The Appalachian League announced Thursday that after 23 seasons at the helm, league president Lee Landers will retire following the 2018 season.
Tyler Parsons is going home, and the Johnson City Cardinals are looking for a new general manager.
The folks who run the Johnson City Cardinals and Tennessee Smokies are interested in getting involved with a new team in Greeneville.
PULASKI, Va. — The offensive onslaught continued until the end and the Elizabethton Twins are again the champions of the Appalachian League.
ELIZABETHTON—The Elizabethton Twins had to have a win on Monday night to continue their season.
GREENEVILLE –– The Greeneville Astros took the first game of the Appalachian League West Division playoff series with a 3-2 victory over the Elizabethton Twins Sunday night at Pioneer Park.
Johnson City needed a big win, but as the game progressed the Cardinals found it difficult just to get a hit.
PRINCETON, W. Va. — Putting up seven runs in the last three innings, Princeton overcame a six-run deficit to defeat Johnson City 8-7 on Monday night.
The race for the second playoff spot in the Appalachian League’s West Division tightened up a bit on Friday night.
Imeldo Diaz crushed a two-run, walk-off home run over center field to lift the Johnson City Cardinals to a 2-1 victory over the Greeneville Astros on Thursday night at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.
The Johnson City Cardinals have slowly been catching Elizabethton over the past month and had just taken two out of three games from the Twins.
ELIZABETHTON — Jovani Moran had not allowed a run all season, but the Elizabethton relief pitcher saw his 21 shutout innings come crashing to a halt in the eighth inning.
BLUEFIELD, Va. — Touched for 15 hits Saturday night, Johnson City absorbed a 6-1 loss to Bluefield in a battle between playoff contenders.
The early birds got the win on Tuesday morning at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.
The fireworks that illuminated the sky above TVA Credit Union Ballpark on Saturday night certainly had a tough act to follow.