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Morehead City Marlins Sign NAIA All-American

Morehead City Marlins Sign NAIA All-American

Morehead City, NC March 26, 2014 – The Morehead City Marlins have signed Chris Good, a left-handed pitcher from Belhaven University, for the 2014 season. Good, a 6’3, 230 pound native of Forney, Texas, transferred to Belhaven from the University of New Mexico following his redshirt freshman season. In his first year as a Blazer, Good was outstanding. He finished the season with a 14-3 record and a stellar 2.18 ERA. He was a workhorse, throwing 103 and 1/3 innings. He started 16 games, and recorded an incredible ten complete games and five shutouts. Following the season, Good was named NAIA Second Team All-American. Prior to the 2014 season, he was selected to the NAIA Preseason All-American team. Good spent […]

Wilson Tobs: Exciting Event March 12th!

Wilson Tobs: Exciting Event March 12th!

MARCH 12, 2014 East Carolina University vs. Wake Forest University 6:00 pm (gates open 5:00 pm) WILSON, NC, Mar. 3, 2014 – The Wilson Tobs will be hosting an exciting baseball game Wednesday, March 12th between East Carolina University and Wake Forest University!  Gates will open at 5pm with game time at 6:00pm.  Come see 5 former Tobs players in action again at Historic Fleming Stadium!   Please join us at 5pm for the ribbon cutting and grand opening of Stadium Street Grille, The Foothills ’39 Club Craft Brew Pub, Tob’s Souvenir Shop, new display space for NC Baseball Museum and a brand new women’s restroom!  Lots of work has been done this off season to create the BEST affordable, family […]

Morehead City Marlins Ink Eastern Michigan Hurlers

Morehead City Marlins Ink Eastern Michigan Hurlers

Morehead City, NC Feb. 20, 2014 – Sam Delaplane and Charlie Land, both pitchers for Eastern Michigan University, have signed with the Morehead City Marlins for the 2014 season. Delaplane, a freshman from San Jose, California, and Land, a junior from Wheat Ridge, Colorado, are in their first season with the Eagles. The Marlins continue their relationship with Eastern Michigan University, after having Sam Ott as a member of the team in 2012 and 2013. Ott is the all-time leader in franchise history for games played, at-bats, and doubles. Delaplane, a 6’0 175-pound right-hander, is expected to compete for a starting rotation spot for the Eagles after being named all-league his senior year of high school. He pitched 67 innings […]

Pair From Central Michigan Headed to Morehead City Marlins

Pair From Central Michigan Headed to Morehead City Marlins

Morehead City, NC Feb. 11, 2014 – The Morehead City Marlins have signed Adam Aldred and Neal Jacobs to their 2014 roster. Both are returning key contributors for the Central Michigan Chippewa’s. Aldred, a 6’0 190 pound left-handed pitcher, and Jacobs, a 6-2 195 pound outfielder will arrive in Morehead City following their sophomore seasons. Aldred, from The Woodlands, Texas, finished his freshman season with a 2-1 record and a 4.08 ERA. He made 12 appearances, including three starts, and recorded 24 strikeouts over 35 and 1/3 innings pitched. He followed that up with a stellar summer season with the Butler Blue Sox of the Prospect League. He went 2-0 with a 1.58 ERA in eight appearances, including seven starts. […]

Marlins Honored with Community Advocate Award

Marlins Honored with Community Advocate Award

Morehead City, NC January 30, 2014 – The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board has honored the Morehead City Marlins with the Community Advocate Award for 2013. The Marlins were recognized at the annual Chamber/Workforce Awards Luncheon on Friday January 24th. The event celebrates outstanding employers in the region. Community Advocate Awards recognize employers who contribute to the quality of life of all citizens through effective community relations programming. Dr. Kerry Youngblood of Carteret Community College presented the award. “I am honored to present the Community Advocate Award that recognizes employers that go the extra mile to make Carteret County a better place in which to live, work, and raise our families, because they excel […]

Morehead City Marlins Sign Pair From Dartmouth

Morehead City Marlins Sign Pair From Dartmouth

MOREHEAD CITY, NC January 21, 2014 – The Morehead City Marlins have signed Michael Danielak and Nick Lombardi for the 2014 season. Both players attend Ivy League institution Dartmouth College. Danielak is a sophomore right-handed pitcher from Mt. Prospect, Illinois. Lombardi hails from Saugus, California and is a junior third baseman. Danielak went 1-1 with a 4.42 ERA in 11 relief appearances during Dartmouth’s 2013 season. He struck out 18 batters in 18 and 1/3 innings pitched while walking four batters. Opponents had a batting average of .221 against the 6’4 hurler. He had an incredible 2013 summer season with the Licking County Settlers of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. He finished with a 5-0 record in seven starts […]

Morehead City Marlins Sign Former 12th Round Pick Johnny Caputo

Morehead City Marlins Sign Former 12th Round Pick Johnny Caputo

Morehead City, NC January 15, 2014 – The Morehead City Marlins have announced the signing of Stony Brook University sophomore Johnny Caputo. He was drafted in the 12th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft by the Oakland Athletics following his senior year of high school at Crescent School in Toronto. Caputo started all 59 games for the Seawolves as a freshman in 2013. He primarily played third base and hit .271 with 10 doubles and 20 RBI. Following the season he was named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team and was second team all-conference in the America East. The 6’2 205 pound Caputo was also on the America East Championship All-Tournament Team after he went 5 for […]

Sam Carel to Lead Marlins on Field in 2014

Sam Carel to Lead Marlins on Field in 2014

Morehead City, NC January 9, 2014 – The Morehead City Marlins have announced Sam Carel as the team’s head coach for the  2014 season. Carel spent the 2013 season as an assistant coach for the Marlins, serving as the hitting instructor and third base coach. He becomes the fourth head coach in Marlins franchise history. Carel is entering his eighth season as the head coach of Junior College powerhouse Jefferson College. He has amassed a career record of 272-131, and has been named conference Coach of the Year six times. In his first seven seasons as head coach of the Vikings, he has lead his team to seven conference championships, three Regional championships, and two appearances in the Junior College […]

Wilmington Sharks Under New Ownership and Management

Wilmington Sharks Under New Ownership and Management

WILMINGTON, NC December 5, 2013 – The Wilmington Sharks are pleased to announce that Peter B. Freund, a minority owner of the New York Yankees and partner in the Class-A Charleston RiverDogs, has purchased the Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League. “I am thrilled to begin a new era of Sharks baseball in the beautiful Port City of Wilmington, North Carolina,” said Freund. “Our goal is a simple one – to listen to our fans and continue to offer families a fun and affordable evening of baseball in a minor league setting. We have many upcoming surprises for 2014 and will be working hard between now and opening night on May 28th to ensure a memorable season for all […]

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Morehead City to Host 2014 Coastal Plain League All-Star Game

Morehead City to Host 2014 Coastal Plain League All-Star Game

Morehead City, NC November 26, 2013 – Coastal Plain League Commissioner Justin Sellers announced today that the 2014 Coastal Plain League All-Star Game will be held in Morehead City, North Carolina. The star-studded event will take place on Monday, July 14th at Big Rock Stadium, home of the Morehead City Marlins. This will be the first All-Star Game held in Morehead City. “It is with great excitement that we announce the 2014 All-Star Game will be coming to Morehead City this summer,” said Sellers. “This event has become our showcase event during the summer and fans in Morehead City will get to witness it in person. Buddy (Bengel), Mitch (Kluver) and the entire Marlins staff have done a great job […]