Shorebirds’ record season comes to an abrupt end

The Delmarva Shorebirds’ season came to an abrupt end as the Hickory Crawdads prevailed in a tense 1-0, 10-inning contest to sweep the Northern Division Championship Series on Friday night at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. The Crawdads moved on to face the Lexington Legends, who swept Augusta in two games to win the Southern Division […]

Shorebirds GM Chris Bitters named among tops in field

Delmarva Shorebirds General Manager Chris Bitters has been named South Atlantic League General Manager of the Year. The award is a first for Bitters, who is finishing up his 13th season at the helm in Salisbury. “I’m humbled that my colleagues in the league felt strongly enough about what we do up here in Delmarva […]

Top prospect Adley Rutschman joins Shorebirds

The Baltimore Orioles have promoted 2019 No. 1 overall pick Adley Rutschman to the Class-A Delmarva Shorebirds The catcher and reigning Golden Spikes Award winner was expected to join the Shorebirds in time for their Wednesday home game against the Greensboro Grasshoppers. Rutschman, 21, will make the third stop in his brief Orioles tenure after […]

Shorebirds headed to playoffs in September

Despite losing 1-0 to the West Virginia Power last Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park, the Delmarva Shorebirds still clinched the South Atlantic League Northern Division first half championship thanks to second-place Greensboro’s 2-1 loss against Hickory. The Shorebirds (46-18) are now headed to postseason play for the seventh time in franchise history and for […]

Shorebirds’ new manager likes his 2019 team

When the 2019 Delmarva Shorebirds take the field tonight in Lexington, Ky., they’ll be led by a familiar face. Kyle Moore, entering his 10th overall season with the Baltimore Orioles organization, is taking over the managerial duties. Moore, the 2018 manager for the short-season Class A Aberdeen IronBirds, makes his first return to Delmarva since […]

One On One, March 28: Shorebirds’ Chris Bitters

The Delmarva Shorebirds, Salisbury’s Minor League Baseball hometown team, will open its first home stand of the season on Thursday night, April 11. Shorebirds General Manager Chris Bitters joins us to discuss all of the amazing fan-friendly improvements that have been made to Arthur W. Perdue Stadium and offers insights on how things work in […]

Shorebirds unveil fan-friendly stadium improvements

For the first time ever, Delmarva Shorebirds fans will have the opportunity to catch the action from beyond the outfield wall from Arthur W. Perdue Stadium when the 2019 season gets under way in early April. Last Wednesday, the Shorebirds hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the stadium’s brand-new 360-degree concourse deck, which […]

Shorebirds keep making stadium improvements

For the latest entry in a years-long line of renovations, the Delmarva Shorebirds are upgrading the fan experience at Perdue Stadium. Highlighted by a new 360-degree concourse, the upgrades completed ahead of the 2019 season will mark some of the biggest changes yet to the 23-year-old-ballpark. In a sense, Perdue Stadium is changing with the […]

Ted Shockley: Memories of baseball’s Rockfish

Twenty years ago this month, my wife and I had a routine. We’d drive to Salisbury from our Accomack County home on chilly October evenings. We’d enjoy a quick dinner at Nacho Pete’s, grab a cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and go watch baseball at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, sneaking in the coffee under blankets […]

Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel gets own bobblehead

When meteorologist Mike Seidel of The Weather Channel fame received a call from Delmarva Shorebirds officials, telling him they wanted to have a bobblehead made in his likeness, and honor him at a game, he was surprised. “I was like, ‘Me? Why?’” he said with a laugh during a phone conversation this week. “They said, […]

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