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New for 2014: Bristol Pirates

No surprise here: with a change in affiliation to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Bristol Baseball, Inc. announced that Bristol’s team in the rookie Appalachian League will officially be known as the Bristol Pirates. “We are excited about adopting our big league club’s name as our own, especially with the success of Pittsburgh this season and the […]

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Pirates enter new affiliation with Bristol

You can expect a new team name and branding, as the Bristol Sox (rookie; Appalachian League) entered into a new player-development contract (PDC) with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bristol joins the organization’s system as a ninth MiLB affiliate for the 2014 season. It becomes the Bucs’ second rookie-level team, with the Gulf Coast Pirates. The agreement […]

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