The 2016 season was another memorable year in Durham Bulls baseball. From numerous sellouts to fun promotional nights to exciting on-field action, thank you fans for making this past season another fantastic experience.
Everyone knows bullpen guys are a little different. Our 2016 squad was no exception. Check out how our relief corps showed up to the DBAP.
Daniel Robertson has been a constant in the Durham Bulls’ lineup all season long. Watch how the 22-year-old infielder preps for gameday.
Dayron Varona defected from Cuba to chase his dream of playing in the big leagues. Now, just one step away, he knows there’s nothing that can stop him.
Bulls right-hander Jaime Schultz sits near the top of the league in strikeouts, while he’s turning heads with his power fastball. Watch how the 25-year-old preps for a start, both on his off days and the day of.
Managers enjoy getting to tell players they’re heading to the big leagues, especially when that player is going up for the first time. On July 6, Bulls skipper Jared Sandberg got the chance to send Dylan Floro to Tampa Bay in a special way. The relief pitcher was working the Durham Bulls Kids Camp that morning, and the manager halted camp to bring all the campers together, and surprise Floro with the news.
Watch how Durham Bulls’ infielder/outfielder Richie Shaffer prepares for a game, including putting in time in the weight room, the batting cage and more.
On Thursday, May 19, the Bulls honored Charlie Montoyo as he was inducted into the International League Hall of Fame and had his No. 25 jersey retired. Charlie meant a lot to the entire Bulls organization, and here the front office congratulates him in a letter.
Take a peek at how Tampa Bay Rays’ top prospect Blake Snell prepares for a start, beginning from the time he leaves his apartment to the time he takes the mound.