ValleyCats go independent

Good news!! The Tri-City ValleyCats, treated like dirt by MLB, has found a possibility to stay alive. The team will join the independent Frontier League for the 2021 season.

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As the Valley Cats were excluded from participating in one of the remaining Minor Leagues, the club from the capital region had to look for other opportunities. By joining the Frontier League, the club can keep playing pro ball.

The Frontier League will have a 96-game schedule, which will include 48 home games for the ValleyCats. The league contains 16 clubs stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River and from the Ohio River to the St. Lawrence Seaway. For the 2020 season, the Frontier League merged with the CanAm League. The teams of the former CanAm League were supposed to play together in on division, the CanAm Division.

Rick Murphy, the president of the former New York-Penn League team stated: “We are excited to join the Frontier League and eager to start this new chapter in ValleyCats baseball. We feel that this opportunity is the best fit for our fans, franchise, and facility as we look to the future. “We would also like to thank Commissioner Bill Lee, the entire leadership of the Frontier League, and the fifteen other teams for welcoming us as new members.”

“We are honored and excited to welcome the Tri-City ValleyCats to our
League,” Frontier League Commissioner Bill Lee said in a press statement. “They enjoy a tremendous reputation in professional baseball for their strong ownership and exemplary management. The ValleyCats also have a great fan base. We are anxious for their fans to see Frontier League baseball. 2021 could not start better for the Frontier League than to have the ValleyCats join our family.”

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