Monthly Archives: March 2012

Boulton: Sharks could host series in Atlantic City in 2012

Atlantic League founder/CEO Frank Boulton told the Press of Atlantic City that the Camden Riversharks could host games at Sandcastle Stadium — the former home of the Atlantic City Surf — this year during Labor Day weekend if repairs are … Continue reading

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Fans awarded trip to season opener in Sugar Land

The Revs announced the two fans who earned a free trip (airfare, hotels, tickets) to see the Revs play their first four games of the Atlantic League season in Sugar Land, Texas. And in a unique twist, one of the … Continue reading

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What does the future hold for Revs on the radio?

Well, it appears the Lancaster Barnstormers lost their radio home. Lancaster’s Sunday News reported the Barnstormers have been booted from WLPA-AM 1490 in favor of the Phillies. The move “blindsided” the Barnstormers, according to Opening Day Partners president Jon Danos. … Continue reading

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Hope for pro ball in Atlantic City?

Atlantic City will sink $1.2 million to improve Sandcastle Stadium, where the Atlantic City Surf played from 1998 through 2008. The team folded in the spring of 2009. (The Surf played in the Atlantic League from 1998-2006 before moving to … Continue reading

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Grimes re-signs with York

The York Revolution welcomed back leadoff man and center fielder Scott Grimes Monday. Here’s the story. Grimes hit for the cycle last season on the night of his 28th birthday. A former Player of the Year in both the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Thurm’s kids club: Greatest graphic ever

The Revs announced Corey Thurman’s Healthy Kids Club. And while this should be the big news (I’ve included the Revs press release on the jump), I couldn’t get by the graphic. The Revs have just released the best graphic in … Continue reading

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Nelson dealt for the rights to Thon

The Revs traded the rights to utility player Bryant Nelson to Long Island in exchange for the rights to first baseman Freddie Thon. One of the great clubhouse guys in York’s locker room last year, Nelson fit in with the … Continue reading

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Revs sign left-handers James Houser, Jake Stevens

York has signed left-handed pitchers James Houser and Jake Stevens. Both pitchers will make their Atlantic League debuts if they start the season with the Revs. And both have missed significant time in recent years, but they could be major … Continue reading

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Former York skipper, Parnell, dead at 89

Mel Parnell, the former Red Sox left-handed pitcher and broadcaster, died Tuesday after battling cancer his hometown paper, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. He was 89. A left-handed starter for most of his career, Parnell pitched for the Red Sox … Continue reading

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Rodriguez set to return to York

The York Revolution needed to rebuild their bullpen. That was evident when the Revs lost the two most-used relievers in the offseason. But as York introduces some new pitchers to its staff, the Revs will at least be able to … Continue reading

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