Category Archives: Ballpark Quest

Aberdeen IronBirds vs Hickory Crawdads – September 4, 2022

I was able to squeeze in another game Labor Day weekend by going to see the Aberdeen IronBirds.  Aberdeen pitchers held the Hickory bats to just 4 hits and racked up 12 strikeouts en route to a 4-2 victory.  IronBirds … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets – August 21, 2022

I had an opportunity to go to another Phillies game this year and this was definitely an exciting one.  Both the Phillies and Mets appear to be headed to the postseason, and this game had a pretty intense atmosphere.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg Nationals vs Delmarva Shorebirds – July 3, 2022

I made it to stadium #126 yesterday seeing the new Fredericksburg Nationals stadium.  The game was similar to the last where it was a pitching duel at the beginning, but then the runs started towards the end.  The Shorebirds scored … Continue reading

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Somerset Patriots vs Hartford Yard Goats – June 26, 2022

As far as minor league games go, this was one of the most critical and exciting games that I’m sure I’ll ever attend.  Somerset and Hartford were tied for first-place in the Eastern League Northeast Division and the winner of … Continue reading

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Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Aberdeen IronBirds – May 29, 2022

For my first minor league game of the year, I saw my closest team, the Blue Rocks.  I actually hadn’t been since 2018, but not much has changed at Frawley Stadium.  The game featured 13 walks, including 9 issued by … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies – April 27, 2022

Usually I don’t go to games when gametime temperature is below 50 degrees, but I was offered a ticket to this April Phillies game.  While I had to be bundled up, it was still a fun game to watch.  The … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Phillies vs Miami Marlins – July 17, 2021

I made it to my first Phillies game of the year yesterday seeing them host the Marlins on a stormy night.  The game started out well for the Phillies as they scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Aberdeen IronBirds vs Rome Braves – June 26, 2021

I was finally able to get to my first game of 2021 to see what the post-pandemic minor league baseball experience felt like.  I looked at the IronBirds website ahead of the game and it’s still a little out of … Continue reading

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MLB Proposes Eliminating 40 Minor League Teams after 2020 Season

This is the start of negotiations of the Professional Baseball Agreement (PBA) between Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball, but MLB has proposed going to a 120 team minor league system from the current 160 teams. Some key points … Continue reading

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St. Lucie Mets vs Tampa Tarpons – June 5, 2019

I had to go on a business trip requiring me to fly into Orlando and I was able to see a game while I was there.  The closest team that was at home was the St. Lucie Mets, so I … Continue reading

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