Category Archives: Ballpark Quest

Carolina Mudcats vs Winston-Salem Dash – July 2, 2017

It was a hot July afternoon in North Carolina, and I had a six hour drive ahead of me back to the Philadelphia area after the game, so I was looking forward to a quick low-scoring Carolina League game.  And … Continue reading

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Down East Wood Ducks vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – July 1, 2017

I’ve been to Grainger Stadium in Kinston, NC for two Indians games over ten years ago, but I wanted to come back to see the new team added to the Carolina League this year.  I wasn’t expecting a large turnout, … Continue reading

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Buies Creek Astros vs Potomac Nationals – June 30, 2017

The first game of my trip was to see the Buies Creek Astros play at Jim Perry Stadium located at Campbell University.  I made seeing this team a priority because I wanted to see a game in their temporary home … Continue reading

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Trip to Buies Creek Astros, Down East Wood Ducks and Carolina Mudcats Games

This past weekend, I went on a road trip to eastern North Carolina to see three Carolina League games.  On Friday, I saw the Buies Creek Astros beat the Potomac Nationals, Saturday was the Down East Wood Ducks losing to … Continue reading

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Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – August 28, 2016

I was able to attend the final Blue Rocks home game of the season and it turned out to be a pretty good one.  I’m used to the low scoring Carolina League games, unless there are some top pitchers that … Continue reading

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Two Teams Moving From California League to Carolina League for 2017

It was announced today that Bakersfield and High Desert will be leaving the California League and franchises will be added in Fayetteville, NC (most likely) and Kinston, NC.  There has been discussion about this for years and it has finally … Continue reading

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Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Potomac Nationals – April 24, 2016

I was able to see another Wilmington Blue Rocks game last Sunday.  One of the most exciting things for me was that I was going to be able to the Royals #21 prospect RHP Pedro Fernandez.  And unlike the last … Continue reading

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Harrisburg Senators vs Reading Fightin Phils – April 17, 2016

I was able to get to a Harrisburg Senators game for the first time since 2007 today.  I was really looking forward to it because the starting pitcher for the Senators was the #1 prospect in all of minor league … Continue reading

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Aberdeen IronBirds vs Tri-City ValleyCats – August 8, 2015

I was able to see an Aberdeen IronBirds game for the first time in 4 years.  It’s a very nice stadium and since they were having fireworks, the game was a sellout. I was able to get two autographs at … Continue reading

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Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Carolina Mudcats – August 1, 2015

I saw the Wilmington Blue Rocks host the Carolina Mudcats on Saturday.  I made sure to get there right as gates opened so I could get my George Brett bobblehead doll.  It’s a nice item, but I wish it wasn’t … Continue reading

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