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Portland Pickles Add Farm Teams

The owners of the Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) announced Tuesday they are starting a new farm team called the Portland Gherkins.  Read more here.  View website here.

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Pickles In First-Ever Cannabidiol Sponsorship

In case you missed it, the Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) announced last week the first-ever Cannabidiol (CBD) sponsorship deal in baseball, when it inked a two-year partnership with Lazarus Naturals, a CBD brand headquartered in Portland (OR).  CBD is a compound that is part of the cannabis plant that is minus the THC compound that is known to get individuals intoxicated.  Read more here.

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Pickles Hire New Voice

PRESS RELEASE – The Portland Pickles announced today that they have hired former Ivy League Pitcher Jamie Flynn as the 2018 Voice of the Pickles. Continue reading

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Portland Pickles Join West Coast League

PRESS RELEASE – The wildly popular Portland Pickles have joined the premier summer collegiate wood-bat league west of the Mississippi – the West Coast League. The Pickles will make their WCL debut in June of 2018. Continue reading

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Seattle Seahawks Punter Adds Kick to Portland Pickles Operations

When Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan purchased a minority stake in the Portland Pickles baseball club back in April, he stated his intention to be involved in the operations of the team, while helping to craft an eccentric atmosphere at the ballpark.  As of July 3, the team is averaging 1,642 fans per game.  Read more here.  Read about the Pickles’ 2017 home opener here.  View home opener photos here.

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Pickles Pack the Pickle Jar

Portland Pickles LogoThe Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, Great West League) recovered from early miscues and a three-run deficit for an 8-5 win over the Lodi Crushers in front of a standing-room only crowd of over 2,500 at Walker Stadium on Sunday night.  Read more here.  View photos from Friday’s game here.

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Pickles Make Home Debut

Portland Pickles LogoThe Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, Great West League) slid into town for the first home game of their inaugural season at Lents Park’s Walker Stadium Friday night.  The rainy weather took a pause and gave way to a perfect night for baseball as throngs of enthusiastic fans came out to see the wonderfully silly spectacle.  Read more and view photos here.  Watch news report here.  View outfield signage here.

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Great West League Begins Inaugural Season

Great West League Secondary LogoThe summer collegiate Great West League kicked off its inaugural 2016 season on Friday.  The Marysville Gold Sox opened at home against the Chico Heat in front of 1,384 fans.  Read more here.  The Medford Rogues hosted the Portland Pickles in front of a crowd of 1,142.  Read more here.  The Lodi Crushers hosted the Sacramento Stealth  in front of a approximately 150 fans.  Read more here.

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Pickles Name Broadcaster

Portland Pickles LogoPRESS RELEASE – Spenser Smith, a Pacific Northwest native, is the Portland Pickles first play-by-play broadcaster. Smith, born and raised in Walla Walla, Washington, will be the “Voice of the Pickles” for the team’s inaugural 2016 season. Continue reading

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Pickles Unveil Branding, Mascot

Portland Pickles LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Portland Pickles are excited to introduce their team branding package, as they get ready for their inaugural 2016 season. The team’s primary colors are navy, green and gray, with the team mascot figuring prominently in the branding. Continue reading

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Work Continues on Pickles Pad

Portland Pickles LogoA City of Portland (OR) crew has been working to upgrade the field at 59-year-old Walker Stadium since early July, and hydroseeding of the new rye turf is scheduled for Friday.  Work on other parts of the ballpark will follow, including expanding the capacity of the grandstand to about 1,500, with 1,000 permanent seats with backs.  The new Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, Great West League) will begin play at Walker in 2016.  Read more here.

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Pickles Ballpark Renovations, Logo, Unis and Mascot Coming Soon

Portland Pickles LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Portland Pickles are a work in process, and the next step calls for some major work at Walker Stadium in Lents. The Pickles are one of six baseball teams — three to be named — in the college wood-bat Great West League, which plans to begin a 60-game season on June 3, 2016. Continue reading

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It’s the ‘Portland Pickles’

Portland Pickles LogoPRESS RELEASE – “We want to stand out from the crowd and keep Portland weird,” said Rose City Baseball President and CEO Ken Wilson, in revealing that Portland’s baseball team will be known as the Pickles. “We’re all about fun and we’re all going to have lots of fun with the name Pickles.” Continue reading

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