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Flying Squirrels release 2021 promotional schedule, game times

Fireworks, bobbleheads and T-shirt giveaways highlight the 2021 promo slate
April 12, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced home game start times and their promotional schedule for the 2021 season on Monday.

Flying Squirrels to open 2021 single-game ticket sales on April 19

Redemptions for fans with 2020 tickets can be submitted April 12-16
April 8, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. – Individual game tickets for the first four homestands of the 2021 Richmond Flying Squirrels season will go on sale on Monday, April 19 at 9 a.m., the team announced on Thursday. Fans who have vouchers or credits from tickets for the 2020 season will have first access

A look at Flying Squirrels alumni on 2021 MLB Opening Day rosters

Sixteen former Squirrels landed spots on MLB rosters to begin the new season
April 2, 2021

With the 2021 Richmond Flying Squirrels season around the corner, the big leagues got rolling on Thursday. Sixteen Flying Squirrels alumni landed spots on Major League rosters to begin the 2021 season.

Flying Squirrels announce initiatives to honor Richmond 34

Number retirement, mural, legacy campaign and more to celebrate legacy of Richmond civil rights heroes
February 24, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced multiple new initiatives on Wednesday that the team will be implementing beginning in 2021 to celebrate the legacy of the Richmond 34.

MLB announces Flying Squirrels' 2021 game schedule

Opening Day slated for May 4 at The Diamond
February 18, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. – Major League Baseball announced the full 2021 Minor League Baseball schedule on Thursday, including the 120-game slate for the Richmond Flying Squirrels, who will open their season at The Diamond on Tuesday, May 4.

Flying Squirrels Sign MLB PDL, will remain Giants affiliate

February 10, 2021

The Richmond Flying Squirrels have signed a Player Development License (PDL) with Major League Baseball and will remain the Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.

Giants set Flying Squirrels' 2021 field staff

Alguacil returns to manage Richmond this season
February 9, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. – José Alguacil will return as the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ manager for the 2021 season, the San Francisco Giants announced on Monday. Alguacil will be joined by pitching coach Steve Kline, hitting coach Doug Clark and fundamentals coach Gary Davenport.

Statement from the Flying Squirrels regarding affiliation invitation

December 9, 2020

“On Wednesday, the Richmond Flying Squirrels received an invitation to remain the Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. We look forward to reviewing the specifics of the invitation and final document. In the meantime, we will continue to focus on being an impactful member of the Richmond community and

Flying Squirrels in the 2020 MLB Postseason

Five former Richmond players are on initial playoff rosters
September 30, 2020

The 2020 MLB Postseason is officially under way, and five former Richmond Flying Squirrels players have landed on playoff rosters.

Flying Squirrels opening 'Diamond Disc Golf' at the Ballpark

Nine-hole disc golf course opens at The Diamond on Sept. 10
September 3, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will open up the ballpark for Diamond Disc Golf presented by Woodfin beginning Thursday, September 10 at The Diamond.

Flying Squirrels, Elephant Insurance looking for fans to 'bring the heat'

Fans can submit videos showing off their arms for a chance to win prizes
August 31, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels and Elephant Insurance have partnered to present “Bringing the Heat,” a new series in which fans can submit videos of themselves showing off their best pitch for a chance to win prizes.

Flying Squirrels' July 4th celebration honored as MiLB's July Promotion of the Month

“Richmond Together Under the Lights” earns top promo nod
August 13, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels’ Fourth of July celebration, “Richmond Together Under the Lights,” a partnership with CBS 6 and the City of Richmond, has been named as Minor League Baseball’s Promotion of the Month for July, MiLB announced on Thursday.

Squirrels hosting Q&A with member of T.C. Williams state title team at showing of "Remember the Titans" on Thursday

1971 T.C. Williams defensive back Derick “Sugarbabe” Hopson to attend Movies in the Outfield this week
July 21, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – Derick “Sugarbabe” Hopson, a member of the 1971 T.C. Williams High School state championship team, will participate in a pre-movie Q&A session at the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ Movies in the Outfield showing of “Remember the Titans” on Thursday night at The Diamond.

