Appalachian League

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Esurance and Minor League Baseball to Honor Best Hometown Fans With New Home Field Advantage Award

July 26, 2016 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA and ST. PETERSBURG, FL - As the second half of the season gets underway, Minor League Baseball (MiLB) and Esurance today unveiled the first annual Esurance Home Field Advantage Award. The new award honors the communities who best support their hometown MiLB clubs. One Minor League Baseball team in each of the 14 leagues will receive the Esurance Home Field Advantage Award based on the highest percentage capacity of the ballpark during the 2016 season. The winning teams will be announced in September, and... Full Story

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K-Mets Walk off Winners over Blue Jays

July 25, 2016 - KINGSPORT, Tenn.-After being on the losing end of the late, ninth inning heroics each of the final two games in Pulaski, Kingsport finally dealt the winning hand in Monday's 4-3 victory over the Bluefield Blue Jays on Jose Nova's throwing error that allowed Yeffrey De Aza to score the winning run in walk off fashion in the bottom of the ninth inning. The win was the first walk off of the year for Kingsport while also halting its four-game losing streak coming into the contest. Coming into the bottom of the ninth inning... Full Story

Four-Run Eighth Inning Lifts Pirates to Victory

July 23, 2016 - Greeneville, TN - The Bristol Pirates (14-15) used a four-run eighth inning to knock off the Greeneville Astros (16-14) on Saturday night, 4-1, and end their seven-game home win streak. Despite the sudden deficit late in the game, the Astros still put themselves in position to get the win before ultimately coming up short. Down 4-0 going into the bottom of the eighth, Astros centerfielder Marcos Almonte was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning. Then, Troy Sieber singled to put runners at first and second before both adva... Full Story

Pulaski Pulls off Comeback over Kingsport 5-4

July 23, 2016 - The Yankees pulled off a thriller in the late innings to prevail over the Mets 5-4 at Calfee Park Saturday night. Pulaski reliever Miles Chambers picks up the win pitching for one and two thirds innings allowing one hit while striking out three. Kingsport reliever Trent Johnson was tagged with the loss pitching for two thirds of an inning allowing one run on one hit while walking one. Both teams face off in the series finale Sunday night starting at 5 p.m. with gates opening at 3:30 p.m. Kingsport took the lead in the fir... Full Story

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ApL Teams

OurSports Central provides coverage of the following Appalachian League teams:

Bluefield Blue Jays - Bluefield, West Virginia
Bristol Pirates - Bristol, Virginia
Burlington Royals - Burlington, North Carolina
Danville Braves - Danville, Virginia
Elizabethton Twins - Elizabethton, Tennessee
Greeneville Astros - Greeneville, Tennessee
Johnson City Cardinals - Johnson City, Tennessee
Kingsport Mets - Kingsport, Tennessee
Princeton Rays - Princeton, West Virginia
Pulaski Yankees - Pulaski, Virginia

ApL Scoreboard

Tue., Jul 26 Bluefield 5 at Kingsport 4 End 8
Tue., Jul 26 Bristol 0 at Burlington 4 Final
Tue., Jul 26 Elizabethton 0 at Pulaski 7 Final
Tue., Jul 26 Danville 4 at Johnson City 7 Top 4
Tue., Jul 26 Princeton 7 at Greeneville 1 Top 6
Mon., Jul 25 Bluefield 3 at Kingsport 4 Final
Mon., Jul 25 Bristol 6 at Burlington 9 Final
Mon., Jul 25 Danville 6 at Johnson City 3 Final
Mon., Jul 25 Elizabethton 6 at Pulaski 1 Final
Mon., Jul 25 Princeton 2 at Greeneville 3 Final (12)
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