An estimated 500 youths participated in Major League Baseball’s “Play Ball” event at Smith’s Ballpark on Saturday, which also served as an announcement by the Salt Lake Bees (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) that they will expand their youth baseball initiatives. Read more here.
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The Salt Lake Bees (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have installed a baseball humidor at Smith’s Ballpark to keep the balls from shrinking, hardening and losing friction, which can cause them pop off the bat for what Bees spokeman Kraig Williams calls “cheap home runs.” Read more and view photo here.
PRESS RELEASE – It’s better at the ballpark especially with a 2015 Salt Lake Bees promotional schedule that features 10 postgame fireworks shows, more than a dozen premium giveaways and plenty of theme nights to entertain fans. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Salt Lake Bees and Los Angeles Angels announced today the extension of their Player Development Contract through the 2018 season. The new contract adds two years to the previous affiliation agreement that was renewed in May of 2014. The Bees have been the top affiliate of the Angels since 2001. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Veteran radio broadcaster Steve Klauke will announce his 3,000th game for the Salt Lake Bees on Tuesday afternoon at Smith’s Ballpark when the Bees play the Nashville Sounds. Entering today’s game, Klauke will have called 2,999 of a possible 3,009 games in franchise history. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Miller Sports Properties along with Salt Lake City and Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, Inc., announced today a new multi-year partnership and naming rights agreement for the Salt Lake Bees home stadium to be known as “Smith’s Ballpark” beginning with the 2014 season. Continue reading
The Triple-A Salt Lake Bees (Pacific Coast League) honored the 1987 Salt Lake Trappers Thursday night, marking the 25th anniversary of the team’s 29 consecutive games won. The “29 in a Row” by the Trappers remains the longest winning streak in American professional baseball history. The Bees wore authentic Trappers uniforms during the team’s game against the Sacramento River Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Steve Klauke, the only voice in Salt Lake franchise history, is set to call his 2,500th game as the team’s play-by-play broadcaster on Tuesday, April 26. Klauke joins legendary Utah Jazz broadcaster Hot Rod Hundley (2,645) as the only two play-by-play broadcasters to call 2,500 games with one Utah team. He also becomes just the fourth current Pacific Coast Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Salt Lake Bees will hold Military Appreciation Night at Spring Mobile Ballpark on Friday, May 28 as the Bees take on the Fresno Grizzlies at 7:05 p.m. In honor of men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, the team will wear camouflage jerseys. The Bees will also wear camouflage jerseys on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Salt Lake Bees and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim announced today that the organizations have signed a two-year Player Development Contract (PDC) extension that will keep the Bees and Angels affiliates through the 2014 season. Continue reading