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Greg Brodzinski Named 16th Manager in BlueClaws History

Will be joined on staff by Phil Cundari, Brock Stassi, Chris Adamson, Brady Lail
January 31, 2023

JERSEY SHORE, NJ – The BlueClaws announced their 2023 coaching staff, with Greg Brodzinski named the 16th manager in BlueClaws history. He will be joined on the staff by pitching coach Phil Cundari, hitting coach Brock Stassi, bench coach Chris Adamson, and pitching development coach Brady Lail. Meaghan Flaherty was

BlueClaws Collecting National Anthem Applications

January 30, 2023

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - Individuals interested in performing the National Anthem at a BlueClaws game this summer can now apply. Performers are encouraged to submit an audition video online for consideration. To submit, CLICK HERE and fill out the form completely. All submissions are due by February 24th. .

Painter, Abel Among MLB Pipeline's Top 50 Prospects

January 27, 2023

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - MLB Pipeline released their Top 100 prospects on Thursday night and 2022 BlueClaws Andrew Painter and Mick Abel both cracked the top 50. Painter came as baseball's #6 prospect, and top-ranked pitcher, and Abel came in at #48.

BlueClaws Announce 2023 Fireworks Schedule

January 26, 2023

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - Fireworks return to the Shore this summer as the BlueClaws will host 11 nights of shows this year, the team announced today. The first show of the season is set for April 11th, Opening Night at the Jersey Shore, presented by Jenkinson's Boardwalk.

Former BlueClaws Among Phillies Non-Roster Spring Training Invitations

January 25, 2023

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - The Phillies announced their group of non-roster invitees to spring training, a group that includes serveral former BlueClaws. On the list were 2022 BlueClaws pitchers Andrew Painter, Mick Abel, Griff McGarry, and Andrew Baker.

BlueClaws Are Hiring For Gameday Positions; Team ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW

Virtual job fair begins January 16th
January 3, 2023

JERSEY SHORE, NJ – The BlueClaws are hiring! With the 2023 season set to begin on April 11th, the team is hiring a group of hard-working, energetic professionals for a wide variety of gameday staff positions. The BlueClaws will host their annual Job Fair virtually between January 16th and 27th,

BlueClaws Charities Announces 2022 Grant Recipients

December 7, 2022

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - BlueClaws Charities, the official 501c3 organization of the Jersey Shore BlueClaws, has announced grant recipients for their 2022 grant program. 40 organizations, all of which operate at the Jersey Shore, will use the grant money to help Jersey Shore-based programs and initiatives. BlueClaws Charities raises money

BlueClaws Charities Suite Raffle Tickets Now On Sale

November 29, 2022

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - BlueClaws Charities launched their annual Luxury Suite Raffle fundraiser, through which eight winners will each earn a 10-game share of a 2023 BlueClaws Luxury Suite.

BlueClaws Accepting Nominations for Military Appreciation Night Jersey Ceremony

BlueClaws players will once again wear special jerseys to be presented to military families in post-game ceremony
November 11, 2022

JERSEY SHORE, NJ – The BlueClaws will once again honor military heroes through a special post-game ceremony after the July 6th Military Appreciation Night game, which is presented by OceanFirst Bank. This program recognizes and remembers military heroes that are no longer with us, and dedicated their lives to service

BlueClaws Announce 2023 Game Times

Opening Night at the Jersey Shore is April 11th at 6:35 pm
October 31, 2022

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - The BlueClaws have announced game times for 2023, with Opening Night at the Jersey Shore set for Tuesday, April 11th at 6:35 pm against Greensboro (Pirates).

