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Richmond ballpark discussion shifts back to Shockoe Bottom; Manchester in play as well

Shockoe Bottom, the controversial area near downtown Richmond once eyed as a ballpark site, is back in the running as the potential site of a new Richmond Flying Squirrels (Class AA; Eastern League) ballpark, as is the city’s industrial Manchester area. Former Mayor Doug Wilder pushed Shockoe Bottom as the site of a ballpark for […]

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Giants, Flying Squirrels extend affiliation

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (Class AA; Eastern League) and the San Francisco Giants extended their player-development contract through the 2014 season. Giants’ Vice President of Baseball Operations Bobby Evans and Flying Squirrels’ Vice President & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell announced the extension during a special pregame ceremony prior to Saturday’s game. “Our ownership group and […]

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