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BARNSTORMERS HONORED BY ATLANTIC LEAGUE


The Lancaster Barnstormers front office has been lauded by the Atlantic League, winning two major awards for the 2019 season, it was announced today by league president Rick White. Lancaster garnered the league’s Community Service Award for the franchise that...


BARNSTORMERS NAB BIG LEAGUE VETERAN DE AZA


The Lancaster Barnstormers have selected outfielder Alejandro De Aza with the first pick in the New Britain Bees dispersal draft, it was announced today. De Aza, 35, batted .346 with six homers and 42 RBI in 69 games for the...


BARNSTORMERS TRIO WIN DEFENSIVE AWARDS


Outfielders Caleb Gindl and Darian Sandford, along with first baseman K.C. Hobson were named to the Atlantic League’s Red, White and Blue All-Defense Team, it was announced today by league president Rick White. The honors were selected by the league’s...


Barnstormers Outfielder Named to Year-End All-Star Squad


Lancaster Barnstormers outfielder Caleb Gindl was selected by league managers and officials to the 2019 Atlantic League All-Star Team, it was announced today by league president Rick White. Gindl, playing in his third Atlantic League season, batted .291 for the...


BARNSTORMERS ANNOUNCE 2020 SCHEDULE


The Lancaster Barnstormers’ return to their winning ways, and hunt for their 3rd Atlantic League Championship, will begin on Friday, May 1st as the 2020 Atlantic League schedule was released today by league officials. Lancaster’s 16th season will get underway...


Community Man and Player of the Year Named


COMMUNITY MAN OF THE YEAR – Devon Torrence.  Our Community Man of the Year was always the first to sign up to help with any on, or off-field event.  His contributions to the cause during Mental Health Awareness Month went...


MARTINEZ KEYS BEES WITH TRIPLE


Ozzie Martinez tripled to left center for the crucial blow in the fourth inning of Game Two, leading the New Britain Bees to a sweep of the Lancaster Barnstormers with a 3-1 decision. Earlier, David Roseboom pitched a two-hit shutout,...


ALBALADEJO STELLAR IN LOSS


Jonathan Albaladejo was terrific on Sunday afternoon.  David Roseboom, his mound opponent was virtually unhittable. Zach Collier drilled a two-out solo homer in the bottom of the second inning to provide the difference as the New Britain Bees captured a...


BEES HOMERS DROP ANDERSON, ‘STORMERS


Lancaster’s pitching has held the hard-hitting New Britain Bees to a total of five hits in the first two games of the weekend series at New Britain Stadium.  Three of those have left the park. On Saturday evening, Darren Ford...


BARNSTORMERS ROUT BEES


The Lancaster Barnstormers went to New England and took no prisoners. Joe Terdoslavich homered and drove in five runs, and Darian Sandford knocked home four tallies on three singles as the Barnstormers demolished the New Britain Bees for a 13-1...


BARNSTORMERS FALL IN HOMESTAND FINALE


The Lancaster Barnstormers had huge opportunities at both the start and the end of Thursday night’s game, but were unable to get the key blow. As a result, they fell, 4-2, to the Long Island Ducks in the season series...


FUENTES, MAZZILLI PACE LONG ISLAND


Rey Fuentes went 3-for-4 with a home run, and L.J. Mazzilli drove home four as the Long Island Ducks built an 11-5 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers Wednesday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. It was Lancaster’s fifth loss in a...


CLOSE CALL LEADS TO FOURTH STRAIGHT LOSS


Baseball is often referred to as a game of inches. On Tuesday night, that may have been reduced to nanometers. With two outs and a runner at first in a game tied, 3-3, in the top of the seventh inning,...


CARP(E) DIEM


Mike Carp belted a one-out grand slam in the top of the sixth, and it proved to be too much for the Lancaster Barnstormers to overcome as the New Britain Bees captured a 5-3 decision in the third game of...


HOW SWEEP IT IS!


K.C. Hobson’s 72nd career home run as a Barnstormer was one of his most dramatic. The Lancaster first baseman crushed a two-out solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning in Friday night’s second game to snap a scoreless...


NO TWO NIGHTS IN A ROW FOR NINTH INNING RALLY


The Lancaster Barnstormers wish they could have borrowed some of Wednesday evening’s ninth inning runs. Unfortunately, baseball does not work that way. The night after scoring four two-out runs in the ninth, the Barnstormers failed to capitalize on another chance,...


BARNSTORMERS POWER THROUGH NINTH


The Barnstormers put on a power show with two outs in the ninth inning on Wednesday night. A double by Caleb Gindl broke a 2-2 tie, and a two-run homer by Destin Hood provided insurance as the Barnstormers grabbed a...


REED SETS CLUB WINS RECORD


Nate Reed made Lancaster Barnstormers history on Monday evening. The left-hander from Berks County became the club’s all-time leading winner with a 3-2 victory over the Somerset Patriots Monday evening at TD Bank Park in Bridgewater, NJ. Reed (4-2 in...


SOLO HOMERS NOT ENOUGH


Caleb Gindl and Joe Terdoslavich hit booming solo home runs on Saturday evening, but they were not enough as the Sugar Land Skeeters eked out a 4-3 decision over the Lancaster Barnstormers in the middle game of a three-game series...


HOOD, DE LA ROSA PACE LANCASTER WIN


Destin Hood and Anderson De La Rosa stroked back-to-back doubles twice as the Lancaster Barnstormers decisively defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters, 8-2, in the opener of a three-game weekend series at Clipper Magazine Stadium. With the win, the Barnstormers moved...


LANCASTER FALLS IN SERIES FINALE


Caleb Gindl had a big night.  High Point’s lineup had a bigger one. The Barnstormers right fielder went 3-for-4 with a home run, but it was not nearly enough as the Rockers overwhelmed Lancaster, 9-3, in the finale of a...


BARNSTORMERS ROLL ROCKERS


Dwayne Pollok has company. Nate Reed yielded one run over five innings in an 8-2 victory over the High Point Rockers on Wednesday night, tying Pollok with his 32nd career Barnstormers win for the franchise record. Reed (3-2) retired 12...


ROCKERS WRECK ‘STORMERS HOMECOMING


The Lancaster Barnstormers continued to hit and score on Monday evening, but they could not hold on to the lead they constructed. High Point struck for seven unanswered runs over the final three innings to race past the ‘Stormers for...


SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: How the Atlantic League Became MLB’s Laboratory for the Future of Baseball


By: Emma Baccellieri (Photo courtesy of Fred Vuich) This story appears in the July 29, 2019, issue of Sports Illustrated In the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs’ umpire locker room, two hours before a scheduled first pitch in early July, Tim...


OFFENSE CONTINUES TO ROLL


For the first time all season, the Barnstormers scored 10 or more runs in back-to-back games. On Sunday afternoon, they needed, most, if not all, of the runs. Lancaster banged out 14 hits then had to survive a ferocious York...


BARNSTORMERS ROUT YORK


The Lancaster Barnstormers kept their feet firmly on the accelerator Saturday evening. Lancaster rapped out 13 hits, six for extra bases, in routing the York Revolution, 12-3, in the middle game of a three-game series at People’s Bank Park. Caleb...


DOTEL PACES YORK RALLY


The Lancaster Barnstormers struck for five early runs against the York Revolution on Friday night but were unable to hold on, losing, 6-5, in the opener of a three-game weekend series. Lancaster is now 2-2 on its current six-game road...


OVERTON SHUTS DOWN PATRIOTS


Connor Overton gave the Lancaster Barnstormers his second straight standout performance on Thursday evening. Thanks to Destin Hood’s four-RBI night, he was rewarded with his first win. Overton (1-0) fired seven shutout innings, yielding only four singles in pitching the...


TERDOSLAVICH PROPELS ‘STORMERS TO VICTORY


Joe Terdoslavich put together the best game by a Barnstormer this season, going 5-for-5 with a double and a home run to lead Lancaster to a 7-1 defeat of the Somerset Patriots Tuesday evening at TD Bank Park. The Lancaster...


EARLY SINGLES OUTBURST LIFT DUCKS


The Lancaster Barnstormers spent the entire afternoon on Sunday trying to recover from a four-run first inning. Their fingertips were almost to the finish line when the game ended. Long Island’s Pedro Beato retired Caleb Gindl on a grounder to...


REED DOMINATES LONG ISLAND


Nate Reed is back to his 2018 Pitcher of the Year form.  That means opponents are having a hard time scoring. Reed (2-2) carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning on Saturday night, leaving as soon as Deibinson Romero broke...


LATE INNING HOMERS DROP STORMERS


The Lancaster Barnstormers needed five more outs with their setup man and closer in store. Instead, the Long Island Ducks reached both. Hector Sanchez drilled a game-tying homer off Scott Shuman in the eighth, and Clint Freeman reached Cody Eppley...


BARNSTORMERS TRIPPED UP IN EXTRA INNINGS


The New Britain Bees ran out of hits by the sixth inning, but that did not prevent them from rallying past the Lancaster Barnstormers in extra innings Thursday evening. New Britain scored an unearned run in the top of the...


BARNSTORMERS STAY HOT AT HOME


The Lancaster Barnstormers unleashed a four-homer attack on Tuesday evening to defeat the New Britain Bees in the opener of a four-game series and seven-game homestand at Clipper Magazine Stadium. It was the seventh win in the last eight home...


BARNSTORMERS SIGN SOUTH AFRICAN STAR NGOEPE


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed one-time Major League infielder Gift Ngoepe, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples.  Peeples also announced that right-handed pitcher Connor Overton has signed with the team for the stretch run of the 2019 regular...


BARNSTORMERS DROP FINALE OF WEEKLONG STAY


After two straight one-sided wins, the Lancaster Barnstormers ran out of gas on Sunday night. The Barnstormers managed only one single over the last 6 1/3 innings, dropping a 3-1 decision to the Sugar Land Skeeters in the finale of...


BARNSTORMERS WIN BRAWL-MARRED CONTEST


Devon Torrence bunted for his fourth hit of the night with Lancaster leading, 7-0. On his fifth trip to the plate, he took a Dan Runzler fastball to the back. Benches cleared, and by the time order was restored to...


ANDERSON PITCHES STORMERS TO WIN


John Anderson dealt seven strong innings, and the Barnstormers rapped out 10 hits as Lancaster picked up its first win in five games at Constellation Field, 7-3. Anderson (7-5) limited the host Sugar Land Skeeters to four hits and a...


GIANSANTI HOMER DOWNS ‘STORMERS


Anthony Giansanti came up with the big blow for the Sugar Land Skeeters on Thursday night, a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Lancaster Barnstormers, 8-5, at Constellation Field. It was the fourth straight...


BAUMANN BRILLIANT IN LOSS


Buddy Baumann fired his fourth quality start of the season against the Sugar Land Skeeters.  He and his ballclub have yet to win one. D.J. Peterson produced the only runs off the left-hander with a two-run homer in the bottom...


BARNSTORMERS RALLY, FALL IN 10


The Lancaster Barnstormers put on a furious rush to force extra innings on Tuesday evening, only to fall on Wednesday morning. Lancaster struck for four runs in the top of the eighth and added a go-ahead run in the tenth...


PHIPPS HOMER TOPS LANCASTER


Denis Phipps slugged a decisive three-run homer off Nate Reed in the bottom of the third inning on Monday evening, leading the Sugar Land Skeeters to a 5-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers in the opener of a seven-game series...


ANDERSON TOPS SIMON AS BARNSTORMERS WIN


John Anderson struck out a season-high eight, and Andrew Aplin socked a two-run homer in the first inning to lead the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 4-1 win over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on Sunday afternoon. For the Barnstormers, it...


BIZARRE DP PRESERVES BARNSTORMERS WIN


The Lancaster Barnstormers used brilliant and creative defense to turn an unusual double play in the top of the ninth to hold a 5-4 victory over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Saturday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. For the Barnstormers,...


MIDDLE INNING SURGE ENDS LANCASTER WIN STREAK


Kyle Davies would have preferred a better ending to a long, productive career. The right-hander fell victim to a Southern Maryland power surge in the middle innings in his final start, as the Blue Crabs rallied for an 11-6 victory...


BAUMANN DEALS SOMERSET A SHUTOUT


Buddy Baumann was brilliant, and for once, the Barnstormers gave him plenty of backing. The lefty fired a four-hit shutout against the Somerset Patriots, pitching the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 10-0 victory on Thursday evening to complete a three-game sweep...


BARNSTORMERS TAKE THIRD STRAIGHT


The Lancaster Barnstormers are sporting brand new “Don’t Stop Believin’” T-shirts during batting practice. They are turning the believing into winning. Jonathan Albaladejo allowed only three hits in seven innings, and the Barnstormers made the most of their six hits...


LANCASTER RALLIES PAST SOMERSET, 5-4


With the annual Christmas in July promotion only three days away, the Lancaster Barnstormers got some early gifts from the Somerset Patriots on Tuesday evening. The Barnstormers were all too glad to open them and put them to use. Lancaster...


ATLANTIC LEAGUE TO IMPLEMENT AUTOMATED BALL-STRIKE CALLS IN ALL ALPB GAMES BEGINNING JULY 25


The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today the Automated Ball-Strike System (ABS) will call balls and strikes for the remainder of the 2019 ALPB Championship Season, starting Thursday, July 25 at games hosted by the High Point Rockers,...


BARNSTORMERS BREAK THROUGH


The Lancaster Barnstormers made the most of a weather-shortened game against the Long Island Ducks late Sunday at Bethpage Ballpark. With permission from the Atlantic League to shorten the game to seven innings due to excessive heat, the Lancaster Barnstormers...


BARNSTORMERS RALLY FALLS SHORT


Thwarted for seven innings by the pitching of Joe Iorio and Cody Mincey and stellar defense by the Long Island Ducks, the Lancaster Barnstormers put together an impressive rally in the top of the eighth inning on Saturday evening. They...


TORRENCE INJURED; BARNSTORMERS DROP PAIR


On Thursday night, Devon Torrence was a Barnstormers hero. On Friday, he became a fallen one. Torrence, who broke a tie with his first career homer on Thursday, was injured on a slide into second base in the top of...


BARNSTORMERS DROP PAIR TO HIGH POINT


The first game was a slugfest.  The second was a pitcher’s duel. They had one thing in common.  Victories for the High Point Rockers over the Lancaster Barnstormers. Stephen Cardullo and Tyler Ladendorf both went 4-for-5 in the opener to...


REIGNING ALPB PITCHER OF THE YEAR RETURNS


Left-hander Nate Reed, the 2018 Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year, has rejoined the Lancaster Barnstormers for the second half of the season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Reed, 31, is scheduled to start for the Barnstormers...


OAKLAND PURCHASES CONTRACT OF DAN GAMACHE


The Oakland Athletics have purchased the contract of Lancaster Barnstormers’ second baseman, Dan Gamache, it was announced today. He will report to Class AA Midland of the Texas League. Gamache, 28, was batting .303 with six home runs and 46...


CRABS CLAW BARNSTORMERS AGAIN


All Southern Maryland needed on Sunday afternoon was one inning. The Blue Crabs pounced on Kyle Davies for four runs in the bottom of the first, and the runs held as host Southern Maryland completed a four-game sweep of the...


NEW RULE COSTS BARNSTORMERS


Southern Maryland’s Tony Thomas took advantage of a new Atlantic League rule, racing to first base on Alejandro Chacin’s second pitch. The move began a cascade of events that eventually produced a 7-2 Blue Crabs victory over the Barnstormers in...


MARTINEZ BREAKS UP NO-HIT BID IN SECOND HALF OPENER


The first game mattered only for pride.  The second game mattered much more.  Southern Maryland won both. As the first half of the season drew closer to an official end, and the second half began, the Blue Crabs swept a...


MLB, ALPB ANNOUNCE RULE CHANGES FOR SECOND HALF


Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today four additional experimental playing rules that will be in place during the second half of the 2019 Atlantic League Championship Season. The list of changes is...


BARNSTORMERS COLLECT FIVE HITS IN ALL-STAR GAME


Each of the four position players representing the Lancaster Barnstormers collected at least one hit on Wednesday night in the annual Atlantic League All-Star Game, played at People’s Bank Park in York. The game itself ended in a 3-3 tie. ...


BARNSTORMERS DEAL KNOCKOUT BLOW TO YORK


The Lancaster Barnstormers fulfilled their mission as spoilers. Lancaster bolted out to a 7-1 lead in the first four innings of Sunday’s doubleheader opener and held on for a 7-5 victory, knocking York out of the first half race in...


YORK TOPS STORMERS WITH MIDDLE INNING SURGE


The Lancaster Barnstormers could not have gotten off to a more impressive start Friday evening. Jared Lakind set the side down on eight pitches in the top of the first.  Caleb Gindl and Michael Martinez greeted Mitch Atkins with back-to-back...


FIVE BARNSTORMERS NAMED TO ATLANTIC LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM


(July 5, 2019, York, Pa.) — The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced the rosters for the 2019 Atlantic League All-Star Game, which will be held next Wednesday at PeoplesBank Park, home of the York Revolution. The 22nd...


BARNSTORMERS TRIPPED UP, 2-1


The Lancaster Barnstormers have two missions for the weekend. One is to find a winning combination for the second half of the schedule.  The other is to keep the York Revolution from completing their surge to overtake Sugar Land for...


ELECTRONIC BALLS & STRIKES TO DEBUT AT ATLANTIC LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME


The 2019 Atlantic League All-Stars will make baseball history when they step into the batter’s box next Wednesday for pitches called with the assistance of an automated ball-strike system (ABS). One of the most anticipated rules initiatives resulting from the...


ROCKERS DENY EPPLEY 100th SAVE


The High Point Rockers did not give up on Tuesday night’s game against the Lancaster Barnstormers.  Nor have they given up on the first half pennant chase. High Point rallied for two runs off closer Cody Eppley in the bottom...


BARNSTORMERS SIGN ECHEMENDIA AND APLIN


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed a pair of new players, one pitcher and one position player, it has been announced by manager Ross Peeples.  The newcomers are Pedro Echemendia, a right-hander relief pitcher, and Andrew Aplin, a left-handed outfielder. Echemendia,...


BARNSTORMERS TAKE FIRST WIN IN CAROLINA


The Lancaster Barnstormers finally broke the ice in North Carolina. After being swept just two weeks earlier in their first ever series at BB&T Point, the Barnstormers picked up a 7-6, 10-inning victory over the host High Point Rockers on...


BARNSTORMERS GO FOR SUNDAY STROLL


The Lancaster Barnstormers waited, watched and walked their way to victory on Sunday afternoon. Southern Maryland’s pitching staff combined to walk 11 Lancaster batters and hit three others as the Barnstormers took the rubber game of a series, 10-3, at...


DAVIES, THOMPSON PROVIDE ANOTHER THRILLER


The last time that Kyle Davies and Daryl Thompson pitched against each other, the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in record time. Saturday evening’s rematch of the two veterans was more prolonged, but it provided as much...


BARNSTORMERS BUST LOOSE FOR 10-3 WIN


The Lancaster Barnstormers struck for four runs in consecutive innings on Friday evening to build a big early lead en route to a 10-3 victory over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in the opener of a three-game weekend series. It...


ANDERSON STRONG IN LOSS


For the second straight evening, a Lancaster left-hander gave a stellar performance.  For the second straight night, he got no support. John Anderson fired six innings, giving up only one earned run, but the Barnstormers got nowhere against David Holmberg...


