Kingsport Mets general manager Brian Paupeck says the team is doing what it can to prepare for the Appalachian League season, even if nobody is certain if and when it will start.
The Kingsport Mets’ staff for the upcoming Appalachian League season features all new coaches, including a few beginning their first season within the New York Mets organization.
Dobyns-Bennett had its best football season in seven years, winning 10 games and reaching the third round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs. The Tribe’s success is the Times News’ top Northeast Tennessee sports story for 2019.
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, is doing his part to counter a proposal that would eliminate 40 minor league baseball teams.
Former K-Mets manager Bobby Floyd is among the 2019 special election class of Appy League inductees announced Wednesday. He is the first inductee from the Kingsport Mets affiliate.
A proposal by Major League Baseball could mean the end of the Appalachian League as we know it.
The team that wouldn’t quit did it again and now the Johnson City Cardinals are the champions of the Appalachian League.
The Johnson City Cardinals evened the Appalachian League championship series at a game apiece with a 7-2 victory over the Burlington Royals on Tuesday night at Burlington Athletic Stadium.
The Burlington Royals showed no ill effects of playing 17 innings on Sunday in the Appalachian League semifinals then making a road trip well after midnight.
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Chandler Redmond drove in four runs and the Johnson City Cardinals rallied to beat the Bristol Pirates 7-5 on Sunday in the Appy League semifinals at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.
The Pirates can close out the best-of-three series in Game 2, set for Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.
After surviving a wild four-team race to close out the regular season, the Johnson City Cardinals got a day off on Thursday. Up next is a best-of-three semifinal series with the Bristol Pirates. The postseason begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. at DeVault Stadium in Bristol, Virginia.
Johnson City won a thrilling Appalachian League West division de facto title game 9-7 and will be playing the Bristol Pirates beginning Friday.
The Appy League’s West Division race is in for a photo finish after the Johnson City Cardinals thumped the Kingsport Mets 9-4 on Tuesday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.