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Pulaski River Turtles release 2023 schedule

Opening Night set for June 8 at Calfee Park
November 7, 2022

PULASKI, Va. – A new season of Pulaski River Turtles baseball is slated to begin Tuesday, June 6, on the road against the Bluefield Ridge Runners, with Opening Night at Calfee Park scheduled for Thursday, June 8, against the Danville Otterbots. Released today, the 2023 Pulaski River Turtles schedule includes

Pulaski's comeback falls short in loss to WhistlePigs

July 2, 2022

To start July 4th weekend, the Pulaski River Turtles fell to the Princeton WhistlePigs, 8-6. Princeton started fast, but a late-game resurgence from the River Turtles would make the game close. Despite the late-game heroics, Pulaski didn’t have enough to pull away with the win. Princeton got off to a

River Turtles complete two-game sweep over Danville 

June 11, 2022

On Kenny Lofton night, the Pulaski River Turtles completed the sweep against the Danville Otterbots in a 6-2 win. For the second game in a row, a Virginia native was on the mound for Pulaski (6-4). This time, Gate City native Mason Barnett earned the start. Barnett cruised through 4

Calfee Park to host spring college baseball games

March 23, 2022

[Updated: April 26] Calfee Park has partnered with two nearby colleges to host a slate of spring college baseball games during the month of April. Roanoke College will be playing three games over two days, and WVU Institute of Technology will also play a trio of games over two days.

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

Pulaski ride big inning to Game 1 win in doubleheader Monday

August 1, 2022

Pulaski’s offense shined Monday, as the River Turtles took down the Bluefield Ridge Runners, 13-4, in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Just like the last doubleheader at home, Pulaski had a dominant inning to take Game 1. Bluefield started the game off with a bang, where a three-run no-doubter from

Appy League adds Justin Morgenstern as director of player personnel

October 7, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Appalachian League is pleased to announce the hiring of Justin Morgenstern as the new director of player personnel. Morgenstern joins the Appalachian League from the Philadelphia Phillies, where he was an area scout since 2016. Morgenstern spent his first three years with the organization covering

Power and pitching leads Pulaski over Danville

August 4, 2022

Dominant pitching and a grand slam from Christian Smith hurled Pulaski to an 8-2 win over the Danville Otterbots on Wednesday. Danville got on the board early after a ground out from designated hitter Corbin Lanowitz brought in a run to put them up 1-0 after the first frame. Pulaski

River Turtles finish home slate, sweep Otterbots

August 5, 2022

On Thursday night, in their home finale, the Pulaski River Turtles swept the Danville Otterbots with an 8-7 win. Despite Danville’s late surge, Pulaski’s hot start propelled it to a win in its final home game of the 2022 season. Appy League home run leader Christian Smith hitting a homer

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

Fondtain, Herrmann receive Appalachian League weekly honors

TJ Fondtain and Andrew Herrmann were named Appy League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
July 25, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League announced that Pulaski's TJ Fondtain (San Diego State) and Danville's Andrew Herrmann (Wofford) were named the Player and Pitcher of the Week of July 18-24, respectively. Fondtain hit .542 (13-for-24) with three home runs and nine RBI in six games played for the

River Turtles see fortunes reversed in Game 2 loss to Ridge Runners

August 1, 2022

The Pulaski River Turtles fell to the Bluefield Ridge Runners, 16-5, in Game 2 of Monday’s doubleheader. Spectators saw a completely different game played in the second half of the doubleheader, as Bluefield was on the offense this time around. Just like Game 1, Bluefield struck early. An RBI infield

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

River Turtles split doubleheader with Kingsport

July 25, 2022

Game 1 The Pulaski River Turtles took down the Kingsport Axmen 7-2 in Game 1 of a Sunday doubleheader. The game was on track to be a low-scoring affair until Pulaski exploded for six runs in the sixth. Kingsport got the board first, where an E-1 in the top of

River Turtles fall to Elizabethton in high-scoring affair

July 23, 2022

The Pulaski River Turtles fell to the Elizabethton River Riders, 22-16, on Friday night. The teams combined for 38 hits and 38 runs in an offensive shootout. Elizabethton got on the board quickly, scoring three runs in the top of the first. A wild pitch that brought in right fielder

River Turtles drop tough game to Bristol

July 17, 2022

The Pulaski River Turtles fell to the Bristol State Liners late in a 9-6 loss Sunday night. Bristol attacked first, scoring four runs in the top of the second. A two-run single by second baseman Tahir Muelens put Bristol up 2-0. A two-run double by left fielder Blake Wood put

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 Turtles take down River Riders, 8-7

July 22, 2022

In a hard-fought battle, the Pulaski River Turtles take down the Elizabethton River Riders, 8-7, on Thursday. Pulaski got on the board as quickly as you can, as leadoff hitter Rodney Green Jr. homered the first pitch he saw over the right field wall. A groundout by third baseman Ryland

Zaborowski, Cumming earn Appalachian League weekly honors

Ryland Zaborowski and Dylan Cumming were named Appy League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
July 11, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League announced that Pulaski's Ryland Zaborowski (Miami University) and Burlington's Dylan Cumming (Liberty) were named the Player and Pitcher of the Week of July 4-10, respectively. Zaborowski hit .538 (7-for-13) with three home runs and 12 RBI in four games played for the Pulaski

Pulaski defeats Princeton on Military Appreciation Night

July 3, 2022

On Military Appreciation Night, the Pulaski River Turtles took down the Princeton WhistlePigs, 2-1. Despite leaving ten runners on base, dominant pitching from Pulaski gave them the win. Pulaski’s staff allowed just one run off four hits. Another story of the game was returnees for Pulaski putting their stamp on

Pitching dominates in River Turtles' win over Bristol

July 15, 2022

Dominant pitching led the Pulaski River Turtles to a 6-1 win over the Bristol State Liners on Friday night. Pulaski’s pitching staff impressed, combining for just six hits, one run (none earned), one walk, and nine strikeouts. Bristol got on the board first, where an RBI single from center fielder

Late runs pull River Turtles to win over Bristol

July 17, 2022

The Pulaski River Turtles took down the Bristol State Liners, 12-6, on Saturday night. A combination of hot bats and shut-down relief pitching helped propelled Pulaski to a dominating win on Agriculture Night. Pulaski got on the board early when an RBI single from left fielder TJ Fondtain put the

Zaborowski stars as River Turtles take down Sock Puppets in high-scoring affair 

July 7, 2022

In an offensive shootout, the Pulaski River Turtles took down the Burlington Sock Puppets, 14-7, on Thursday night. Pulaski dominated early, but a strong answer from Burlington would put them within one run. Despite that, Pulaski would finish the game off by scoring six unanswered runs to secure the win.

Carapellotti, Cornelius earn season's first Appalachian League weekly honors

Owen Carapellotti and Matthew Cornelius were named Appy League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
June 6, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League announced that Elizabethton's Owen Carapellotti and Kingsport's Matthew Cornelius were named the season's first Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Carapellotti hit .455 (5-for-11) with three home runs and seven RBI in three games for the River Riders. He also scored five