BAUMANN DEALS GEM BUT LOSES


Buddy Baumann’s season must make him feel like he is in a Dickensian novel.  The Lancaster left-hander is playing the role of a starving orphan looking for sustenance. Once again, the former San Diego Padre threw well.  Once again, he...


Paredes Drills Stormers in Atlantic League Return


One-time Barnstormer Jimmy Paredes marked his return to the Atlantic League with a homer and five runs batted in, leading his new club, the Somerset Patriots to a 14-3 triumph over Lancaster Tuesday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The former...


TORRENCE SHINES IN LOSS


Barnstormers’ Right Fielder Steals Three in 7-4 Defeat Despite the best efforts of right fielder Devon Torrence, who stole three bases on the afternoon, the Barnstormers dropped their third straight and 10th in 11 games, a 7-4 defeat at the...


BARNSTORMERS START FAST BUT LOSE, 4-3


The Lancaster Barnstormers raced out to a 3-0 lead as seven of their first 11 batters rapped out base hits off left-hander Jake Fisher on Saturday evening. However, the road-weary Barnstormers’ attack faded, and Long Island bounced back for a...


ENORMOUS DUCKS RALLY LEAVES ‘STORMERS WITH SPLIT


The Long Island Ducks had 12 consecutive batters reach base with two outs in the bottom of the sixth, rallying for a 12-8 nightcap victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers and a split of a Friday evening doubleheader at Bethpage Ballpark....


CARDULLO BLASTS HIGH POINT TO SWEEP


Stephen Cardullo capped an impressive series in mighty fashion. The High Point Rockers infielder belted a grand slam, his second homer of the night and fifth of the series, to ice an 8-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers at BB&T...


ROOKIE BELTS TYING HOMER, BARNSTORMERS LOSE SIXTH STRAIGHT


Frank Nigro is fresh out of Division II Wilmington University, but he made a huge impact at the professional level Wednesday afternoon. The 21-year old High Point catcher, with his club down to a final strike, slugged a game-tying home...


CARDULLO HOMERS, UPEND ‘STORMERS


Stephen Cardullo blasted a pair of home runs on Tuesday evening as the High Point Rockers dropped the travel-weary Lancaster Barnstormers, 4-1, in the opener of a three-game series at the newly-opened BB&T Point. The loss was Lancaster’s fifth straight,...


Four Double Sixth Leads York to Sweep


The York Revolution strung together four doubles in the top of the sixth inning to pull away from the Lancaster Barnstormers on Sunday afternoon, completing a four-game sweep, 7-2. With the Revs already up, 3-1, Telvin Nash greeted John Anderson...


Barnstormers Come up Short


Just as in the day game, the Lancaster Barnstormers had a chance in the bottom of the seventh.  They did not take advantage of the opportunity. The Barnstormers loaded the bases with nobody out, trailing by three, but could only...


NASH, NINA BASH YORK TO WIN


Telvin Nash and Angelys Nina did beat the Lancaster Barnstormers on Saturday afternoon with something Lancaster has not done all season – homer to left at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Nash and Nina produced the tying and winning runs in the...


YORK’S CONSTANT PRESSURE OVERWHELMS LANCASTER


Only one inning went by on Friday evening without at least three York batters reaching base. That inning produced a two-run homer. Overall, 33 Revs found their way on board in a 12-3 rout of the Lancaster Barnstormers Friday evening...


HOMETOWN LAKIND BRILLIANT IN LANCASTER WIN


Barnstormers Capture Split with 8-2 Victory in Texas Jared Lakind had the opportunity to start for the first time as a professional near his home in the suburbs of Houston, Texas. The left-hander sparkled in front of friends and family....


BARNSTORMERS ENJOY WALK-A-THON


Lancaster Takes Wednesday Matinee, 12-5 Sugar Land manager Pete Incaviglia entered Wednesday’s game against the Lancaster Barnstormers short on relievers. His one guy, Lucas Irvine, could not throw strikes. As a result, the ‘Stormers walked nine times and scored as...


MESSY SECOND COSTS ‘STORMERS


Sugar Land Extends Lead to 9 ½ The Lancaster Barnstormers had one of THOSE innings. Five singles, four of which were ground balls, a pair of walks and two errors led to a seven-run Sugar Land second as the Skeeters...


PHIPPS HOMER UNDOES ‘STORMERS LEAD


Lancaster Falls, 6-5, in Sugar Land Denis Phipps continues to haunt the Lancaster Barnstormers.  Even when he is not in the lineup. The Sugar Land Skeeters’ outfielder/DH slammed a pinch hit three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning, leading...


ROGERS HOMER DECIDES SLUGFEST


New Britain Rallies Past ‘Stormers, 12-11 Jason Rogers delivered the knockout blow in a heavyweight fight on Sunday afternoon. The New Britain first baseman slammed a home run to left center field with two outs in the bottom of the...


LAKIND COLLECTS FIRST WIN AS STARTER


Barnstormers Hold Off New Britain, 9-6 Short rest proved to be a plus for left-hander Jared Lakind. The Lancaster starter, pitching after only three days off, collected his first career win as a starting pitcher on Saturday evening as the...


SIXTH INNING OUTBURST DROPS ‘STORMERS


New Britain Captures Series Opener, 5-2 Jared James snapped a 2-2 tie with a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth, sending the New Britain Bees to a 5-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers Friday evening at New Britain...


MARTINSON BLASTS KNOCK OFF ‘STORMERS


Sugar Land second baseman Jason Martinson slammed a pair of three-run home runs, leading the Skeeters to a 9-3 win over the Lancaster Barnstormers Wednesday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Martinson’s first blast, a three-run homer to right, broke the...


GOLSON RETURNS TO LANCASTER 


Member of ’14 Championship Squad Rejoins ‘Stormers    Greg Golson, who played a key role in the Lancaster Barnstormers 2014 championship, has rejoined the club, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples.    Golson, 33, batted .312 with two homers and 20 RBI for...


DUCK WEATHER, DUCK WIN


Long Island Topples Lancaster, 4-2, on Rainy Night The Long Island Ducks used a two-run homer by Kirk Nieuwenhuis and solid pitching to defeat the Lancaster Barnstormers, 4-2, Tuesday evening at Bethpage Ballpark. It was the fifth straight win for...


BIZARRE FINISH IN DOUBT


Long Island’s Win Protested by Barnstormers The Long Island Ducks pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers in a very bizarre manner Monday evening at Bethpage Ballpark. Or did they? Lee Mazzilli’s line drive into the left field...


BARNSTORMERS CLAIM FIRST WIN ON NEW RULE


Lancaster Claims 6-5 Win at York For the first time in three attempts, the Lancaster Barnstormers have won on the Atlantic League’s new overtime rule. While both the ‘Stormers and the York Revolution scored their “ghost” runner from second base,...


MESA’S BIG NIGHT DOWNS ‘STORMERS


York Left Fielder Drives Home Five The man known as the Baby Shark in York grew up into a full-fledged Great White on Saturday night. Melky Mesa went 3-for-5 with a homer, triple and five RBI to lead the York...


EPPLEY HOLDS ON


Closer Gets Five Outs in 4-3 Win Over York Cody Eppley was pushed beyond his usual role. The Barnstormers closer was summoned with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning and got the final five outs of the...


MORIN COLLECTS FOUR HITS AS ‘STORMERS WIN


Lancaster Takes Opener in New Britain, 6-4 Parker Morin went 4-for-4, and Buddy Baumann fired six strong innings as the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the New Britain Bees, 6-4, Tuesday evening at New Britain Stadium. Morin banged out three singles and...


‘STORMERS BATS QUIET IN LOSS


Somerset Wins Pitchers’ Duel, 2-0 Runs are proving difficult to find for the Lancaster Barnstormers at TD Bank Park this weekend. On Saturday, Brett Oberholtzer and a pair of relievers limited the Lancaster attack to five singles as the Patriots...


‘STORMERS DROP K-FEST


Patriots’ Three-Run First Proves Enough It was k-razy. Lancaster and Somerset pitching staffs combined to strike out 27 batters on Friday evening with the Patriots coming out on top in a 3-1 decision at TD Bank Park. Before the strikeout...


BARNSTORMERS RALLY PAST SOMERSET


Gindl Single Breaks Ninth Inning Tie as Stormers Win, 5-3 The Lancaster Barnstormers are enjoying the road. Caleb Gindl singled with the bases loaded in the top of the ninth to break a 3-3 tie as the ‘Stormers rallied past...


McGOWAN, PHIPPS LEAD SUGAR LAND TO SWEEP


Barnstormers Drop 6-3 Decision in Series Finale Denis Phipps homered twice, and Kevin McGowan fired six shutout innings early Wednesday to lead the Sugar Land Skeeters to a 6-3 win over the Lancaster Barnstormers, completing a series sweep at Clipper...


BARNSTORMERS THUMPED IN NIGHTCAP


Sugar Land Launches Five Homers in 15-6 Win Jared Mitchell slammed two homers and drove in six runs to lead the Sugar Land Skeeters to a 15-6 win over the host Lancaster Barnstormers Tuesday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The...


BARNSTORMERS BLANKED IN EXTRA INNINGS


Sugar Land Wins, 1-0, in 10 Frames Call it the ghost runner, phantom runner or whatever you will, but the Lancaster Barnstormers are certainly getting spooked by it. For the second time in less than a week, the Barnstormers have...


LAWSON HEADS TO GIANTS


First Player Leaves Before Opening Day Right-handed pitcher Brandon Lawson’s contract has been purchased by the San Francisco Giants, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples.  He will be assigned to San Francisco’s Class AA affiliate in Richmond, Virginia....


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL TO SPONSOR WAR OF THE ROSES


Barnstormers’ New Neighbor Backs Community Cup Effort With the current version of the War of the Roses entering its 13th season, there is a brand-new sponsor on the Lancaster side. The Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital has been named the title sponsor...


UPDATE REGARDING MLB-ALPB EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING RULES


Increase of Distance Between Mound and Plate Delayed Until Second Half of 2020   (Lancaster, Pa., April 10, 2019) – Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs (ALPB) today announced adjustments that have been made to...


GINDL MAKES RETURN AS TWO-WAY PLAYER


Barnstormers Also Ink Former OSU Cornerback Torrence The Lancaster Barnstormers have re-signed outfielder Caleb Gindl and also signed outfielder Devon Torrence, a former cornerback at Ohio State, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples.   With the two signings, the Barnstormers have filled...


BARNSTORMERS COUNTDOWN TO OPENING DAY


Club to Celebrate 15 Days Leading Up To 15th Season Opener As a part of the 15th Anniversary Season of Barnstormers baseball, the ballclub has a 15-day series of events leading up to Opening Night on April 26. Several events around the community...


Barnstormers Add Big League Lefty, Catcher to Roster


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed left-handed pitcher George “Buddy” Baumann and catcher Parker Morin, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Baumann, 31, has appeared in 38 Major League games, all in relief, over the past three seasons with...


Barnstormers Add Two Starters, Catcher


Jake McCasland, who threw a no-hitter in the South Atlantic League in 2016, will join the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2019 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. In addition, the Barnstormers have signed another right-handed starter in...


RELIEF ACE EPPLEY REJOINS ‘STORMERS


PA Native Returns to Original ALPB Club Cody Eppley is back with the Lancaster Barnstormers. The side wheeling right-hander, after spending the last 3 ½ seasons with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, has returned to the team with whom he...


BRYCE HARPER’S BIG BROTHER TO PITCH IN LANCASTER


Barnstormers Ink Left-Hander Bryan Harper Bryce Harper will not be the only member of his immediately family playing baseball in this section of Pennsylvania this summer. His older brother, Bryan, a left-handed relief pitcher, has signed a contract with the...


MARKSBERRY RETURNS; BARNSTORMERS SIGN GAMACHE


Paredes Traded to Somerset Left-hander Matt Marksberry, a dominant force in the Lancaster bullpen in 2018, has re-signed with the club for the upcoming season after being released by the Arizona Diamondbacks last week, it was announced today by manager...


FAN FEST – 2019


Barnstormers to Host Black Sox in Sneak Preview  Lancaster Barnstormers’ fans will get their first opportunity to “Rock the L” in full swing for 2019 when the host club takes on the Black Sox, Saturday, April 20 at Clipper Magazine Stadium.  Gates will open at...


BIG LEAGUE VETERAN DAVIES COMING TO LANCASTER


Former Braves, Royals Right-Hander Pitched in Eight MLB Seasons Right-hander Kyle Davies, an eight-year Major League veteran, has been signed by the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2019 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Davies, 35, becomes the...


FAN FAVORITE ROBINSON SIGNS WITH PIRATES


Outfielder Reports to Bradenton Former Lancaster Barnstormers Community Man of the Year Trayvon Robinson has signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, it has been announced. Robinson, 31, has played for the Barnstormers for the last 2 ½...


BARNSTORMERS RECEIVE CHACIN IN TRADE


One-Time Cincy Right-hander Dealt from Sugar Land The Lancaster Barnstormers have received right-hander Alejandro Chacin from the Sugar Land Skeeters as a player-to-be-named later in the recent trade for relievers Kevin Munson and Stephen Johnson, it was announced today by...


FORMER PHILLIE MARTINEZ HEADED TO LANCASTER


Veteran Big League Infielder Joins Barnstormers Michael Martinez, who spent three of his seven Major League seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, has been signed by the Lancaster Barnstormers, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Martinez, 36, appeared in...


MLB, ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCE EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING RULES AND EQUIPMENT CHANGES FOR 2019 ATLANTIC LEAGUE SEASON


Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today the experimental playing rules and equipment that will be in place during the 2019 Atlantic League Championship Season. The list of changes is as follows: *...


MLB, ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCE EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING RULES AND EQUIPMENT CHANGES FOR 2019 ATLANTIC LEAGUE SEASON


Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today the experimental playing rules and equipment that will be in place during the 2019 Atlantic League Championship Season. The list of changes is as follows: *...


TERDOSLAVICH RETURNS


Barnstormers Also Ink Former Rangers Prospect Vasquez Joey Terdoslavich, who homered in his first two at bats at home in 2018, has re-signed with the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2019 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. In...


Barnstormers Announce Partnership with LiveSource


2019 Collaboration Offers Live In-Game Auction for Fans Lancaster Barnstormers are pleased to announce a partnership to utilize the LiveSource mobile app for live jersey auctions and more for the upcoming 2019 season. With LiveSource in play at the games, fans of the Barnstormers will be able to bid...


Hobson, Bortnick Back in Barn


Veteran Atlantic League infielders K.C. Hobson and Tyler Bortnick have been re-signed by the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2019 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. The signings bring the total number of players under contract for the...


Garrett Granitz Re-Signed


Garrett Granitz, the popular right-hander who won the Barnstormers’ Community Man of the Year honor in 2018, has signed a contract for the 2019 campaign, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Lancaster has also traded right-handed relievers Kevin...


MLB, ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP TO TEST EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING RULES AND EQUIPMENT INITIATIVES


Major League Baseball (MLB) announced today that it has reached a three-year agreement with the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) that will permit MLB to test experimental playing rules and equipment during the Atlantic League’s Championship Season.  In addition...


ALBALADEJO NAMED PLAYER/COACH, DE LA ROSA RETURNS


Barnstormers Roster Continues to Grow Veteran right-hander Jonathan Albaladejo will return for his second season in Lancaster and fourth campaign in the Atlantic League as a player/coach, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. In addition, catcher Anderson De...


SUPERHEROES STORM INTO CLIPPER MAGAZINE STADIUM ON OPENING NIGHT


History Sprinkled Into 15th Anniversary Season The action will begin on Friday, April 26 with Superheroes Night and a post-game fireworks extravaganza … the first of 13 such shows and the only one not on a Saturday in 2019. Superheroes...


COMING HOME


Warwick’s Shank to Play for Barnstormers Warwick High School product Zach Shank has signed a contract with the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2019 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Signing with his hometown Barnstormers rekindles a baseball...


STOLEN BASE KING SANDFORD RETURNS


Barnstormers Add Ex-Marlin Hood The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed a pair of outfielders, Darian Sandford and Destin Hood, as they continue to build for the 15th season at Clipper Magazine Stadium, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Sandford, 31,...


THREE HURLERS RETURN


Shuman, Anderson, Lakind Back in Barn Three members of the 2018 Lancaster pitching staff have re-signed for the 2019 campaign, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. All-Star right-hander Scott Shuman along with left-handers John Anderson and Jared Lakind...


BARNSTORMERS SIGN FIRST TWO PLAYERS OF 2019


Newcomers Mercedes, Sawyer Head to Lancaster Infielder Melvin Mercedes and RHP Logan Sawyer have become the first two players signed by the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2019 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Mercedes, 27, spent the...


SINGLE GAME TICKET SALES KICK OFF MARCH 1, 2019


Barnstormers to Celebrate Event with Free Food, Prizes As their 15th season of Atlantic League baseball nears, the Lancaster Barnstormers are celebrating with “The First Pitch” party on Friday, March 1 at Clipper Magazine Stadium. On that date, from 9:00...


FRIAS DEALT TO DUCKS


All-Star Shortstop Headed to Long Island Shortstop Vladimir Frias, who represented the Lancaster Barnstormers in the last two Atlantic League All-Star Games, has been traded to the Long Island Ducks, it was jointly announced today by Ducks President/General Manager, Michael...


RYAN CASTEEL SIGNS WITH ATLANTA


‘Stormers 2018 Player of the Year Heads to Braves Camp Catcher Ryan Casteel, a member of the 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Team and the Barnstormers Player of the Year, has signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves, it...


GAILEN JOINS DODGERS


‘Stormers All-Time Home Run Leader Heads to LA Camp Blake Gailen, the Lancaster Barnstormers’ all-time leader in home runs, RBI and several other offensive categories, will be joining the Los Angeles Dodgers organization this spring, it was announced today. Gailen,...


Job Fair – 2019 Season


The Lancaster Barnstormers are looking for roughly 150 friendly faces.  That is the number of part-time employees that it will take to stage the 15th season of exciting Atlantic League baseball at Clipper Magazine Stadium, beginning in April. The Lancaster...


MARKSBERRY SIGNS WITH ARIZONA


‘Stormers Lefty Ace Looks to Make Comeback Complete Left-handed reliever Matt Marksberry, a member of the 2018 Lancaster Barnstormers, has signed a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, it was announced today. Marksberry, 28, appeared in 35 games for...


Christmas Tree Lane presented by BCF Group: A Huge Success


Nearly $30,000 Raised for Local Charities Christmas is a time when most people’s thoughts turn to giving. Christmas at Clipper Magazine Stadium hosted Christmas Tree Lane presented by BCF Group for community non-profits that support vital and worthwhile causes. Ninety-five...


ATLANTIC LEAGUE ADOPTS EXTRA-INNING TIEBREAKER RULE FOR 2019


Runner to be placed at second base starting with first extra inning The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced it has adopted the extra-inning tiebreaker rule currently in effect in all affiliated professional baseball leagues. The rule was...


FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON ON TAP


Barnstormers Set to Open Gates, April 26 The Lancaster Barnstormers’ quest to return to the playoffs begins on Friday, April 26th on the 2019 Atlantic League schedule released today by league officials. That night marks the first of 140 games,...


REED EARNS PITCHER OF THE YEAR NOD


Atlantic League Lauds Lancaster Lefty The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named left-hander starter Nate Reed of the Lancaster Barnstormers as its Pitcher of the Year for 2018, it was announced today by league officials. It marks the third...


