Category: Auburn Doubledays

General Manager of Auburn Dou

General Manager of Auburn Doubledays will not have contract renewed

The City of Auburn is not renewing Auburn Doubledays GM David Lindberg’s contract. It is set to expire at the end of October. Also set to expire this week is the deal between MLB and MiLB. The Citizen says that City Manager ... MORE
MiLB scraps 2020 season, and that will impact local businesses in Auburn

MiLB scraps 2020 season, and that will impact local businesses in Auburn

Baseball has officially been cancelled. While Major League Baseball plans a return next month, MiLB announced that it’s season would not take place. It’s the first time that’s happened since the late-1800s. David Lindberg is general manager of the Auburn Doubledays. The ... MORE
DiSanto Propane (Billboard)
New York Penn League postpones 2020 season indefinitely

New York Penn League postpones 2020 season indefinitely

On Friday, the New York Penn League issued a statement regarding the future of local minor league baseball. “Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the start of the 2020 New York-Penn League season is being delayed indefinitely,” the statement began. “The League ... MORE
Future of Auburn Doubledays remains unclear; officials uncertain about 2020 summer season

Future of Auburn Doubledays remains unclear; officials uncertain about 2020 summer season

No official word yet. Auburn City Manager Jeff Dygert says they still haven’t been given any indication whether there will be baseball this season in the city. The Auburn Doubledays were among the teams that would have been eliminated in the restructured ... MORE
Auburn officials worried about financial future as pandemic, MiLB changes pose double-dose of stress

Auburn DDays officials worried about financial future as pandemic, MiLB changes pose double-dose of stress

Officials in the City of Auburn are starting to worry about the future. Whether it’s federal funding, which City Council requested as COVID-19 relief, or the potential loss of the Doubledays – things could look very different in another few months. “There’s ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays future in doubt after report MiLB ready to agree to significant reduction in teams

Auburn Doubledays future in doubt after report MiLB ready to agree to significant reduction in teams

When Major League Baseball proposed to Minor League Baseball last year its plan to cut the minor leagues from 160 teams to 120 affiliated teams in negotiations for a new Professional Baseball Agreement, such a proposal was greeted by many MiLB teams ... MORE
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
Auburn Doubledays, Sports
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
Auto Draft

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
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