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Southwest Virginia natives Mabe, Fuhrman rejoin River Turtles for 2023 season

May 30, 2023

PULASKI, Va. - After spending the 2022 season with the River Turtles, pitcher Avery Mabe and outfielder Connor Fuhrman will return to Calfee Park for the 2023 campaign. Mabe, a graduate of George Wythe High School in Wytheville, Va., enjoyed the added benefit of playing close to home last season.

Calfee Park announces 2023 promotional nights calendar

The 2023 Pulaski River Turtles home schedule is brimming with family fun!
May 11, 2023

In conjunction with the launch of individual game night ticket sales, Calfee Park Baseball, Inc. and the Pulaski River Turtles have released their 2023 promotional nights calendar. The expansive list of promotional nights includes traditional favorites such as Agriculture Night, the return of the popular Saddle-Up Sunday cowboy-themed night and

Pulaski River Turtles announce coaching staff

April 19, 2023

With a new baseball season less than two months away, the Pulaski River Turtles are unveiling the on-field staff that will lead the team’s 2023 Appalachian League campaign. Staff members joining third-year manager Clark Crist include third-year hitting coach Roger Hill, with pitching coach Chris Monroe and former MLB pro

River Turtles launching community service program in 2023

Players will log volunteer hours in Pulaski through all-new “Pitch-In” Program
March 24, 2023

The Pulaski River Turtles have partnered with Foresight Design Services to introduce a new community service initiative benefiting the Town of Pulaski. Comprised of Pulaski River Turtles players, team members and front office staff, the “Pitch-In Program” will debut in June with the initial mission of roadside beautification on streets

Appalachian League's 2023 managers set to take the helm

February 21, 2023

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Over the last several weeks, Appalachian League teams have announced their managers for the 2023 season. That group includes four brand-new faces with more than 150 years of combined experience in professional baseball. Former big league manager John McLaren, along with Dennis Cook, Bill Kinneberg and

Appalachian League participates in MLK Day of Service 

January 18, 2023

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Appalachian League executives participated in the 28th annual MLK Day of Service on Jan. 16, 2023, volunteering in nine communities across North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Tabbed as a “day on, not a day off” to celebrate the life and legacy of the Civil

Crist returning for third season as manager of River Turtles

January 18, 2023

PULASKI, Va. – The Pulaski River Turtles are hoping that the third time’s the charm with manager Clark Crist. Having notched a pair of top-two finishes in the Appalachian League East division in his first two seasons of competition as the manager of the Pulaski franchise, Crist is returning for

Appalachian League celebrates 2022 charitable contributions

December 20, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League announced that the league’s charitable outreach grew to more than $3.4 million of gift-in-kind and monetary donations this year. Additionally, the league and its clubs volunteered more than 11,000 hours of community service. The league’s reach impacts the towns and cities their 10

Pulaski River Turtles release 2023 schedule

Opening Night set for June 8 at Calfee Park
November 7, 2022

PULASKI, Va. – A new season of Pulaski River Turtles baseball is slated to begin Tuesday, June 6, on the road against the Bluefield Ridge Runners, with Opening Night at Calfee Park scheduled for Thursday, June 8, against the Danville Otterbots. Released today, the 2023 Pulaski River Turtles schedule includes

Appy League adds Justin Morgenstern as director of player personnel

October 7, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League is pleased to announce the hiring of Justin Morgenstern as the new director of player personnel. Morgenstern joins the Appalachian League from the Philadelphia Phillies, where he was an area scout since 2016. Morgenstern spent his first three years with the organization covering

Appalachian League announces Humanitarian of the Year nominees

August 22, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League announced the 10 nominees for its 2022 Humanitarian of the Year award. The Humanitarian of the Year award is given to the Appalachian League player that has been judged to have made the most notable contributions in his community during the season through

