PRESS RELEASE – Frawley Stadium has received a facelift. In the most expansive renovation project the ballpark has undergone in well over a decade, the long-time home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks had all of its seats replaced this offseason. Construction began just after Thanksgiving and wrapped up in early March. Continue reading
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The Wilmington Blue Rocks (Single-A, Carolina League) have introduced the new Krispy Kreme Donut Dog, which is a hot dog covered with raspberry jam and bacon served on a Krispy Kreme donut bun. Fans are being asked to name the sweet and salty creation via a name-the-food contest. Enter contest here.
PRESS RELEASE – Clark Minker, Main Street Baseball, LLC, and the Wilmington (Del.) Blue Rocks jointly announced today that the two have purchased the Blue Rocks, the Class-A Advanced Carolina League affiliate of the American League Champion Kansas City Royals. Continue reading
A record crowd of 8,184 showed up at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem (NC) on the 4th of July, as the Single-A Winston-Salem Dash (Carolina League) were shut out 5-0 by the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Friday night’s crowd surpassed the previous record of 7,576, set last year on Independence Day. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks are hoping to chase away the deep freeze that has enveloped the First State this winter. In an attempt to win Mother Nature over, the Blue Rocks will determine the ticket price for their 2014 Home Opener based on the temperature at Frawley Stadium at 8 a.m. on Monday, February 17. It is all part of the team’s annual Presidents’ Day Sale Extravaganza. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On December 7, 1787 the state of Delaware forged its identity by becoming the first state to ratify the constitution of the United States of America. It was the first step down a long path of trendsetting that has helped set Delaware apart from its peers. The Wilmington Blue Rocks will continue that tradition of trying new things by becoming the first Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks are proud to announce they have named Matt Janus as the team’s new director of broadcasting and media relations. He will call all 140 games on the Blue Rocks Radio Network 89.7 WGLS-FM in 2013. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks are pleased to announce a two-year extension of the player development contract with their major league parent club, the Kansas City Royals. The Blue Rocks will continue to be Kansas City’s Advanced-A Carolina League affiliate through the 2014 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In less than two months, the Wilmington Blue Rocks will take the field for the first of 70 home games at Frawley Stadium. Not only will the best Carolina League talent be back on display, but so will the family friendly entertainment that excites the Frawley Faithful. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday, Feb. 5 at 1:00 p.m., Wilmington Blue Rocks mascot Rocky Bluewinkle will become a bear. More specifically, the big blue guy will turn snow white as a polar bear when he takes part in the Lewes Polar Bear Plunge. Continue reading
The Single-A Wilmington Blue Rocks (Carolina League) will host Jake’s Wayback Burgers 4th Annual Chowdown Showdown Burger Eatin’ Contest at Frawley Stadium on August 12. The contest will take place after the game and just before the regularly scheduled Friday night fireworks. Thanks to John Cerone for the story.
Reuben Frank from CSNPhilly.com visits Frawley Stadium, home of the Single-A Wilmington Blue Rocks (Caroline League). Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – They say that a dog is man’s best friend, but the Wilmington Blue Rocks are proving canines can be just as loyal to a moose. Spearheaded by their mascot Rocky Bluewinkle, the Blue Rocks have partnered with the Delaware SPCA to adopt a six-month old mastiff. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Do you watch “Dancing with the Stars” and love the Blue Rocks? Now you can enjoy both together! Join the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Saturday, April 30 as they welcome “Dancing with the Stars” favorite Edyta Sliwinska to Frawley Stadium for an exclusive Meet & Greet with fans! Get more info here.
PRESS RELEASE – A year after the Wilmington Blue Rocks unveiled their new identity, mascot Rocky Bluewinkle has finally embraced the change himself. Rocky announced his alteration Friday amidst a packed house at the Film Brothers Studio in Wilmington. Rocky opens the 2011 season on Friday, April 15! Watch unveiling here.
PRESS RELEASE – At Frawley Stadium, fans just never know what they might see next. Take the upcoming 2011 campaign for example. Not only will Wilmington Blue Rocks patrons see quality Carolina League baseball on a nightly basis, but they will also enjoy a multitude of awe-inspiring, smile-inducing, family-friendly entertainment acts sprinkled through the season. Perhaps the most highly anticipated of the Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Wilmington Blue Rocks mascot Rocky Bluewinkle is not afraid of the cold. In fact, the First State’s favorite moose will be braving the frigid conditions on Sunday to help raise money and bring awareness to an excellent cause. The Blue Crew’s biggest fan will participate in the 2011 Lewes Polar Bear Plunge, to benefit Special Olympics Delaware. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks, Class A Advanced Minor League Baseball Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, today announced their partnership with City Electric Supply (CES) by selecting the T5 Retrofit Kit, the most energy-efficient lighting solution on the market, to be installed throughout the property during the lighting renovation of Frawley Stadium. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks are proud to present to their fans a FREE iPhone application! This free Blue Rocks App is now available to download from the iPhone App Store! It’s an on-the-go way to stay updated on Blue Rocks news, stadium information and ticket deals. Applications for other Smart Phones will be available soon as well!
The new BB&T Ballpark has been kind to the Carolina League’s Winston-Salem Dash this season. The team is averaging a league leading 4,584 fans per game, with less than a week to go in the regular season. The Wilmington Blue Rocks are a close second and still in the hunt for the attendance crown with an average of 4,538 per game. Read more and view news clip here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks are proud to announce the unveiling of their brand new team logo and uniforms. The Blue Rocks held a cocktail reception in Wilmington on Thursday night to debut the second major change to the look of the franchise in the 18 years it has called the Riverfront home. Continue reading