As we get closer to the start of the 2017 Appalachian League season, we will recap the big news from across the league in a weekly article entitled "Around the Appy League" posted each Friday afternoon. Follow @AppyLeague on Twitter for more updates and information from all ten Appalachian League teams.
During the week of May 8 thru May 12, two Appalachian League teams released their promotional schedules for the 2017 season - the Danville Braves and the Greeneville Astros.
The Kingsport Mets joined Snapchat. Follow them @kingsport_mets.
The Pulaski Yankees announced renovations to Calfee Park.
And the Johnson City Cardinals had their Cardinal Park Red Ale craft beer featured in a Ben's Biz blog post.
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