On Monday night, the Kingsport Axmen defeated the Burlington Sock Puppets, 5-2, to win the 2022 Appalachian League championship. Ryan Murphy was the MVP after throwing five strong innings in the win.Recap
Johnson City, Tenn. native and former Appalachian League umpire Will Little will be the third base umpire for the 2022 MLB All-Star Game in Los Angeles.
In the last stop on the Baseball Roots tour, Bruce Chen visits Greeneville to see the city before talking with general manager Kat Foster and 2021 Flyboys outfielder Homer Bush Jr.
Bruce Chen takes a tour through Bluefield, W.V., to see how baseball has impacted the classic Appalachian League town.
In the latest edition of Baseball Roots, Bruce Chen meets up with former Atlanta and Danville Braves star Andruw Jones before getting to check out the Otterbots' facilities and the city of Danville.
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The Appalachian League announced the league’s charitable outreach totaled more than $2.5 million of gift in kind and monetary donations this year. The league and its teams continued to be actively engaged in safely helping and assisting their local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Appy League executives participated in a Week of Service, volunteering in 11 communities across four states as Jan. 17, 2022, marked the 27th annual MLK Day of Service.