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Two-Time Gull Daniel Wright Makes MLB Debut

May 25, 2016 - NEWPORT, R.I. - In 2011 and 2012, Daniel Wright toed the rubber at historic Cardines Field in Newport. On Tuesday night, he did the same at Dodger Stadium, debuting as a starting pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds, and becoming the 11th former Gull to play Major League Baseball. Wright, a native of Bartlett, Tennessee, began his Gulls career in 2011 from Arkansas State University, working out of the bullpen and, later, the starting rotation, en route to a 3-1 record and 2.42 ERA - but his Gulls career was just getting starte... Full Story

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Newport Gulls Volunteers Needed for 2016 Season

May 4, 2016 - NEWPORT, R.I. - The Newport Gulls, considered the premier team in summer collegiate baseball, are looking for community-minded individuals who are interested in joining the organization for the 2016 season, which begins June 10 and runs through early August at Cardines Field. Volunteers are needed to fulfill the fun roles of the team's mascots, Gully and Gully Jr., along with other key areas of the team's baseball operations, grounds crew, security, and media departments. All Gulls volunteers willing to commit to spend... Full Story

Eric Degre Named Gulls Assistant Coach

May 3, 2016 - NEWPORT, R.I. - The Newport Gulls have named Eric Degre as the team's 2016 Defensive and First Base Coach. "The Gulls are excited to add Coach Degre to our 2016 staff," said General Manager Chuck Paiva. "Coach Degre is a passionate baseball coach who is driven to help others succeed both on and off the field." An assistant principal and athletic director at Lake Region Union High School in Vermont, Degre is in his seventh season as head coach of the school's varsity baseball team. He coached against the Gulls last summ... Full Story

Gulls Promote Nick Lima to Director of Baseball Operations

May 2, 2016 - NEWPORT, R.I. - After 12 years working in the Newport Gulls media department, the organization has promoted long-time broadcaster Nick Lima to the front office position of Director of Baseball Operations, effective May 2. "The Gulls have been very fortunate to have Nick Lima as part of our organization for so many years, and there are few people who know our team's operation inside and out like he does," said team President and General Manager Chuck Paiva. "I have confidence that Nick will do well in his new role of incre... Full Story

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