Michael Johns Tabbed Rays First Base Coach
Joins former Bulls skipper Brady Williams on Rays manager Kevin Cash's staff
The Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday announced that 2023 Durham Bulls manager Michael Johns has been named the club's First Base Coach for the upcoming 2024 campaign. Johns joins former Bulls catcher and current Tampa Bay skipper Kevin Cash's staff one year after 2019-22 Bulls manager Brady Williams was tabbed
Rays Announce Numerous Roster Moves on Monday
Hunt & Mercado traded, Beeks & Fleming claimed off waivers, Gray, Sulser & Tapia become free agents
The Tampa Bay Rays on Monday evening announced several transactions affecting members of the 2023 Durham Bulls roster. Pitchers Josh Fleming and Jalen Beeks were claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies and Colorado Rockies, respectively. Catcher Blake Hunt and right-hander Michael Mercado, meanwhile, were acquired in trades by the
2011-12 Bull Stephen Vogt Hired as Guardians Manager
Joins fellow Durham alums & current MLB managers Cash, Snitker, Baldelli & Quatraro
The Cleveland Guardians on Monday announced they have hired 2011-12 Durham Bulls catcher Stephen Vogt to be their next manager. Vogt is now one of five former Bulls players to be a current manager in the Big Leagues, joining Kevin Cash, Brian Snitker, Rocco Baldelli and Matt Quatraro.
Five Bulls Alums Set to Play for World Series Title
Longoria, Kelly & Thompson set to face off against Lowe & Eovaldi on baseball's biggest stage
Major League Baseball's Fall Classic begins on Friday, October 27, with former Durham Bulls players represented on both the American League's Texas Rangers and National League's Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Rangers feature a pair of Durham alums in former infielder Nathaniel Lowe (2018-19) and right-handed pitcher Nathan Eovaldi (2018) while the
Walls, Lowe & Kiermaier Named Gold Glove Award Finalists
Winners to be announced on ESPN on Sunday, November 5
Major League Baseball on Wednesday afternoon announced the finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards in the American and National Leagues, with the list featuring a trio of former Durham Bulls players.
Jonathan Aranda Earns IL All-Star Honors
2022 IL Most Valuable Player earns 2nd straight All-Star nod after pacing circuit in OPS (1.062)
Durham Bulls infielder Jonathan Aranda has been named to the International League’s Post-Season All-Star Team, as announced Minor League Baseball on Wednesday afternoon.
Aranda in 95 games with the Bulls during the 2023 campaign accumulating a .339 batting average (121-357), adding 82 runs, 23 doubles, 25 homers and 81 RBI
39 Former Bulls Set To Play in MLB Postseason
18 players & 2 coaches part of Bulls affiliate Tampa Bay Rays
Major League Baseball's postseason begins on Tuesday, with as many as 39 former Durham Bulls players set to participate, in addition to nine former Bulls that are part of their respective teams' coaching staffs. The Bulls' Major League affiliate, the Tampa Bay Rays, boasts 18 of those players, 13 of
Bulls Fall In Decisive Game 3 Of IL Championship
Durham's 2-year Triple-A title reign ends with 7-0 defeat in Norfolk
Bulls second baseman Ronny Simon smashed two hits, however Tides third baseman Coby Mayo mashed four hits and drove in four runs while Norfolk pitchers Cade Povich, Kyle Dowdy, Wandisson Charles and Nick Vespi fired a shutout to defeat Durham 7-0 in the deciding Game Three of the International League
Norfolk Drops Durham 7-2, Force Decisive Game 3
Driscoll homers as Bulls & Tides to play final game of IL Championship on Thursday in Norfolk
Bulls designated hitter Logan Driscoll smashed a solo home run, while Tides right fielder Kyle Stowers clubbed three hits, including the back end of back-to-back home runs with third baseman Coby Mayo, and reliever Austin Voth set down each of the first eleven batters he faced, including nine strikeouts, as
Bulls Topple Tides 10-5 In Game One Victory
Cardenas homers & drives in 3, Durham 1 win away from 9th IL title
Bulls right fielder Ruben Cardenas clubbed two hits, including a homer, and drove in three runs, while shortstop Tristan Gray left the yard and reached base in all five plate appearances, and third baseman Vidal Brujan broke the game open with a two-run double as part of a five-run eighth
Bull Fall 7-6 In Regular Season Finale, Set To Face Norfolk For IL Title
Driscoll drives in 4 & Shenton homers, Durham begins IL Championship Series in Norfolk on Tuesday
Bulls catcher Logan Driscoll smashed two hits and drove in four runs and designated hitter Austin Shenton homered, while Stripers center fielder Justin Dean smashed a go-ahead eighth-inning three-run homer as Gwinnett defeated Durham 7-6 in Sunday afternoon’s regular season finale at Coolray Field.
The Bulls ended the regular season
Stripers Best Bulls 2-0
Simon smashes two hits as Durham falls in penultimate regular season contest
Bulls second baseman Ronny Simon clubbed two hits and catcher Francisco Mejia reached base twice via a hit and a walk, while Stripers catcher Drake Baldwin bashed three hits, including a solo home run, in Gwinnett’s 2-0 victory over Durham on Saturday evening at Coolray Field.
