Storm warning in the outfield

HOLYOKE, Mass.—The Blue Sox have added a bolt to the outfield, signing Kentucky outfielder Storm Wilson for the 2014 season, assistant general manager Wesley LaValley announced today. Wilson, a teammate of 2013 Blue Sox shortstop Matt Reida and incoming Blue Sox pitcher Zach Strecker, is currently batting .260 and has a .396 OBP on 13-of-50 […]

Blue Sox logo makes cameo on “Olbermann” on ESPN

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Blue Sox found their way to Bristol recently, as their logo a brief appearance on Keith Olbermann’s self-titled show Olbermann. The particular segment was a discussion about the usage of the Indians nickname for Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team. Olbermann related the story of how the team was purportedly—but not actually—named for a […]

Blue Sox add Razzino from Franklin Pierce

HOLYOKE, Mass.—The Blue Sox are on speed dial today, signing Franklin Pierce outfielder John Razzino to the roster for the upcoming season, Assistant General Manager Wesley Lavalley announced today. Razzino, a junior for the defending East Region Champion Ravens, has been scorching at the plate and on the basepaths, batting .293 with a four home […]

Blue Sox add Miami’s Hammond, Kentucky’s Strecker to staff

HOLYOKE, Mass.—The Blue Sox have put two more arms on the list of pitchers today, picking up freshman right-hander Cooper Hammond from the University of Miami and sophomore right-hander Zach Strecker from Kentucky, Assistant General Manager Wes LaValley announced today. Hammond, teammates with fellow Blue Sox signees Derik Beauprez, Ricky Eusebio, and Willie Abreu, was […]

Blue Sox re-sign Rakus, add Banas from Stetson

The Blue Sox have placed two familiar faces on the roster from Stetson today, returning sophomores closer Ben Rakus and adding Hadley native left-hander Garrison Banas as well, Assistant General Manager Wes LaValley announced. Rakus, from nearby West Suffield, Connecticut, pitched for the Blue Sox last year until his season was ended by a line […]

’12 Alum Pentecost named Top 20 MLB Prospect

2012 Blue Sox alumnus catcher Max Pentecost, currently a junior at Kennesaw State University, was named a top prospect for the 2014 MLB Draft, and ranked as the top collegiate catcher by MLB.com. Pentecost was one of the top players on the 2012 Holyoke squad, batting .303 with three home runs and 15 runs batted […]