Minor league baseball

ValleyCats rally late to beat Connecticut

TROY -- Down by a run in the late going, the ValleyCats staged a seventh-inning rally and held on to beat the Connecticut Tigers by a final score of 3-2 on Wednesday night at Joe Bruno Stadium. The Tigers led 2-1 heading into the bottom…

ValleyCats earn gritty win over Vermont

TROY -- The ValleyCats used consistent scoring in the middle and late innings and carried that to a 4-2 victory on Thursday night at Joe Bruno Stadium against the Vermont Lake Monsters. Things started well for Tri-City on the defensive…

Two youngest skippers in minors to face-off

TROY -- Who ever said youth was a bad thing? Youth will surely be seen in the dugouts of this weekend's Tri-City ValleyCats three-game set this weekend against the Hudson Valley Renegades. The series is a noteworthy one, as it…

Age just a number for ‘Cats manager Bell

TROY -- The 2018 Tri-City ValleyCats will feature plenty of rookies. That is the nature of playing in short-season Class A. They'll have a rookie calling the shots too. First-year ValleyCats manager Jason Bell is just 27 years old and is…

ValleyCats looking forward to 2018 season

TROY -- "Fun" is the word being used to describe the 2018 Tri-City ValleyCats. That's what the players and first-year manager Jason Bell are trying to do, have fun. "I feel like sometimes we forget that this is a game. It's important and…

ValleyCats announce 2018 coaching staff

TROY -- The Tri-City ValleyCats will be under two new coaches and one returner next year, as the team announced Jason Bell as the ninth manager in team history. The team also has a new pitching coach in Erick Abreu, and Jeremy Barnes will…