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Hobson Signs with White Sox

October 25, 2016 - First baseman K.C. Hobson, who challenged for the Atlantic League home run and batting crowns before finishing fourth in both, has been signed by the Chicago White Sox, it was announced today in trade publication Baseball America. The lefty slugger, recently named the league's All-Star first baseman for the 2016 campaign, batted .320 with 24 home runs and 65 RBI in 98 games for the Lancaster Barnstormers after joining the club on June 3. The former Toronto farmhand ended the season third in on base percentage and second i... Full Story

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Key Baseball Announcement Tonight at BB&T Ballpark

October 25, 2016 - WHO : The Charlotte Knights Baseball Club. WHAT: The Charlotte Knights front office, led by Chief Operating Officer Dan Rajkowski, and General Manager of Baseball Operations Rob Egan, will make an exciting announcement during the team's annual Post-Season Party. WHEN: Tonight, Tuesday, October 25 at 7:45 PM. WHERE: Tonight's announcement will be held on top of the home dugout at BB&T Ballpark. Media members should enter through the Media Entrance, located on MLK Jr. Blvd. Media parking will be along the street adjac... Full Story

Giving Back to the Community Remained a Focus for the Rox in 2016, Over $26,000 Raised for Charity

October 24, 2016 - St. Cloud, MN - During the 2016 season the St. Cloud Rox teamed up with fans and corporate partners by putting a strong emphasis on giving back to Central Minnesota organizations as more than $26,000 were raised for area non-profit organizations. A variety of events including silent auctions, ticket fundraisers, and in-game promotions helped support over 175 Central Minnesota organizations in need. "Community involvement and giving back is very important to our organization," said Rox co-owner Scott Schreiner. "With the s... Full Story

Tampa Yankees Nominated by FSL for 2016 Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award

October 24, 2016 - Tampa, FL - Directors and General Managers of the Florida State League have nominated the Tampa Yankees for the Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award, which is given for outstanding support of and engagement with the United Stated Armed Forces and veterans, both at the ballpark and in the community. One overall winner will be selected prior to this year's annual Baseball Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Maryland, December 4th-8th. All 15 Minor League Baseball Leagues will have a nominee. The Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award i... Full Story

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