Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the Yakima Valley Pippins (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) have unveiled something special for their fifth season — a new-look alternative jersey to go along with their home whites and away grays.
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Pippins Unveil Green Alternative Jersey
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WCL All-Star Game Tonight
The 2017 West Coast League (Summer Collegiate) All-Star Game will be played tonight at Yakima County Stadium in Yakima (WA), home of the Yakima Valley Pippins. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 pm. Mariner Moose, the Seattle Mariners mascot, will be in attendance. Read more here.
Pippins Hire New Broadcaster for 2017
PRESS RELEASE – New York native Jack Benjamin will assume play-by-play broadcaster and media relations duties for the Yakima Valley Pippins this summer, the team announced today. Continue reading
Pippins to Host 2017 WCL All-Star Game, Unveil Logo
PRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins have been named host of the 2017 West Coast League All-Star Game, an event at which the Pippins will honor Yakima’s long and storied baseball history. Continue reading
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Pippins Hire New Play-By-Play Announcer
PRESS RELEASE – Evan Budrovich, a 2015 University of Southern California graduate, is joining the Yakima Valley Pippins for the 2016 season as play-by-play broadcaster and media relations coordinator. Continue reading
Branded Debit Cards for Pippins and Sweets, Users Will Save 20-Percent on In-Stadium Purchases
PRESS RELEASE – Banner Bank customers can really support the hometown team in Yakima and Walla Walla, WA, as the team and the bank announced the release of debit cards branded with the Yakima Valley Pippins (Yakima-area Banner Bank locations) and Walla Walla Sweets (Walla Walla-area Banner Bank locations) logos and colors. Continue reading
Local Pair Join Pippins Front Office
PRESS RELEASE – With a significant move to downtown Yakima now successfully executed, the Yakima Valley Pippins continue to make moves aimed at building upon a successful 2014 campaign with the addition of two new members to the front office roster. Continue reading
Pippins’ Offices Moving Downtown
PRESS RELEASE – While the Yakima Valley Pippins continue to make preparations for the 2015 season, the club reached an important milestone Tuesday, by announcing that the team office is moving to downtown Yakima. Continue reading
Fraser to Assume Duties as Pippins GM
Zachary Fraser, who serves as chief operating officer of the Pacific Baseball Ventures ownership group which owns both the Yakima Valley Pippins and Walla Walla Sweets of the summer collegiate West Coast League, will step in as general manager of the Pippins for the 2015 season. The group has had difficulty finding the right person for the job after Noel Zanchelli was let go at mid-season last year. Read more here.
Tetzlaff Steps Down as Pippins GM
PRESS RELEASE – Pippins general manager Danny Tetzlaff announced today that he will be stepping down from his position to return home to North Carolina. Continue reading
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Pippins Open Inaugural Season in Front of 3,209
An announced crowd of 3,209 turned out Friday night at “The Orchard” (Yakima County Stadium) to watch the summer collegiate Yakima Valley Pippins (West Coast League) play their first-ever game. The turnout was larger than any game the then-Single-A Yakima Bears (Northwest League) (now Hillsboro Hops) drew in their 23rd and final season at the ballpark in 2012. Read more here.
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Pippins Finalize First-Round Ballpark Improvement Plan
PRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins are within two months of their inaugural Opening Day. In order to be ready for the return of baseball to Yakima County Stadium, the club has finalized plans for season one improvements to the ballpark. “We are excited to get a shovel in the ground and get started,” said general manager Danny Tetzlaff. “These first-round improvements will take a very good Continue reading
Pippins Announce Hiring of GM
PRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins are proud to announce the addition of Danny Tetzlaff to the front office staff. Tetzlaff will serve as the General Manager for the Pippins. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Pippins front office and will be able to enhance the Pippins on-field product as well as the fan experience. Continue reading
Pippins Announce Radio Deal, Inaugural Voice
PRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins and TownSquare Media announced today that they have agreed to terms on a relationship, establishing ESPN 1460 Yakima as the exclusive English-language broadcast home of the Yakima Valley Pippins – every game, home and away. Continue reading
Pippins Launch Website
PRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins launched their official website, PippinsBaseball.com, on January 21st, 2014. PippinsBaseball.com will be the central hub for fans when they want to buy Pippins tickets andgear, listen to live games, and up-to-date news on the Yakima Valley Pippins. Continue reading
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Improvements Coming to Yakima’s Ballpark?
Proposed plans to upgrade Yakima County Stadium, the new home for the summer collegiate Yakima Valley Pippins (West Coast League) expansion franchise, are being discussed. On the list so far are larger dugouts, seats behind home plate, and a refurbishing of the beer garden and group party decks. Read more here.
It’s the ‘Yakima Valley Pippins’
PRESS RELEASE – After three months of fan voting, community feedback and internal design work, the newest West Coast League (WCL) franchise will take the field in 2014 as the Yakima Valley Pippins. The team also announced that Selah native Marcus McKimmy, the head coach of the Yakima Valley Community College baseball team, would lead the team as the inaugural manager. The announcement Continue reading
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