Former Braves star Andruw Jones coming to RVA for Flying Squirrels' Opening Night
Five-time NL All-Star, former Richmond Braves outfielder to help ring in 2020 season at The Diamond
RICHMOND, Va. - Former MLB standout Andruw Jones will be the special guest for Opening Night as the Richmond Flying Squirrels begin their home schedule at The Diamond on April 16, the team announced on Wednesday. The five-time National League All-Star will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and sign
Flying Squirrels, COTU reveal 'Richmond Rally Cap' as name for new beer
New grapefruit shandy set for release this spring
RICHMOND, Va. - The votes have been tallied, and the new official beer of the Richmond Flying Squirrels will be called Richmond Rally Cap, the Flying Squirrels and Center of the University Brewing Company (COTU) in conjunction with Entercom Richmond announced on Tuesday. The new grapefruit shandy will be released
Alguacil returns as Flying Squirrels manager in 2020
Giants set full Richmond field staff for upcoming season
RICHMOND, Va. - José Alguacil will return to manage the Richmond Flying Squirrels for the 2020 season, the San Francisco Giants announced on Monday. Steve Kline will also return to Richmond as the pitching coach and Doug Clark has been appointed as the Flying Squirrels' hitting coach.
Chris Ray selected as recipient of 2020 Paul Keyes RBI Award
Former MLB pitcher, Center of the Universe Brewing co-founder to be honored at Hot Stove Banquet on Jan. 22
RICHMOND, Va. - Former MLB pitcher and co-founder of Center of the Universe Brewing Chris Ray has been named the recipient of the 2020 Paul Keyes RBI Award, the Richmond Flying Squirrels announced on Thursday.
Brian Jordan headlining Flying Squirrels' annual Hot Stove Banquet
Former MLB, NFL star returns to Richmond on Jan. 22
RICHMOND, Va. - Former two-sport standout at the University of Richmond, National League All-Star outfielder and National Football League safety Brian Jordan will be the headlining guest for the Richmond Flying Squirrels' annual Charity Hot Stove Banquet on Wed., Jan. 22 at the Siegel Center, the Flying Squirrels announced on
Flying Squirrels, Center of the Universe Brewing reveal finalists for new beer name
Fans asked to vote to name new grapefruit shandy coming in 2020
RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels and Center of the Universe Brewing Company (COTU) in conjunction with Entercom Richmond revealed four finalists for the name of a new beer set to debut in the spring of 2020. Fans are being asked to vote for the winning name of the
Former Flying Squirrels across MLB in 2019
34 Flying Squirrels alumni played in the majors this year
In the franchise's 10 seasons, the Richmond Flying Squirrels have seen 67 of their alumni go on to play in the major leagues. In 2019, there were 34 former Flying Squirrels players who played in the big leagues.
Name submissions for new Flying Squirrels, COTU beer now open
New Grapefruit Shandy will debut Spring 2020
RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels and Center of the Universe Brewing Company (COTU) in conjunction with Entercom Richmond are calling on fans to submit names for their new beer, which will debut in the spring of 2020.
Flying Squirrels, VMHC present "Hamilton Arrives" at The Diamond on Nov. 16
Event welcomes arrival of HAMILTON to Richmond with fireworks and more
RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels and the Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) will host "HAMILTON Arrives: Fireworks Spectacular at The Diamond" on Sat., Nov. 16, as part of a series of events coinciding with the arrival of HAMILTON at the Altria Theatre in Richmond and Chrysler
Bart selected for Fall Stars Game
Flying Squirrels catcher hitting .333 with four homers in Arizona Fall League
Richmond Flying Squirrels catcher Joey Bart has been selected for the Arizona Fall League's Fall Stars Game presented by Bowman Baseball Cards, the league announced on Tuesday.
Flying Squirrels nominated for top MiLB award
John H. Johnson President's Award honors Minor League Baseball's top "complete franchise"
RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels have been selected as the Eastern League's nominee for the John H. Johnson President's Award, Minor League Baseball's top honor, as announced by the league on Thursday morning.
