Shorebirds forced to officially scrub 2020 season

Major League Baseball on Tuesday officially informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated MiLB teams with players for the 2020 season. That means there will not be a minor league season for the Delmarva Shorebirds. The verdict is especially bitter, as the team was set to open their 25th anniversary […]

25 years later, Arthur W. Perdue Stadium still glows

Long before an era when brand-new minor league ballparks became in vogue, the Delmarva Shorebirds built something to last. Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, which first opened its gates in 1996, is currently the fourth-oldest park in the 14-team South Atlantic League. Despite nearly a quarter-century of use, the “Big Chicken Wing” is still a favorite […]

Orioles GM Mike Elias to address Hot Stove Banquet

Baltimore Orioles Executive Vice President & General Manager Mike Elias will serve as the featured guest speaker at the Delmarva Shorebirds’ 19th annual Hot Stove Banquet. The event will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Thursday, Jan. 23, and begin at 6 p.m. Elias just completed his first season in Baltimore, […]

Shorebirds named Team of the Year by MiLB.com

Delmarva’s best baseball summer ever has earned one last cherry on top. On Tuesday afternoon, MiLB.com named the Shorebirds as their Team of the Year for 2019, a first in franchise history. In their 24th season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, the Shorebirds finished 90-48, the most wins across all of Minor League Baseball in […]

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 […]

Protective netting to be added at Shorebirds games

The Delmarva Shorebirds have announced that new and extended protective netting at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium will be installed, increasing protection and visibility. The project, which is a part of continued renovations to improve Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, is scheduled to begin July 30. Sportsfield Specialties, one of the leading sports netting supply companies with […]

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 […]