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.

Mike Ditka Bobblehead Giveaway, Appearance at Chicago Dogs’ Home Opener


A commemorative bobblehead of legendary, former Chicago Bears football head coach Mike Ditka donning a Dogs-inspired sweater will be giving to every fan in attendance at the Chicago Dog's Home opener.

Somerset Patriots Help Jersians Stay Jersey Strong with T-Shirt, Give back to RWJ Barabas Health Energency Response Fund


The Jersey Strong T-Shirt is available online only through the Somerset Patriots’ website, Facebook page, and Shopify store.

Columbia Fireflies Raise 2,300 for Peace of Mind Organization with Special Tee-Shirt Sales


The Columbia Police Foundation, who have set a goal to raise at least $20,000, administer Peace of Mind. If you would like to donate separately, you can send donations to: Columbia Police Foundation, Attn: Chief Skip Holbrook, 1 Justice Square, Columbia, SC 29201.

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).