MLB Designates Atlantic League as Partner League, Announces Extension of Partnership on Experimental Rules, Equipment


During the 2019 campaign, MLB and ALPB partnered to successfully test the Automated Ball-Strike System (ABS), which used radar tracking technology to assist home plate umpires in calling balls and strikes called Trackman.

Pandemic Baseball Done Right: Somerset Patriots Bring Pro Baseball Back to New Jersey


Last weekend, the clubs split the first two games, with the Blasters beating Somerset, 7-2, Friday night, and in the second tilt, on Saturday, the Patriots edged New Jersey, 2-1, in ten innings.

Give Back to Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance Through Purchase of LI Ducks Facemasks


The QuackerJack Foundation, the charitable arm of the Ducks, will donate 100 percent of the net proceeds received from the philanthropic program to the first responders at the ballpark, BSBRA. CLICK HERE to purchase your favorite mask.

Long Island Native, Ex-Yankee Pitching Farmhand Kyle Halbohn Re-Signs with High Point Rockers


While with High Point, Halbohn, 27, appeared in 15 games with a stellar 1.89 ERA, fanning 16 batters in 19 innings. With Chicago, he filled the closer role position and spun a spectacular 1.98 ERA in 36 games while notching 14 saves. That save total marked his highest in a season since recording 10 saves at Belmont Abbey College, in Belmont, North Carolina, in 2016.

Long Island Ducks Ink Three-Year Ex-MLB Pitcher Josh Lucas


Six-foot-six-inch former major league righty hurler Josh Lucas has registered a 25-21 pro career mark with a 3.53 ERA, 56 saves, 350 strikeouts and 104 walks across 390 frames in 250 affairs (16 starts).

Somerset Patriots Bring Back SouthPaw Reliever Jeff Kinley


Kinley, 28, allowed just four earned runs over his 16 innings of work in a Patriot uniform (2.25 ERA) with 17 strikeouts. Additionally, he enjoyed a strong month of August in which he permitted only one earned run over 10 innings and struck out two or more batters in five of his 10 appearances.

Long Island Ducks Ink Ex-Major Leaguer Ryan Jackson


Ryan Jackson has played 42 games at the MLB level, including his Major League debut on August 11, 2012, in a road win versus the Philadelphia Phillies. Jackson's first big-league knock, a pinch-hit single, came against Dallas Keuchel in a 13-5 win against the Houston Astros, on August 23, 2012.

Ex-Phillie Brock Stassi Joins Long Island Ducks


Stassi first made "The Show" as a member of the Phillies, collecting his first major league hit, a solo homer, off of then-New York Met pitcher Addison Reed on April 10, 2017.

Righty Bradon Beachy Swims Back to Long Island Ducks


Beachy, who fired a quality start, proved clutch, tossing six innings of two-run ball while fanning seven batters, as Long Island beat Sugar Land in ten innings after facing elimination in Game Four of the Atlantic League Championship Series.