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RiverDogs to Transform into ‘Charleston Boiled Peanuts’ for a Night, Unveil Logo and Unis

PRESS RELEASE – The Charleston RiverDogs are dropping the RiverDogs name to pay homage to a local culinary favorite and a ballpark icon when they become the Charleston Boiled Peanuts for one night only on Saturday, July 28 at Joe Riley Park.

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BlueClaws to Host 11th Annual Bruce Springsteen Appreciation Night

The Lakewood BlueClaws (Single-A, South Atlantic League) will host their 11th annual Bruce Springsteen Appreciation Night on July 28.  The team will again sport “BruceClaws” jerseys.  The night includes special promotions and the annual Born to Run…For Beer event before the game.  The E-Street Shuffle plays live as part of the Founder’s Brewing Summer Concert Series beginning at 5 pm.  Learn more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Shorebirds to Change Name to ‘Delmarva Scrapple’ for One Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Delmarva Shorebirds will honor scrapple and play as the Delmarva Scrapple during their game on Saturday, August 18th against the Kannapolis Intimidators. Scrapple is a breakfast meat that is extremely popular on the Delmarva Peninsula and in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Whether you enjoy your scrapple thin and crispy or thick and mushy, on an egg and cheese sandwich, with ketchup, grape jelly, or with maple syrup, this celebration is for you.

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BlueClaws to Host Grateful Dead Night

The Lakewood BlueClaws (Single-A, South Atlantic League), will host Grateful Dead Night on Saturday, June 16th.  The team will sport special jerseys.  Splintered Sunlight will play live in the Biergarten from 5 pm – 7 pm as part of the Founders Brewing Summer Concert Series.  Learn more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: SRP Stadium (North Augusta, GA)

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock of BaseballParks.com recently visited SRP Park, the new home of the Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) in North Augusta (SC).  Mock’s in-depth review checks in at 7,000 words with three-dozen photographs covering everything from ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions.  Read more and view photos here.

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Potential New Owners Continue to Eyeball Hagerstown Suns

At least two new groups have emerged with interest in buying the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A, South Atlantic League).
After talks stalled with a different ownership group from Georgia, three more entities have inquired about the minor-league baseball team, including two considered serious suitors.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the current ownership is seeking a three-year lease extension to continue to use Municipal Stadium.  Read more here.

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Augusta GreenJackets Attendance in New Ballpark Looking Good, So Far

While the last game of the Augusta GreenJackets’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) inaugural four-game home stand at the new SRP Park was postponed because of weather, attendance for the first three games was enough to put the team in fourth place out of 14 teams in the South Atlantic with 5,102 fans per game.  The team averaged 2,743 fans per game in 2017.  Watch a clip of home opener below:

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