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Spinners fall short to Aberdeen in LeLacheur Park finale

Lowell Spinners

LOWELL, Mass. — With victories on Thursday and Friday night, the Lowell Spinners kept their slim hopes alive in the New York-Penn League Wild Card race. Little did the Aberdeen IronBirds know that one of their hometown kids would have the blow that dashed the home team’s hopes on Saturday night. Goffstown, N.H. native first baseman Riley Palmer broke a ...

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Pitching duel turns to Spinners offensive outburst in win over Aberdeen

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LOWELL, Mass. – It was another great night of offense, coupled with a great pitching for the Lowell Spinners as they are able to shutout the Aberdeen IronBirds, 9-0. The night got started with an incredible pitching duel between Lowell’s Aaron Wilkerson and Aberdeen’s John Means. Wilkerson tossed 7.0 innings, allowing no runs on only a single hit while striking out nine. ...

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Oliver “fires up” Spinners before season-best offensive performance

(Photo/John Corneau/Lowell Spinners)

LOWELL, Mass. — Who knew a national anthem standoff was such a big deal? Two nights after tossing Jhoan Urena, a top prospect in the New York Mets organization, New York-Penn League umpire Ryan Wilhelms put a stop to another post-national anthem duel between bullpens. Lowell Spinners manager Joe Oliver took exception and got the last laugh, throwing all the ...

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Locals, celebrities rally around cause in 21st Oldtime Baseball Game

Jimmy Ricoy Baseball

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The local baseball community gathered together on Monday night as St. Peter’s Field hosted the 21st Annual Oldtime Baseball Game. This year’s game was played as a dual benefit for the ALS Therapy Development Institute and the Pete Frates #3 Fund, but little did popular Boston Herald sports columnist Steve Buckley and his crew know the event ...

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Boston Red Sox win Rusney Castillo sweepstakes

Rusney Castillo

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly won the Rusney Castillo sweepstakes on Friday morning. The reports are that the high touted Cuban has agreed to a record-setting six-year, $72 million deal, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The deal sets a record for Cuban-born players signing in Major League Baseball (MLB). Current Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes inked a four-year, $36 million deal in ...

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Lowell Spinners pay tribute to Lock Monsters with Boychuk bobble head

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LOWELL, Mass. – The Lowell Spinners and LeLacheur Park took a trip back in time on Thursday night. Honoring the Lowell Lock Monsters who played only blocks away from the ballpark at the Tsongas Center for eight seasons. The Lock Monsters played in Lowell for three seasons (1998-2001) as the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings. In 2001, ...

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Another night, more walk-off magic for Spinners against Connecticut

Lowell Spinners

LOWELL, Mass. – For the first time since July 7, the Lowell Spinners finally cracked the .500 mark on Thursday night, and did so via another walk-off win. This time, shortstop Mauricio Dubon played the role of hero, lining a one-out base hit inside the right field line in the tenth inning to lead the Spinners to a 6-5 victory ...

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Success with Spinners earn Mars and Procyshen promotions to Greenville

Lowell Spinners

LOWELL, Mass. — The Lowell Spinners returned from the All-Star Break a bit lighter as two of their stronger offensive players got a bump up the Boston Red Sox organizational ladder. Outfielder Danny Mars and catcher Jordan Procyshen were promoted to Low-A Greenville after starting strong in their first couple months as professionals. Mars went 0-for-3 in a starting role ...

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Spinners earn dramatic walk-off win over Tigers

(Photo/John Corneau/Spinners)

LOWELL, Mass. – It may not have seemed like the most promising outing for the Lowell Spinners as the game progressed Wednesday night, but a combination of strong infield defending and key batting performances lead the squad to a dramatic victory over the Connecticut Tigers.  In the first inning, the Tigers would get on the board first when Michael Gerber drilled a double ...

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Lowell Spinners host Market Basket “Artie T. Party” at LeLacheur Park

Market Basket

LOWELL, Mass. – The Lowell Spinners, Class-A Affiliate of the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, announced their home game on Wednesday, August 20 against the Connecticut Tigers will be dubbed the “Artie T. Party,” to support the Market Basket family within our community. The evening will include a number of activities and events geared towards Market Basket employees and past ...

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