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Blue Rocks Announce Game Times For 2021 Season

New Start Times For Tuesday-Thursday Games On The Riverfront
March 16, 2021

Wilmington, DE - The Wilmington Blue Rocks unveiled their first pitch times for home games during the 2021 season on Tuesday. Changed for the upcoming season is the start time for Tuesday-through-Thursday games. Contests played on these days will now feature a new 7:05 p.m. first pitch. Start times for

Nationals Announce Rocks' 2021 Field Staff

Veteran Skipper Tommy Shields Becomes Wilmington's 18th Manager
February 19, 2021

Wilmington, DE – The Washington Nationals have announced their minor league managers, coaches and coordinators for this season. On the heels of the 2021 schedule release, the Blue Rocks are excited to welcome Tommy Shields to Wilmington for the upcoming season. Shields, entering his seventh season with the Nationals, will

Blue Rocks Release 2021 Season Schedule

New League, Opponents Highlight Blue Rocks' Return to The Diamond
February 18, 2021

Wilmington, DE – Major League Baseball (MLB) has today announced the release of the 2021 Minor League Baseball (MiLB) schedule. The announcement comes just days after the new MiLB structure was unveiled late last week, which included the Blue Rocks signing a 10-year professional development license with the Washington Nationals.

Blue Rocks Officially Accept Washington Nationals' Affiliation Invitation

Washington becomes just the third Major League affiliate in team’s 28-year history
February 12, 2021

Wilmington, DE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks have officially become the High-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals after signing a 10-year Professional Development License (PDL). This agreement will keep Washington Nationals baseball in Wilmington through 2030.

Vince Bulik Named Blue Rocks New General Manager

Becomes Team’s Third General Manager in 28-Year History
January 5, 2021

Wilmington, DE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks, new Advanced-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, today announced Vince Bulik as the team’s new general manager. Bulik most recently led ticket operations for New York Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. He previously held management positions for the Baltimore Orioles’ minor league

Washington Nationals Extend Affiliation Invitation To Blue Rocks

December 9, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The Washington Nationals have invited the following four organizations to become Minor League affiliates in Major League Baseball’s new player development structure, pending acceptance of the invitation. Those affiliates are as follows:

Blue Rocks Well-Represented In 2020 MLB Postseason

Eighteen Former Rocks Feature As Players Or Coaches For Postseason Teams
September 29, 2020

Wilmington, DE – The 2020 Major League Baseball postseason is here, and there are plenty of former Blue Rocks to root for in the upcoming playoffs. Of the 16 MLB teams in the postseason, 18 former players represent the Rocks as a member of a 40-man roster, or as a

Blue Rocks a Finalist For Minor League Baseball Golden Bobblehead

Community Program Lead By Blue Rocks Outfielder And Wilmington Native A Success
September 3, 2020

Wilmington, DE – A first-time community program led by Blue Rocks outfielder Tyler Hill has been selected as a finalist for Minor League Baseball’s ‘Golden Bobblehead Awards.’ The announcement comes amidst an emotional time for the Minor League Baseball industry, as the 2020 season was ultimately canceled in June because

Movie Nights Make Their Return to Frawley Stadium

Blue Rocks, Light Action Productions and Bank of America Partner for Six More Events
August 11, 2020

Wilmington, DE – On the heels of two sold-out movie nights in July, The Wilmington Blue Rocks and Light Action Productions are announcing six more events in August. Movie Nights at Frawley Stadium, presented by Bank of America, will be back with three shows beginning Friday, August 21st through Sunday,

Frawley Stadium to Host Outdoor Summer Movie Series

Blue Rocks, Bank of America and Light Action Productions Partner for Socially Distant Movie Nights
July 10, 2020

Wilmington, DE – Frawley Stadium will be back in action beginning on July 24th and 25th to kick off the Wilmington Blue Rocks' brand-new "Movie Nights at Frawley Stadium" summer movie series, presented by Bank of America and powered by Light Action Productions. Fans will be treated to a screening

Blue Rocks and Blue Coats Joint Campaign Raises $6,500

Teams Held T-Shirt Fundraiser Benefiting ChristianaCare and Nemours
July 1, 2020

Wilmington, DE – The Wilmington Blue Rocks and Delaware Blue Coats are proud to announce that their joint fundraiser generated $6,500 for ChristianaCare and Nemours Children’s Health System.

