Tag Archives: Triple-A

Grizzlies Offer ‘Frankenslice’ Pizza for One Scary Night Only

Fresno Grizzlies LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Fresno Grizzlies took over the internet and national media outlets once again, this time with the announcement of the Frankenslice, which is a hot dog stuffed crust pepperoni slice that will be exclusively available during their Thursday, May 21st home game against the Nashville Sounds, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The Frankenslice ties into the Halfway to Halloween Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Food & Beverage, Fun & Atmosphere, Promotions & Entertainment

Ballpark Visit ALERT: First Tennessee Park (Nashville, TN)

Joe Mock BaseballParksNashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com provides ballpark fans with the first comprehensive review of First Tennessee Park, the new Sulphur Dell home for the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more and view photos here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Ballpark Visits

PawSox President Dies

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyPawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) president James Skeffington, who was part of a 10-member group that purchased the team in February, died unexpectedly on Sunday while jogging near his home.  Read more here.  View PawSox news release here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Human Interest, Personnel & Operations

Sounds Attendance Jumps 43.3% in New Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThere is a long season ahead before we can truly determine the success of the new Sulphur Dell ballpark built for the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), but 16 home games in, the team has had three sellouts, and attendance has increased by 43.3% over last year from an average of 4,909 to 7,034.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Rankings & Attendance

Storm Chasers Announce ‘All-Star Week’ Festivities

Omaha Storm Chasers Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The First National Bank 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15, is the culmination of several events during “All-Star Week” at Werner Park and in the Omaha Metro July 12-15. Earlier today, the Storm Chasers released the schedule for “All-Star Week” (#ASG15Omaha): Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Conference & Events

Worcester, New Bedford Realistic Backup Options for PawSox?

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyIf the deal being discussed in Providence (RI) to build a downtown baseball stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) falls through, officials in Worcester (MA) and New Bedford (MA) have expressed interest in getting in the PawSox relocation game.  Read about Worcester here.  Read about New Bedford here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the links.

Leave a comment

Filed under League & Franchise, Market & Location, Stadium Issues

Providence City Council Feeling Disrespected Over Ballpark Plan

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe Providence City Council approved a resolution Thursday to invite the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) to discuss their ballpark plan with them — obviously feeling disrespected that the PawSox owners have talked with everyone about their plan but the council.  The resolution included a snarky, “that as of this time, April 27″ [the date it was filed] “the team Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues