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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

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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

Red Sox Call up Former Newport Gull Pat Light

April 24, 2016 - NEWPORT, R.I. - Pawtucket Red Sox pitcher Pat Light became the 10th former Gull to get the call to Major League Baseball on Sunday, and the first ever promoted to the 25-man roster of the Boston Red Sox. His promotion comes a day after his former Gull teammate, Mark Appel, led the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs to victory at McCoy Stadium versus the PawSox. Light, a starting pitcher with the 2010 Newport Gulls, has steadily risen through the Red Sox farm system, running into several Gulls alumni along the way. Among h... Full Story

Gulls Announce 2016 Season Schedule, Will Host NECBL All-Star Game July 17

April 5, 2016 - NEWPORT, R.I. - The Newport Gulls will kick off an expanded 44-game schedule this June, hosting 22 home games and the 2016 NECBL All-Star Game at Cardines Field throughout the summer. The Gulls will play their home games on most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday nights at Cardines, while road games will take them to one of 12 other ballparks around the league on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, with few exceptions. The regular season runs from June 9 through August 1, followed by a two-week postseason. The 2016 NECBL Al... Full Story

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