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Bulls Unveil 2020 Promotional Schedule

Highlights DBAP 25th Anniversary Celebration, 22 fireworks shows
February 27, 2020

The Durham Bulls unveiled their 2020 promotional schedule, featuring the 25th anniversary celebration of Durham Bulls Athletic Park. On April 6, 1995, the DBAP opened its gates for its inaugural season to a paid attendance of 10,886 fans. This season-long celebration will highlight DBAP25 poster giveaways and special in-game elements,

Spring Fan Fest, Anthem Auditions March 7

Free event highlights Opening Week of sales, BP on-field
February 20, 2020

The Durham Bulls will host their 2020 Fan Fest on Saturday, March 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The free event provides fans a chance to take batting practice on the field and purchase single-game tickets for the 2020 season. Additionally, National Anthem auditions

Bulls to Extend DBAP Protective Netting

Team aims to improve fan experience with new ballpark netting
February 14, 2020

The Durham Bulls announced today plans to improve and extend protective netting at Durham Bulls Athletic Park prior to the start of the 2020 season. The netting will extend farther down the foul lines protecting most sections in the lower seating bowl.

Couch Oil Cares Scholarship Program

April 10, 2015

The Couch Oil Cares Scholarship Program was established in 2015 in an effort to help defray the rising costs of higher education. Again this year, Couch Oil Company is teaming up with the Durham Bulls to award scholarships to six deserving students. The $1,000 scholarship is available to students who

Brady Williams Returns to Durham as Manager

Bulls skipper looks to lead team back to Governors' Cup Finals
January 27, 2020

The Durham Bulls, in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Rays, have announced Brady Williams will be returning as manager of the Bulls. In his second season with the team, Williams looks to lead the Bulls to their fourth consecutive Governors' Cup Finals. Joining Williams on the Bulls coaching staff is

6 Bulls Earn MiLB Org. All-Star Nods

Lowe, Wong & Brosseau among those honored
December 13, 2019

Six members of the Durham Bulls' 2019 squad earned Organization All-Star honors, as revealed by on Friday. Included in that group were infielders Nate Lowe , Kean Wong , Michael Brosseau , and Miles Mastrobuoni , along with reliever Andrew Kittredge and left-handed starter Michael Plassmeyer .

Bulls Named Most Accomplished Minor League Franchise of the 2010s

Organization tops Baseball America's list of 15 following three titles
November 12, 2019

Baseball America released today the top 15 most accomplished Minor League franchises of the 2010s. The Durham Bulls topped the list factored by wins, league titles, runner-up finishes and having the best overall record in one's league.A Tampa Bay Rays affiliate since joining the International League in 1998, the Durham

Bulls Extend Partnership with Tampa Bay Rays

Teams to continue Player Development Contract through 2022
October 24, 2019

The Durham Bulls have announced the extension of their Player Development Contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, which will lengthen the Bulls' affiliation with the Rays through the end of the 2022 season. The two-year extension of the partnership comes at the end of playoff runs for both teams, as

2020 Bulls Home Schedule Announced

21 fireworks shows, Opening Night, 4th of July headline 2020 DBAP slate
August 30, 2019

The Durham Bulls have announced the team's 2020 home International League schedule. The six-time Governors' Cup champions will open their 70-game home slate on Thursday, April 9 against the Charlotte Knights at the DBAP. Click here to view the entire schedule.The 14-time International League South Division champions will host 21

Durham Bulls All-Star Named to USA Baseball Premier12 Roster

Jake Cronenworth earns opportunity to compete in Tokyo 2020 qualifier
October 10, 2019

DURHAM, NC - USA Baseball announced today Durham Bulls shortstop Jake Cronenworth has been named to the roster for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12™ tournament.Cronenworth, 25, will play for Team USA in its first opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The St. Clair, Michigan native

Cronenworth, Wong Named I.L. Postseason All-Stars

Infield duo takes home year-end honors from International League
August 27, 2019

DURHAM, NC - The International League has announced Durham Bulls shortstop Jake Cronenworth and third baseman Kean Wong were named to the circuit's postseason All-Star team.Cronenworth, 25, earns his first career Postseason All-Star honor at any level, following a season that saw him make the International League Midseason All-Star team.

