PRESS RELEASE – Stoney, the adored mascot of the Charlotte Stone Crabs, Advanced ‘A’ affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, has officially announced his retirement effective at the end of the 2016 season. The Stone Crabs are hosting a Retirement Party on August 20th, when the team hosts Bradenton at 6:05 p.m. with Stoney’s retirement ceremony to begin at roughly 5:15 p.m. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – The Charlotte Stone Crabs are officially under new ownership as the sale of the team from Ripken Baseball to the CBI group, Caribbean Baseball Initiative, has been approved by Major League Baseball and all appropriate parties. CBI, led by Lou Schwechheimer has taken over the majority ownership of the organization. Continue reading
Holly Jones, the former general manager of the summer collegiate Victoria HarbourCats (West Coast League) during their inaugural season, has been hired as the new assistant general manager of the Single-A Charlotte Stone Crabs (Florida State League). Read more here.