Category: Auburn Doubledays

Future of MiLB teams in Auburn, Batavia still unclear

Future of MiLB teams in Auburn, Batavia still unclear

There is still a coalition of leaders and locals working to save professional baseball in Upstate New York. According to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer the Major League Baseball has agreed to keep the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. They were among the original 42 ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays general manager resigns

Auburn Doubledays general manager resigns

For the second time in two months, the Auburn Doubledays’ general manager is stepping down. Bob Scarbrough, who was named general manager after Adam Winslow’s departure in November, resigned effective Jan. 24. Auburn City Manager Jeff Dygert confirmed Scarbrough is leaving, but declined to ... MORE
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Congressional task force continues push to save MiLB baseball teams like Doubledays

Congressional task force continues push to save MiLB baseball teams like Doubledays

Members of Congress are throwing their support behind local baseball. Several Minor League Baseball teams are at risk of being eliminated under a plan, which was originally published by the New York Times in 2019. The Auburn Doubledays are among the teams ... MORE
Facing elimination, Auburn Doubledays praise effort to save minor league ball

Facing elimination, Auburn Doubledays praise effort to save minor league ball

Auburn Doubledays General Manager Bob Scarbrough is praising Congressional efforts to save 42 minor league franchises from potential elimination. The bipartisan Congressional effort called the “Save Minor League Baseball Task Force” is being led by Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA) and David McKinley ... MORE
Report names Auburn as one of the cities that could lose M.L.B affiliation under new deal

Schumer says he’ll advocate for NY to keep MLB affiliated teams

With NY Baseball Teams In Danger, Schumer Hopes To Help – Tuesday, 11/19 At least four minor league baseball organizations in New York appear to be in danger of losing their affiliation with Major League teams. The MLB proposal to contract its ... MORE
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Hochul joins chorus of opposition to plan that would pull MLB affiliation in Auburn

From a governmental standpoint, there is not much lawmakers at any level can do about a proposed plan to contract Major League Baseball’s minor league system – that doesn’t mean they’re not trying. The 30 big league teams and 160 minor league ... MORE
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Sen. Schumer urges MLB Commissioner to reconsider minor league plan

Senator Schumer working to save Auburn Doubledays: ‘I’m calling Major League Baseball’

The top ranking Democrat in the United States Senate is going to bat for the Auburn Doubledays. Senator Chuck Schumer is strongly opposed to a reported plan from Major League Baseball to restructure the minor leagues. It’s been reported MLB would dramatically ... MORE
MiLB says goal is to keep teams like Auburn Doubledays

MiLB says goal is to keep teams like Auburn Doubledays

A spokesperson for Minor League Baseball said the goal is to make sure it keeps all 160 teams it currently has in its system – including New York organizations like the Auburn Doubledays, Batavia Muckdogs, Binghamton Rumble Ponies and Staten Island Yankees ... MORE
Manager of Auburn Doubledays stepping down to take new opportunity

Auburn Doubledays GM stepping down to take new opportunity

The General Manager of the Auburn Doubledays, Adam Winslow, will be leaving his position. In the interim, Assistant General Manager Bob Scarbrough will take on the role of Interim General Manager. Assistant General manager David Lindberg will expand his current role, as ... MORE
Auburn could lose Doubledays if

Auburn could lose Doubledays if new agreement between MiLB, MLB inked

The city of Auburn could be losing professional baseball – if an agreement between Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball is adopted as reported by the New York Times and Baseball America. An existing agreement expires at the end of 2020 ... MORE
Doubledays drop Sunday doubleheader to Spikes

Doubledays drop Sunday doubleheader to Spikes

The Doubledays found themselves in a prime position to take the first game of a doubleheader against the Spikes on Sunday. Though Fausto Segura had surrendered a two-run home run to cut Auburn’s lead to one in the seventh (and final) inning, ... MORE
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Doubledays salvage one win at State College, return to Falcon Park Wednesday night

Doubledays salvage one win at State College, return to Falcon Park Wednesday night

On the cusp of losing their eighth straight contest after getting the short end of the stick during Sunday’s doubleheader against the Spikes, the Doubledays made sure they were heading into the All-Star break on a winning note. Auburn (22-40) came out ... MORE
FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Auburn Doubledays Hitting Coach Mark Harris on Minor League Baseball

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Auburn Doubledays Hitting Coach Mark Harris on Minor League Baseball

Claudia Bellofatto interviews Auburn Doubledays Hitting Coach Mark Harris on life in the minor leagues from a coaching and player’s perspective including five things about minor league baseball that you probably didn’t know. ... MORE
Doubledays Fall, 7-1, to Crosscutters

Doubledays Fall, 7-1, to Crosscutters

The Doubledays couldn’t make it two in a row after taking the latter game of Wednesday night’s doubleheader against the Crosscutters. A late-inning implosion on the mound led Auburn to fall, 7-1, (27-45) to Williamsport (31-41) on Thursday. Piggybacking starters didn’t go ... MORE
Doubledays wrap up season with Labor Day loss to Batavia at Falcon Park

Doubledays wrap up season with Labor Day loss to Batavia at Falcon Park

The Doubledays (30-46) were unable to play spoiler for the Muckdogs (41-35) on Monday. Their 7-0 loss not only ended Auburn’s season, but also clinched Batavia’s first playoff appearance since 2010. Lucas Knowles – the owner of a 2.57 ERA before today’s ... MORE