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Cool map shows all the parks in majors, minors

   January 31, 2013 11:24 pm    0

Want to see all the parks in the majors and minors? Here’s a cool map that shows all of them — just in case you were planning a road trip. Even if you aren’t planning a trip, it’s a pretty neat seeing all of them. And, yes, Jerry Uht Park’s there. – Rick Green (follow…

 

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Raburn tries to resume career with Tribe

   January 21, 2013 8:18 pm    0

Ryan Raburn spent his entire 12-year professional baseball career in the Detroit Tigers’ farm system or with the parent club. That included most of the 2004 season, when he hit .301 in 98 Eastern League games for the Erie SeaWolves. But Raburn’s tenure with the Tigers officially ended Monday when he signed a minor league…

 

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Clark closes for first AFL save

   November 8, 2012 10:50 pm    0

Relief pitcher Tyler Clark, who competed for the Erie SeaWolves during their 2012 season, saved the Mesa Solar Sox’s 4-3 victory over Phoenix as part of Thursday’s Arizona Fall League action. Clark came in for Mesa with two outs and runners at first and third in the top of the ninth inning. The right-hander came…

 

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Tigers hire father of Erie outfielder

   November 2, 2012 4:31 pm    1

Now, whenever Bruce and Daniel Fields conduct one of their frequent baseball calls, it will be as members of the same organization. Bruce Fields, who briefly played for the Detroit Tigers in 1986, has been hired by the 2012 American League champions to be their roving minor league hitting instructor for next season. That means…

 

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Detroit gets Giant challenge for Series

   October 23, 2012 12:19 am    0

The Detroit Tigers eliminated the Oakland Athletics en route to the American League pennant. Thanks to the San Francisco Giants clinching the National League pennant Monday night, they’re headed back to the Bay area to open the 2012 World Series. The Giants blanked the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in the seventh and deciding game of…

 

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Former SeaWolves involved in AFL action

   October 8, 2012 6:50 pm    0

The Arizona Fall League begins Tuesday, with four players from the 2012 Erie SeaWolves scheduled to compete for the Mesa Solar Sox. Mesa, one of six teams in the league, will debut with a game at the Salt River Rafters. Mesa’s roster consists of minor league prospects from the Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs,…

 

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SeaWolves seek interns for 2013 season

   October 7, 2012 10:32 pm    0

The Erie SeaWolves are seeking 2013 internship candidates for its junior associate program. The junior associate positions are unpaid, but are available in various aspects of the franchise’s operations. College students with majors are encouraged to apply. For more information or to apply, log on to http://mandalay.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=48776. ** Erie fans who originally purchase or renew…

 

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Erie retail sale set for Friday

   September 18, 2012 1:55 pm    0

The Erie SeaWolves will hold a sidewalk sale for remaining items in their 2012 stock. The sale will take place Friday from noon to 6 p.m. at Jerry Uht Park. Fans can save up to 65 percent on items sold during this past Eastern League season, although sizes and quantities are limited. They include t-shirts,…

 

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Report: Eastern League team headed north

   September 8, 2012 11:55 pm    0

The players and coaches who comprise Eastern League rosters in 2014 should consider getting passports. The Ottawa Citizen has reported that an Eastern League franchise will begin play that year in Canada’s capital. The article prominantly mentioned the Erie SeaWolves, based on their traditionally low attendance figures, as a prime candidate for such a switch….

 

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SeaWolves’ attendance also slumped

   September 5, 2012 12:02 am    0

The Erie SeaWolves’ 57-84 record for 2012 was reflective in their overall attendance at Jerry Uht Park. Total of 208,725 fans turned out for Erie’s 69 home games. Their average of 3,025, 11th in the 12-team Eastern League, was their worst going back to 2004. The Binghamton Mets were last in average (2,984). Richmond drew…

 

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