Tag Archives: Rookie Level

Kingsport Mayoral Candidates Discuss Proposed Ballpark

More than three years have passed since the birth of the One Kingsport initiative, a five-year roadmap aimed at making the Model City the premiere place to live, work and raise a family in the Tri-Cities.  In the second of a five-part series, the Times-News asked the candidates running for mayor and aldermen in the upcoming city election their thoughts about the proposal. Here are their replies:  Read more here.

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Mustangs, City of Billings to Add New Videoboard to Dehler Park for 2019 Season

The Billings Mustangs (Rookie, Pioneer League) are celebrating their 12th season of professional baseball at Dehler Park with a massive upgrade: a spectacular new 16mm HD videoboard.  The new videoboard will be manufactured and installed by South Dakota-based Daktronics, the world’s industry leader in designing and manufacturing electronic scoreboards, programmable display systems and large screen video displays.  Read more here.

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Edmonton Seeking RFP’s for Ballpark, Affiliated Owlz a Possible Contender

The city Edmonton (AB) is accepting pitches for tenancy at Remax Field, which could ultimately push the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Canadian Baseball League) out after its 2019 season wraps up.  A possible contender is reportedly the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League).  Read more here.

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Missoula Osprey Need Fan Help for 2020 Rebrand

The Missoula Osprey (Rookie, Pioneer League), under new ownership for the first time since its arrival in 1999, are seeking a rebrand in 2020 and want fan input to help find a new nickname Submit name here.

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City Considers New Ballpark for K-Mets

City leaders in Kingsport will consider the possibility of a brand new minor league baseball stadium Tuesday.  The new stadium would replace Hunter Wright Stadium, where the Kingsport Mets (Rookie, Appalachian League) currently play. Read more here.

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Atwell Named GM of G-Reds

Boyd Sports, LLC has announced Kristen Atwell as the new General Manager of the Greeneville Reds (Rookie, Appalachian League), effective immediately.  Atwell’s new role with the G-Reds comes following the inaugural season where she served as the Assistant General Manager of the team.  Read more here.

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It’s the ‘Rocky Mountain Vibes’

They pulled a fast one!   The ownership of the Pioneer League (Rookie) franchise that has relocated from Helena (MT) to Colorado Springs (CO) decided to ditch the five name-the-team finalists — Happy Campers, Lamb Chops, Punchy Pikas, Throttle Jockeys and the Rocky Mountain Oysters.  The name of the team is the “Rocky Mountain Vibes” with a s’mores angle that should move plenty of merchandise.  Read more here.

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