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Racers Deal Barrett to Chicago

November 18, 2015 - AKRON, OH--Akron Racers GM Joey Arrietta announced today that the Racers have dealt Two-Time All-NPF selection, shortstop Jill Barrett, to the Chicago Bandits. The deal sends the Bandits first round pick, #4 overall, to the Racers, stacking the #3 and #4 selections in the very first round of the 2016 NPF Draft. The deal also includes outfielder, A. J. Andrews, the #7 overall selection from the 2015 NPF Draft. The Racers pick up the 31st selection from Chicago in a three-for-one trade. "This trade was crucial in our commit... Full Story

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Foundation Names Jill Williams, Director of Amateur Events

November 16, 2015 - AKRON, OH - Jill Williams returns home to direct the Akron Racers Foundation's amateur events, now celebrating its 16th season. The Foundation's "Grassroots to the Pros" initiative began in 2001 and has grown into multiple high school, travel ball and All-Star events beginning in April each year. Williams' is no stranger to Foundation's President, Joey Arrietta. The enormously decorated coach and educator, played and coached under Arrietta at The University of Akron. Williams, a certified coach, has logged 31 years as a t... Full Story

Akron Racers Sign Ashley Thomas to a Two Year Contract

November 9, 2015 - Akron, OH - Akron Racers GM, Joey Arrietta announced today that 2014 All-NPF selection, Ashley Thomas has re-signed with the Racers for the next two seasons. Thomas follows a flurry of contract activity becoming the seventh Racers to ink a two-year deal to remain in Akron. Thomas had another solid campaign posting a .271 batting average with double digit runs scored (18) and 20 RBI. The Racers posted a league-leading 49 homeruns in 2015. Thomas nailed four. Thomas grabbed the 8th spot overall in 2014 with .326 batting ... Full Story

Akron Racers Sign Six Players for 2016

November 3, 2015 - Akron, OH - The Akron Racers are on a mission. Racers, GM, Joey Arrietta is piecing together the 2016 squad with a "Championship Attitude" as six players signed two-year deals in the past two weeks to return to Akron. Add former Canadian National Team member, Jen Gilbert (OF) and the Racers second pick (19th overall), catcher, Griffin Joiner and Shellie Robinson, the 23rd overall pick in the 2015 NPF Senior Draft, and the Racers are building a contender. Jen Gilbert (OF) notched her first full season with the Racers in 20... Full Story

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