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Flying Squirrels reveal 2024 promotional schedule

Fireworks, giveaways, theme nights and more coming this season to RVA’s Home for FUNN
February 23, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels released their promotional schedule for the 2024 season on Friday afternoon, featuring 25 fireworks shows, bobbleheads, kids-themed days and even a hot dog-scented candle giveaway at RVA’s Home for FUNN.

Flying Squirrels celebrating Opening Night with Panik Appearance

Former Richmond infielder returning to The Diamond to welcome new season
February 20, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. – Former MLB All-Star Joe Panik will be on hand at The Diamond on Tuesday, April 9 as the Richmond Flying Squirrels celebrate Opening Night.

Giants set 2024 Flying Squirrels coaching staff

Pelfrey returns for third season as Richmond manager
February 16, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. – The San Francisco Giants have tabbed Dennis Pelfrey to return to manage the Richmond Flying Squirrels for a third season in 2024, the team announced on Friday. Pitching coach Paul Oseguera, hitting coach Cory Elasik and fundamentals coach Lipso Nava will also return to Richmond in 2024.

Flying Squirrels individual-game tickets on sale March 2 at Nutzy's Block Party

Free event features activities for kids, food, entertainment and more
February 15, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will host Nutzy’s Block Party on Saturday, March 2 at The Diamond, the team announced on Thursday. It will also be the first opportunity to purchase individual-game tickets for the 2024 Flying Squirrels season.

Flying Squirrels launching new entertainment team

‘Squirrels Squad’ auditions to be held at The Diamond Feb. 27 and March 7
February 13, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels are seeking energetic, talented and creative performers to make up their new 2024 Squirrels Squad Entertainment Team. The Squirrels Squad’s main role will be to enhance pre-game performances, between-inning promotions and elevate the overall gameday show.

Top-10 Moments From the 2023 Flying Squirrels Season

Postseason clinch, broken records and Major League callups highlight memorable year
January 5, 2024

RICHMOND, Va. – For the second consecutive year, the Richmond Flying Squirrels clinched a spot in the Eastern League Playoffs. It was the fourth postseason appearance for the team and the second time they reached the playoffs under manager Dennis Pelfrey.

Hjelle, Martorano added to Squirrels' Hot Stove lineup

Fan favorites to join Flying Squirrels’ Hot Stove on Nov. 16 at the Altria Theater
November 7, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – San Francisco Giants pitcher Sean Hjelle and catcher prospect Brandon Martorano have been added to the lineup for the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ annual Hot Stove charity event on Thursday, November 16 at the Altria Theater, the team announced on Tuesday.

Billy Wagner named 2023 Paul Keyes RBI Award recipient

Award to be presented during Flying Squirrels’ Hot Stove on Nov. 16 at the Altria Theater
October 25, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – High school baseball coach and former MLB All-Star Billy Wagner is the recipient the 2023 Paul Keyes RBI Award, the Richmond Flying Squirrels announced on Wednesday. Wagner will be recognized with the Paul Keyes RBI Award presented by Gail and Dave Clelland as part of the Flying

Flying Squirrels hosting annual 'Squirrel-O-Ween' on Oct. 27

Free Halloween celebration offers trick-or-treating at The Diamond and more
October 10, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will host Squirrel-O-Ween, an annual Halloween celebration, at The Diamond on Friday, Oct. 27.

Squirrels eliminated with 7-3 loss in Erie

SeaWolves sweep Division Series to end Squirrels’ season
September 21, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels saw their 2023 season come to an end with a 7-3 loss to the Erie SeaWolves on Thursday night at UPMC Park in Game 2 of the Southwest Division Series.

Squirrels silenced by SeaWolves in Division Series opener

Hurter, Erie bullpen toss shutout to take 1-0 lead in Southwest Division Series
September 19, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels were held to two hits and committed two costly errors en route to a 5-0 loss to the Erie SeaWolves in Game 1 of the Southwest Division Series on Tuesday night at The Diamond.