SANDFORD NAMED TO ALL-DEFENSE SQUAD


Barnstormers Center Fielder Lauded for Glovework Lancaster center fielder Darian Sandford has been named to the Atlantic League’s Red, White and Blue All-Defense Team, it was announced today by league officials. Sandford, who used his phenomenal speed to lead the...


THREE BARNSTORMERS NAMED TO ALL-STAR SQUAD


Atlantic League Honors Reed, Gailen, Casteel The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named three members of the 2018 Lancaster Barnstormers to its season-end All-Star Team, it was announced today by league officials. The trio – left-handed starter Nate Reed,...


DOWN TO ONE GAME


Sugar Land Forces Game Five with 7-2 Victory The Lancaster Barnstormers were not able to lock up the Freedom Division Series on Saturday night. Sugar Land erupted for five runs in the bottom of the first inning and cruised to...


ONE WIN FROM THE FINALS


Barnstormers Excel in All Aspects in 8-2 Victory The Lancaster Barnstormers need one more win to advance to the Atlantic League finals. Lancaster erupted for seven early runs, and the pitching staff, with plenty of assistance from the defense held...


RUSSELL OUTDUELS ALBALADEJO


Skeeters Take Game Two on 3-0 Shutout Jonathan Albaladejo gave the Lancaster Barnstormers a strong start on Wednesday evening.  Sugar Land’s James Russell was even better. Russell fired seven shutout innings on five singles as the Skeeters outlasted the host...


VETERANS PROPEL ‘STORMERS TO GAME ONE WIN


Reed, Gailen … Carry Lancaster to 5-3 Victory   Nate Reed and Blake Gailen, the two longest-tenured Barnstormers, were the driving forces behind Lancaster’s Game One victory on Tuesday night.   Reed fired eight shutout innings and was backed by a...


BARNSTORMERS SIGN LEFT-HANDER WESTPHAL


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed left-handed pitcher Luke Westphal to a contract, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Westphal, 29, will join the Barnstormers bullpen corps. The native of Clintonville, WI has been with York since the beginning...


BARNSTORMERS INK RIGHT-HANDER FLECK


Right-handed reliever Kaleb Fleck has been signed by the Lancaster Barnstormers and will be active for the scheduled Thursday evening doubleheader against the Long Island Ducks, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Fleck, 29, signed with the Arizona...


BARNSTORMERS SIGN FORMER ORIOLE, PHILLIE PAREDES


Jimmy Paredes, a veteran of six Major League seasons, including stints with the Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies, has been signed to a contract by the Lancaster Barnstormers, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Paredes, 29, made his...


GAILEN NAMED ATLANTIC LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE MONTH


Lancaster Barnstormers right fielder Blake Gailen has won numerous Atlantic League honors over the years, including being named the circuit’s Player of the Year in 2012. He can now add another. Gailen was named the league’s Player of the Month...


Eight Barnstormers Named to All-Star Squad


The Lancaster Barnstormers will be well represented at next week’s Atlantic League All-Star Game to be held at Bethpage Ballpark, home of the Long Island Ducks, on Wednesday, July 11. Lancaster will be sending five position players, as well as...


TERDOSLAVICH CONTRACT PURCHASED BY NY METS


The contract of infielder Joey Terdoslavich has been purchased by the New York Mets, it has been announced. He will be reporting to the Mets’ Class AA affiliate in Binghamton, New York. Terdoslavich, 29, played in 40 of the first...


K.C. Hobson Returns to Lancaster


K.C. Hobson, one of the most productive hitters in Lancaster Barnstormers history, will rejoin the team for their upcoming series against the New Britain Bees, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Hobson, 27, will join the Barnstormers for...


June 10th Game Rained Out


The Sunday, June 10th game has been rained out. It will be made up as part of a double-header on Tues. July 3rd. Fans who have tickets dated for June 10th may exchange them for any remaining 2018 regular season...


Barnstormers Lose In “Twilight” Zone


Long Island Rallies in Seventh for 6-5 Win Following sunny days, there is a 3-5 minute window where the ball can be difficult to pick up against the twilight sky. For the Long Island Ducks, that window could not have...


Barnstormers Stay On Roll


Robinson, Munson Lead Comeback Effort Trayvon Robinson delivered late-inning offensive heroics, and Kevin Munson gave Lancaster a brilliant relief effort on Sunday afternoon as the streaking Barnstormers rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Clipper...


Trayvon Robinhood


‘Stormers Left Fielder Delivers Winning Blow  Barnstormers’ left fielder Trayvon Robinson played the hero’s role for a second straight game with a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth to give Lancaster a 4-2 decision over Southern Maryland Friday...


Barnstormers Close Out May With Comeback Win


Late Rally Gains Split for Lancaster One of the best months in the history of the Lancaster Barnstormers was capped by one of the best comeback wins over those 14 years. Down, 5-0, through five innings in the second game...


DE LA ROSA, SANDFORD LEAD STORMERS TO VICTORY


Lancaster Takes Down Somerset, 11-6 The Lancaster Barnstormers showed again on Wednesday night that you don’t need to hit home runs to score. Darian Sandford drove in three runs with a single and a triple, and Anderson De La Rosa...


2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game Voting Underway


(Central Islip, N.Y., May 30, 2018) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs today announced that voting is officially underway for the 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game, presented by Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Fans can cast their ballots...


GIANTS PURCHASE CONTRACT OF BROOKS HALL


The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of right-handed starting pitcher Brooks Hall, it was announced today. Hall, 27, is the first Barnstormer to leave for a Major League organization in 2018. The right-hander made four appearances for the...


Record Broken


The formula is becoming familiar.  Five strong innings out of the starting pitcher.  An early offensive surge.  And solid work from the bullpen. All of those elements came together again on Tuesday evening, as the Lancaster Barnstormers struck for six...


FORMER TOP PROSPECT DESME SIGNS WITH BARNSTORMERS


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed outfielder Grant Desme, who will see his first action since an abrupt retirement in 2009, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Desme, 32, had a dream season in 2009, playing with Kane County...


THE ROLL CONTINUES


Jonathan Albaladejo came within three outs of a no-hitter in the opener, and Ryan Casteel launched a grand slam in the first inning of the nightcap as the Lancaster Barnstormers swept a doubleheader from the Road Warriors, 4-1 and 7-6,...


Barnstormers Roll to Eight Straight


A pair of multi-run innings were all the Lancaster Barnstormers needed to secure a 7-1 decision over the Road Warriors at Clipper Magazine Stadium Saturday Night. Lancaster’s win is their eighth consecutive and improves their record to 14-5 on the...


BARNSTORMERS, ROAD WARRIORS GAME RAINED OUT


The Atlantic League game between the Lancaster Barnstormers and the Road Warriors scheduled for Friday, May 18th has been postponed due to poor field conditions caused by steady rains throughout the week. The game will be made up as part...


TWO-RUN SF HIGHLIGHTS EIGHTH STRAIGHT ROAD WIN


While the Lancaster Barnstormers and New Britain Bees combined for four home runs on Thursday evening, the most exciting moment may have been created by the speed of Rico Noel. Noel raced home all the way from second base on...


Double-Header Extends Streak with Sweep


Nate Reed and Steve Johnson gave the New Britain Bees dual headaches on Wednesday, leading the Lancaster Barnstormers to a doubleheader sweep, 4-2 and 2-0, at New Britain Stadium. With the sweep, the Barnstormers have won seven consecutive road games...


Ex-Barnstormer Mann Reaches Majors in 17th Season


Three days shy of his 34th birthday, former Barnstormers left-hander Brandon Mann finally got the call. Sixteen years after signing initially with the Tampa Bay Rays, Mann received his first promotion to Major League Baseball on Sunday with a call...


Singles Enough for Fourth Straight Win


Rains did their best to slow down the Lancaster Barnstormers on Saturday evening at TD Bank Park in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Those rains ultimately could not keep the Barnstormers from winning their fourth straight game but did keep the club...


Frias’ Big Night Bumps Off Somerset


Vladimir Frias was off to a .344 start on the season before cooling off against Sugar Land over the recent home series. He found Somerset pitching much more to his liking. The Lancaster shortstop was 3-for-4 with a homer and...


Barnstormers Hang On, Take Series


Joey Terdoslavich and Ryan Casteel each launched a two-run homer in the bottom of the third inning, and the Lancaster Barnstormers were able to fend off a stubborn Sugar Land offense for a 6-4 victory over the Skeeters early Thursday...


Efficient Offense Leads Lancaster to Win


Seven times the Barnstormers got a runner to third base on Wednesday evenings.  All seven times, that man scored. Lancaster utilized eight hits, none a home run, and only two walks to defeat the Sugar Land Skeeters, 8-3, in the...


Barnstormers Grab Fifth Straight


Nate Reed combined with four relievers on a four-hitter Saturday evening as the Lancaster Barnstormers won their fifth straight, a 7-1 decision over the York Revolution in front of 6,028 at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Reed (2-0) checked York on three...


Lancaster Routs York, 13-5, in Home Opener


Joey Terdoslavich homered twice, and Kyle Waldrop tacked on a three-run shot as the Lancaster Barnstormers romped to a 13-5 victory over the York Revolution Friday evening in the home opener at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The win, Lancaster’s fourth straight,...


Barnstormers Capture Matinee for Second Straight


The Barnstormers are not shy about running the bases, even executing double steals with a left-handed batter at the plate. Rico Noel and Tyler Bortnick pulled off two double swipes with Blake Gailen batting early Wednesday, leading the Lancaster Barnstormers...


Stormers Blank Southern Maryland


Steve Johnson returned to his native Maryland and spun five shutout innings on Tuesday evening as the Lancaster Barnstormers shut out the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, 7-0, in the opener of a three-game series at Regency Furniture Stadium. The former...


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Barnstormers Tripped Up in Series Finale


An opportunistic York offense took advantage of Lancaster’s only error on Sunday afternoon, scoring two unearned runs in the seventh, to defeat the ‘Stormers, 3-2, in the finale of the opening weekend series. York took three out of four in...


Early Surge Leads York Over Stormers


For the second straight night, the York Revolution went to the long ball as Zach Wilson pounded a three-run homer in the bottom of the first in a 9-4 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers at People’s Bank Park Friday evening....


Barnstormers Fall to York Homers


York is built for the long ball.  Lancaster is built more for the basepaths. On Thursday night, the Revs clubbed a pair of home runs, and, while the Barnstormers stole three bases they lost two runners in the top of...


Barnstormers Add Two to Infield


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed infielders Joey Terdoslavich and Carlos Garcia to contracts for the 2018 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. With the signings, the Barnstormers will have 31 players in their spring training camp which...



Barnstormers Add Two to Spring Roster


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed catcher/first baseman Isaac Wenrich to a 2017 contract and have invited outfielder Matt Hibbert to spring training, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Both have been stars in the independent Pacific Association over...


Coronado Signs with Yankees


Nate Coronado, the shortstop for the Lancaster Barnstormers during the second half of 2016, has been signed by the New York Yankees, it has been announced. This local release is sponsored by Rogers & Associates, longtime partner of the Lancaster...


Barnstormers Sign Former O’s Hurler


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed former Baltimore Orioles right-hander Steve Johnson, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Johnson, 30, becomes the Barnstormers’ 25th player and 15th pitcher on the current roster. The son of another former Oriole, pitcher...


‘Stormers All-Time Hits, Homers Leader Returns for Seventh Season


Although he has not spent a full season in Lancaster since his MVP year in 2012, Blake Gailen has been a big part of the last five years as well. Now, he has been signed by the Barnstormers for a...


Former Lancaster Closer Makes Red Sox Opening Day Roster


Marcus Walden, the Lancaster Barnstormers closer in 2015, has been placed on the Opening Day roster of the Boston Red Sox, it was announced in Boston yesterday. It will be the first time in the Major Leagues for Walden, 29. ...


Amaral Signs With Seattle


Outfielder Beau Amaral, a member of the 2017 Lancaster Barnstormers, has recently signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners organization, it was announced in trade publication Baseball America. Amaral, 27, joined the Barnstormers in July of last season. ...


BARNSTORMERS BRING BACK REYNOLDS, SIGN WALDROP


Matt Reynolds, one of five members of the 2016 Barnstormers to advance to Major League Baseball following his time in Lancaster, will be returning to Clipper Magazine Stadium in 2018, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. He will...


Barnstormers Add More Speed With Noel


The Lancaster Barnstormers have added even more speed to the base paths with the return of infielder/outfielder Rico Noel, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. A product of Coastal Carolina University, Noel is the 10th position player, and...


April 21st Fan Fest to Highlight Spring Training Schedule


Lancaster baseball fans will have four opportunities to catch the 2018 Barnstormers in action prior to the Atlantic League regular season on April 26, it was announced today. The Barnstormers’ spring training schedule has four home dates on it, including...


Lefty Anderson Rejoins Stormers


Left-hander John Anderson, a stalwart of the Lancaster bullpen in 2017, will return for a second season with the Barnstormers, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. He becomes the 22nd player under contract with the Barnstormers for the...


FORMER ATLANTIC LEAGUE PITCHER OF THE YEAR SIGNS WITH LANCASTER


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed former Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year Jonathan Albaladejo along with veteran right-handed pitcher Brooks Hall, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. With the signings, the Barnstormers have 21 players on their roster...


BARNSTORMERS MARK RETURN OF ROBINSON, BORTNICK


Trayvon Robinson will don a Lancaster Barnstormers uniform for the third consecutive season while Tyler Bortnick makes his return to the home clubhouse in Lancaster for the first time since 2015, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. The...


Munson Returns to Lancaster Pen; Barnstormers Sign Lakind


The Lancaster Barnstormers continue to fill their pitching staff for the 2018 season with the return of right-hander Kevin Munson and the addition of left-hander Jared Lakind, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. With the signings, the Barnstormers...


Former Brave Marksberry Comes to Lancaster; Lefty Nate Reed Makes Return


The Lancaster Barnstormers continue to augment their 2018 pitching staff with the arrival of former Atlanta right-hander Matt Marksberry and the return of left-hander Nate Reed, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. With the signings, the Barnstormers have...


Right-Handers Brazoban, Sanchez Added to Relief Corps


The Lancaster Barnstormers have added right-handers Huascar Brazoban and Jesus Sanchez to their bullpen, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. That brings the total number of players signed and active for the upcoming campaign to 13. Brazoban, 28,...


SANDFORD, FRIAS RETURN TO LANCASTER


Speedster Darian Sandford and slick fielding shortstop Vladimir Frias will both make returns to the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2018, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. In addition, the Barnstormers have also signed slugging catcher/first baseman Ryan Casteel. Sandford,...


Shortstop Coronado Re-signs with the Barnstormers


Lancaster Adds Speedster Walker The Lancaster Barnstormers continued to build toward the 2018 season with the signings of shortstop Nate Coronado and outfielder Keenyn Walker, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Coronado, 26, joined the Barnstormers as a...


Barnstormers Announce Fun-Packed 2018 Promo Calendar


“THE 7-1-7”, AND THE ’08 PHILS TAKE CENTER STAGE Another season of fun-filled entertainment at Clipper Magazine Stadium is right around the corner, yet Opening Night is far, far away. The home opener will indeed take fans to that galaxy...


Ace Reliever Shuman Returns, Johnson Signs


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed two right-handed pitchers to 2018 contracts, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Right-handed reliever Scott Shuman, who represented Lancaster in the 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game will be back for his second year...



SHIRLEY, GARDNER BACK IN THE BARN


Two Rotation Starters Return to Lancaster for 2018 Starting pitchers Joe Gardner and Tommy Shirley will return to the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2018, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Gardner and Shirley become the fourth and fifth players...




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First Three Players Sign for 2018


All-Star catcher Anderson De La Rosa will return for a second season with the Lancaster Barnstormers, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples.   In addition, the Barnstormers have added left-handed hitting outfielder Danry Vasquez and right-handed pitcher Garrett...


Food Truck Rally at Clipper Magazine Stadium!


The Barnstormers will be hosting a Food Truck Rally on Friday, November 17th in celebration of the Extraordinary Give! The event will take place from 7AM-2PM in the front parking lot of Clipper Magazine Stadium! Trucks that will be in...


Barnstormers Draft Three From Bridgeport


The Lancaster Barnstormers acquired the rights to three former Bridgeport Bluefish in today’s dispersal draft, it has been announced by manager Ross Peeples. Left-handed pitcher Chris Rearick, right-hander Jonathan Albaladejo and outfielder Andrew Lambo were the three players selected by...


Atlantic League Announces Bluefish Player Dispersal Draft


The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs today announced that a Player Dispersal Draft will be held for ALPB clubs to obtain the 2018 negotiating rights to players whose rights are currently controlled by the Bridgeport Bluefish. The Dispersal Draft...


Barnstormers 2018 Schedule Released


Lancaster Will Player Home Opener May 4 The Lancaster Barnstormers will open their 14th season of Atlantic League play on the road against the archrival York Revolution on Thursday, April 26, it was announced today as the league has released...


CLIPPER MAGAZINE STADIUM REPEATS AS BALLPARK OF THE YEAR


Clipper Magazine Stadium was named the best facility in the Atlantic League for the second consecutive season, it was announced today by league president Rick White. The facility, in its 13th year on Prince Street was home to 70 Lancaster Barnstormers...


Peeples Named Manager of the Year


The Atlantic League has honored Lancaster Barnstormers skipper Ross Peeples as its Manager of the Year, it was announced today by league president Rick White. Peeples captured the award in his first year at the helm after pitching 10 seasons...


Sean Halton Named to Year End All-Star Team


Sean Halton, the Atlantic League home run and RBI king in 2017, has been named to the circuit’s year-end All-Star Team, it was announced today by league president Rick White. Halton, who played first base and third base as well...



BARNSTORMERS KNOCKED OUT IN HUGE SEVENTH Seven-run Inning Ends Lancaster’s Playoff Hopes The Lancaster Barnstormers own 75 wins in the 2017 season.  They needed a 76th on Saturday night, and it did not come. York scored seven times in a bizarre...


BARNSTORMERS STRIKE EARLY, WIN BIG


The Lancaster Barnstormers keep on going. Lancaster struck for six runs in the top of the first inning on Friday night and cruised to an 11-1 win over the York Revolution in the opener of a three-game series.  The win...


Still Alive!


Barnstormers Rally for 4-3 Win to Stay in Race The Lancaster Barnstormers continue to pull off last ditch surprises. Darian Sandford’s two-out single up the middle in the bottom of the ninth capped off a Lancaster Barnstormers rally Thursday evening...


Robinson, Halton Earn Season Honors


The Lancaster Barnstormers announced their year-end awards prior to Thursday evening’s home game against the Long Island Ducks. Outfielder Trayvon Robinson was named the 2017 Community Man of the Year by club officials.  The former Seattle Mariner becomes the first...


Barnstormers Fall in Tenth


The Long Island Ducks parlayed two doubles, two errors and two walks into a five-run inning in the top of the 10th inning to beat the Lancaster Barnstormers, 9-4, in the middle game of a three-game series at Clipper Magazine...


Barnstormers Nip Ducks 3-2!


Lancaster Clinches Best Overall Freedom Division Record The Lancaster Barnstormers achieved another milestone in a successful season on Tuesday evening, defeating the Long Island Ducks, 3-2, to clinch the best overall record in the Freedom Division for the season. However,...


