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Appalachian League announces Humanitarian of the Year nominees

August 22, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League announced the 10 nominees for its 2022 Humanitarian of the Year award. The Humanitarian of the Year award is given to the Appalachian League player that has been judged to have made the most notable contributions in his community during the season through

2022 All-Appalachian League Team announced

Bluefield's Jackson Feltner and Burlington's Mason Ruh highlight All-Appy League Team
August 18, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League announced the 2022 All-Appalachian League Team. The honorees were nominated and voted on by the league’s managers. The All-Appalachian League Team is highlighted by Bluefield’s Jackson Feltner, who was named Player of the Year, and Burlington’s Mason Ruh, who earned Pitcher of the

Johnson Jr. hits walk-off single, East tops West at 2022 Appy League All-Star Game

July 27, 2022

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- The East defeated the West, 6-5, at the 2022 Appalachian League All-Star Game presented by Visit Alamance on Tuesday night at Burlington Athletic Stadium. After Greeneville's Brock Daniels (Missouri) hit a game-tying two-run single with two outs in the top of the ninth, Danville's RJ Johnson Jr

Roster announced for 2022 Appy League All-Star Game presented by Visit Alamance

The Visit Alamance All-Star Game is scheduled for 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 26, in Burlington, N.C.
July 20, 2022

The Appalachian League announced the rosters for the second Appy League All-Star Game presented by Visit Alamance. The rosters will feature 44 of the league's top players from the East and West Divisions, as nominated and voted on by the league's managers. The Visit Alamance All-Star Game is scheduled to

River Riders-State Liners postponed due to COVID-19

Game will be rescheduled later this season
July 7, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- In accordance with Appalachian League guidelines, tonight's game between the Bristol State Liners and Elizabethton River Riders has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols. The two teams are following Appy League and local public health guidelines to prioritize the health and safety of all athletes and

Appalachian League introduces new extra-innings format

Seven-inning Sundays to return
May 20, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League announced the addition of a "sudden death" extra-innings rule and the return of seven-inning games on Sundays. EXTRA INNINGS: Similar to the Frontier League and MLB Draft League, the Appalachian League will implement a "sudden death" extra-innings format. During the plate meeting prior

State Liners unveil 2022 roster

February 25, 2022

BRISTOL, Va. — On the heels of our manager announcement, the State Liners are thrilled to announce our 2022 lineup! In the second year under the new Appalachian League format and rebrand of the Bristol club, the State Liners enter 2022 seeking to improve on the .522 season with Barbaro

State Liners announce Barbaro Garbey as 2022 manager

February 3, 2022

BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol State Liners are excited to announce Barbaro Garbey will manage the Bristol State Liners for the 2022 Appalachian League season. Garbey, entering in his second year with Bristol, served as the State Liners hitting coach during the 2021 inaugural season. Before joining the Appalachian League,

Appalachian League participates in MLK Week of Service 

January 29, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Appalachian League executives participated in a Week of Service, volunteering in 11 communities across North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Jan. 17, 2022 marked the 27th annual MLK Day of Service. Tabbed as a “day on, not a day off” to celebrate the life and

Bristol State Liners unveil 2022 schedule

November 18, 2021

BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol State Liners have released their official 2022 season schedule. In their second year in the new Appalachian League, the State Liners will play host to 29 home games and 29 away games. The State Liners will begin the season on the road with a two-game

Appalachian League announces 2021 executive awards

Greeneville general manager Kat Foster named Executive of the Year
August 20, 2021

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League today announced its end-of-year awards for the 2021 season. Executive of the Year—Kat Foster, Greeneville Flyboys Kat Foster, general manager of the Greeneville Flyboys, has been named the 2021 Appalachian League Executive of the Year. The award is presented to the one executive

2021 All-Appalachian League Team, award winners announced

Marcus Brown and Bryce Mayer named Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively
August 4, 2021

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Appalachian League announced its 2021 All-Appalachian League Team prior to the completion of its inaugural season as a collegiate summer league as part of the MLB and USA Baseball Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP). The honorees were nominated and voted on by the league’s managers and

Kight, Peddycord earn weekly honors

Tate Kight and Sam Peddycord were named Appy League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
August 2, 2021

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Appalachian League announced that Bristol's Tate Kight and Greeneville's Sam Peddycord were named Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Kight hit .455 (10-for-22) in six games this week to lead Bristol at the plate. The Homerville, Ga., native collected at least one hit in

Power on display in inaugural Appy League All-Star Game presented by Pennzoil

West wins tiebreaking home run derby to secure All-Star victory
July 27, 2021

PULASKI, Va. – Dylan Rogers (Princeton) blasted a three-run homer in the first inning – the first of the game’s six total homers ­– as the East and West All-Stars played to a 6-6 tie in the 2021 Appalachian League All-Star Game presented by Pennzoil at Calfee Park in Pulaski,

Rosters announced for Appy League All-Star Game presented by Pennzoil

The inaugural event is scheduled for 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 27, in Pulaski, Va.
July 19, 2021

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League announced today the rosters for the inaugural Appy League All-Star Game presented by Pennzoil. The rosters feature 46 of the league’s top players from the East and West Divisions, as nominated and voted on by the league’s managers. The 2021 Appy League All-Star

Crist, Trembley to manage Appy League All-Star teams

Pulaski’s Clark Crist to lead East Team; Bristol’s Dave Trembley to manage the West Team
July 9, 2022

The Appalachian League announced today that Pulaski’s Clark Crist and Bristol’s Dave Trembley will manage the East and West teams for the Appalachian League All-Star Game, respectively. The inaugural All-Star Game is set to take place Tuesday, July 27, at Calfee Park in Pulaski, Virginia. The managers will be joined