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Lake Monsters Name Pete Wilk 2021 Head Coach

April 12, 2021

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters are pleased to announce the hiring of Pete Wilk as their new head coach for the team’s inaugural season this summer in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Wilk joins Vermont after a 21-year head coaching career (2000-2020) at Georgetown University, where he finished

Lake Monsters Sold and Join Futures League

February 25, 2021

The Vermont Lake Monsters will have new ownership and a new partner league when it takes the field this summer. The Vermont Expos, Inc., have agreed in principle to sell the Lake Monsters to the investment group, Nos Amours Baseball Club. The group is led by Chris English a long

Lake Monsters Receive 2019 Vincent McNamara Outstanding Club Award

October 15, 2019

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters are excited to announce that they have won the Vincent McNamara Outstanding Club Award, presented annually to a team in the New York-Penn League that best exemplifies the exceptional standards of the complete baseball franchise, including the following areas: contributions to the baseball

Lake Monsters Announce 2020 Season Shelved

June 30, 2020

BURLINGTON,, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters announced today that the 2020 Minor League Baseball season has been shelved, due to the impacts of COVID-19. As a result of a decision by Major League Baseball to not send players to their affiliates, there will be no Minor League Baseball games

20 Former Lake Monsters On 2020 MLB Rosters

Brandon Bailey and Kyle Finnegan To Make MLB Debuts
July 23, 2020

BURLINGTON, VT --- There are 20 former Vermont Lake Monsters on Major League rosters to start the 2020 season, including the MLB debuts for 2013 pitcher Kyle Finnegan with Washington and 2016 pitcher Brandon Bailey with Houston to increase total Lake Monsters to reach the Major Leagues to 112 all-time.

Jordan Diaz Wins Racine MVP Award

Diaz hit .264 with nine homers and league-best 47 RBI
September 8, 2019

BURLINGTON, VT --- Third baseman Jordan Diaz was named the 2019 Tom Racine MVP Award winner in voting by Vermont Lake Monsters fans, the New York-Penn League team and the Burlington Free Press announced.

Diaz and Martinez Selected For All-Star Game

Game is Wednesday August 21st at Staten Island
August 15, 2019

BURLINGTON, VT --- Third baseman Jordan Diaz and relief pitcher Jorge Martinez have been selected to represent the Vermont Lake Monsters in next week's New York-Penn League All-Star Game in Staten Island, New York, the league announced today with the release of the entire All-Star rosters.

Lake Monsters and Oakland Extend Player Development Contract Thru 2020 Season

Vermont has been the A's NY-Penn League affiliate since 2011
August 9, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT -- The Vermont Lake Monsters and Oakland Athletics are pleased to announce that the two teams have extended their Player Development Contract for the next two seasons through the year 2020, the New York-Penn and American League teams jointly announced today.

Vermont Lose 3-0 At Tri-City In Finale

Lake Monsters 2 hits, 1 walk, 15 strikeouts in 13th shutout loss
September 1, 2019

TROY, NY --- Peyton Battenfield and Blair Henley both struckout five over three innings as four Tri-City pitchers combined on a two-hit, one-walk, 15-strikeout shutout in a 3-0 ValleyCats victory over the Vermont Lake Monsters in New York-Penn League action Sunday evening at Bruno Stadium.

2019 Vermont Field Staff Announced

Nieckula returns for 5th season as Lake Monsters manager
November 7, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters are pleased to announce their field staff for the upcoming 2019 season, which includes Aaron Nieckula as manager for the fifth straight year and the return of 2011-13 skipper Rick Magnante as bench coach for the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Oakland

Lake Monsters Release 2019 Schedule

26th NYPL Season Begins June 14th At Centennial
October 1, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters will open its 26th year at historic Centennial Field on Friday June 14, 2019 when the Lake Monsters host the Tri-City ValleyCats, the single-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics announced with the release of its entire 2019 New York-Penn League schedule.

Kent Joins Lake Monsters Front Office Staff

Jeff Kent new Director of Marketing & In-Game Promotions
November 14, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters are excited to announce that Jeff Kent has joined the team's front office as the Director of Marketing and In Game Entertainment.A graduate of Syracuse University and originally from Essex Junction, Vermont, Jeff joins the Lake Monsters after spending the past six months

Lake Monsters Add Pair To Front Office Staff

Carlin and Nerber Promoted To Full-Time Ticket Positions
September 26, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters are pleased to announce two new additions to the team's front office staff with Hannah Carlin as the new Box Office & Team Operations Manager along with Philip Nerber as the new Ticket Sales & Operations Manager.

Front Office Duo League Award Winners

Kyle Bostwick and & Adam Matth Honored by NY-Penn League
October 5, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters would like to congratulate front office members Kyle Bostwick and Adam Matth, who were both recently named winners of 2018 New York-Penn League Awards.

Winter Warmer Event A Huge Success!!!

Raised $2,375 For Vermont Community Foundation
February 4, 2019

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters are pleased to announce that $2,375 was raised for Vermont Community Foundation during the January 26th Winter Warmer, which featured speakers from the world of baseball in an interactive audience format.

Vermont Wins Season Finale 9-6 Over Tri-City

Payton Squier and Jose Rivas homer in 9-run 1st inning Monday
September 3, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters closed out the 2018 New York-Penn League season by scoring nine runs in the bottom of the first inning and holding on for a 9-6 victory over the Stedler Division champion Tri-City ValleyCats Monday afternoon at historic Centennial Field.

Four Lake Monsters Named NYPL All-Stars

Bride, Mora, Squier and Withers Headed To All-Star Game
August 7, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- Four Vermont Lake Monsters have been named to participate in the 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Tuesday, August 14th at Medlar Field in State College, Pennsylvania, the league announced today with the release of the full All-Star Game rosters.

Vermont Holds Off Tri-City 2-1 On Sunday

Noah Vaughan solo homer as Lake Monsters clinch .500 record
September 2, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- Noah Vaughan had a solo homer for the game's first run in the fifth inning, while a trio of Lake Monster pitchers held the ValleyCats scoreless until the ninth inning before holding on for a 2-1 victory over Tri-City in New York-Penn League action Sunday evening at

Ticket Office Open/Promo Schedule Released

June 1, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The Vermont Lake Monsters ticket office is now open for the 2018 season at historic Centennial Field as the team prepares for the start of their 25th New York-Penn League season in two weeks.Individual-game, mini-packages and season tickets, along with group and BBQ parties are all available

Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale June 2nd

Protective Netting Now Along Entire Seating Bowl
May 31, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- Single-game tickets for the upcoming Vermont Lake Monsters season go on sale starting this Saturday, June 2nd. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Centennial Field Ticket Office or by phone (802) 655-6611 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, along with 24/7 throughout the

Billy McKinney Promoted To NY Yankees

2013 Outfielder 101st Major League Monster all-time
March 30, 2018

BURLINGTON, VT --- The New York Yankees have purchased the contract of Triple-A outfielder Billy McKinney, making the 2013 Vermont outfielder the 101st former Lake Monsters player to reach the Major Leagues all-time.