Nine local community heroes to be recognized by the ValleyCats and American National Insurance

Home Run Community Heroes Starting Nine to be honored on Heroes Night, July 17

May 16, 2019 2:54 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats have partnered with American National Insurance to present Heroes Night at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Wednesday, July 17, and will recognize nine heroes within the Capital Region community during a special on-field ceremony prior to their game vs. the Lowell Spinners. The "Home Run Community Heroes Starting Nine" will be chosen through a month-long fan nomination process.

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ValleyCats name Rick Murphy team President

Principal Owner Bill Gladstone to serve as Chairman

May 2, 2019 1:58 PM ET

In an official change to the Tri-City ValleyCats executive leadership group, Principal Owner Bill Gladstone has named Rick Murphy the new team President. Gladstone, who previously served in that role, will now assume the title of Chairman.

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Inaugural 518 Futures High School Baseball Classic to be hosted by the ValleyCats on June 8 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium

Game will serve as an All-Star showcase of local high school baseball talent

April 24, 2019 3:32 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats have partnered with Built2Win to showcase the best high school baseball talent across New York's Capital Region, as Joseph L. Bruno Stadium will play host to the Inaugural 518 Futures High School Baseball Classic on Saturday, June 8.

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New York-Penn League Charitable Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Contest

Graduating high school seniors from each of the league's 14 markets competing for over $10,000

May 2, 2019 4:00 PM ET

The Class-A Short-Season New York-Penn League and its member clubs, including the Tri-City ValleyCats, are proud to announce that the league's philanthropic arm, the NYPL Charitable Foundation, will once again award over $10,000 in scholarships this summer to deserving high school graduates from the league's 14 markets.

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ValleyCats, American Cancer Society to host 7th Annual high school baseball fundraiser for Coaches vs. Cancer

"Friday Night Lights" features doubleheaders on Friday April 26, May 3, and May 10

April 18, 2019 2:09 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats have partnered with the American Cancer Society for the seventh straight year of "Friday Night Lights," a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising event featuring three straight Friday nights of local high school baseball: April 26, May 3, May 10.

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Former 'Cats shine on Opening Day!

Altuve & Springer homer, Kike Hernández with two blasts

March 29, 2019 10:49 AM ET

It was an exciting Opening Day across Major League Baseball that included a record-setting eight home runs by the Dodgers, two of which came from former 'Cat Kike Hernandez. Jose Altuve and George Springer added blasts for the Astros, highlighting a great day for your ValleyCats alumni!

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Jimi Hendrix bobblehead on Summer of Love Night caps ValleyCats 2019 promotional calendar

Individual game tickets are on sale now, Opening Night is June 16

March 28, 2019 10:07 AM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats, a Class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, have announced the rest of their 2019 summer promotions, highlighted by Summer of Love Night on Wednesday, August 14 in celebration of Woodstock's 50th anniversary. The ValleyCats will be giving away bobbleheads of Rock N' Roll Hall of Famer Jimi Hendrix, and the team will be wearing tie-dye themed jerseys which will be auctioned off to benefit the National MS Society, Upstate New York Chapter.

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Renovations to four youth ball fields set for April 11

Three dozen fields will have been renovated as part of the annual '4 in 24' field renovation project

March 25, 2019 2:38 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats and their partners, BlueShield of Northeastern New York and Hannaford Supermarkets, are set to renovate four youth ball fields on Thursday, April 11th during the 9th Annual '4 in 24' youth field renovation project. Upon completion, over 36 fields will have been revamped by this strong community initiative which has positively impacted thousands of youth ballplayers in the Capital Region and beyond.

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ValleyCats reveal first round of exciting 2019 promotions!

Star Wars Night at "The Joe" on Saturday, July 27 is just one of the many great promotions planned for the 2019 season!

March 13, 2019 2:21 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats, a Class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, have announced a piece of their 38-game 2019 summer promotional schedule at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. Opening Night on Sunday, June 16 will feature a Father's Day Sunday Funday Celebration, and the ValleyCats 2018 New York-Penn League championship banner will be raised. The Championship Celebration continues on Monday, June 17, presented by Rensselaer County Department of Health, as the first 1,500 fans will receive a replica championship ring.

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National Anthem auditions set for April 6 at Crossgates

Performers will audition for the chance to sing at a premier ValleyCats game in 2019

Finalists will have the opportunity to perform the National Anthem at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium this summer.

March 6, 2019 4:03 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats will be holding their 9th Annual National Anthem auditions on Saturday, April 6 at Crossgates from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Finalists will then participate in an online fan vote, with the top vote recipient having the opportunity to sing at a premier ValleyCats game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium this summer, attended by an average crowd of over 5,000 fans.

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