Tag Archives: Rookie

Orem Owlz Relocating to Pueblo

A well-placed source confirms that the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) are relocating to Pueblo (CO).  A formal announcement is scheduled for Wednesday.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Utah Valley Gets Ballpark Naming Rights Partner

When Utah Valley University started looking for a partner to step up and purchase the naming rights for the baseball facility, UVU president Matthew Holland said there was plenty of interest.  And Utah Community Credit Union (UCCU) stepped up to the plate.  The baseball stadium has been officially renamed UCCU Ballpark as part of a $5.5 million gift UCCU donated to support UVU athletics and other programs.  Read more  here.

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Osprey Announce New Radio Voice

Missoula Osprey Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Missoula Osprey announced today the addition of Cooper Perkins as the new Voice of the Osprey. Perkins will also fill the role of media relations coordinator upon his arrival in Missoula prior to the season. Continue reading

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New Turf Looking Good in Johnson City

Johnson City Cardinals LogoBoyd Sports has completed its $250,000 installation of new synthetic turf on TVA Credit Union Ballpark’s infield and other areas well ahead of the Johnson City Cardinals’ (Rookie, Appalachian League) season.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Colorado Springs Downtown Ballpark Talk Resurfaces, but Not for Sky Sox

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoColorado Springs may not be finished with talks of a downtown baseball stadium.  Addressing the City Council on Tuesday, Mayor John Suthers said Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) owner Dave Elmore indicated he would consider moving a Class-A team to the city, but only to a downtown stadium.  As we suspected all along, Elmore is contemplating moving his Helena Brewers (Rookie, Pioneer League) to Colorado Springs to replace the Sky Sox, if they depart for San Antonio.  Read more here.

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‘Brewfest at the Ballpark’ Returns to Centene Stadium June 10th

Great Falls VoyagersPRESS RELEASE – The Voyagers are proud to announce the 2016 “Brewfest at the Ballpark” to take place on Friday, June 10th. This event will rock out country style with headliner Old Southern Moonshine Revival with opening acts Jessie Leigh and local stars Pollo Loco. Continue reading

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Mustangs Working on New Lease, Enhanced Amenities on Deck

Billings Mustangs LogoThe Billings Mustangs (Rookie, Pioneer League) and the city are in the process of negotiating a new lease agreement for Dehler Park.  The team wants to build a three-thousand square-foot, glass enclosed “great Room” above the concessions stand and concourse down the third base line and a zip line in the area between left and center field to the sidewalk along 10th Avenue North.  Read more and watch news report here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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