New York-Penn League Champion ValleyCats announce 2019 regular season schedule

18th season at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium begins on June 16

October 11, 2018 3:05 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats, a Class A minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros, announced their 2019 regular season schedule on Thursday. The ValleyCats will defend their New York-Penn League championship crown against affiliates of the Yankees, Mets, Red Sox, Orioles, Nationals, Rays, Marlins, Athletics, Cardinals and Tigers.

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ValleyCats earn prestigious New York-Penn League honors

Michelle Skinner named Female Executive of the Year, club nominated for Community Service Award

October 9, 2018 12:49 PM ET

The New York-Penn League has named ValleyCats Assistant General Manager Michelle Skinner the recipient of the 2018 Joann Weber Female Executive/Staff Member of the Year Award, a prestigious honor bestowed upon a female executive or staff member who has made an outstanding contribution to her club, the New York-Penn League, or Minor League Baseball during the past year.

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'Cats Take Game One of NYPL Championship Series

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By Steven Cusumano | September 8, 2018 11:56 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats shut out the Hudson Valley Renegades 3-0 in Game One of the New York-Penn League Championship Series at "The Joe" on Saturday night to put themselves within one win of their third championship in franchise history.

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ValleyCats Punch Ticket To NYPL Championship

By Steven Cusumano | September 6, 2018 10:35 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats polished off their two-game sweep of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in Niles, Ohio on Thursday night, winning by a score of 8-4 to punch their ticket to the New York-Penn League Championship Series.

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'Cats Take 1-0 Series Lead into Mahoning Valley

Sept 5, 2018; Troy, NY, USA; Tri-City ValleyCats pitcher Brett Conine (35) delivers a pitch during the first inning of the game at Joe Bruno Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher-SportsThroughTheLens.com (Gregory Fisher)

September 5, 2018 10:46 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats squeezed out a 9-6 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in Game One of the playoffs, with the Scrappers stranding the tying runs on base in the ninth inning.

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'Cats Set for Postseason After Loss in Finale

Jun 15, 2018; Troy, NY, USA; Tri-City ValleyCats first baseman Luis Encarnacion (22) hits a home run during the first inning of the game at Joe Bruno Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher-SportsThroughTheLens.com (Gregory Fisher)

September 3, 2018 7:28 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats are geared up to begin the playoffs after a tight loss to the Vermont Lake Monsters in the regular season finale on Monday afternoon.

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Late Rally Comes Up Short in Vermont

VALLEYCATS PLAYOFF PICTURE BECOMES MORE CLEAR ENTERING REGULAR SEASON FINALE

Jun 17, 2018; Troy, NY, USA; Tri-City ValleyCats first baseman Luis Encarnacion (22) hits a ground ball to third during the sixth inning of the game against the Vermont Lake Monstersat Joe Bruno Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher-SportsThroughTheLens.com (Gregory Fisher)

By Steven Cusumano | September 2, 2018 11:56 PM ET

Despite a valiant ninth-inning rally, the Tri-City ValleyCats fell to the Vermont Lake Monsters in Burlington, Vermont on Sunday evening by a score of 2-1.

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Vermont's Late Rally Falls Short as 'Cats Win

Jun 17, 2018; Troy, NY, USA; Tri-City ValleyCats first baseman Luis Encarnacion (22) hits a ground ball to third during the sixth inning of the game against the Vermont Lake Monstersat Joe Bruno Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher-SportsThroughTheLens.com (Gregory Fisher)

By Steven Cusumano | September 1, 2018 9:36 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats edged out the Vermont Lake Monsters on Saturday night, winning their fourth straight game by a score of 6-3 at Centennial Field.

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'Cats sweep Spinners with 5-0 shutout

Jun 22, 2018; Troy, NY, USA; Tri-City ValleyCats second baseman Enmanuel Valdez (9) hits a double during the sixth inning of the game against the Lowell Spinners at Joe Bruno Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher-SportsThroughTheLens.com (Gregory Fisher)

August 31, 2018 11:41 PM ET

One night after capturing the Stedler Division title, the ValleyCats pitching staff put up another dominating performance, allowing only two hits in a 5-0 shutout of the Lowell Spinners on Friday night at LaLacheur Park in Lowell. The 'Cats completed a three game sweep of the Spinners.

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ValleyCats, Astros extend Player Development Contract through 2020

The ValleyCats are the longest tenured minor league affiliate of the Astros

August 31, 2018 4:57 PM ET

The Tri-City ValleyCats and Houston Astros announced on Friday that they have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) through the 2020 season. The ValleyCats organization has been affiliated with the Astros since 2002, making them Houston's longest tenured minor league affiliate.

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