The Bulls on Friday
Bulls Clinch 2nd Half Title With 3-0 Win
Durham clinches 19th playoff appearance in 25 Triple-A seasons, to play in Norfolk in best-of-3 series from 9/26-28
Six Bulls pitchers combined for a three-hit shutout and third baseman Austin Shenton reached base five times, while designated hitter Ruben Cardenas and DH Niko Hulsizer each drove in runs as Durham clinched the International League’s Second Half title with a 3-0 victory over the Gwinnett Stripers on Friday evening
Magic Number Down To One As Bulls Beat Stripers 10-2
Simon clubs 3 hits, Gray & Hulsizer homer
Bulls designated hitter Ronny Simon smashed three hits, while shortstop Tristan Gray and left fielder Niko Hulsizer both bashed three-run home runs as part of a seven-run eighth inning as Durham topped the Gwinnett Stripers 10-2 on Thursday evening at Coolray Field.
Durham’s victory along with Lehigh Valley’s loss to
Fall Fan Fest Set for Friday, October 6th
Annual free fan event set to include batting practice, on-field catch
The Durham Bulls will host their annual Fall Fan Fest on Friday, October 6 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. Admission is free, though fans will need to reserve a spot to gain entry by clicking the link below.
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Bulls Sink Stripers With 11-0 Shutout Win
Mejia tallies 4 hits as Durham's magic number to clinch 2nd half title now at 3
Bulls designated hitter Francisco Mejia mashed four hits and drove in two runs and shortstop Tristan Gray smashed his team-leading twenty-ninth home run, while starting pitcher Anthony Molina tossed six scoreless innings of three-hit ball in Durham’s 11-0 shutout win over the Gwinnett Stripers on Wednesday afternoon at Coolray Field.
Durham Defeats Gwinnett 8-2
Gray & Misner each tally 2 hits & 2 RBI, Bulls' magic number lowers to 4
Bulls shortstop Tristan Gray and center fielder Kameron Misner each clubbed two hits and drove in two runs, while Durham starting pitcher Mason Montgomery yielded a lone earned run on one hit in five innings of work in a 6-1 victory over the Gwinnett Stripers on Tuesday night at Coolray
Bulls Fall To Bats 10-7 In Home Finale
Durham remains 2.0 games ahead of Lehigh Valley with 6 left in regular season
Bulls first baseman Evan Edwards ripped three hits and designated hitter Ruben Cardenas crushed two extra-base hits, including a homer, while Bats third baseman Jason Vosler and shortstop Jose Barrero each bashed homers as part of two-hit efforts in Lousville’s 10-6 win over Durham on Sunday afternoon at Durham Bulls
Bulls Batter Bats 9-2
Durham crushes four homers in front of paid attendance of 9,878
Bulls center fielder Raimel Tapia, catcher Francisco Mejia, right fielder Ruben Cardenas and left fielder Kameron Misner all homered as Durham battered the Louisville Bats 9-2 in front of a paid attendance of 9,878 on Saturday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Durham’s win along with Lehigh Valley’s victory in
Bats Beat Bulls 2-0
Tapia collects two hits in front of paid attendance of 9,874
Bulls right fielder Raimel Tapia ripped two hits, while Bats second baseman Alejo Lopez collected a game-high three hits and drove in both runs, with starting pitcher Christian Roa firing five scoreless innings and recording twelve of Louisville’s twenty one strikeouts in their 2-0 victory over Durham in front of
Durham Defeats Louisville 6-3 For 6th Straight Win
Bulls earn 6th straight victory, 11th triumph in 12 games to maintain 3-game lead
Bulls catcher Francisco Mejia mashed a game-tying home run and designated hitter Ruben Cardenas ripped a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth as three Durham relievers combined for six scoreless frames in a 6-3 defeat over the Louisville Bats on Thursday evening at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
With the victory,
Bulls Silence Bats 4-0
Montgomery & Criswell combine for 3-hit shutout, Wolfpack alum Edwards homers in Triple-A debut
Bulls first baseman and North Carolina State Wolfpack alum Evan Edwards homered in his Triple-A debut and center fielder Manuel Margot mashed three hits as part of his Major League Rehab Assignment with Durham, while pitchers Mason Montgomery and Cooper Criswell combined for a three-hit shutout in a 4-0 victory
Bulls Blast Bats 17-11, Extend Lead To Three Games
Gray, Margot, Mejia & Driscoll combine for eight hits & 13 RBI
Bulls shortstop Tristan Gray, designated hitter Manuel Margot, catcher Francisco Mejia and first baseman Logan Driscoll combined to record eight hits and drive in thirteen runs as Durham scored a season-high seventeen runs in a 17-11 victory over the Louisville Bats on Tuesday evening at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Gray Drives Durham To 7-5 Win in Charlotte
Tristan Gray clubs 2 homers as Bulls extend IL second half lead to 2.0 games with 12 to play
Bulls shortstop Tristan Gray crushed three hits, including two home runs, while third baseman Curtis Mead mashed a homer and left fielder Ruben Cardenas drove in two runs to lead Durham to a 7-5 victory over the Charlotte Knights on Sunday evening at Truist Field.
The Bulls’ win along with
Mead Mashes Bulls To 6-1 Win Over Knights
Mead goes deep twice, Gray slams team-best 26th homer as Durham remains tied for 1st
Bulls second baseman Curtis Mead smashed two home runs, with shortstop Tristan Gray adding a solo shot of his own, while right fielder Ruben Cardenas clubbed a game-high three hits in Durham’s 6-1 victory over the Charlotte Knights on Friday evening at Truist Field.
Durham's win paired with Lehigh Valley's