The Nutshell is a free publication available at the Squirrely Gates during each Flying Squirrels home game. The Nutshell includes ballpark info, stats, rosters and in-depth feature stories about the team. Read past issues from 2019 below!
You can read issues from the 2018 season here.
Issue No. 5 - 2019
Featured: RHP Brandon Lawson got married during the offseason and former Flying Squirrel Christian Arroyo was one of his groomsmen. This is the story of how Lawson and Arroyo went from travel ball opponents to high school teammates and now lifelong friends.
Issue No. 4 - 2019
Featured: LHP Conner Menez grew up watching Barry Bonds break home runs records and the San Francisco Giants win multiple World Series titles. Now, he's on a path to join the team he grew up cheering for.
Issue No. 3 - 2019
Featured: OF Jason Heyward brings a refined approach at the plate to the 2019 season with his sights set on competing against baseball's biggest stars.
Issue No. 2 - 2019
Featured: As part of Minor League Baesball's "Copa de la Diversión" initiative, the Richmond Flying Squirrels are transforming into las Ardillas Voladoras de Richmond for every Friday home game this season.
Issue No. 1 - 2019
Featured: Maryland native Tim Watts becomes a "Squirrel for a Day" as part of Topps' "Make YOUR Pro Debut" contest.