BlueClaws Unveil New Marvel-Inspired Logo for 2023

October 7, 2022

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - The BlueClaws debuted a new Marvel-inspired club logo that will be worn in conjunction with Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond Night and Marvel Super Hero Nights at ShoreTown Ballpark in 2023. The online logo release coincided with an appearance by BlueClaws mascot Buster at New York

$61,000 Awarded Through Home Runs For Heroes Program

September 30, 2022

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - The 2022 Home Runs for Heroes Program wrapped up its 14th season scoring $61,000 in grants for 14 nonprofit partners serving local members of the United States Military and Veterans. Each charity partner was assigned an inning at the beginning of the season, and each home

Painter Named Baseball America Pitcher of the Year

September 30, 2022

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - Andrew Painter, who spent part of 2022 with the BlueClaws, was named Minor League Pitcher of the Year by Baseball America, it was announced on September 29th.

The Road to The Show™: Phillies righty Abel

No. 54 overall prospect holding up his end of winning combo
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 29, 2022

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at second-ranked Phillies prospect Mick Abel. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. Coming into the season, Mick Abel seemed to be

Painter, veteran bats bring the noise for Phillies

Young ace headlines All-Stars list alongside experienced sluggers
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 21, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Philadelphia Phillies.

And now, our ballpark feature presentation

A look at the most unique stadium aspects in the Minor Leagues
@BensBiz
October 8, 2020

What makes a Minor League ballpark unique? The food? The fans? The view? The answer to that query is, of course, all of the above. But perhaps above all, what makes a Minor League park unique are its stand-alone features, those architectural quirks, creative constructions and down-the-line additions that simply

'Greatest Gorra' tournament of hats heating up

MiLB.com staff picks favorites in Copa de la Diversión cap contest
@tylermaun
June 4, 2020

From 92 caps, one will take the crown. The Greatest Gorra tournament has entered its second round, having narrowed its collection to 46 squads from Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión initiative recognizing and honoring Hispanic and Latinx communities with culturally relevant identities. Fans can cast their second round

National Anthem Tryouts on April 1st at FirstEnergy Park

Interested applicants must apply online in advance
February 21, 2020

LAKEWOOD, NJ- The BlueClaws will hold their 2020 National Anthem tryouts on Wednesday, April 1st at FirstEnergy Park. The auditions will run from 5 pm - 7 pm.

Numerous 2020 Promotions Released For First Time

Many more to be unveiled over the next few weeks
February 20, 2020

The BlueClaws have unveiled the first in a long series of Promotional Nights to come out for 2020. This is a partial list with many others to be released over the coming days and weeks. 

BlueClaws, Rothman Orthopaedics Announce Partnership

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute now the Official Physicians of the BlueClaws
February 12, 2020

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The Lakewood BlueClaws (A, Phillies) are pleased to announce a partnership with Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, now the Official Physicians of the BlueClaws. Additionally, Rothman Orthopaedics will also become the official physician and sponsor of the BlueClaws youth sports programs including their "Play Like a Pro Series," youth

10th Annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival Returns April 25th

Tickets now on sale for the annual Jersey Shore staple
February 9, 2020

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The return of the Jersey Shore Wine Festival for a 10th season at FirstEnergy Park is so exciting that the BlueClaws moved the event up to April!

Adamson Joins Phillies, Will Manage BlueClaws This Year

31-year old Aussie joins returnees Hockenberry, Marrero on staff
11:32 AM EST

LAKEWOOD, NJ - Chris Adamson, a 31-year old Australian, has been named the 14th manager in BlueClaws history, it was announced on Friday by the Phillies. 

BlueClaws Debuting Beach-Theme Hat, Jersey in 2020

Alternate uniform set to be worn at Thursday games; merchandise now available
February 6, 2020

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The BlueClaws have unveiled a brand new beach-inspired hat and jersey combo that will be worn by the team this summer.The cap is modeled after a beach ball and includes a crab walking across the beach with a sand bucket on his head. The brim is sand-colored

Recognizing National Women In Sports Day

BlueClaws showcase the wonderful women on our front office staff
February 5, 2020

In honor of National Women in Sports Day (February 6th), the BlueClaws would like to highlight the outstanding female employees on our staff.