Barnstormers Drop Series Finale


Russo, Crabs Pen Combine on Three-Hitter After a week of slugfests, the Lancaster Barnstormers could not muster an attack on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, 3-1, in the finale of a three-game series. The loss dropped...


Big Innings Drop ‘Stormers


Southern Maryland Captures 10-7 Decision The Lancaster Barnstormers notched six runs in the bottom of the third inning on Saturday night, but it was Southern Maryland’s three “crooked number” innings that prevailed as the Blue Crabs captured the middle game...


Barnstormers Back on Top!


Lewis, Garner Lead Lancaster into First Place Rommie Lewis and Cole Garner took the Lancaster Barnstormers on their shoulders Friday evening. Lewis fired seven needed strong innings, and Garner went 3-for-4 with three extra base hits as the Barnstormers opened...


New Britain Bumps Off Barnstormers in Slugfest


Lancaster Drops 13-9 Decision First New Britain had a four-run lead.  Then, the Barnstormers did. However, at the end of the night, it was the host Bees up by four markers in a 13-9 victory over Lancaster in the rubber...


Barstormers Win Thrill Ride!


Sandford’s Last Ditch Single Decides 11-10 Victory at New Britain The 2017 Lancaster Barnstormers rose from the ashes once again on Wednesday evening. Darian Sandford’s two-out, two-run single in the top of the ninth drove home the tying and winning...


Once Again, Close But Not Quite


Lancaster Falls, 7-6, as Ninth Inning Comes Up Short For the second consecutive game, the Lancaster Barnstormers dropped a 7-6 decision after a ninth inning rally came up one base hit short. Lancaster left the bases loaded in the top...


Dead Heat Again.


Barnstormers Fall Back into Tie with 7-6 Loss The Lancaster Barnstormers and York Revolution once again find themselves dead even in the Freedom Division race. Now they need to look behind at Sugar Land as the Skeeters have climbed to...


Bell Homer Breaks Up No-Hit Bid!


Barnstormers Split Pair with Patriots Josh Bell’s two-out solo homer in the bottom of the fifth inning spoiled Will Oliver’s bid for a no-hitter, but the Somerset right-hander still threw a complete game one-hitter as the Somerset Patriots gained a...


Sept 2 Game vs. Somerset Rained Out


Tonight’s game has been rained out. It will be made up as part of a double header beginning tomorrow, Sept. 3rd at 2:00pm. Two 7 inning games will be played tomorrow with 30 minutes in between games. Tickets dated for...


Minizozzi Paces Patriots to 6-1 Win


‘Stormers Fall in Series Finale, Drop One Game Back Mark Minicozzi homered and doubled, leading a 13-hit attack as the Somerset Patriots defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers, 6-1, in the finale of a four-game series at TD Bank Park. The loss...


Patriots Gain Split on Singles/ Stormers Hold off Patriots in GM 1!


Somerset Rallies Past ‘Stormers in Nightcap The Lancaster Barnstormers’ hopes for a doubleheader sweep ended in the bottom of the sixth inning in the nightcap when Somerset strung together four consecutive singles to produce two runs and a 4-2 win....


Gardner Deals Gem, Stormers Rally!


Lancaster Tops Somerset, 3-2, in Series Opener Joe Gardner gave the Barnstormers a badly needed big start. Gardner (1-3) worked seven innings, allowing seven singles and just one earned run, pitching the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 3-2 win over the...


Another Rally, Stormers Come Up Short.


York Holds Off ‘Stormers, 6-4 The Lancaster Barnstormers nearly overcame an early 6-0 deficit on Sunday afternoon but came up short as the York Revolution held on for a 6-4 victory in the finale of a three-game weekend series at...


De La Rosa, Bullpen Beat York!


Lancaster Back in Tie with Division Rival The race is back to a dead heat! Anderson De La Rosa drove in three runs, and the Barnstormers bullpen was able to fend off York for the final three innings as Lancaster...


Another Thriller!


Barnstormers Produce Final Twist in Win over “Pretzels” For the third time in a week, the Lancaster Barnstormers came to life just in time. Sean Halton doubled home the tying runs with two outs in the ninth, and Garrett Weber...


Barnstormers Stun Crabs, Earn Split!


Four-Run Seventh Gains Split for Barnstormers The 2017 Lancaster Barnstormers are not out of surprises. Three outs from being swept in a doubleheader and on the verge of dropping two games behind the York Revolution in the second half, the...


Joe Klein Dies at 75


(Philadelphia, Penn., August 23, 2017) – Joe Klein, who presided over baseball operations as Executive Director of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball since its inception in 1998, and saw the league send over 800 players to MLB organizations as...


Barnstormers to Hand Out 1,000 Powerball Tickets Tonight


Barnstormers to Hand Out 1,000 Powerball Tickets Tonight Winning Wednesday Gets Bigger The Lancaster Barnstormers are playing two games on Wednesday evening, but, for the fans in attendance, the biggest game of all might come at the end of the...


Lewis, Pen Blank Crabs


Coronado Belts Two Homers in 7-0 Win For five innings on Tuesday evening, the Lancaster Barnstormers and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs battled to a scoreless tie. Rommie Lewis kept it up.  Southern Maryland’s pitching did not. Lewis fired seven shutout...


Barnstormers, Blue Crabs Rained Out!


Doubleheader Scheduled for Wednesday The game between the Lancaster Barnstormers and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs scheduled for Monday evening, August 21 was postponed due to heavy rains that struck in the middle of the third inning. Play could not be...


Barnstormers Fall in Thriller


Long Island Rallies Twice for 6-5 Win Dan Lyons drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly as the Long Island Ducks rallied in both the eighth and ninth innings to top the Lancaster Barnstormers, 6-5, in the rubber...


Halton Blast Delivers Barnstormers To Win!


Lancaster Stays Tied for First on Dramatic Comeback The Lancaster Barnstormers survived an eight-run fourth inning on Saturday evening, rallying in the final two frames for a 9-8 victory over the Long Island Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark. York also rallied...


Barnstormers Downed By Ducks


Rain-Delayed Loss in Series Opener Jake Dunning pitched five scoreless innings, and the Long Island Ducks received homers from Anthony Vega and Elmer Reyes in a rain-delayed 10-1 win over the Lancaster Barnstormers Friday evening at Bethpage Ballpark. Dunning (2-0)...


Barnstormers Shut Down.


Roibal, Bridgeport Pen Toss Two-Hit Shutout Reinier Roibal’s first career effort against the Lancaster Barnstormers was a gem. The Cuban-born right-hander yielded only one baserunner over six innings in pitching the Bridgeport Bluefish to a 7-0 victory over the Barnstormers...


Eight Men On.


Bridgeport Strings Together Eight Hits in 7-3 Win It happened quickly, and it happened savagely. Bridgeport banged out eight consecutive hits in the top of the fourth inning, scoring all seven of their runs in a 7-3 victory over the...


Message About Victor Manuelle Concert


Please reference the following notification from the Latin American Cultural Center: “The Latin American Cultural Center (LACC) is sad to inform you that the Victor Manuelle Summer Concert scheduled for Saturday, August 19, 2017, has been postponed for reasons outside of our control....


Shirley Settles in, Stumps Bridgeport!


Barnstormers Continue Second Half Play with 6-2 Victory Tommy Shirley survived a tough first inning on Tuesday evening, eventually retiring 14 in a row to pitch the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 6-2 victory over the Bridgeport Bluefish at Clipper Magazine...


Vaughn Homer Leads Blue Crabs To Win.


Barnstormers Focus Shifts to Second Half Cory Vaughn launched a two-out homer in the bottom of the fifth inning to snap a 2-2 tie and send the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to a first half title with an 8-3 victory...


Antonini Shuts Down ‘Stormers.


Lefty K’s 10 in Sunday Matinee For the Lancaster Barnstormers, the final game before Monday’s head-to-head meeting with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to determine a first half division title, may have been the calm before the storm. Mike Antonini...


Barnstormers Rebound for 10-6 Win!


Coronado, Weber Lead Attack Nate Coronado drove in three runs while Garrett Weber had a pair of extra base hits as the Lancaster Barnstormers bounced back from a tough week for a 10-6 victory over the Somerset Patriots Saturday evening...


Early Eruption Downs Barnstormers.


Somerset Strikes Big in 8-2 Win For the second consecutive night, the Somerset Patriots jumped out to a huge early lead. The Patriots erupted for six runs over the first three innings and coasted to an 8-2 win over the...


Barnstormers Stung by Patriots.


Quick Start Leads Somerset to 9-3 Win The Lancaster Barnstormers have shown they can come back from early deficits, especially at home. The challenge on Thursday evening was simply too big. Somerset struck for nine runs on 11 hits over...


Bullpen Prevails in Nightcap


Lancaster Gains Split with 7-6 Victory Over the years, the Lancaster Barnstormers have played some memorable games at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. Their final regular season game, possibly ever, in Bridgeport turned out to be a classic. Anthony Carter...


Bridgeport Clubs Barnstormers.


Bluefish Rap Out 22 Hits in Lopsided Win It was just one of those nights. Thirty of 51 Bridgeport batters reached base, and seven players had multiple hits as the Bluefish racked up a 17-5 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers...


Barnstormers Fall in Series Finale


  BARNSTORMERS FALL IN SERIES FINALE Sugar Land Avoids Sweep, 6-2 Sean Gleason recovered from a rough beginning, and Sugar Land banged out six extra base hits as the Skeeters avoided a sweep with a 6-2 victory over the Lancaster...


Amaral Dash Brings Lancaster Win!


Barnstormers Cap Rally with Inside-the-Park Homer The latest thrill provided by the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2017 came of the fleet feet of center fielder Beau Amaral. Amaral hit the first Barnstormers inside-the-park home run in more than six years in...


Barnstormers Slap Skeeters


Garner Raps Out Five Hits in 10-3 Win Cole Garner had a special night. The Barnstormers’ right fielder went 5-for-5 with a double and a home run, leading Lancaster to a 10-3 victory over the Sugar Land Skeeters in the...


Carter Survives Scare, Saves 23rd!


Lancaster Upends Sugar Land, 4-3 Anthony Carter nailed down his 22nd consecutive on Thursday evening, but, unlike most, this one came with a scare. Carter retired pinch hitter Josh Prince on a fly ball to center with the bases loaded...


Barnstormers Rally in Eighth!


Winning Run Scores on Wild Pitch After 21 outs since their last run, the Lancaster Barnstormers erupted for three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning on Wednesday evening to topple the New Britain Bees, 6-5, in the rubber...


Astros Purchase Contract of Rico Noel


ASTROS PURCHASE CONTRACT OF RICO NOEL Becomes 11th Player Back to MLB in 2017 Second baseman/outfielder Rico Noel has had his contract purchased by the Houston Astros, it was announced today. Noel becomes the 11th Barnstormer in 2017 to head...


Barnstormers’ Hot Streak Stopped by Bees’ Pen.


New Britain Takes Middle Game of Series, 4-2 The New Britain bullpen shut down the Lancaster Barnstormers for 4 1/3 innings Tuesday night as the Bees captured the middle game of a three-game series, 4-2, at Clipper Magazine Stadium. New...


Just Beau-tiful!


Amaral Slam Leads Lancaster to Win Beau Amaral is not generally known as a home run hitter, but the new Lancaster center fielder launched a grand slam on a 2-0 pitch in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead...


Evans Heads to Mariners


Seattle Purchases Right-hander’s Contract Right-handed starting pitcher Bryan Evans’ contract has been purchased by the Seattle Mariners Saturday evening. He will head to Class AA Arkansas in the Texas League. Evans was scratched from his Sunday start at Southern Maryland....


Barnstormers Hang on with Baserunning Pileup!


Halton Slam, Defensive Play Lead Barnstormers to 4-2 Win Sean Halton’s bat gave the Barnstormers the lead.  His glovework and, perhaps some acting, saved it at the end. Halton slugged his third grand slam of the season in the top...


Sluggers Rule in Split!


Garner, Snyder Lead Respective Teams to Win Sometimes baseball is played in small ways. That was not the case on Saturday evening as Cole Garner homered, doubled and drove in four runs in a 5-4 Lancaster win in the opener...


Halton Blasts ‘Stormers to Sweep!


Third Baseman Doubles, Homers in 4-3 Win Sean Halton slugged his first home run since the All-Star Game and drove in all four Lancaster runs in a 4-3 victory over the New Britain Bees to complete a four-game sweep Thursday...


Barnstormers Bang Out 18 Hits in Win!


Winning Streak Stretches to Four Garrett Weber led an 18-hit attack, going 4-for-5 as the Lancaster Barnstormers bounced back from an early 5-0 deficit for a 10-5 victory over the New Britain Bees Wednesday evening at New Britain Stadium. The...


Barnstormers Surge Past Bees!


Coronado Leads Rally in 8-4 Win at New Britain Nate Coronado has certainly given the Lancaster Barnstormers a big lift since joining the ballclub out of the All-Star break. The shortstop tied Tuesday afternoon’s game in the top of the...



Bergesen Shines In “Playoff” Tuneup!


Lancaster Takes Sunday Matinee, 7-2 Brad Bergesen sparkled for six innings on Sunday afternoon in his final tuneup before facing the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in the first half-deciding game on July 28. The former Baltimore Orioles’ right-hander allowed only...


Leverett Deals Loss to Ducks!


Barnstormers Take 5-1 Decision from Long Island in Series Opener Jarret Leverett pitched a strong six innings on Friday night for his second straight victory as the Lancaster Barnstormers grabbed a 5-1 decision from the Long Island Ducks in the...


Pitching Takes Charge as ‘Stormers Win Series!


Evans, Bullpen Dominant in 3-1 Win The Lancaster Barnstormers got just what they were looking for in a morning start on Wednesday. Bryan Evans threw six strong innings, and the bullpen was perfect for the remaining three as the ‘Stormers...


Sugar Land Raps Out 17 Hits.


Skeeters Dump ‘Stormers, 11-2 The lopsided affairs continued at Constellation Field on Tuesday evening. For the fourth consecutive evening, one side or the other pulled away with Sugar Land romping to an 11-2 win over the Barnstormers, pounding out 17...



Garner’s Bat, Bergesen’s Arm Pace Barnstormers!


Lancaster Sprays Skeeters, 10-0 Cole Garner missed the cycle by the home run, and Brad Bergesen pitched five scoreless innings as the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters, 10-0, Monday evening at Constellation Field. The win vaulted the Barnstormers...


Barnstormers Strike Early, Repel Skeeters.


Lancaster Defeats Sugar Land, 6-1 The Lancaster Barnstormers struck for six runs over the first two innings on Saturday evening and finished off the Sugar Land Skeeters, 6-1, in the second game of a six-game series. It was the second...


Barnstormers Flood Bases with Runners, Win, 7-4.


  Club Takes Opener of Six-Game Set The Lancaster Barnstormers had 14 runners reach base over the final three innings to rally from a 4-1 deficit and take a 7-4 decision from the Sugar Land Skeeters in the opener of...


Giants Purchase Gindl’s Contract


Outfielder Fourth to Go to SF Organization in Three Weeks The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of Barnstormers outfielder Caleb Gindl, it was announced today. He is the fourth Barnstormers player this season to go to the Giants...


Barnstormers Play Role in Win


Freedom Takes All-Star Game, 10-3 Sean Halton homered for the Freedom Division’s first run in the second inning to help lead the Freedom to a 10-3 victory over the Liberty Division in the 20th Atlantic League All-Star Game played at...


Another Storm Off Win!


Robinson Decides Game with Ninth Inning Blast For the third time in a week, the Lancaster Barnstormers won a game on a ninth inning home run. Trayvon Robinson took the first pitch he saw from right-hander Jose Arredondo over the...


Barnstormers win strikeout battle, lose game.


Burgess Homer Decides 3-2 Victory for York The Lancaster Barnstormers pitching staff struck out more batters than their York counterparts on Friday evening, but, on the rare occasion the ball was put into play, York had the bigger home run....


Gindl Blast Gains Split!


Barnstormers Win in Ninth, 7-6 Caleb Gindl watched Garrett Weber slug a two-run homer to pull out a dramatic, come-from-behind win on Sunday afternoon.  On Thursday night, he decided to do it himself. Gindl took Amalio Diaz over the right...


Larkin One-Hits Barnstormers


Long Island Right-hander Fires Gem in 1-0 Victory Brad Bergesen was very good on Wednesday evening.  Matt Larkins was even better. The Long Island right-hander fired a one-hit shutout, the first opposing pitcher since Dontrelle Willis in 2013, as the...


All-Star Selections Announced


Five Barnstormers Headed to Somerset for July 12 Classic Five members of the 2017 Lancaster Barnstormers club are headed to the 20th Atlantic League All-Star Game to be held at TD Bank Park in Bridgewater, NJ, home of the Somerset...



Through 69 games of the first half, the Lancaster Barnstormers and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are tied with identical 38-31 records. On Friday, July 28, the two clubs will meet head-to-head at Regency Furniture Stadium in Charles County, Maryland to...


Long Island 16-Hit Attack Drops ‘Stormers


Ducks Even Series The Long Island Ducks struck for 15 hits in the first five innings on Tuesday evening, sending the Barnstormers to a 9-3 loss and evening the series at one game apiece. Lancaster’s defense made a strong contribution...


Lewis Plucks Ducks


Barnstormers Shut Out Long Island in Second Half Opener The second half of the Atlantic League schedule opened with a brilliant performance by Lancaster left-hander Rommie Lewis. One day after the Barnstormers battled to a tie in the Freedom Division...


Miracle on Prince Street!


Barnstormers Head to One-Game “Playoff” on Weber’s Homer The Lancaster Barnstormers pulled off a miracle on Sunday afternoon. An exhausted ballclub with a thin roster, the Barnstormers scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull off...


Darnell Stumps ‘Stormers


Patriots Left-Hander Weaves Together, 5-1 Victory Logan Darnell took a shutout into the eighth inning on Saturday evening, pitching the Somerset Patriots to a 5-1 victory over the host Lancaster Barnstormers at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Lancaster, however, got much needed...


Halton, Weber Pace ‘Stormers Win


Lancaster Back Within One in Division Race The Lancaster Barnstormers struck early and often enough on Friday evening to keep themselves in the hunt in the Freedom Division’ first half race. Sean Halton homered once and tripled twice, driving in...


Bierfeldt Blast Sends Barnstormers to Loss


New Britain Avoids Sweep, 2-1 Conor Bierfeldt slugged a two-out solo homer in the top of the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie and send the New Britain Bees to a 2-1 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers Thursday evening...


Barnstormers Inch Closer in First Half Title Chase.


Lancaster Tops New Britain, 5-3, As Bullpen Shines At one point on Sunday, it appeared as if the Lancaster Barnstormers’ pennant hopes in 2017 would have to rely on the second half. Now, the Barnstormers are right where they need...


Giants Come Calling Again


Hobson, Reed Head to San Francisco System The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contracts of Lancaster Barnstormers first baseman K.C. Hobson and left-handed starting pitcher Nate Reed, it was announced today. Both are headed to San Francisco’s Class AA...


Giants Purchase Cody Hall’s Contract


Right-Hander to Join Richmond The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of right-handed reliever Cody Hall, returning him to the organization that originally signed him and brought him to the Major Leagues. He will report to the Giants’ Class...


Weber Rewrites Record Book!


Third Baseman Has Historic Game in 14-9 Victory For most of this season, Garrett Weber has been lurking in the background, putting together a solid campaign for the Lancaster Barnstormers while bouncing between second and third. On Tuesday night, the...