Richmond pitching shuts out Erie in 1-0 win to close regular season

Jensen, Dula, Rivera, Gates ice SeaWolves to three hits in victory
September 17, 2023

ERIE, Pa. – A strong pitching performance propelled the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 1-0 shutout win over the Erie SeaWolves in the final game of the 2023 regular season on Sunday afternoon at UPMC Park.

Squirrels allow 10 straight runs in loss to SeaWolves

Cantrelle drives in only two runs for Richmond in defeat
September 16, 2023

ERIE, Pa. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels lost an early two-run lead in a 10-2 loss to the Erie SeaWolves on Saturday night at UPMC Park.

Squirrels to host Game 1 of Division Series on Tuesday at The Diamond

Playoff baseball returns to Richmond for second straight year
September 16, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels have clinched their spot in the Eastern League Postseason and will host Game 1 of the Southwest Division Series at The Diamond on Tuesday.

Early deficit lands Squirrels 8-3 loss in Erie

Birdsong fires in Double-A-high eight strikeouts in defeat
September 15, 2023

ERIE, Pa. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels could not climb out of an early hole and fell to the Erie SeaWolves, 8-3, on Friday night at UPMC Park.

Flying Squirrels clinch second-half title, lock in playoff spot with 7-3 win

Richmond to host Division Series opener next Tuesday at The Diamond
September 14, 2023

ERIE, Pa. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels rolled to a 7-3 win over the Erie SeaWolves on Thursday night at UPMC Park, clinching the second-half Southwest Division title and solidifying their spot in the 2023 Eastern League Playoffs.

Bivens dazzles in six shutout innings to give Squirrels 6-3 win

Richmond’s magic number moves to one for playoff clinch
September 13, 2023

ERIE, Pa. – A clutch double by Victor Bericoto and a stellar outing by Spencer Bivens pushed the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 6-3, comeback victory against the Erie SeaWolves on Wednesday night at UPMC Park.

Three-homer night blasts Squirrels to 4-3 win over Erie

Seymour holds SeaWolves to one run, strikes out five in victory
September 12, 2023

ERIE, Pa. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels rocketed three home runs and stopped a late rally in a 4-3 win against the Erie SeaWolves on Tuesday night at UPMC Park.

Squirrels' win streak snapped in 1-0 loss to 'Ducks

Richmond claims Double-A attendance crown for second straight season
September 10, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels had their seven-game win streak snapped in a 1-0 loss to the Akron RubberDucks on Sunday afternoon at The Diamond in their final regular-season home game of the year.

Flying Squirrels announce 2023 team awards

Matheny, Seymour recognized as Richmond’s top player, pitcher
September 10, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced the recipients of their 2023 team awards in a pregame ceremony on Sunday afternoon at The Diamond. Shane Matheny was selected as the team’s Player of the Year and right-hander Carson Seymour was named as the Pitcher of the Year.

Thomas lifts Squirrels to seventh straight win

Eighth-inning run gives Richmond 5-4 win over Akron on Saturday night
September 9, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels topped the Akron RubberDucks, 5-4, on Saturday night to pick up their seventh consecutive win on Saturday night at The Diamond.

Squirrels erupt early for sixth consecutive win

Richmond scores 11 runs in first three innings, cruise to 13-7 win over Akron
September 8, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels stormed to an early lead and rolled to a 13-7 win over the Akron RubberDucks on Friday night at The Diamond.

Flying Squirrels' playoffs tickets on sale now

Tickets to potential home postseason games in Richmond available
September 8, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – Tickets for the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ potential home playoffs games are on sale now, the team announced on Friday.

Wyatt's go-ahead single blasts Squirrels to 6-5 comeback win

Richmond extends win streak to five straight games
September 7, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – After surrendering a five-run lead, the Richmond Flying Squirrels battled back with steady pitching and a clutch single by Logan Wyatt to claim a 6-5, comeback win over the Akron RubberDucks on Thursday night at The Diamond.

Squirrels capture wild walk-off win in extras over Akron

Richmond moves into tie for first place in second-half standings
September 6, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – After losing the lead in the ninth, the Richmond Flying Squirrels picked up a 5-4, walk-off win against the Akron RubberDucks on Wednesday night at The Diamond.