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ACC Baseball Championship Returning To Durham

DBAP Will Host In 2025, 2027 and 2029
February 8, 2024

The Durham Bulls and the Atlantic Coast Conference have announced that the ACC Baseball Championship will return to Durham Bulls Athletic Park three of the next six years. Beginning in 2025 and again in 2027 and 2029, the DBAP will once again host the ACC Tournament. The Bull City has

Durham Bulls Announce New Manager, 2024 Coaching Staff

Morgan Ensberg To Guide Bulls Following Promotion From Double-A
January 23, 2024

Durham, NC --- The four-time Triple-A National Champion Durham Bulls, in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Rays, have announced their field staff for the 2024 International League season. After spending four playoff-bound seasons as the manager of the Rays' Double-A affiliate Montgomery Biscuits, Morgan Ensberg will take the reins for

Tyler Glasnow & Manuel Margot Acquired by Dodgers in Trade

Former Bulls acquired in swap with Los Angeles Dodgers
December 16, 2023

The Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday announced a trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, sending former Bulls right-hander Tyler Glasnow and outfielder Manuel Margot to the Dodgers, with the Rays acquiring right-hander Ryan Pepiot and outfielder Jonny Deluca. GET YOUR TICKETS FOR WOOL E. BULL'S WINTER WONDERLAND

Red Sox Ink Cooper Criswell to Major League Deal

UNC alum pitcher in parts of 2 seasons with Bulls, including 2022 Triple-A title
December 13, 2023

The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday announced they have agreed to a one-year Major League contract with 2022-23 Bulls right-hander Cooper Criswell. GET YOUR TICKETS FOR WOOL E. BULL'S WINTER WONDERLAND Over parts of two seasons with Durham, Criswell compiled a 6-5 record and 4.01 ERA (54 ER/121.1 IP), adding

Michael Johns Tabbed Rays First Base Coach

Joins former Bulls skipper Brady Williams on Rays manager Kevin Cash's staff
November 8, 2023

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
November 6, 2023

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
November 6, 2023

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. GET YOUR

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
October 26, 2023

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
October 19, 2023

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)
October 4, 2023

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
October 3, 2023

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
September 28, 2023

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
September 27, 2023

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
September 26, 2023

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
September 24, 2023

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
September 23, 2023

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
September 22, 2023

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
September 21, 2023

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
September 20, 2023

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. CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT Planned activities

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
September 20, 2023

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
September 19, 2023

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
September 17, 2023

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
September 16, 2023

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
September 15, 2023

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
September 14, 2023

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,