New Britain Bees Knock Out K.C. Hobson on Sportscenter


He scaled a wall. #SCtop10 A post shared by SportsCenter (@sportscenter) on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:16pm PDT

Reed Dazzles in ‘Stormers Win


Lefty Strikes Out 12 in Complete Game Nate Reed came within one strike of a complete game shutout on Monday evening but still went the distance, striking out 12, in a 3-1 victory over the New Britain Bees in the...


Gailen’s Contract Purchased by Dodgers


The Los Angeles Dodgers have purchased the contract of Lancaster Barnstormers outfielder Blake Gailen, it was announced today.   He has been assigned to Class AA Tulsa and will join LA’s Texas League affiliate later in the week.   Gailen,...


Barnstormers Slug Way To Split.


Four Homers Provide Win in Brawl-Marred Game Home runs and tempers flew on Sunday afternoon as the Lancaster Barnstormers belted four out of the yard to take a 9-4 decision over the York Revolution in the finale of a three-game...


York Homers, Glovework Trip Up Lancaster


Revs Gain 9-3 Win The York bats pounded out four homers on Saturday evening while their gloves snuffed out a few Barnstormers scoring attempts in a 9-3 victory at People’s Bank Park. It was the Barnstormers that delivered the first...


Sweet Taste of Victory!


Reed Wins First in 6-4 Triumph Over Bridgeport For Nate Reed, it was a long time coming. The Barnstormers left-hander fired six shutout innings on Wednesday night to lead his club to a 6-4 victory over the Bridgeport Bluefish in...


Hobson Homerfest Continues In Loss


Lancaster Falls, 6-3, to Bridgeport K.C. Hobson belted two more home runs on Tuesday evening, but his long balls were not enough to overcome the Bridgeport Bluefish as Bridgeport took a 6-3 decision in the opener of a three-game series...


Songco, Perez Pace Ducks


Long Island Avoids Sweep with 6-2 Matinee Win Angelo Songco homered, doubled and drove in four runs to back a stellar performance by former Cleveland Indians left-hander Rafael Perez on Sunday afternoon as the Long Island Ducks defeated the Lancaster...


Lewis Blanks Ducks


Barnstormers Rap Out 16 Hits in 10-0 Win Rommie Lewis fired six shutout innings, picking up his first win in six weeks, as the Lancaster Barnstormers drubbed the Long Island Ducks, 10-0, Saturday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. With Southern...


Barnstormers Fan 16 in Win


Lancaster Grabs Series Opener from Long Island, 7-3 Lancaster’s pitching staff is very good at striking out opposing hitters. They took it to the extreme on Friday night, fanning 16 Long Island Ducks batters in a 7-3 series opening win...


Sandford’s Contract Purchased by Nationals


Speedster Heads to Harrisburg Darian Sandford has come a long way this season. His next step is not a far one, at least geographically. The Atlantic League’s top base stealer’s contract has been purchased by the Washington Nationals, it was...


Rainy Day Gloom


Barnstormers Shut Out by Lara, Bridgeport Bullpen Rainy Lara fired shutout baseball for seven innings on Thursday evening as the Bridgeport Bluefish completed a three-game sweep of the Lancaster Barnstormers with a 6-0 whitewash at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard....


Bluefish Dump ‘Stormers


Lancaster Slides Out of First with 9-2 Loss Bridgeport rapped out 14 hits, including an inside-the-park home run, knocking the Lancaster Barnstormers out of first place with a 9-2 victory Wednesday evening at Harbor Yard. Earlier in the day, Southern...


Barnstormers Checked in Bridgeport


BARNSTORMERS CHECKED IN BRIDGEPORT Bluefish Take Opener, 3-1 The Lancaster Barnstormers managed only eight baserunners on Tuesday night. They lost four of them. Bridgeport pitchers also struck out 14 en route to a 3-1 victory over the Barnstormers in the...


Barnstormers Fall in Slugfest


York Upends Lancaster, 10-9 Ryan Dent matched his previous total for the season with a six-RBI performance Sunday afternoon as the York Revolution hammered their way past the Lancaster Barnstormers in a 10-9 slugfest at People’s Bank Park. Dent’s sixth...


Hobson Slam Ices York


Ninth Inning Blast Caps 7-2 Victory For the second time in three days, K.C. Hobson delivered a late inning grand slam. His blast in the top of the ninth Saturday night sealed a 7-2 victory for the Lancaster Barnstormers over...


Partch Stifles Barnstormers


York Takes Series Opener, 4-2 There is always that one guy. For the Lancaster Barnstormers, the top hitting club in the Atlantic League, that one guy seems to be York Revolution right-hander Curtis Partch. Partch allowed seven hits and two...



Barnstormers Earn 7-1 Win Over Skeeters


Baseball Tracking Radar Failure Plays Key Role Against the backdrop of a twilight sky, the inability to be certain where fly balls were headed played an instrumental role in Lancaster’s 7-1 victory over the Sugar Land Skeeters Wednesday evening at...


Race Tightens as Sugar Land Upends ‘Stormers


Pair of Three-Run Innings Sends Lancaster to Loss The Freedom Division race became much closer on Tuesday evening. Sugar Land dropped the Lancaster Barnstormers, 6-4, in the opener of a three-game series at Clipper Magazine Stadium while Southern Maryland took...


Lancaster Survives Scare, Gains Split


Barnstormers Hold Off York, 4-3  The Lancaster Barnstormers gained a split of a four-game series with the York Revolution on Monday evening, but it was hardly easy. Lancaster scored four runs in the bottom of the third but had to...


Barnstormers Blanked on 10 Hits


Partch Pitches York to Second Straight Win The Lancaster Barnstormers rapped out 10 hits on Sunday afternoon, but they went together like the pieces of different jigsaw puzzles. Curtis Partch (2-3) and a pair of relievers combined on the 10-hit...


Victor Victorious


Revs Mateo Beats ‘Stormers, 3-1 Victor Mateo became one of the few opposing pitchers to have success against the Lancaster Barnstormers at Clipper Magazine Stadium this season, dealing a four-hitter for seven innings to pitch the York Revolution to a...


Red Sox purchase contract of Elih Villanueva


The Boston Red Sox have purchased the contract of Lancaster Barnstormers right-handed pitcher Elih Villanueva, it was announced today.  He will be assigned to the Portland Sea Dogs of the Class AA Eastern League. He is the second member of...


Leverett, Bullpen Shuts Down York


Gailen Picks Up 500th Barnstormers Hit in 8-0 Win The Lancaster Barnstormers put together an impressive all around effort on Friday evening, capturing the opener in the 2017 War of the Roses, 8-0, over the York Revolution. During the game, Lancaster designated hitter...


Four-Run Second Gains Barnstormers Series Win


Lancaster Tops Somerset, 5-2 The Lancaster Barnstormers utilized a four-run second inning and a strong pitching effort from five different hurlers to pick up a 5-2 victory over the Somerset Patriots in the rubber game of a three-game series early...


Sands Buries Barnstormers


Somerset DH Homers Twice in 10-5 Win Jerry Sands is torturing the Lancaster Barnstormers. For the second consecutive evening, the Somerset Patriots’ DH homered twice, this time driving in four runs to lead Somerset to a 10-5 victory over the...


Barnstormers Outslug Somerset, 11-10


Gailen Sets Hits Record on Game Tying Homer Blake Gailen found the perfect moment to set a record. The Barnstormers’ OF/DH slugged a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie the game and eventually lead Lancaster...


Gailen Ties Hits Record in Loss


Lyons Double in 10th Gives Long Island 5-4 Victory The Long Island Ducks avoided a sweep of a four-game series on Sunday afternoon as Dan Lyons took a two-out, full count pitch to the left center field gap for a...


Barnstormers Down Ducks, 10-0


Total Team Effort Sweeps Doubleheader The Lancaster Barnstormers pitched, hit, ran and fielded well in a 10-0 thumping of the Long Island Ducks Saturday evening to complete a sweep of a day-night doubleheader at Bethpage Ballpark. Earlier, K.C. Hobson slugged...


Hobson Blasts ‘Stormers to Win in Opener


Barnstormers Pluck Ducks, 6-4, in Saturday Matinee K.C. Hobson broke out of a tough road trip with a pair of home runs on Saturday afternoon, guiding the Lancaster Barnstormers to a seven-inning, 6-4 victory over the Long Island Ducks in...


Noel Dive Preserves Victory


Barnstormers Take Opener at Long Island, 4-3 For the bulk of his career, Rico Noel has been an outfielder with a scattering of action in the infield. That is changing. The new Barnstormers second baseman made a diving stop of...


Barnstormers, Blue Crabs Rained Out


The game between the Lancaster Barnstormers and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs scheduled for Thursday, May 25 has been postponed due to heavy rains late Thursday afternoon on top of weeklong persistent showers.  A makeup date has not been announced. Lancaster...


Barnstormers Blanked by Thompson


Southern Maryland Wins Third Straight, 2-0 For the first time all season, the Lancaster Barnstormers could not find a way to score. Southern Maryland’s Daryl Thompson combined with Cody Eppley on a six-hit shutout as the Blue Crabs won their...


Four-Run First Leads Southern Maryland


‘Stormers Drop Third Straight Bryan Evans appeared to be cruising in the bottom of the first inning. Then, Southern Maryland struck for four two-out runs en route to a 5-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers at Regency Furniture Stadium on...


Wilson Does It Again


  First Baseman Drives in Five as Southern Maryland Romps, 11-2 Zach Wilson continues to kill the Lancaster Barnstormers The Southern Maryland first baseman drove in five runs Monday evening to pace the Blue Crabs to an 11-2 victory over...


Top of Order Leads ‘Stormers


Trio Collects 10 Hits as Lancaster Wins Fifth Straight The top of the Lancaster Barnstormers batting order had itself a night on Saturday. Darian Sandford, Caleb Gindl and K.C. Hobson combined to go 10-for-12 to lead the ‘Stormers to an...


Barnstormers Steal Their Way to Win


‘Stormers Swipe Seven in 5-4 Victory The Lancaster Barnstormers stole a franchise record seven bases Friday evening en route to a 5-4 victory over the New Britain Bees in the opener of a three-game weekend series at Clipper Magazine Stadium....


Rain Delays Series Sweep


A nearly two-hour rain delay Thursday evening at Southern Maryland only slowed down a series sweep by the Lancaster Barnstormers. Lancaster struck for seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to overcome a five-run deficit and go on...



Barnstormers Prevail at Southern Maryland


8-7 Squeaker Puts Lancaster in First For the 2017 Lancaster Barnstormers, games like Wednesday’s are becoming commonplace. The Barnstormers held on to the game’s sixth lead, albeit barely, surviving to beat the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, 8-7, in a schoolday...


Robinson Homer Decides Pitchers’ Duel


Lancaster Drops Southern Maryland, 3-1 Two balls that barely stayed fair were enough for the Lancaster Barnstormers to sneak past the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Tuesday evening at Regency Furniture Stadium.  An infield single by Anderson De La Rosa in...


Sugar Land Power Show Gains Split


Barnstormers Fall, 10-4, in Sunday Matinee  Sugar Land whacked eight extra base hits on Sunday afternoon en route to a 10-4 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers at Constellation Field.  With the Skeeters Sunday victory, Sugar Land owns a one-game lead...


Barnstormers Stave Off Sugar Land Rally


‘Stormers Jump into First Place Tie Wood and leather dominated the first seven innings.  Arms took over the final two. Daniel Moskos and Anthony Carter each dealt a 1-2-3 inning at the end to cool off the Sugar Land Skeeters...


Halton Drives in Six to Pace ‘Stormers Win


Right Fielder Collects Grand Slam, Two Sac Flies  Sean Halton came up with a baseball rarity at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas Friday evening. The Lancaster right fielder drove in six runs with only one hit to lead the...



Barnstormers Fall in Texas


Prince, Giansanti Lead Sugar Land to Victory Anthony Giansanti was a double short of the cycle, and Josh Prince drove home two runs as the Sugar Land Skeeters defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers, 5-3, in the opener of a four-game weekend...


Evans Throws Seven Shutout Innings in Win


Lancaster Tops Southern Maryland, 8-2 Bryan Evans threw seven shutout innings to outduel former Lancaster right-hander Brian Grening as the Barnstormers grabbed the rubber game of a three-game series from the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, 8-2. Evans (1-1) put together...


Mr. Wilson is the Menace


Crabs First Baseman Drives in Six in Extra Inning Win  Southern Maryland first baseman Zach Wilson had three chances with the bases loaded on Tuesday evening.  He only failed on the first.  Wilson launched a grand slam in the fifth...


Barnstormers to Host BIA Construction Olympics


The Lancaster Barnstormers are looking to “build” upon a successful opening weekend at Clipper Magazine Stadium with a series of promotions on Building Associates of Lancaster’s Construction Weekend, May 19-21 against the New Britain Bees. While BIA of Lancaster will...


Bergesen Strong in Barnstormers Win


Gindl, Ahrens Provide Offense in 8-3 Victory  Former Baltimore Orioles’ right-hander Brad Bergesen is making a strong bid to get back to the Majors.  The right-hander limited the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to three hits over eight innings on Monday...


Wild Week Ends with Stormers Win


Ahrens Homer Decides 7-6 Victory  Over the last seven days, 16 leads got away from either the Lancaster Barnstormers or the Bridgeport Bluefish.  The 16th of those leads dissipated as Kevin Ahrens launched a three-run homer to left field with...


Bridgeport Allowed to Lurk, Rallies to Win


Barnstormers Fall on Ninth Inning Rally Four unearned runs allowed the Bridgeport Bluefish to stay in Saturday night’s game against the Lancaster Barnstormers, and the Bluefish rallied with two in the bottom of the ninth to bump off the Barnstormers,...


Barnstormers Scoot Past Bridgeport


Lancaster Wins Opener at Harbor Yard, 6-2 Fog may have rolled in and out of the Ballpark at Harbor Yard on Friday evening, but the Lancaster Barnstormers played crystal clear baseball in a 6-2 victory over the host Bridgeport Bluefish....


Bridgeport Rallies in Ninth


Another Wild Finish Produces Bridgeport Win In a series filled with crazy endings, Thursday night was no exception. Jonathan Galvez banged a bases loaded double off the right field wall to cap a four-run ninth inning that gave the Bridgeport...


Homer Heaven


Barnstormers Beat Bluefish on Late Long Balls The Lancaster Barnstormers tried to build more speed into the offense in 2017, but that power can still come in handy. K.C. Hobson launched a three-run homer in the top of the eighth...


Barnstormers Strike Late for 4-3 Win


Bridgeport Error Caps Lancaster Comeback For 7 2/3 innings, the Lancaster Barnstormers bats were suppressed by Bridgeport pitching on Tuesday evening. Then, they found their spark.  The ‘Stormers rallied for four runs over the final two frames to topple the...


Callaspo Atones for Error, Wins Game with Homer


Barnstormers Lose After Big Rally Alberto Callaspo was guilty of an eighth inning error that allowed the Lancaster Barnstormers to tie the game.  Then he turned into the hero, slugging a one-out solo homer in the top of the ninth,...


Barnstormers Blank Skeeters


Villanueva Shines in 8-0 Win  Elih Villanueva, in his first start at hitter friendly Clipper Magazine Stadium, fired five no-hit innings on Sunday afternoon leading the Lancaster Barnstormers to an 8-0 victory over the Sugar Land Skeeters in the rubber...


Barnstormers Unleash 16 Hits, Dump Sugar Land


Sandford, Weber Pace Offense  Darian Sandford’s speed and Garrett Weber’s bat led the charge as the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters, 10-6, Saturday evening at Clipper Magazine.  Sandford went 3-for-4 with three steals and three runs scored while...


Zawdzki’s Return Spoils ‘Stormers Opener


Huge Crowd Watches Sugar Land Down Lancaster, 5-4 Lance Zawadzki made his first game back in Lancaster since a July, 2016 trade to Sugar Land a night to remember. The former Barnstomers shortstop homered twice and made a dazzling backhanded...


Barnstormers Complete Sweep on Halton Slam


Lancaster Takes Doubleheader, 6-3 and 5-1  Steve Carrillo did his best to keep the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader tied.  Sean Halton spoiled his plans.  The Barnstormers third baseman launched a two-out grand slam down the left field line to...


Sandford, Milledge Team Up for Lancaster Win


Lancaster Takes DH Opener, 6-3  The speed of Darian Sandford can create headaches for opposing pitchers.  Even a 40-year old big league veteran. Sandford blooped  a leadoff single into right center field to kick off a three-run seventh inning, leading...


Four-run First Paces ‘Stormers


Peeples Notches First Win as Skipper The Lancaster Barnstormers erupted for four runs in the top of the first inning and breezed to a 5-1 victory over the New Britain Bees on Wednesday evening, earning new manager Ross Peeples his...


Replay America: The Ultimate 80’s Festival Comes to Clipper Magazine Stadium July 30th


American Music Theatre is thrilled to present five iconic rock artists together in concert in our latest downtown Lancaster concert, held at Clipper Magazine Stadium, featuring Billy Ocean, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Taylor Dayne, The Motels featuring Martha Davis, and...


Somerset Completes Sweep of Opening Series


Peeples Still Seeking First Win as Manager  The Somerset Patriots put on a clinic of baseball execution over the weekend, capped off by an 8-2 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers in the finale of a four-game series at TD Bank...


Somerset Sweeps Doubleheader


Lancaster Falls, 5-4, and 5-2 The Somerset Patriots have continued their mastery of the Lancaster Barnstormers into 2017.  Justin Pacchioli delivered a two-run single in the second inning of the opener, and Jerry Sands matched it in the third inning...


Seven Days of ‘Stormers


Barnstormers Announce Series of Public Events Leading Up to Opening Night Opening Night at Clipper Magazine Stadium is April 28th, but the Lancaster Barnstormers are not waiting that long to begin celebrating a new year of baseball on Prince Street....


Barnstormers Bunch Hits, Beats York


Catchers Deliver Big Blows in 7-3 Win The Lancaster Barnstormers did not pick up many hits on Wednesday afternoon, but they found the perfect times to come through.  Anderson De La Rosa drove a three-run double to left center in...


Hands on House Teams Up with Cylo


Kids Museum Becomes Mascot’s New Hangout Cylo, the Lancaster Barnstormers’ lovable mascot, has some new best friends and another place to hang out, besides, of course, Clipper Magazine Stadium. Hands On House, a local children’s educational, interactive museum, is sponsoring...


Late Rally Propels Lancaster Past York


Barnstormers Drop Revs, 8-4 For the first time against an Atlantic League pitching this spring, Lancaster’s bats came alive. The Barnstormers strung together four consecutive hits to produce four runs in the seventh inning and added three more runs on...


Huge Ninth Propels Southern Maryland


Blue Crabs Defeat Lancaster, 7-2 The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs struck for six runs in an extended spring training bottom of the ninth inning, overturning a Barnstormers lead for a 7-2 victory Monday afternoon at Regency Furniture Stadium. Scott Shuman...


All-Star First Baseman Hobson Re-Signs


All-Star first baseman K.C. Hobson has agreed to rejoin the Lancaster Barnstormers for 2017, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. In addition, the Barnstormers have signed right-hander Anthony Carter, who has pitched at the Class AAA level in...