2020 Blue Rocks Season Canceled

Blue Rocks Will Host Public Events Once Safely Deemed To Do So
June 30, 2020

Wilmington, DE – On the heels of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) decision this past spring to suspend the Professional Baseball Agreement with Minor League Baseball, MLB has elected not to send players to its affiliated minor-league teams. As such, there will be no professional affiliated Minor League Baseball in the

Wilmington Blue Rocks 2020 Season Cancellation FAQs

June 30, 2020

On Tuesday, June 30, Minor League Baseball (MiLB) announced that the 2020 season would be canceled as a result of Major League Baseball (MLB) declaring that they would not be providing players to MiLB affiliates for the 2020 season. As such, all Minor League Baseball teams - including the Wilmington

Flashback: 2002 Carolina / California All-Star Game

Pitchers Combine For 25 Strikeouts As Game Ends With Honors Even After 10 Innings
June 18, 2020

Wilmington, DE – On the much-anticipated night of June 18, 2002, the City of Wilmington, the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Frawley Stadium had the Advanced-A spotlight shining down on them as they proudly hosted the 2002 California-Carolina League All-Star Game.

Flashback: 2014 Carolina / California All-Star Game

Reds prospects Lively, Waldrop shine at All-Star Game, get promoted
June 17, 2014

Wilmington, DE – Bakersfield teammates Kyle Waldrop and Ben Lively are moving up in the world, going to Cincinnati's Double-A affiliate in Pensacola in the second half. And they ended their California League stints in fine form Tuesday night.

Brandywine Valley SPCA To Host Second Drive-thru Pet Food Pantry at Frawley Stadium

June 3, 2020

Wilmington, DE – The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) has teamed up with Terra Technical Services again to hold a second drive-thru pet food pantry at Frawley Stadium to help families financially impacted by COVID-19.

My Blue Rocks Memory: Clinching a Trip to the Mills Cup Final

A Season Full of Memories Had One Stand Out Most
May 29, 2020

Wilmington, DE – As we longingly await the return of Blue Rocks baseball, the team's front office and its fans will be sharing some of their favorite memories from Frawley Stadium.

My Blue Rocks Memory: Accidentally Taunting the Home Manager

Mike Diodati Recalls a Time When the Wrong Song Played at the Worst Moment
May 13, 2020

Wilmington, DE – As we longingly await the return of Blue Rocks baseball, the team's front office and its fans will be sharing some of their favorite memories from Frawley Stadium.

Kayla Knotts Named Blue Rocks Teacher of the Year

John Bassett Moore Teacher Will be Honored on Field Before a Blue Rocks Game
May 8, 2020

Wilmington, DE – In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week the Wilmington Blue Rocks named Kayla Knotts the organization’s Teacher of The Year on Friday. Knotts, who teaches math and science at John Bassett Moore Intermediate School in Smyrna, received more online nominations than any other candidate.

Brandywine Valley SPCA Drive-thru Pet Food Pantry to be Held Next Week at Frawley Stadium

Brandywine Valley SPCA, City of Wilmington, Terra Technical Services & Blue Rocks Partner to Help Pet Families in Need
May 7, 2020

Wilmington, DE – The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) has teamed up with Terra Technical Services again to hold a second drive-thru pet food pantry at Frawley Stadium to help families financially impacted by COVID-19.

Blue Rocks and Blue Coats Partner on Delaware Together Campaign

Teams Holding Joint T-Shirt Fundraiser Benefitting ChristianaCare and Nemours
April 22, 2020

Wilmington, DE – As the world unites in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the two professional sports organizations in Delaware are coming together to support and raise money for two of the state’s largest health providers. The Wilmington Blue Rocks and the Delaware Blue Coats today unveiled the “Delaware Together”

2019 Season Rewind: Rocks Never Say Die

A Season Full Of Close Wins And Comebacks See Rocks Claim Fifth Mills Cup Trophy
April 9, 2020

Wilmington, DE – Before the Wilmington Blue Rocks would go onto playoff glory and win their first Mills Cup Championship in two decades, they had to grind their way through a memorable 140-game regular season. It wasn’t always pretty, but this team had an extraordinary knack for coming through when

Nemours Children's Health System Seeks PPE & Cleaning Supply Donations

Contactless Drop-off Location Open Monday-Saturday Now Through April 30
April 8, 2020

Wilmington, DE – Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital For Children, part of the Nemours Children's Health System, is seeking the public's assistance in the form of donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies as the nation continues to battle the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. A contactless donation drop-off location has

PPE Donation Drive Set For April 4-5 At Frawley Stadium

Non-Profit "Donate Delaware" Will Help Collect Essential Protection Equipment For Saint Francis Healthcare And Wilmington VA Medical Center
April 3, 2020

Wilmington, DE – Local non-profit organization Donate Delaware has arranged to host a donation drive for PPE and other essential medical supplies in the parking lot of Frawley Stadium - home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks - on Saturday, April 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, April

ChristianaCare Seeks Blue Rocks Fans' Support In COVID-19 Fight

Medical Supply Donations in High Demand as Delaware Battles Coronavirus Pandemic
March 27, 2020

Wilmington, DE – In a partnership with ChristianaCare, the Wilmington Blue Rocks are reaching out to fans regarding support for much needed medical related donations.