Offseason Rumblings: Richmond gets a new tenant, and perhaps the 6 worst name choices ever

Richmond, VA – The Diamond

The Diamond in Richmond, Virginia has a new tenant for 2010, after spending 2009 vacant with the loss of the Braves to Gwinnett, Georgia.  The Eastern League has approved the relocation of the Connecticut Defenders to Richmond, a long-speculated rumor that came to fruition in late September.

Of Course, [...]

Ballpark Review: Gwinnett Stadium – 8/22/09

Gwinnett Stadium – Lawrenceville, GA

After a 4 hour drive, interrupted by the temporary closing of I-85, we made our way to Gwinnett Stadium on Saturday night, to watch the Gwinnett Braves and Charlotte Knights square off in a late season match-up.  Per the Gwinnett website, I punched the ballpark address into my GPS, [...]