Barnstormers Continue to Add Pitching


The Lancaster Barnstormers have acquired left-hander Jarret Leverett from the Long Island Ducks and right-hander Kaohi Downing from the Sussex County Miners of the Can Am Association, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Leverett, 27, opened the 2016...


Two Big Cogs Return


Two huge pieces of the Lancaster offense are back. Outfielders Caleb Gindl and Sean Halton, All-Star players from the 2016 season, have both re-signed for the upcoming year, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Gindl (White Sox) and...


Former Pirate Moskos Returns to Lancaster


Daniel Moskos, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ first round draft choice in 2007, has signed a 2017 contract with the Lancaster Barnstormers, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. In addition, the Barnstormers have inked catcher Tyler Clark to a 2017...


Home Run Leader Back in Lancaster


Blake Gailen, the Lancaster Barnstormers’ career home run leader, will be back at Clipper Magazine Stadium for a sixth season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Gailen, who will be 32 on Opening Day, first came to Lancaster in 2012, becoming...


Barnstormers Add Relievers Hall and Munson


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed right-handers Cody Hall and Kevin Munson to contracts for the 2017 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Munson will be in his second stint with the Barnstormers while Hall comes to the Atlantic League for the first time....


Post-Game Concert Series Highlights Summer at the Ballpark


The Lancaster Barnstormers want people to make a night of it at Clipper Magazine Stadium in 2017. A series of eight post-game concerts and 14 fireworks shows will highlight the 2017 schedule of events for the Lancaster Barnstormers at Clipper...


Fan Fest to Highlight Spring Training


The Lancaster Barnstormers are asking their fans to get their taxes done before the deadline in order to come out and enjoy spring training baseball on Saturday, April 15. That afternoon, the Barnstormers will host the annual Fan Fest Game...


Evans Joins Barnstormers for Third Season


Bryan Evans, who set the Lancaster Barnstormers’ single season record by striking out 130 batters in 2016, has been signed for a third season by the franchise, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. In addition, left-hander Jonny Drozd...


Reed Reacquired in Trade


  The Lancaster Barnstormers have reacquired left-handed pitcher Nate Reed from the York Revolution, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. York will receive a player at a later date. In addition, former stolen base king Rico Noel has...


Barnstormers Add Two More to Pitching Staff


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed left-handers Tommy Shirley and John Anderson to contracts for the 2017 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. With the two signings, the Barnstormers now have 18 players under contract for the upcoming...


Barnstormers Add Pitchers Lewis and Bergesen


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed former Major League pitchers Rommie Lewis and Brad Bergesen to contracts for the 2017 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. The signings bring the total number of players under contract for 2017...


Hively, Root Join ‘Stormers to Open Season


Two Right-Handers Return from ’16 Squad Right-handed pitchers R.J. Hively and Connor Root have signed contracts with the Atlantic League’s Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2017 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. The signings bring the total number...


Barnstormers Invite Fans to Come Together


On Friday evening, April 28, the Lancaster Barnstormers will host a Beatles tribute as a portion of the Opening Night ceremonies to kick off the 13th season of baseball at Clipper Magazine Stadium presented by Doceo Office Solutions, Lancaster General...


Barnstormers to Hold Tryouts


Area baseball players – here is your chance to pursue your dreams. The Atlantic League’s Lancaster Barnstormers will hold its first ever tryout camp on Sunday, April 2 at Clipper Magazine Stadium, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples....


Robinson, Kobernus Set to Return


Outfielder Trayvon Robinson  and second baseman Jeff Kobernus will both be making a return to the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2017, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. They are the 11th and 12th players signed to contracts for the upcoming season...


Two More Added to the Barn


Right-handed pitcher Elih Villanueva and versatile infielder Garrett Weber have signed contracts to play for the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2017, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Both are coming to the Atlantic League for the first time. Villianueva,...



AHRENS RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR


Infielder Kevin Ahrens has signed a contract with the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2017 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples.  The former first round pick of the Toronto Blue Jays will return for a second year after...


BARNSTORMERS ADD THREE TO ’17 ROSTER


The Lancaster Barnstormers have continues to build their defense up the middle with the additions of catcher Anderson De La Rosa and shortstop Vladimir Frias to their roster for the 2017 season, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples....


De La Cruz Signs with Cleveland


Left-hander Kelvin De La Cruz has signed with the Cleveland Indians organization, it was announced this week in trade publication Baseball America. De La Cruz, 28, makes a return to his first organization. The southpaw was a member of the...


BARNSTORMERS LOOK TO CONTINUE SUMMER HIRING


Second Job Fair Slated for February 28 The Lancaster Barnstormers are still looking for a few more good men, women and teens. Lancaster’s professional baseball franchise will continue getting ready for the 13th season at Clipper Magazine Stadium with their...


BARNSTORMERS INK EX-NL OUTFIELDER MILLEDGE


The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed three outfielders, including Major League veteran Lastings Milledge, it was announced today by manager Ross Peeples. Along with Milledge, the Barnstormers have signed speedster Darian Sandford and second baseman/outfielder Drew Doty for the 2017 season,...


Country Jam Comes to Clipper Magazine Stadium


An exciting full day of country music, featuring past Country Music Association award winners, is coming to Clipper Magazine Stadium this spring. Keystone Events and Bob 94.9 (WRBT) are proud to present the Keystone Country Jam, which will be held...


HALTON SIGNS WITH DETROIT


Former Lancaster Barnstormers’ outfielder Sean Halton has signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers, it was announced today. Halton, 29, was inked by the Barnstormers during the pre-season in 2016 but headed to Reynosa in the Mexican League...


BARNSTORMERS SET TO HIRE SUMMER STAFF


Call Goes Out for Friendly Faces to Work 2018 Season   The Lancaster Barnstormers will take a major step toward getting ready for the 14th season of baseball at Clipper Magazine Stadium with their annual job fair, scheduled for Wednesday,...


BURNS HEADS TO METS


Relief ace Cory Burns has signed a 2017 contract with the New York Mets organization, it has been announced by the Mets. Burns, 29, appeared in 55 games for the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2016, saving 31 games, the second highest...


GINDL SIGNS WITH WHITE SOX


Outfielder Caleb Gindl, the Most Valuable Player of the 2016 Atlantic League All-Star Game at Clipper Magazine Stadium, has signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox organization, it was announced today by the White Sox. Gindl, 28, spent the...




BARNSTORMERS SET FOR 13TH SEASON


Home Opener Slated for April 28 The Lancaster Barnstormers have their schedule for 2017, the 13th Atlantic League season at Clipper Magazine Stadium, it has been announced by league officials. Once again, the Barnstormers will begin their quest for a...


HOBSON SIGNS WITH WHITE SOX


First baseman K.C. Hobson, who challenged for the Atlantic League home run and batting crowns before finishing fourth in both, has been signed by the Chicago White Sox, it was announced today in trade publication Baseball America. The lefty slugger,...


HOBSON, GINDL NAMED 2016 ALL-STARS


Gindl Also Makes All-Defense Squad Lancaster Barnstormers center fielder Caleb Gindl and first baseman K.C. Hobson have been named to the 2016 Atlantic League end-of-season All-Star Team, it was announced today by league officials. In addition, Gindl was selected as...


NEWCOMER WILLIAMS LEADS BARNSTORMERS TO WIN


Lancaster Captures Final Night Game, 6-4 Miles Williams had an eventful second game in a Lancaster Barnstormers uniform. The young outfielder from California went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI to lead the Lancaster offense to a 6-4 victory...


HOBSON ACTIVATED FOR SUNDAY GAME


Barnstormers Manager to Play One Inning Across Diamond from Son Lancaster Barnstormers manager Butch Hobson is taking advantage of “a once in a lifetime opportunity” to take a professional field with his son. Hobson, 65, will start the Barnstormers’ season...


BARNSTORMERS END HOME SEASON ON HIGH NOTE


Robinson, Wilson Carry Lancaster to 4-3 Win The Barnstormers saved one of their most exciting games for last. Dean Wilson and Trayvon Robinson drove in two runs apiece as Lancaster ended its home schedule with a 4-3 victory over the...


BARNSTORMERS SLUG WAY TO COMMUNITY CUP


War of the Roses Prize to Stay in Lancaster The Community Cup will reside east of the Susquehanna River for another year. Lancaster belted three home runs on Tuesday evening on the way to an 8-6 victory over the York...


GAILEN SLAM HELPS ‘STORMERS GAIN SPLIT


Lancaster Wins Slugfest after Dropping Pitchers’ Duel In what may have been his last Atlantic League game of the season, Blake Gailen launched a grand slam to help the Lancaster Barnstormers gain a doubleheader split with an 11-6 victory over...


BARNSTORMERS TAKE SERIES FROM BRIDGEPORT


Robinson, Hobson Lead Lancaster to 8-6 Win In front their second consecutive capacity crowd, the Lancaster Barnstormers utilized five singles over their final two innings to notch an 8-6 victory over the Bridgeport Bluefish in the finale of a three-game...


LONG BALLS LEAD LANCASTER


Jacobs Hits Decisive Blast in 5-4 Win Mike Jacobs had the final say in a seesaw battle at Clipper Magazine Stadium on Saturday evening. The Lancaster DH blasted a towering home run to right center field with one out in...


BEES CRUSH ‘STORMERS IN FINALE


New Britain Racks Up Season-High 14 Runs in Rout On Thursday evening, the New Britain Bees took advantage of just about every chance to score. Five different Bees had two-RBI base hits as the Bees charged to a 14-3 victory...


CARRILLO DOUBLE LEADS NEW BRITAIN TO WIN


Bees Take Second Straight, 3-1 Both the New Britain Bees and the Lancaster Barnstormers had a bases loaded, one-out chance in the late innings on Wednesday evening. Lancaster did not convert. New Britain did. Steve Carrillo drove a two-run double...


BARNSTORMERS DROP OPENER TO NEW BRITAIN


Errors, Bloops in Sixth Boost Bees No one hit a ball terribly hard for the New Britain Bees in the top of the sixth inning, but the visitors scored two critical runs en route to a 4-2 victory over the...


JACOBS SAC FLY LIFTS ‘STORMERS


Lancaster Wins Rubber Game in Texas, 4-3 The Lancaster Barnstormers are still hanging around in the playoff chase. Mike Jacobs belted a sacrifice fly to deep right field in the top of the ninth on Sunday evening to break a...


SUGAR LAND HOLDS OFF LATE CHARGE


Stormers Fall to Skeeters, 5-4 The Lancaster Barnstormers chipped away at an early 5-0 Sugar Land lead but could never quite get all the way back as the Skeeters held on for a 5-4 victory at Constellation Field. Lancaster drops...


BARNSTORMERS INCH CLOSER


Hobson, McDade Lead Lancaster to 7-5 Win in Texas Look out from below. The Lancaster Barnstormers won their fourth consecutive game on Friday evening, sending the Sugar Land Skeeters to a 7-5 loss at Constellation Field. It was the seventh...


JACKSON PITCHES BARNSTORMERS TO VICTORY


Gailen Sets HR Record in 2-1 Win Over Ducks Blake Gailen set the Barnstormers career home run mark on Wednesday evening but had to share the spotlight with a much newer arrival in Lancaster. Justin Jackson retired the first 15...


SCHAFER PROMOTED TO TWINS


Outfielder Fourth to Go from Lancaster to Bigs in 2016 Outfielder Logan Schafer was promoted from Class AAA Rochester to the parent Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon, becoming the fourth player to have gone from the Lancaster Barnstormers to the...


AHRENS PINCH SINGLE PRODUCES SPLIT


Lancaster Bounces Back after First Game Loss Kevin Ahrens launched a tiebreaking single off the right field wall as a sixth inning pinch hitter, leading the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 4-2 victory over the Long Island Ducks in the second...


BROWNELL THROTTLES ‘STORMERS


Ducks Grab Series Opener, 4-1 On the Lancaster Barnstormers ‘ last trip to Long Island, the club reached Ducks pitching for 35 runs on 45 hits in a three-game series. That included a seven-run, nine-hit effort off Long Island ace...


BARNSTORMERS FILLET FISH, 4-3


Lancaster Takes Series Finale from Bridgeport Opposite field fly balls produced all the offense that Lancaster would need on Sunday afternoon. Mike Jacobs and Kevin Ahrens knocked consecutive RBI hits down the opposite stripes in the fourth inning, and Mike...


EARLY HOMER SPREE PACES BARNSTORMERS


Lancaster Opens Homestand with 6-3 Win Before Ross Seaton could settle in on Friday evening, the Barnstormers got what they needed off the Bridgeport right-hander Caleb Gindl opened the game with the first of four Lancaster homers, and, two batters...


SEATTLE MARINERS PURCHASE EVANS’ CONTRACT


Right-Hander Heads to Class AA Jackson The contract of right-handed pitcher Bryan Evans has been purchased by the Seattle Mariners, it has been announced by manager Butch Hobson. Evans will join the Jackson (TN) Generals of the Class AA Southern...


BARNSTORMERS FALL IN 10th


Somerset Trips Up Lancaster, 4-3 Bryan LaHair saved one last blow for the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2016. The Somerset first baseman singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, his 21st RBI of the season series,...


BARNSTORMERS HOLD ON AFTER BELL SLAM


Lancaster Defeats Somerset, 4-2 Josh Bell hit a grand slam. Somerset tried to rally in the ninth. Otherwise, two offenses spent the night in total frustration, leaving a combined 23 runners on base as the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the host...


YORK SLAMS FOUR MORE HOMERS IN 11-6 VICTORY


Gailen Ties Career Homer Record in ‘Stormers Loss The York Revolution batters keeping whacking away at the right field wall at Clipper Magazine Stadium. York slugged four home runs for the second consecutive game, handing the host Lancaster Barnstormers an...


TRAVEL WEARY ‘STORMERS ROUTED BY REVS


York Homers Ruin Lancaster’s Homecoming The York Revolution blasted four home runs on Friday night while the Lancaster Barnstormers managed only eight singles as the Revs captured the opener of a three-game weekend series, 12-3. With the win, York climbed...


BARNSTORMERS DROP PAIR AT SUGAR LAND


Skeeters Sweep Doubleheader, Series The Lancaster Barnstormers went into Sugar Land with high hopes, coming off a huge weekend at Long Island. Those hopes were dashed. Sugar Land scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth in the...


BARNSTORMERS, SKEETERS RAINED OUT


Teams to Play Two Thursday Evening Heavy thunderstorms hit Sugar Land, Texas around 4:00 in the afternoon and subsequent rains were expected to continue late into the evening, forcing the postponement of Wednesday’s scheduled game between the Lancaster Barnstormers and...


BARNSTORMERS TRIPPED UP, LOSE SECOND STRAIGHT


Big Relief Outing by Weinhardt Carries Sugar Land A grand opportunity for the Lancaster Barnstormers loomed in the third inning on Tuesday evening. Already leading by a run, the Barnstormers picked up a leadoff single by Caleb Gindl and a...


‘STORMERS BLANKED IN TEXAS


Six Skeeters Combine for Rain-Delayed Six-Hitter Following 35 runs in three days on Long Island, the Barnstormers bats got cooled off in Texas in a rain-delayed contest Monday evening. Six Sugar Land pitchers combined to shut out the Barnstormers on...


EVANS DEALS GEM, ENDS DROUGHT


‘Stormers Rout Long Island, 12-0 In the 13th start since his last victory, Bryan Evans struck out 13 in a two-hit shutout as the Lancaster Barnstormers routed the Long Island Ducks, 12-0, early Sunday evening at Bethpage Ballpark. The win...


BARNSTORMERS HOME RUN SALVO DROPS DUCKS


Lancaster Slugs Four in 19-Hit Attack The Lancaster Barnstormers pounded four home runs, one in each of the first four innings, to defeat the Long Island Ducks, 16-8, in the middle game of a three-game series at Bethpage Ballpark Saturday...


LEADS SLIP, STORMERS FALL


Long Island Rallies for 10-7 Win Long Island struck for five runs on only two hits in the bottom of the eighth inning to soar past the Lancaster Barnstormers, 10-7, Thursday evening at Bethpage Ballpark. The loss was the fourth...


BLUE CRABS PINCH OFF ‘STORMERS WITH DEFENSE


Southern Maryland Grabs Season Series Finale, 4-3 Southern Maryland’s bats produced a quick 4-0 lead on Thursday evening. Their gloves made sure the Barnstormers could not overturn it. Antoan Richardson made two great running catches in center, and Gary Brown...


HALTON HAMMERS ‘STORMERS TO WIN


Outfielder Blasts Two Homers in 6-3 Triumph over Southern Maryland The first lead that Sean Halton gave Lancaster with a home run on Wednesday evening did not hold. So he did it again. Halton slammed a three-run homer in the...


ALL-TIME HITS LEADER NELSON ADDS FOUR MORE


Southern Maryland Third Baseman Leads Charge as Blue Crabs Dump ‘Stormers, 8-3 The last time Bryant Nelson passed through Clipper Magazine Stadium, he banged out 10 hits in four games, taking huge strides toward the Atlantic League career hits record....


GARNER PACES NEW BRITAIN TO 8-1 WIN


Former Lancaster MVP Homers in First Two AB’s of Season Cole Garner introduced himself to the fans in New Britain in monumental fashion. The former Lancaster Barnstormers Player of the Year belted homers in his first two at bats of...


HALTON SLUGS WINNING HOMER IN NINTH


Lancaster Blasts Past New Britain, 7-6 Sean Halton finally found a way to avoid Michael Crouse’s glove. He put a ball in the parking lot. Halton clubbed a one-out solo homer in the top of the ninth inning to snap...


STEADY LANCASTER ATTACK SMOTHERS BEES


Long Bus Trip Has No Effect in 9-2 Victory A strong road trip for the Lancaster Barnstormers keeps getting better, despite a grueling overnight bus ride. The Barnstormers, who arrived at the team hotel in New Britain after seven o’clock...


BARNSTORMERS TOP BLUE CRABS, WIN SERIES


Homers Lead Lancaster to 7-5 Win Kevin Ahrens jump started the Barnstormers with a two-run homer in the second inning, and Trayvon Robinson added a similar blast in the eighth to lead the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 7-5 win over...


JACKSON SPINS FIVE SHUTOUT INNINGS IN FIRST PRO START


Lancaster Gains Split on Right-Hander’s Effort Justin Jackson made the most of his first chance to start a game on a professional mound. The right-hander worked five shutout innings, pitching Lancaster to a 4-0 victory over the Southern Maryland Blue...


DE LA CRUZ BRILLIANT AGAIN


Lefty K’s 10 in 4-0 Win Kelvin De La Cruz is becoming a dominant force. The left-hander struck out 10 in 7 1/3 shutout innings on Tuesday evening, defeating the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, 4-0, in the opener of a...


LATE YORK SPREE DOWNS ‘STORMERS


Revs Capture Series Finale, 11-6 The elusive series win escaped the Lancaster Barnstormers once again. Michael Rockett keyed a four-run seventh inning with a triple to right, and Joel Guzman whacked a three-run homer in the eighth as the York...


HALTON SLUGS TWO IN LANCASTER WIN


Outfielder Ties for League Homer Lead in 9-5 Victory Sean Halton has had some week. The Barnstormers’ corner outfielder has homered six times in the last seven games, including two on Saturday evening leading the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 9-5...


‘STORMERS SMASH YORK


Season Highs Set in 14-1 Win From time to time, the 2016 Lancaster Barnstormers look like the best team in baseball. Friday was one of those nights. The Barnstormers banged out 19 hits, four by K.C. Hobson, and Terry Doyle...


