Though the man now at the helm of the Durham Bulls may be a bit unfamiliar, the rest of the Opening Day roster is full of recognizable names, including nine who have previously played with the Bulls organization.
The Durham Bulls on Thursday announced the formation of Bull City Hospitality, a new company that will manage the food and beverage operations at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Bull City Hospitality, which will be fully staffed and operated by the Bulls, takes over for Centerplate which had served as the team’s concessionaire since the ballpark’s opening.
Jared Sandberg was officially announced as the new skipper of the Durham Bulls Friday morning.
Jared Sandberg, familiar with the Tampa Bay Rays organization as a whole and the Durham franchise in particular, was named the Bulls new manager on Wednesday.
Former player with Durham replaces Charlie Montoyo
Charlie Montoyo spent eight seasons winning lots of games for the Durham Bulls while periodically telling players they were heading to the big leagues. For a change, Montoyo is on the receiving end of the promotion talk.
Pawtucket defeated Durham 4-1 Saturday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, winning the IL finals series 3-2.
The Pawtucket Red Sox struck for a two-run homer in the top of the 13th inning to defeat the Durham Bulls 4-2 Friday night at the DBAP, forcing a decisive Game 5 tonight (in progress). ... Click here for link to live scoring updates and play-by-play
Closer Josh Lueke stranded the tying run on third base as the Bulls beat the Pawtucket Red Sox 4-3 Thursday night, taking a 2-1 series lead in the best-of-five Governors’ Cup championship series at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The Durham Bulls tied the game in the top of the ninth inning and went on to score the winning run in the 11th inning for a 4-3 victory over the Pawtucket Red Sox in Game Two of the Governors’ Cup Final Wednesday night at McCoy Stadium, tying the Best-of-Five series at one game apiece.
Starter Enny Romero gave up three runs in three innings and that was all Pawtucket would need as the Red Sox won the opener of the best-of-five International League Governors’ Cup championship series 3-2 here Tuesday night. ... Link to Wednesday night live scoring updates
This season's International League champion will get crowned in Durham.
Nate Karns comes from the Oil City area in Pennsylvania. But on Saturday he was throwing gas. His 12 strikeouts tied a Durham Bulls postseason club record, helping to propel the defending International League Bulls to their second straight Triple A Governor’s Cup championship series.
The Durham Bulls defeated the Columbus Clippers 3-2 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park Friday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five Governors’ Cup semifinals.
The reigning Governors’ Cup champion Durham Bulls came from behind late and downed International League West champion Columbus 4-3 in 10 innings here Thursday to even their best-of-five playoff series one game apiece.