Youth sparks Auburn Doubledays to season-opening win over Batavia

Anxious to play a real game against another team after months of extended spring training, it was the Doubledays’ youth that sparked a season-opening win. Guided by five strong innings from 20-year-old pitcher Malvin Pena and a two-hit, two-run, two-RBI game from Ricardo Mendez, Auburn topped the Batavia Muckdogs 5-1 Friday at Falcon Park. It’s the eighth time in the... more

Auburn Doubledays management focused on profitable future

Auburn Doubledays General Manager Adam Winslow and assistant general managers Shane Truman and Adam Collier have been at the helm of Auburn's short-season Class A Minor League Baseball Washington Nationals affiliate for about a year and a half and are getting ready to kick off their second summer of baseball on June 15. But the management team has been working... more

THE LOVING CUP: Adam Winslow & Shane Truman of the Auburn Doubledays (podcast)

Auburn Doubledays General Manager Adam Winslow and Assistant General Manager Shane Truman are in-studio to talk about the ways their minor league baseball organization tries to give back to the Auburn community and surrounding areas and why they are grateful for their families and the community they serve. . more

Auburn Doubledays struggling in close games midway through season

The Auburn Doubledays are approaching the midway point of an interesting season. With 35 games completed and 41 left on the slate, Auburn sits in fifth place in the Pinckney Division with a 13-22 record, 9.5 games behind West Virginia. Standings-wise, it appears to be another ho-hum season that could lead to the Doubledays’ playoff drought reaching year five. But,... more

Auburn Doubledays won’t hit lofty attendance goal, but still focus on improving fan experience

Before the season, the Auburn Doubledays front office’s goal was summed up with one number: 106,400. The number comes by multiplying the number of home games (38) with the capacity of Falcon Park (2,800), meaning a sellout for every game. Coming off a season where the Doubledays averaged 1,427 in attendance per game, the new management looked to make its... more

Seven-run third inning propels Auburn Doubledays to series win over Aberdeen

Looking to nab a series win, the Doubledays turned in their best offensive inning of the season. Auburn scored seven runs in the third inning en route to an 8-7 win over Aberdeen Thursday night at Falcon Park. With the victory, the Doubledays pick up their third straight series win. The Citizen: Read More more

Auburn Doubledays hang on to beat Batavia Muckdogs

The Auburn Doubledays took the lead in the fourth inning and held on to beat the Batavia Muckdogs, 4-3, at Dwyer Stadium on Thursday. Auburn native Mathew Brooks registered two hits and one run for the Muckdogs. The Doubledays’ Jake Scudder recorded two hits, two runs and an RBI, while Kameron Esthay had a pair of hits. One night after... more

Auburn Doubledays drop eighth straight with 3-2 loss to Batavia

The Auburn Doubledays’ struggles with runners in scoring position continued Tuesday, and it led to their eighth loss in a row. Auburn dropped a 3-2 contest to Batavia in a Fourth of July contest at Dwyer Stadium. The Doubledays finished 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position and left the tying runner on third base to end the game. The Citizen:... more

Auburn Doubledays fail to plate tying run late, fall to Williamsport

The Auburn Doubledays had their chances late but couldn’t push across the tying run. Branden Bogetto hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded to bring the Doubledays to within one but the next batter flew out to end the eighth inning. Auburn put the potential tying and winning runs on in the ninth, but ultimately fell to the Williamsport... more

Auburn Doubledays open minicamp ahead of 2017 season

The Auburn Doubledays four-day minicamp started with less than ideal conditions. Passing thunderstorms soaked Falcon Park early Thursday afternoon, causing the Doubledays to change their plans. The position players moved indoor to the batting cages, the pitchers got in some bullpen sessions and there was some throwing in the outfield. For manager Jerad Head, the first day was all about... more

Auburn Doubledays announce promotions for 2017 season

The Auburn Doubledays announced individual game tickets for the 2017 season will go on sale at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 10. Tickets start at $6 for general admission with box seats at $9. The team also announced its daily promotions schedule. Monday is “Salute to Service” night. Any teacher, active military or veteran, and first responder who comes to Falcon... more

Dependent Doubledays: Auburn’s baseball team aims to become self-sustaining again

Inside the Auburn Doubledays' front office at Falcon Park, an over-sized notepad hangs on a wall. The pad reads "ROAD TO 106,400" in big, blue lettering. The phrase signifies the goal for operators of the Doubledays, the short-season Class A Minor League Baseball affiliate for the Washington Nationals. The number, 106,400, is what the team's single-season attendance would be if... more

Council may make city manager sole authority for Auburn Doubledays

After attending training seminars with Minor League Baseball executives earlier this month, Auburn officials are making more changes to the ownership structure of the city’s MiLB team, the Auburn Doubledays. Developments have been in the works since October to transfer control of the Doubledays from the city to a city-controlled limited liability corporation, Auburn Community Baseball LLC. Read more from... more

Auburn Doubledays select two assistant general managers with local ties

The Auburn Doubledays have decided to double up on the amount of assistant GMs. The Doubledays announced Monday that Shane Truman and Andrew Collier have been named assistant general managers for the club. Both are Cayuga County residents who previously worked for the team in other capacities. “It’s been a dream of mine since I was a little kid to... more

Auburn City Council serves up $150,000 loan to Doubledays

Auburn officials hope that the city’s latest loan to the Auburn Doubledays will be the last. Members of the Auburn City Council voted unanimously Thursday to authorize a $150,000 interest-free loan for the Doubledays, the short-season Class-A Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The loan, which will come from the city’s fund balance, is pending the approval of... more

Auburn officials consider change to Doubledays ownership, swear in new city manager

Officials are considering a proposal that would transfer ownership of the Auburn Doubledays from the city to a limited liability corporation. The Auburn Doubledays compete in the New York-Penn League as a Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The city of Auburn assumed ownership of the franchise in 1982, but budget constraints have officials saying the city can... more

Washington Nationals extend agreement with Auburn Doubledays

The Washington Nationals have extended an agreement to retain the Auburn Doubledays as one the club’s Minor League Baseball affiliates for another two years. The Nationals announced the move Tuesday to renew its player development contracts with both the Doubledays, which plays in the New York-Penn League, and the single-A Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League. The move means that... more

Auburn Doubledays attendance continues to trend upward

The Auburn Doubledays are one of only two New York-Penn League franchises to boost attendance for a third-straight season in 2016. A total of 52,811 fans attended 37 home games at Falcon Park this season, an average of 1,427 per contest. The Doubledays, Class A affiliate of Washington, averaged 1,408 in 2015, 1,240 in 2014 and 1,158 in 2013. Read... more
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