Harford County government considers the Aberdeen IronBirds a major tourist attraction and wants to "work closely" with the team's owner to ensure it remains in Aberdeen, spokesperson Cindy Mumby said. There's no offer of financial support, but she noted the City of Aberdeen already gets a "generous portion" of the county lodging tax.
Dylan Bundy's fast track to the majors during his first full pro season in 2012 might have some thinking that the Orioles top prospect will return to the big leagues sooner rather than later. But the Orioles will be careful with their top prospect.
The Baltimore Orioles' number-one pick of the 2011 draft, Dylan Bundy, will make his first start since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2013 at the Aberdeen IronBirds' Sunday road game with Hudson Valley.
The Aberdeen IronBirds have announced a Promotions Schedule for the 2014 season. Fan favorites such as Firework Nights and Dollar Dog Days return, along with new promotions including the world-famous Cowboy Monkey Rodeo act. The IronBirds will also host a Ripken bobblehead series, featuring the likes of Cal, Bill and Cal, Sr.
The 'Birds exploded for five runs in the 11th inning on Monday to defeat the host Lowell squad, 8-3. The victory kept Aberdeen a half game ahead of won its second-place Brooklyn, which took its fourth straight win the same evening.
June 30th saw the debut of local resident Eric Goodman's second book and first novel, "Tracks: a Novel in Stories." Many of us know this Rodgers Forge resident's wonderful first book, "Flightless Goose," for children. Well, now adults can thrill to Eric's work. He tells us that "These linked stories show how strangers on a train (Amtrak train from Baltimore to Chicago) can touch each other.