Cronenworth Headlines 2019 Goodmon Award Recipients

Milner, Sulser, Slegers round out annual Bulls award winners
August 31, 2019

Prior to the Durham Bulls Saturday evening at the DBAP, the team will recognize the winners of the 2019 Goodmon Awards. The 26th annual Goodmon Awards, named for Capitol Broadcasting CEO Jim Goodmon, acknowledge Bulls players for their contributions to the success of the team on and off the field.Infielder/pitcher

Bulls Season Ends as Clippers Win Title

Durham dethroned as two-time International League champions
September 12, 2019

DURHAM, NC - The Columbus Clippers dethroned the two-time defending International League champion Durham Bulls Thursday at the DBAP, completing a sweep of the Best-Of-5 Governors' Cup Finals with a 6-2 victory.For the first time this series the Bulls scored the game's first run, as Kevin Padlo's RBI single to

Durham Falls Again as Clippers Take 2-0 Lead

Early deficit too much in Game 2 of Governors' Cup Finals
September 11, 2019

COLUMBUS, OH - The Durham Bulls allowed five runs in the first two innings and couldn't come back, falling to the Columbus Clippers 7-4 Wednesday night at Huntington Park. With the win, the Clippers took a 2-0 lead in the Best-Of-Five Governors' Cup Finals.The home side jumped out to an

Durham Bulls Athletic Park Now Sensory Inclusive

Team partners with KultureCity to certify DBAP
July 25, 2019

The Durham Bulls have partnered with KultureCity to make Durham Bulls Athletic Park sensory inclusive. This new initiative will promote an accommodating and positive experience for all guests and fans with a sensory issue who visit the DBAP.The certification process entailed the staff at the DBAP being trained by leading

Clippers Use Long Ball to Earn Game 1 Win

Durham surrenders three home runs; falls 8-3 to Columbus
September 10, 2019

COLUMBUS, OH - The Durham Bulls allowed three home runs to the Columbus Clippers Tuesday night at Huntington Park, falling 8-3 in Game 1 of the Best-Of-5 Governors' Cup Finals.Columbus hopped on the board quickly, as after a pair of walks Bobby Bradley launched a three-run homer to right-center for

Wiener Waffle Highlights New Food Options for 2019

Mac and Cheese Dog, Waffle Mac also new season-long concession items
April 4, 2019

The Durham Bulls will feature a variety of new food items at Durham Bulls Athletic Park for the 2019 season, highlighted by the team's Wiener Waffle, Mac and Cheese Dog, Patty Melt, Waffle Mac and Mushroom Swiss Burger. All items have been created by Bull City Hospitality, the Bulls' food

Rays Send Seven Players to Minor Leagues

Five players optioned,two re-assigned to minor league camp
March 9, 2020

The Rays announced Sunday that five players were optioned to the minor leagues, while two more were re-assigned to minor league camp. Tampa Bay’s roster now sits at 60, which will be reduced to 26 by the season opener on March 26.

Bulls Launch Wool E.'s Reading Club

Aims to increase reading engagement among Triangle students
March 5, 2020

The Durham Bulls announced today the launch of Wool E.’s Reading Club, in partnership with Amica Insurance. The inaugural season of this program will reach approximately 5,000 students from Durham Public Schools.

Durham Bulls to Host Seasonal Job Fair

Hiring upbeat & outgoing individuals to staff 2020 home games
January 15, 2020

The Durham Bulls, in conjunction with Headway Workforce Solutions, will host their annual Job Fair on Saturday, January 25 to fill part-time game day positions for the 2020 season. The fair is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the PNC Triangle Club at Durham Bulls

The Decade By The Numbers

Last 10 years some of most memorable in Bulls history
December 30, 2019

As one of the most illustrious and memorable decades in the long history of the Durham Bulls franchise draws to a close, here's a look back at some numbers from the past ten seasons, from all of the victories to memorable moments sealed into the club's history.

Jake Cronenworth Acquired by Padres

2018-19 Bull earned Team MVP, IL All-Star honors this past season
December 6, 2019

2018-19 Bulls infielder/pitcher Jake Cronenworth was acquired by the San Diego Padres from the Rays along with Tampa Bay outfielder Tommy Pham on Friday night as part of a five-player trade. In exchange, the Rays received outfielder Hunter Renfroe , along with shortstop prospect Xavier Edwards and a player to

Durham Bulls to host Fall Festi-BULL October 26

Fan-Choice Movie, Costume Contests, Hayrides Highlight Fall Fest
October 14, 2019

The Durham Bulls will host a new-look Fall Festi-BULL, in association with White Claw, on Saturday, October 26 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A fan-choice movie, costume contests, food trucks and hayrides highlight the event, which is free to attend.Fans are encouraged to come

Bulls Advance to Third Straight Finals with Sweep

Durham routs Scranton/WB; progresses to third straight Governors' Cup Finals
September 7, 2019

MOOSIC, PA - The Durham Bulls beat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 17-2 Saturday night at PNC Field, sweeping the Best-Of-5 Governors' Cup First Round and advancing to their third straight Governors' Cup Finals.Durham took hold of the game from the get-go, scoring four times in the top of the first inning.

Fleming Leads Bulls to Game 2 Victory

Southpaw tosses eight innings as Durham takes control of series
September 6, 2019

DURHAM, NC - The Durham Bulls received a sterling effort from starting pitcher Josh Fleming en route to a 4-2 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Friday night at the DBAP. The victory gave the Bulls a commanding 2-0 lead in the Best-Of-5 Governors' Cup First Round playoff series.Fleming turned in