Flying Squirrels alumni in the 2019 MLB Postseason
Duffy, Strickland, Duvall among former Flying Squirrels in this year's playoffs
The 2019 MLB Postseason began earlier this week with the NL and AL Wild Card Games, and the Division Series games begin tonight. The Flying Squirrels' parent club, the San Francisco Giants, missed out on this year's playoffs, but there are still a handful of former Squirrels to pull for
Parney named Eastern League Executive of the Year
Flying Squirrels VP & COO selected for award for third time
RICHMOND, Va. - Richmond Flying Squirrels Vice President & COO Todd "Parney" Parnell has been named the 2019 Eastern League Executive of the Year, the league announced on Wednesday morning. It is the third time Parney has been selected for the award, which will be presented at the Baseball Winter
Bart named Eastern League Player of the Week
Flying Squirrels catcher hit .538 with six RBIs over final seven games
RICHMOND, Va. - Richmond Flying Squirrels catcher Joey Bart has been named the Eastern League Player of the Week for Aug. 26-Sept. 2, the league announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Squirrels blast three home runs in season-ending win
Richmond welcomes 400,321 fans to The Diamond in 2019, tops Eastern League in average attendance
RICHMOND, Va. - Brandon Van Horn , Jose Layer and Heliot Ramos each hit a home run as part of a six-run, fourth inning to lead the Richmond Flying Squirrels over the Bowie Baysox, 7-1, on Monday afternoon at The Diamond.
Flying Squirrels announce 2019 team awards
Fargas named Player of the Year, Halstead named Pitcher of the Year for 10th season
RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced the recipients of their 2019 team awards in a pregame ceremony on Sunday night at The Diamond. Outfielder Johneshwy Fargas was selected as the team's Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher Ryan Halstead was named as the Pitcher of the Year.
Fargas sets Squirrels' single-season steals mark in win over Baysox
Richmond welcomes 9,354 fans to The Diamond for final night game of 2019
RICHMOND, Va. - Johneshwy Fargas stole his 50th base of the season as part of a two-run eighth inning to lift the Richmond Flying Squirrels over the Bowie Baysox, 2-1, on Sunday in front of 9,354 fans at The Diamond.
Squirrels beat Baysox behind Bart's walk-off double
Richmond earns seventh walk-off win in front of 8,472 fans at The Diamond
RICHMOND, Va. - Trailing, 2-1, with one out in the 10th inning, Joey Bart hit a two-run, walk-off double to give the Richmond Flying Squirrels the win, 3-2, over the Bowie Baysox on Saturday at The Diamond.
Lawson's strong start not enough in late loss to Bowie
Fargas records 49th stolen base to tie Flying Squirrels' single-season record
RICHMOND, Va. - Brandon Lawson did not allow a hit through 6.2 innings, but the Richmond Flying Squirrels could not hold on to the lead, falling, 5-3, to the Bowie Baysox on Friday in front of 8,059 fans at The Diamond.
Right-hander Sam Wolff takes pride in South Dakota roots throughout journey to big leagues
Wolff posted a 1.78 ERA in 25 appearances with Flying Squirrels in 2019
Originally published in Issue No. 13 of The NutshellWhen Sam Wolff found out he was traded to the San Francisco Giants, the first person he thought of was Mark Ellis."Mark Ellis was a Rapid City kid growing up and someone I always idolized because he was that guy that made it
Final Flying Squirrels homestand of 2019 coming up this weekend
Two fireworks shows and much more on tap for the year's final weekend of Flying Squirrels baseball
FUNNVILLE - The Richmond Flying Squirrels return home for the final games of the 2019 season this Labor Day weekend, with four games at The Diamond from Friday through Monday to close out the franchise's 10th Season celebration.
Squirrels sweep SeaWolves in last road series of 2019
Bart collected four hits in a 9-5 Richmond win on Thursday night
ERIE, Pa - The Richmond Flying Squirrels ran away from the Erie SeaWolves for a 9-5 win on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep at UPMC Park.
Flying Squirrels sweep SeaWolves in Wednesday double-header
Fargas fills stat sheet as Squirrels pick up second and third straight wins
ERIE, Pa - The Richmond Flying Squirrels topped the Erie SeaWolves, 6-4 and 4-3, to sweep a double-header on Wednesday night at UPMC Park.