Weekly Funnville Friday Hour Hours Coming to The Diamond

Flying Squirrels hosting unique, socially distant experience every Friday night
July 16, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will host Funnville Friday Happy Hour every week from 5-8 p.m. with live music, food and drinks at The Diamond beginning on Friday, July 24.

Flying Squirrels to host Movies in the Outfield

Twice-a-week series begins this Thursday night with classic baseball film, “Field of Dreams”
July 6, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will begin hosting Movies in the Outfield, a socially distanced movie-going experience on the field at The Diamond, beginning Thursday night.

Domino stepping down as Flying Squirrels' Chief Executive

July 2, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond Flying Squirrels Chief Executive Chuck Domino is stepping down from his role with the organization effective immediately, the team announced on Thursday.

2020 Flying Squirrels, Minor League Baseball season canceled

Tickets purchased for the 2020 season can be moved to 2021 once next season’s schedule has been released
June 30, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – Major League Baseball informed the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Tuesday that the 2020 Minor League Baseball season has been canceled due the COVID-19 crisis.

Flying Squirrels, Brown Distributing, CBS 6 looking to honor heroes on July 4

Submissions being accepted to recognize local military personnel and veterans during Independence Day celebration
June 22, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Brown Distributing and CBS 6 will recognize military personnel and veterans with Honoring Our Heroes presented by Brown Distributing on July 4 at The Diamond.

Flying Squirrels, City of Richmond, CBS 6 to present Fourth of July Fireworks Show

Independence Day fireworks celebration to be broadcast live on July 4
June 19, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels, the City of Richmond and CBS 6 will provide a special Independence Day fireworks show at The Diamond on Saturday, July 4 for the Richmond community.

Squirrels hosting Father's Day catch on the field, to-go picnic

Bring Dad to The Diamond to toss a baseball around on a professional field
June 12, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels are inviting fans to bring their dads out for Father’s Day Catch on the Field on Sunday, June 21 at The Diamond. The team is currently accepting a limited number of reservations for half-hour time slots to play catch on the field at

Squirrels launching weekly radio show, podcast

“The Funnville Nine driven by AAA” debuts Monday, June 8 on Sports Radio 910 The Fan
June 8, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels and Entercom Richmond have partnered to create “The Funnville Nine driven by AAA,” a new weekly radio show and podcast featuring in-depth, behind-the-scenes interviews with Flying Squirrels players, coaches and figures. The half-hour show will air every Monday at 6 p.m. on Sports

Flying Squirrels looking for All-Stars in the community

Squirrels partnering with Elephant Insurance to recognize individuals in the area making a positive difference
May 28, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels and Elephant Insurance have launched the Community All-Star of the Week program, and they are turning to fans for help in finding nominees. The Flying Squirrels want to recognize members of the local community, such as healthcare workers, first responders and teachers, helping

Flying Squirrels to offer ballpark food pick-up with 'Funnville Foodie Fridays'

Ballpark foods, beer and wine available curbside at The Diamond on Fridays beginning this week
May 18, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will have ballpark food available for curbside pickup with Funnville Foodie Fridays on deck at The Diamond. The first Funnville Foodie Friday will be this Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

"Opening Day" Fundraisers, Flying Squirrels Charities to donate $40,000 to local COVID-19 relief

April 16 fundraising efforts to benefit organizations assisting families and individuals across the Richmond region
April 22, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – Last week’s “500 Bases of Love” and “Bring it Home” fundraisers by the Richmond Flying Squirrels and Sports Radio 910 The Fan raised more than $30,000 for COVID-19 relief. With an additional $10,000 contribution from Flying Squirrels Charities, more than $40,000 will be distributed to local organizations

Flying Squirrels, Sports Radio 910 The Fan to host "Bring it Home" fundraiser on Thursday

Celebrity guests, prize giveaways with Wes McElroy and Parney to raise funds for local COVID-19 support
April 13, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels and Sports Radio 910 The Fan have partnered for the “Bring It Home Funn-raiser," which will take place on Thursday from 2-6 p.m., in an effort to bring the Richmond community closer together and to help those fighting on the front lines against