REYNOLDS PROMOTED TO SAN FRANCISCO


Becomes Second to Go from Lancaster to Majors This Season Left-handed reliever Matt Reynolds was called up to the San Francisco Giants late Thursday. He becomes the second player to go from the Atlantic League’s Lancaster Barnstormers to the Major...


ANOTHER ONE GETS AWAY


Barnstormers Fall in York, 3-2 Close games continue to fall the other way for the 2016 Lancaster Barnstormers. K.C. Hobson launched a two-run homer with one out in the top of the first on Thursday night. However, the ‘Stormers offense...


BELL, DE LA CRUZ PACE ‘STORMERS WIN


Losing Streak Ends at Six in 8-0 Shutout Victory Josh Bell and Kelvin De La Cruz both had special days. Bell went 3-for-5 with six RBI and started a triple play while De La Cruz fired seven shutout innings, striking...


SKEETERS SEND LANCASTER TO SIXTH STRAIGHT LOSS


Lancaster Falls, 8-4, to Sugar Land A difficult homestand continued for the Lancaster Barnstormers on Tuesday evening as the Sugar Land Skeeters rapped out 14 hits in an 8-4 victory over the ‘Stormers at Clipper Magazine Stadium. It was the...


SKEETERS OUTSLUG BARNSTORMERS


Lancaster Drops Fifth Straight, 10-8 Lancaster just got too far behind for a slew of home runs to make up the ground. The Sugar Land Skeeters put together back-to-back four-run innings on Monday evening to take an 8-2 lead and...


BARNSTORMERS SWEPT BY SOMERSET


Patriots Score Five in Crazy, Controversial Seventh One problematic inning cost the Lancaster Barnstormers on Sunday afternoon. The top of the seventh produced five hits, a walk, two errors, an injured catcher, controversy and, ultimately five runs, as the Somerset...


SOMERSET SURGES PAST BARNSTORMERS


Patriots Strike Late for 12-7 Win The Somerset Patriots struck for eight runs off Lancaster’s bullpen in the final three innings for a 12-7 victory over the ‘Stormers Saturday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. It was the Barnstormers’ fourth loss...


DOUBLE PLAYS UNDO BARNSTORMERS


Lancaster Falls to Somerset, 3-2 The Lancaster Barnstormers were set up for the perfect end to an evening. They had runners at first and third with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth, trailing by one. The biggest regular...


EARLY START LEADS BEES TO VICTORY


New Britain Gains Split, 7-3 The New Britain Bees erupted for five runs in the bottom of the first inning, and Kyle Simon pitched no-hit baseball for five innings as the Bees took a series finale from the Lancaster Barnstormers,...


BARNSTORMERS BATTER BELEAGUERED BEES BULLPEN


Lancaster Gains Split, 10-5 The Lancaster Barnstormers took full advantage of a New Britain bullpen short on available arms Wednesday evening, knocking out 14 hits in a 10-5 victory over the Bees at New Britain Stadium. With the win, the...


HEWITT, CROUSE RALLY BEES


Barnstormers Fall, 7-6, in Extra Innings Michael Crouse singled home Anthony Hewitt with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to provide the New Britain Bees with a 7-6 victory in the opener of a day-night doubleheader...


BARNSTORMERS FLATTEN BEES


Doyle, Backed by 17 Hits, Throws Complete Game The Lancaster Barnstormers kept getting on base Tuesday evening. In fact, by the time the series opener against the New Britain Bees ended, 26 different Barnstormers batters reached first without creating an...


GARCIA BLAST, 16 HITS DO IN LANCASTER


‘Stormers Fall, 7-3, to Southern Maryland All Daryl Thompson had to do on Monday evening was withstand three solo home runs. The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs right-hander gave up only two other hits over 6 2/3 innings and was backed...


BELL’S SUNDAY STROLL PRODUCES ‘STORMER WIN


Lancaster Edges Southern Maryland, 3-2 For two innings, the Lancaster Barnstormers had huge opportunities to take the lead on Sunday afternoon. They finally did – on the eyes of Josh Bell. Bell walked with the bases loaded and two outs...


LANCASTER ONE SHORT AGAIN


Southern Maryland Edges ‘Stormers, 3-2 Saturday’s game at Clipper Magazine Stadium was one where the raw data seemed to favor the Lancaster Barnstormers. Each team committed an error. Both pitching staffs either walked or hit four opposing batters. Each side...


CRABS BEAT ‘STORMERS IN NINTH


Southern Maryland Rallies for 5-4 Win The Lancaster Barnstormers scored all of their runs in one inning on Friday night. That surge was not enough. Southern Maryland rallied from a 4-2 deficit and scored the winning run in the top...


GINDL HOMER, THROW LEAD FREEDOM TO WIN


Freedom Division Wins All-Star Game, 3-1 Caleb Gindl put on a show with both his arm and his bat Wednesday night. The Lancaster Barnstormers outfielder took charge of the 2016 Atlantic League All-Star Game at Clipper Magazine Stadium with a...


HOME RUN DERBY CONTESTANTS ANNOUNCED


Bell Seeks to Win Title on Home Field Each of the eight Atlantic League teams will be represented in the 2016 Home Run Derby prior to the Atlantic League All-Star Game and Farm Show on Wednesday, July 13 at Clipper...


DOYLE DAZZLES AS BARNSTORMERS SPLIT SERIES


Right-Hander Fires Gem in 5-0 Lancaster Win Terry Doyle was so good on Sunday evening that even a sudden change in batterymates did not disrupt his rhythm. The right-hander fired a one-hitter for eight innings, pitching the Lancaster Barnstormers to...


BARNSTORMERS FALL IN PITCHERS’ DUEL


Hand Beats Evans, 2-1 Saturday night’s game at TD Bank Park was almost dead even. Lancaster had nine hits to Somerset’s eight. Each side hit a home run and two doubles. Lancaster drew one walk; Somerset had a batter hit...


PATRIOTS STEAL WAY TO WIN


Jones Scores Tying, Winning Runs The Lancaster Barnstormers could not stop Mycal Jones. Somerset’s center fielder sped his way to the tying and winning runs on Friday night as the Patriots tripped up the ‘Stormers, 4-3, in the second game...


HOBSON HOMER SPRINGBOARDS ‘STORMERS TO WIN


Lancaster Takes Opener at Somerset, 7-4 Butch Hobson trusted his son. The son delivered. Coaching third base, Hobson held up Sean Halton at third with two outs. The younger Hobson, K.C., stepped in against left-hander Rudy Owens and slammed a...


LANCASTER WELL REPRESENTED IN ALL-STAR GAME


Seven ‘Stormers to Take Field on July 13 Local favorite Pete Andrelczyk headlines a list of seven Lancaster Barnstormers who have been selected to play in the Atlantic League All-Star Game to be held at Clipper Magazine Stadium on Wednesday,...


YORK UNLEASHES ON BARNSTORMERS


Revs Bang Out 18 Hits in 14-7 Win Until Sunday afternoon, York had only scored 21 runs in nine games against Lancaster this season. The Revs made up for it. Andres Perez went 4-for-5 with two homers and five RBI...


BARNSTORMERS USE ERRORS, STEALS TO GRAB WIN


Lancaster Upends York to Extend War of the Roses Lead Blake Gailen launched his first home run of the season on Saturday evening, but it was an inning built on errors and baserunning that enabled the Lancaster Barnstormers to defeat...


BELL’S DRIVE NOT ENOUGH


Barnstormers Drop Third Straight For the third consecutive night, the Lancaster Barnstormers were unable to mount much of an attack until the late innings. For the third straight night, the rally came up just short. The first half champion York...


LATE CHARGE BY ‘STORMERS FALLS SHORT


Lancaster Eliminated with Loss, York Win The Lancaster Barnstormers put together one of their best innings of the season in the bottom of the ninth on Thursday evening. Unfortunately, it was not enough to stave off elimination. Down, 7-0, heading...


LACKING DH, ‘STORMERS FALL


Bridgeport Scores Four in Seventh for 4-2 Win The Lancaster Barnstormers are suffering from a lack of available bodies. In fact, on Wednesday evening, the shortage was so dramatic, that Butch Hobson eschewed the DH and had starting pitcher Terry...


HALTON LAUNCHES BARNSTORMERS TO WIN


Seventh Inning Blast Drops Bridgeport, 5-3 Sean Halton belted a two-run homer to right center field in the bottom of the seventh inning to snap a 3-3 tie and send the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 5-3 victory over the Bridgeport...


MANAGERS NAMED FOR ALL-STAR GAME


Jodie, Cliburn to Lead Squads Last year, they won their divisions. This year, they get the honor of managing in the All-Star Game. Brett Jodie, manager of the defending Atlantic League champion Somerset Patriots, will once again match his wits...


LANCASTER SURVIVES SCARE IN NINTH


by Jake McDonnell Barnstormers Prevail over Bridgeport, 4-3 Clipper Magazine Stadium plays over 370 feet to left field. Josh Whitaker needed nearly every foot to haul in a drive off the bat of pinch hitter Luis Nunez in the top...


WOW, HE DID IT AGAIN!


Zawadzki Slams ‘Stormers to 6-4 Win Lance Zawadzki has accomplished a feat no Barnstormer has ever done before. The middle infielder belted a grand slam for the second consecutive game late Sunday afternoon, lifting the ‘Stormers to a 6-4 victory...


BARNSTORMERS THRASH BEES


by Jake McDonnell Club Records Biggest Win of Season It had been building up for weeks, and the New Britain Bees were the victims. Lancaster scored seven runs in the first two innings, all on three home runs, en route...


BARNSTORMERS DROPPED BY BEES


New Britain Takes Second Straight Not even a mid-game rain delay could turn the Lancaster fortunes on Friday night. James Skelton homered prior to the storm breaking loose on Clipper Magazine Stadium, and five New Britain hurlers went on to...


SPEED KILLS BARNSTORMERS


New Britain Steals Series Opener, 5-4 The New Britain Bees put another dent in Lancaster’s fading first half hopes on Friday night, scoring the eventual winning run without a base hit as the visitors took the opener of a four-game...


ATLANTIC LEAGUE REVEALS ALL-STAR UNIFORMS


Jerseys Maintain Agricultural Theme Imagine a sunny summer morning on one of the many farms that comprise Lancaster County. Picture a rising sun glistening behind the bright red barn. That is the concept behind the 2016 Atlantic League All-Star jerseys,...


BRIDGEPORT WINS ON PROTESTED CALL


“Utley Rule” Not Invoked on Decisive Run Lancaster Barnstormers manager Butch Hobson had a lengthy discussion with the three-man Atlantic League umpiring crew in the bottom of the seventh inning. The subject: baseball’s new rule regarding take out slides at...


LANCASTER COUNTY FARMING COMMUNITY TO BE SHOWCASED AT UPCOMING ATLANTIC LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME


Atlantic League (ALPB) fans are in for an exciting evening when they pass through the gates of Clipper Magazine Stadium on Wednesday evening, July 13th. The All-Star Game is coming to town, and, not only will fans be enjoying Minor...


BARNSTORMERS BEATEN BY FORMER MARINER, CARDINAL


Bridgeport Takes Middle Game of Series, 6-1 One former Seattle pitcher and one former St. Louis outfielder stood out for the Bridgeport Bluefish on Tuesday evening as the host club dropped the Lancaster Barnstormers, 6-1, in the middle game of...


BELL RINGS UP ANOTHER


Third Baseman’s Homer in Eighth Lifts Lancaster to Win Josh Bell has been the man in the clutch for the Lancaster Barnstormers on their current road trip. Bell slammed a two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to...


DUCKS GRAB ONE IN NINTH


Ground Singles Prove Barnstormers Undoing Lancaster’s middle infielders just could not get there. Three ground ball singles and one bad throw produced two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Long Island Ducks scooted past the Lancaster...


DE LA CRUZ SPARKLES AS ‘STORMERS SWEEP DOUBLEHEADER


Newly Acquired Lefty Defeats Long Island in Nightcap The Lancaster Barnstormers needed a lefty starter. Kelvin De La Cruz needed a change of venue. On Saturday evening, it looked like a perfect match. De La Cruz pitched six innings of...


BELL TOLLS WIN FOR BARNSTORMERS


Third Baseman Goes Deep in 10th for 3-2 Win Josh Bell slammed a two-out solo home run in the top of the 10th inning as the Lancaster Barnstormers tripped up the Long Island Ducks, 3-2, in the first game of...


DUCKS RACE PAST STORMERS


Long Island Grabs Series Opener, 4-2 The Long Island Ducks used daring baserunning to perfection late in Friday night’s game to steal a 4-2 victory from the Lancaster Barnstormers in the opener of a four-game series at Bethpage Ballpark. Lancaster...


Scott Gracey “just having fun” playing baseball


By Jacob McDonnell Ever since Scott Gracey was little, he has been involved with the game of baseball. Growing up and still residing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Gracey played and studied baseball. His father was a high school coach and...


YOUNG, PALMEIRO BLAST SKEETERS TO RUBBER GAME WIN


Sugar Land Routs Lancaster, 13-4 The Sugar Land Skeeters left rookie Connor Root alone for three innings, then hammered away at the Lancaster bullpen as the Skeeters dumped the host Barnstormers, 13-4,in the rubber game of a three-game series at...


Career Satisfaction a top priority for Al Yevoli


By Jacob McDonnell Spending his second season with the Barnstormers, pitcher Al Yevoli is enjoying his time in Lancaster. “Lancaster is a great town with great fans,” Yevoli said. “There are so many people who come out to the games...


GAILEN RETURNS TO LANCASTER


Bibens-Dirkx Purchased by Texas A fan favorite has returned. Blake Gailen, the Atlantic League MVP in 2012 and repeat league All-Star has joined the Lancaster Barnstormers for the fifth straight season, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson, though...


GREAT SCOTT! BARNSTORMERS LOSE, 3-2


Nemesis Travis Scott Drives in Winning Run Travis Scott seems to love Clipper Magazine Stadium. The last time that the Sugar Land catcher/first baseman came to town, he slugged a pair of homers. Scott did not clear the fences in...


BARNSTORMERS FALL, 4-2, IN SERIES FINALE


Patriots Capitalize on Lancaster Miscues The Somerset Patriots took advantage of a rare off night for Lancaster’s defense to pick up a 4-2 victory over the Barnstormers in the series finale at Clipper Magazine Stadium. With the loss, the Barnstormers...


LaHAIR PAIR SEALS DEAL AS SOMERSET BEATS LANCASTER


Patriots Take Sunday Matinee, 9-4 The assault on Lancaster pitching began with a slew of singles to center and ended with Bryan LaHair reaching the right field picnic deck twice as the Somerset Patriots bumped off the host Barnstormers, 9-4,...


LONG BALLS LEAD LANCASTER TO WIN


Zawadzki, McDade Blasts Produce 6-4 Victory Over Somerset For the first time, Lance Zawadzki was playing in front of a home crowd that included his infant son, Tate. The reigning Atlantic League home run champion and brand new dad wasted...


VITTERS SINGLES BRIDGEPORT TO WIN


Barnstormers Drop Extra Inning Contest, Series For the first time since 2012, the Bridgeport Bluefish won a series from the Lancaster Barnstormers. Josh Vitters singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning on Thursday evening to...


BRIDGEPORT RALLIES IN EIGHTH TO UPEND ‘STORMERS


Lancaster Falls, 9-8, in Matinee Over the past 11 games, the Lancaster Barnstormers’ bullpen had been dominant. Their hot spell came to an end early Wednesday as the Bridgeport Bluefish erupted for five runs in the bottom of the eighth...


GINDL BREAKS TIE IN NINTH FOR THIRD STRAIGHT WIN


Lancaster Downs Bridgeport, 4-2 Caleb Gindl was moved to the top of the order on Tuesday evening, but delivered like the number three batter he has been. The Lancaster outfielder singled into right field with the bases loaded to break...


BARNSTORMERS STEP CLOSER


Gap Narrows to Two Games with 3-1 Win at York Lancaster’s pitching and defense throttled York’s big bats again on Sunday afternoon as the Barnstormers defeated the York Revolution, 3-1, to take the rubber game of a three-game series at...


McDADE CATCHES SHUTOUT, HOMERS


Barnstormers Drop York, 5-0 Every once in a while, Butch Hobson does something that appears outlandish on the surface. More often than not, it works. Saturday evening, the Barnstormers skipper penciled in Mike McDade as his catcher, something the switch...


BARNSTORMERS FALL VICTIM TO YORK HOMER BARRAGE


Revs Hit Three Solo Shots in 5-3 Win The Lancaster Barnstormers held York to a below average output at People’s Bank Park on Friday night, but three solo home runs provided the Revolution a 5-3 victory in the opening game...


RED HOT AHRENS LEADS ‘STORMERS TO SWEEP


Shortstop Drives in Three in 7-4 Win over Ducks Kevin Ahrens is in one of those stretches that baseball players find from time to time, and he is taking full advantage of it. The Lancaster shortstop went 3-for-4 with a...


TWINS SIGN LOGAN SCHAFER


Outfielder Headed to Class AAA Rochester For the second time this season, the Minnesota Twins have looked to the Lancaster Barnstormers to bolster their Class AAA Rochester farm club. The Twins have signed outfielder Logan Schafer for the Red Wings,...


BELL SINGLE LIFTS BARNSTORMERS TO THIRD STRAIGHT


Barnstormers Top Ducks, 8-4 Josh Bell keyed a four-run second inning with a two-out, bases loaded single to left field, lifting the Lancaster Barnstormers to an 8-4 victory over the Long Island Ducks Wednesday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The...


‘STORMERS BREAK OVER .500


Club Defeats Long Island, 7-1, in Series Opener For the first time in four tries, the Lancaster Barnstormers have successfully climbed back over the .500 mark. The ‘Stormers slugged three home runs in a 13-hit attack to take down the...


AHRENS SLAPS SKEETERS


‘Stormers Shortstop Drives in Five in 10-4 Win Kevin Ahrens grew up about 12 miles from Sugar Land, TX. He made sure the locals remembered him on Monday afternoon, going 4-for-4 with five RBI to lead the Lancaster Barnstormers over...


THIRD INNING HOMERS DERAIL BARNSTORMERS


Sugar Land Drops Lancaster, 5-3 The Sugar Land Skeeters launched a pair of third inning home runs on Sunday afternoon, and the long balls proved to be enough as the visitors dropped the host Lancaster Barnstormers, 5-3, at Clipper Magazine...


SCHAFER’S SUPER SEVENTH LEADS ‘STORMERS


Center Fielder Makes Great Catch, Homers in Lancaster Win Logan Schafer had a seventh inning to remember on Saturday evening. The Lancaster Barnstormers’ center fielder made a superb catch on a drive by Jeremy Barfield in the top of the...


BARNSTORMERS HOLD OFF SKEETER CHARGE


Lancaster Hangs on for 6-5 Win The Sugar Land Skeeters took Friday night’s game at Clipper Magazine to a suspenseful finish after the Lancaster Barnstormers built a large early lead. However, Cory Burns struck out Jeremy Barfield with the tying...


‘STORMERS BATTERED BY BEES


New Britain Takes Series with 9-1 Matinee Win Three straight doubles in the bottom of the third inning were all the New Britain Bees needed to take out the Lancaster Barnstormers in the finale of a three-game series. Those doubles...


