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Nunez and Corbell to Serve as Coaches Under ManagerJamie Quirk in 2016

January 4, 2016 - Wilmington, DE - One month after naming Jamie Quirk the 14th manager in Blue Rocks franchise history, the Kansas City Royals announced the rest of Wilmington's coaching staff for the 2016 campaign on Monday. Former Major Leaguer Abraham Nunez will return as hitting coach, while Charlie Corbell will take over the reins as pitching coach. Nunez spent last season with the Rocks, helping lead Wilmington to its first Mills Cup Championship Series appearance in 14 years. The 2016 campaign will be his fifth as a coach. The 39-ye... Full Story

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Jamie Quirk Named Blue Rocks' New Manager

December 10, 2015 - Wilmington, DE - The Kansas City Royals have announced that Jamie Quirk will manage the Wilmington Blue Rocks during the 2016 season. Quirk replaces 2015 skipper Brian Buchanan and is the 14th manager in franchise history. The 61-year-old Quirk played in 18 Major League seasons for the Royals, Brewers, Cardinals, White Sox, Indians, Yankees, Orioles and Athletics. Originally drafted by Kansas City in 1972, Quirk turned in three tours of duty for the Royals (1975-76, 1978-82 and 1985-88), winning a World Series with the cl... Full Story

Frawley Stadium Getting Brand New Seats for 2016 Season

December 7, 2015 - Wilmington, DE - Frawley Stadium is getting a facelift. The long-time home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks will have all of its seats replaced in a construction project that began in early December and will be finished in March, 2016. Once work is completed, the biggest difference will be the removal of all aluminum benches. Now every fan who enters the 24-year-old ballpark will get their own seat. "We feel this project will not only give Frawley Stadium a more modern look, but will also enhance the comfort of our fans as th... Full Story

Rocks Win Minker Award as Carolina League's Top Team in Community Service

October 15, 2015 - Wilmington, DE- The Wilmington Blue Rocks were honored by the Carolina League on Thursday with the Matt Minker Community Service Award, which goes to the club that best demonstrates an outstanding, on-going commitment to charitable service, support, and leadership within its community. The award is named after the Blue Rocks' founder, who owned the club until his death in 2007. Minker, whose construction company also built Frawley Stadium, is still the team's honorary president. It is the second year the title has been award... Full Story


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League: Carolina League
Home: Wilmington, Delaware
Class: A (Advanced)
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