are pleased to announce a promotion within their front office. Erica Fensterbush has been named Assistant General Manager of the AquaSox effective immediately. Fensterbush was most recently the Director of Tickets for the club. The AquaSox, an affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, will be playing their 33rd season in Everett in 2015. Continue reading

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Possible Site for New Boise Ballpark?

Boise Hawks LogoA downtown Boise (ID) stadium, specifically for baseball, could be built near Boise State University, Mayor Dave Bieter said at an interview this week.  Read more here.

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Three Youths Get Probation for Starting Civic Stadium Fire

Eugene Emeralds logoThree of the four boys accused of playing with fire and starting a massive blaze that destroyed historic Civic Stadium in Eugene (OR) will spend up to five years on probation. Investigators say three 12-year-olds and a 10-year-old were playing with fire and then ran away when the flames got out of control.  The case against a fourth boy charged in the fire is ongoing.  Read more and see photos here.

Former Civic Stadium tenant paid tribute to the destroyed ballpark on Aug. 16, Eugene Emeralds Twitter photo.

Civic Stadium’s former tenant paid tribute to the destroyed ballpark on Aug. 16, Eugene Emeralds Twitter photo.

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Emeralds Unveil Special Unis for ‘Portlandia Night’

Eugene Emeralds New Logo SquatchPRESS RELEASE – Grab your flannel, skinny jeans and a $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon tall boy and join the Eugene Emeralds on Thursday, Aug. 27 for Portlandia Night at PK Park. The Chicago Cubs’ single-A affiliate will don special uniforms – “flannel” tops and “skinny jean” pants – inspired by the weirdest city and show in the nation in a game against Spokane. Continue reading

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Hops Honor ‘Battered Bastards’ Tonight

Hillsborough Hops LogoThe Hillsboro Hops (Single-A, Northwest League) are celebrating “Portland Mavericks Night” Thursday.  Mavericks players will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony.  Hops players will wear custom-made throwback Mavericks uniforms which will be auctioned during the game.  Learn more about the “The Battered Bastards of Baseball” here.  Watch documentary on Netflix here.

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Jail Time Unlikely for Ballpark Firestarters

Eugene Emeralds logoPolice officials say jail time isn’t likely if convictions are handed down for the four youths charged with setting a fire that destroyed historic Civic Stadium in Eugene (OR).  Read more here.  The old ballpark was the former home of the Eugene Emeralds (Single-A, Northwest League) and was slated for a soccer makeover after recently being saved from the wrecking ball.

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Agon Sports Has a Proven Plan for New Boise Ballpark

Boise Hawks LogoThe Boise Hawks’ (Single-A, Northwest League) new ownership group, Agon Sports and Entertainment, came into Boise last fall well aware of the club’s need for a new ballpark.  The group wants to mirror what it has done in Fort Wayne (IN), and what it’s about to do in North Augusta (SC), to get it done in Idaho’s capital city.  Read more here.

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