BARNSTORMERS FALL IN 14


Rivers Double Produces Winner in Marathon The Lancaster Barnstormers could not put away the New Britain Bees on Wednesday evening, and, in the end, got stung. Kevin Rivers doubled high off the center field wall with two outs in the...


‘STORMERS DROP BEES IN EXTRA FRAMES


Bell, Halton Double Barnstormers to Victory The Lancaster Barnstormers had trouble holding leads against a pesky New Britain Bees ballclub on Tuesday evening. Their third one finally held in the bottom of the tenth as Lancaster won the opener of...


BARNSTORMERS OUTLAST RAIN, CRABS


Lancaster Wins Opener, 5-0 Daryl Thompson had the Lancaster Barnstormers stumped for 5 2/3 innings. Josh Bell broke up the spell, and the Barnstormers went on to defeat the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, 5-0, in the opener of a mist-soaked...


BARNSTORMERS TRIPPED UP IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND


Club Loses Opener of Series, 2-1 The Lancaster Barnstormers simply could not score, despite numerous chances, on Friday evening. Lancaster left runners in scoring position in six different innings, falling, 2-1, to Southern Maryland in the opener of a three-game...


BARNSTORMERS THWARTED IN SWEEP ATTEMPT


By Jake McDonnell Close, but no cigar. That was the case on Thursday night when the York Revolution defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers 4-3 in game four of the first “War of the Roses” series of 2016. Lancaster dropped 2 ½...


BARNSTORMERS EDGE YORK


Club Wins Fifth Straight, 2-1 The blast was outweighed by the bloop. Joel Guzman’s solo home run to left in the top of the second inning came up a run short of Michael Crouse’s two-run double in the bottom of...


WOODALL DAZZLES AGAIN


Right-Hander Deals Four-Hitter in 7-0 Win Bryan Woodall could not get a win out of nine shutout innings last Thursday.  So, the right-hander had to throw nine more. Woodall (3-0) shut down the York Revolution on four hits Tuesday evening,...


BARNSTORMERS BATS BOOM AGAIN


Lancaster Wins Third Straight, 10-2 For the first time in 2016, the crowd at Clipper Magazine Stadium got to see the highly touted Lancaster attack. The Barnstormers banged out 16 hits en route to a 10-2 victory over the York...


WHITAKER DRIVES LANCASTER TO WIN


Barnstormers Take Series Finale at Somerset, 6-4 Josh Whitaker gave Lancaster a lead in the sixth inning with a solo home run. That advantage did not hold, so the Barnstormers left fielder produced another, singling home two runs with two...


‘STORMERS SURGE PAST PATRIOTS


Lancaster Rallies for 11-8 Win Prior to Saturday night’s game between the Lancaster Barnstormers and the Somerset Patriots, Somerset’s Jon Hunton was celebrated as the Atlantic League’s all-time career saves leader. The ‘Stormers made sure he did not add to...


SOMERSET THROTTLES BARNSTORMERS IN SERIES OPENER


Patriots Persistent Attack Leads to 12-2 Rout Fourteen. That was the number of Somerset Patriots who batted with the bases loaded on Friday evening. The Patriots had 27 different men reach base in a 12-2 rout of the Lancaster Barnstormers...


BARNSTORMERS OUTLAST BLUE CRABS IN PITCHING GEM


After only getting a 13-hour break from the previous night, both the Lancaster Barnstormers and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs hitters ran into dominant pitching early Thursday. In fact, it took 12 innings before either team was able to push...


WILSON BLAST HANDS ‘STORMERS THIRD STRAIGHT LOSS


Barnstormers Unable to Overcome Three-Run Blast in First The Lancaster Barnstormers had more hits than Southern Maryland on Wednesday evening, but a three-run homer by Zach Wilson before the game’s first out proved too much to overcome. Lancaster dropped its...


CRABS DOUBLE UP BARNSTORMERS


Southern Maryland Takes Series Opener, 8-4 The Lancaster Barnstormers spent the entire evening playing from behind.  One glimmer of hope was dashed quickly by the Southern Maryland bats. Jamar Walton and Eric Garcia slammed homers in the top of the...


BARNSTORMERS ADD VETERAN OUTFIELDER


Outfielder Logan Schafer, who has spent part or all of five Major League seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers, has been signed to play for the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2016, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson. Schafer, 29, was...


BARNSTORMERS, BEES SPLIT A PAIR


Whitaker Walkoff Wins Game One for Lancaster The Lancaster Barnstormers rallied for a walkoff win in the first game of a Sunday doubleheader, but they could not repeat the magic in Game Two. Josh Whitaker doubled home Caleb Gindl for...


BARNSTORMERS SNAP SKID


Lancaster Tops New Britain, 3-2 For the first time in 10 days, the Lancaster Barnstormers saw the sun. For the first time in 11 days, they tasted victory. The Barnstormers scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the...


COKE PROMOTED TO BIG LEAGUES


Lefty Goes from Lancaster to Yankee Stadium in Two Weeks On Saturday, April 23, veteran left-hander Phil Coke made a start for the Lancaster Barnstormers against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs during the Atlantic League’s opening weekend. Less than two...


BARNSTORMERS ADD ARMS


Lancaster Inks Lefty, Righty The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed left-handed reliever Ryan Dennick, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson.   The southpaw has Major League experience with the Cincinnati Reds while Doyle went 12-1 in the Class AA...


TONIGHT’S BARNSTORMERS GAME VS. NEW BRITAIN POSTPONED


Tonight’s game (Friday, May 6th) between the Lancaster Barnstormers and the New Britain Bees has been postponed due to inclement weather. Ticket holders for Friday’s (5/8) game can exchange their tickets at the Two Dudes Box Office for a ticket of...


BARNSTORMERS DROP PAIR AT LONG ISLAND


Losing Streak Reaches Eight The chill has gotten to the Lancaster Barnstormers. On a night where the temperature hovered in the upper 40’s with a stiff wind blowing in, the Long Island Ducks kept the Barnstormers in the deep freeze...


BARNSTORMERS SLIP IN NINTH, FALL TO DUCKS


Long Island Takes 3-2 Decision Austin Bibens-Dirkx had the Lancaster Barnstormers four outs from victory on Tuesday night. It didn’t hold. Long Island scored a two-out run on a wild pitch in the eighth and reached closer Cory Burns for...


BARNSTORMERS ADD WALL TO STAFF


Ex-Dodger Becomes Part of Bullpen The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed RHP Josh Wall, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson.  Wall, 29, has appeared in 15 big league games with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from...


SOMERSET COMPLETES SWEEP IN SLUGFEST


Barnstormers Fall, 11-8, in Series Finale The Lancaster Barnstormers put together an exciting comeback from an early deficit. It still was not enough to defeat the surging Somerset Patriots. Somerset banged out 19 hits on Sunday afternoon at Clipper Magazine...


BARNSTORMERS MISS CHANCES, LOSE IN 12


Somerset Win Streak Reaches 10 It has, without question, been a frustrating homestand for the Lancaster Barnstormers. Playing in a chilly drizzle for the third straight night, the Barnstormers pulled off an exhilarating bottom of the ninth rally, only to...


EGGLESTON PACES SOMERSET TO WIN


Barnstormers Fall for Third Straight Night The Somerset Patriots were virtually flawless Friday evening. On the second straight cold, rainy night at Clipper Magazine Stadium, the visitors played error-free baseball, their pitchers walked only one, and the defending Atlantic League...


BARNSTORMERS DROP HOME OPENER


Twist Record Set Unofficially The Lancaster Barnstormers bats could not produce that one needed hit late in the game. They fell, 2-1, to the undefeated Somerset Patriots before a crowd of 6,870 in the home opener of the club’s 12th...


BARNSTORMERS FALL IN 10


Successful Opening Trip Ends in Loss It was clear that Travis Scott won the game. It was not clear by how much. Scott belted a deep drive to right center with the bases loaded in the bottom of the tenth...


AHRENS CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY WITH HOMER


Lancaster Defeats Sugar Land, 9-4 Kevin Ahrens already had plenty to smile about on Tuesday. The Barnstormers starting shortstop was playing near home (he hails from Houston) and was enjoying his 27th birthday. His night got even better. Ahrens went...


COKE SIGNED BY YANKEES


Lefty Heads to Class AAA Scranton Phil Coke’s stay in Lancaster was short. The left-handed veteran of 401 Major League regular season appearances and 26 more in the playoffs has returned to where his career began, signing with the New...


WOODALL BRILLIANT IN SERIES OPENER


Barnstormers Top Sugar Land, 4-1 Bryan Woodall kept up the sensational work of Lancaster’s starting pitchers on this opening road trip. The right-hander dealt seven shutout innings on Monday evening, pitching the Barnstormers to a 4-1 victory over the Sugar...


BARNSTORMERS LOSE IN CRAZY EIGHTH


Southern Maryland Avoids Sweep on Balk, Wild Pitch The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs found a bizarre way to win their first game of the season. Three walks, a balk and a wild pitch led to the tying and winning runs...


BARNSTORMERS RAP OUT 17 HITS IN ONE-SIDED WIN


Lancaster Topples Southern Maryland, 11-5 Caleb Gindl drove in Lancaster’s first run with a dribbler to the left of the mound.  He knocked in the last two with a booming home run to right.  His performance was typical of Lancaster’s...


BARNSTORMERS USE ALL FACETS IN OPENING WIN


Club Dumps Southern Maryland, 5-2 You would be hard pressed to find a flaw in the Lancaster Barnstormers Thursday night. The club banged out 13 hits, including four for extra bases, stole two bags, played clean defense and limited the...


Barnstormers 2016 Season Preview


The Lancaster Barnstormers have not won the first half in the Freedom Division since 2012. They want to see that change in 2016. Manager Butch Hobson has frontloaded his roster for the new season, adding more Major League experience than...


BARNSTORMERS RALLY FOR WIN IN SPRING FINALE


The Lancaster Barnstormers saved their best for last during spring training. Down, 4-1, entering the eighth, the ‘Stormers put two runs on the board in the eighth and scored four more in the ninth to defeat the York Revolution Monday...


BARNSTORMERS, BLUE CRABS PLAY TO TIE


Southern Maryland Rallies Late to Tie Game When things have gone wrong for the Lancaster Barnstormers this post-season it has involved unlikely regular season matchups. Right-handed slugger Michael Snyder blasted a game-tying home run to lead off the bottom of...


FAN FEST BECOMES HOMER FEST


Hitting Daryl Thompson came about 6 ½ months too late. But, for the Barnstormers fans that turned out for the annual pre-season Fan Fest on Saturday afternoon, it was still a very enjoyable sight. Lancaster belted four homers in four...


BARNSTORMERS BLANK LBC CHARGERS


In soccer, they call it a friendly match. It was also the case on Friday afternoon as the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Chargers from Lancaster Bible College, 8-0, in the annual exhibition event. The two clubs ate dinner together afterward...


Nash Crashes Barnstormers Preview


York first baseman Telvin Nash put on a huge late inning offensive display on Thursday afternoon to lead the visiting Revolution to a 5-4 victory over the Lancaster Barnstormers in the spring opener at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Nash erased an...


Outfielder Whitaker Completes Roster


After an off-season of planning, countless phone calls and emails, the Lancaster Barnstormers have a finalized roster for spring training.   Josh Whitaker, an outfielder recently released by the Oakland Athletics organization, is the final piece of the puzzle.  His...


Relief Ace, Community Favorite Andrelczyk Re-Signs


The Lancaster Barnstormers have rounded out the pitching staff for spring training as two-time Community Man of the Year Pete Andrelczyk and Class AAA veteran Austin Bibens-Dirkx have been signed to contracts for the 2016 season, it was announced today...


Zawadzki Signs up for Third Season


The anchor to the Barnstormers infield is back.   Shortstop Lance Zawadzki has signed for a third season in Lancaster, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson.  In addition, the Barnstormers have inked former Washington Nationals right-hander J.D. Martin...


Fan Favorite Kajimoto Set to Return


Yusuke Kajimoto, the man with perhaps the biggest hit in the history of the Lancaster Barnstormers franchise, has signed to spend his third season with the Lancaster Barnstormers, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson.   In addition, the...


Barnstormers Pick up Star Slugger


Mike Jacobs Rejoins Former Roommate Peeples in Lancaster   First baseman Mike Jacobs, who went on to prominence as a premier Major League slugger in the latter stages of the last decade, has been signed to a 2016 contract, it...


PNC Bank Sponsors 2016 ‘War of the Roses’ Baseball Rivalry


The Lancaster Barnstormers and York Revolution are pleased to announce that PNC Bank is the new title sponsor for the 10th season of the War of the Roses series. The 20-game series will feature an even split of ten games...


The Barnstormers Unveil the 2016 Promotional Schedule


The Atlantic League All Star Game, Cowboy Monkey Rodeo, Zooperstars, a Motor Sports Thrill Show, a Chainsaw Juggler, 18 Fireworks Shows, Chubby Checker, Vince Papale, Jose Canseco plus Bobbleheads & Numerous Giveaway Nights Slated on an Incredible 2016 Lineup of...


Barnstormers Add More Lumber to Lineup


The Lancaster Barnstormers have continued to build their roster toward Opening Night with the addition of two former Major League players, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson.   Switch hitting corner infielder Josh Bell, a former Baltimore Oriole,...


MVP Gracey Returns for Second Year


Right-handed pitcher Scott Gracey, voted by fans as the Barnstormers’ Player of the Year in 2015, has been signed for a second season in Lancaster by manager Butch Hobson, it was announced today. Also returning to Clipper Magazine Stadium for...


Barnstormers Load Up On Arms


The Lancaster Barnstormers have made major strides toward filling out their 2016 Opening Day pitching staff with the addition of four right-handers, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson.   Bryan Evans and Bryan Woodall, who both opened the...


New Community Partnership Announced


LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH/PENN MEDICINE AND THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA TO PRESENT THE 2016 LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS AS PART OF THE PREMIER LANCASTER COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP The Lancaster Barnstormers proudly announce an expansive new alliance with Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine and The...


Barnstormers Obtain Kobernus for Keystone Position


Second baseman Jeff Kobernus, who reeled off 137 stolen bases in a span of three seasons while developing in the Washington Nationals organization, has been signed by the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2016 season, the club announced today. In addition,...


Major Concert Coming To Clipper Magazine Stadium


They were two of the top recording acts of the 1970’s.  Now, thanks to American Music Theatre and the Lancaster Barnstormers, both are coming to Clipper Magazine Stadium for a blockbuster concert on Wednesday evening, June 8. Southern rock pioneers...


The Barnstormers Put “Twist” On Opening Night


Chubby Checker to Lead Crowd in Attempt to Set the World Record! Opening Night with The Lancaster Barnstormers will be historic as all fans in attendance will be asked to join in an attempt to shatter the Guinness Book of...


Barnstormers Sign Former Brewer


 Sean Halton Joins Lancaster for 2016 The Lancaster Barnstormers continue to build toward their season opener on April 21 with the signings of outfielder Sean Halton and right-handed pitcher Cameron McVey, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson. With...


Barnstormers Nab Two Big League Lefties


Smith, Albers Ink Deals for 2016 The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed left-handed starting pitchers Greg Smith and Andrew Albers to 2016 contracts, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson.  Both hurlers have experience at the Major League level. Those signings...


McDade Returns; Barnstormers Sign Witherspoon


Powerful first baseman Mike McDade and speedy outfielder Travis Witherspoon have been signed to 2016 contracts by the Lancaster Barnstormers, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson. The signings bring the total number of players under contract to seven....


Former First Rounder Heading To Lancaster


Corner Infielder Ahrens Joins Barnstormers   Kevin Ahrens, the first round selection for the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2007 draft, has been signed by the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2016 season, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson....


Fastpitch Softball Pays Second Lancaster Visit


Pa Rebellion To Hold Homestand In Central Pa   It was a rousing success in the Susquehanna Valley in 2015, and it will be back in 2016. It is Professional Fastpitch Softball. For the second straight season, the PA Rebellion...


Barnstormers Job Fair On Tap


Team Seeks Hundreds Of Employees For 2016 Campaign   Game day employees are the backbone of the Lancaster Barnstormers operation. From parking lot attendants to ushers to concession workers, the game day staff has direct contact with the public and...


Bullpen Makeup Begins With Yevoli Signing


Lefty Specialist To Open 2016 In Lancaster   Left-hander Al Yevoli, a key addition to the Lancaster Barnstormers’ bullpen late in 2015, has returned for the 2016 season, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson. He is the first...


Soccer Returns To Clipper Magazine Stadium


Monday, February 1, 2016 Five City Islanders Games On Tap For Lancaster In 2016 Following the tremendous success enjoyed by the City Islanders in Lancaster late last August, the Susquehanna Valley’s lone professional soccer team has scheduled five of its...


2016 Barnstormers To Introduce All-Star Dance Team


Dance Auditions – March 12, 2016 – 9:00 a.m. registration, 10:00 a.m. start – Inside the Lexus LFA Suite – Clipper Magazine Stadium There will be more excitement, more fun and more spirit at Barnstormers’ games in 2016 with the...


Barnstormers Ink Crouse


      Signings For 12th Season Begin The Lancaster Barnstormers have inked their first player for the 2016 with the signing of outfielder Mike Crouse, it was announced today by manager Butch Hobson. This marks the second consecutive winter...


National Anthem Auditions – February 27th at Park City Center


Incredible Talent Will Vie For the Opportunity to Sing at Clipper Magazine Stadium in 2016 The Lancaster Barnstormers, Lanark Records and Park City Center are proud to announce that the Fifth Annual National Anthem Auditions at Park City Center are...


Pro Soccer Returns To Clipper Magazine Stadium


Friday July 8th (Richmond Kickers) Sunday July 10th (Toronto FC II) Saturday September 17th (Wilmington Hammerheads FC) Sunday September 18th (TBD-Friendly)

Walden Signs With Twins


  Barnstormers’ Closer Heads To Minnesota System   Walden Signs With Twins (Photo by Jeremy Fletcher) Right-hander Marcus Walden, the closer in the highly touted 2015 Lancaster Barnstormers bullpen has been signed by the Minnesota Twins, it was announced during...


2016 Barnstormers Schedule Released – April 28th Is Opening Day!


The Sensational “Cowboy Monkey Rodeo” Will Return On Saturday, May 7th The Countdown is ON! Baseball fans across the globe prepare for the most exciting week of the year. It is World Series time. Championship baseball will be on the...


The Atlantic League All-Star Game Returns To Lancaster In 2016


Clipper Magazine Stadium And The Red Rose City Are Poised To Shine! Lancaster is the oldest inland city in America. James Buchanan, the 15th President of the United States, inventor Robert Fulton and abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens all called Lancaster home. Long...


The Barnstormers Win Inaugural Community Service Award


Thursday, October 15, 2015 Cylo, Pete And Staff Shine In The Community The baseball organizations of the Atlantic League all pride themselves on strong community outreach programs and events. Today, Atlantic League President Rick White announced that the Lancaster Barnstormers...


Collier Signs With Nationals


Monday, December 21, 2015 By: Dave Collins Former Phillies First Rounder Keyed Barnstormers Second Half Run Zach Collier, a key component of Lancaster’s 2015 second half playoff push, has signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals for 2016,...


Morgado Signs With Braves


Tuesday, November 10, 2015 By: Holly Love Lancaster Barnstormers’ Left-hander Bryan Morgado Was Signed By The Atlanta Braves, It Was Announced Today By Manager Butch Hobson. Morgado, 26, becomes the sixth member of the 2015 club, and the first since...