2022 All-Appalachian League Team announced

Bluefield's Jackson Feltner and Burlington's Mason Ruh highlight All-Appy League Team
August 18, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League announced the 2022 All-Appalachian League Team. The honorees were nominated and voted on by the league’s managers. The All-Appalachian League Team is highlighted by Bluefield’s Jackson Feltner, who was named Player of the Year, and Burlington’s Mason Ruh, who earned Pitcher of the

River Turtles finish home slate, sweep Otterbots

August 5, 2022

On Thursday night, in their home finale, the Pulaski River Turtles swept the Danville Otterbots with an 8-7 win. Despite Danville’s late surge, Pulaski’s hot start propelled it to a win in its final home game of the 2022 season. Appy League home run leader Christian Smith hitting a homer

Power and pitching leads Pulaski over Danville

August 4, 2022

Dominant pitching and a grand slam from Christian Smith hurled Pulaski to an 8-2 win over the Danville Otterbots on Wednesday. Danville got on the board early after a ground out from designated hitter Corbin Lanowitz brought in a run to put them up 1-0 after the first frame. Pulaski

River Turtles see fortunes reversed in Game 2 loss to Ridge Runners

August 1, 2022

The Pulaski River Turtles fell to the Bluefield Ridge Runners, 16-5, in Game 2 of Monday’s doubleheader. Spectators saw a completely different game played in the second half of the doubleheader, as Bluefield was on the offense this time around. Just like Game 1, Bluefield struck early. An RBI infield

Pulaski ride big inning to Game 1 win in doubleheader Monday

August 1, 2022

Pulaski’s offense shined Monday, as the River Turtles took down the Bluefield Ridge Runners, 13-4, in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Just like the last doubleheader at home, Pulaski had a dominant inning to take Game 1. Bluefield started the game off with a bang, where a three-run no-doubter from

Johnson Jr. hits walk-off single, East tops West at 2022 Appy League All-Star Game

July 27, 2022

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- The East defeated the West, 6-5, at the 2022 Appalachian League All-Star Game presented by Visit Alamance on Tuesday night at Burlington Athletic Stadium. After Greeneville's Brock Daniels (Missouri) hit a game-tying two-run single with two outs in the top of the ninth, Danville's RJ Johnson Jr

Fondtain, Herrmann receive Appalachian League weekly honors

TJ Fondtain and Andrew Herrmann were named Appy League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League announced that Pulaski's TJ Fondtain (San Diego State) and Danville's Andrew Herrmann (Wofford) were named the Player and Pitcher of the Week of July 18-24, respectively. Fondtain hit .542 (13-for-24) with three home runs and nine RBI in six games played for the

River Turtles split doubleheader with Kingsport

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Game 1 The Pulaski River Turtles took down the Kingsport Axmen 7-2 in Game 1 of a Sunday doubleheader. The game was on track to be a low-scoring affair until Pulaski exploded for six runs in the sixth. Kingsport got the board first, where an E-1 in the top of

River Turtles fall to Elizabethton in high-scoring affair

July 23, 2022

The Pulaski River Turtles fell to the Elizabethton River Riders, 22-16, on Friday night. The teams combined for 38 hits and 38 runs in an offensive shootout. Elizabethton got on the board quickly, scoring three runs in the top of the first. A wild pitch that brought in right fielder

River Turtles take down River Riders, 8-7

July 22, 2022

In a hard-fought battle, the Pulaski River Turtles take down the Elizabethton River Riders, 8-7, on Thursday. Pulaski got on the board as quickly as you can, as leadoff hitter Rodney Green Jr. homered the first pitch he saw over the right field wall. A groundout by third baseman Ryland

Roster announced for 2022 Appy League All-Star Game presented by Visit Alamance

The Visit Alamance All-Star Game is scheduled for 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 26, in Burlington, N.C.
July 20, 2022

The Appalachian League announced the rosters for the second Appy League All-Star Game presented by Visit Alamance. The rosters will feature 44 of the league's top players from the East and West Divisions, as nominated and voted on by the league's managers. The Visit Alamance All-Star Game is scheduled to