The Eastern League will formally announce the move of the Connecticut Defenders to Richmond at a Sept. 23 press conference.
It's official: the Eastern League will formally announce the move of the Connecticut Defenders to Richmond at a Sept. 23 press conference.
As we've reported over the last few months, the Defenders will be moving to Richmond's Diamond: Chuck Domino will be team president, and Todd Parnell will be GM. With two of the sharpest people in minor-league baseball at the helm, the club should do well right out of the gate.
The move will open the Norwich market; it's expected the Jamestown Jammers (short season; NY-Penn League) will announce a move there within the next month.
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