Grapefruit League

Monkey Knife Fight Partners With Minnesota Twins To Aid With COVID Relief

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 8:30pm

As part of the partnership, Monkey Knife Fight and the Minnesota Twins have installed a tarp located behind the right field foul pole, half in fair territory and half in foul territory.

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  • As part of the partnership, Monkey Knife Fight and the Minnesota Twins have installed a tarp located behind the right field foul pole, half in fair territory and half in foul territory.
  • For every player that hits the tarp, MKF will donate $10,000 to the Minnesota Twins Community Fund's Emergency Relief Fund.
  • The Monkey Knife Fight tarp, which will remain up throughout the season and during playoffs, will be ready for its first game tonight when the Twins take on the Royals.
  • "We are proud to work with an organization like the Twins that make the community a priority," said Bill Asher, founder and CEO of Monkey Knife Fight.

Monkey Knife Fight Partners With Miami Marlins As The Official Fantasy Sports Site

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Monkey Knife Fight (MKF), the fastest growing fantasy sports platform in North America, announced an official partnership with Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins.As the team's official fantasy sports site, MKF will be prominently displayed on the Marlins' in-stadium branding, online assets, radio, and television.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Monkey Knife Fight (MKF), the fastest growing fantasy sports platform in North America, announced an official partnership with Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins.As the team's official fantasy sports site, MKF will be prominently displayed on the Marlins' in-stadium branding, online assets, radio, and television.
  • Additionally, Monkey Knife Fight has teamed up with the Miami Marlins to donate $50,000 to the Miami Marlins Foundation's Home Plate Meals Relief Fund, which addresses food insecurities across South Florida due to the pandemic.
  • Each time a Marlins home run ball hits the covering, MKF will donate an additional $10,000 to the Miami Marlins Foundation.
  • "We're excited to partner with the Marlins and introduce our unique style of fantasy sports to their fans," commented Bill Asher, Founder and CEO of Monkey Knife Fight.

Solis Health Plans Teams Up With The Miami Marlins For 2020 MLB Season

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:50am

MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Solis Health Plans (Solis) today announced a partnership with Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins , winners of two World Series championships.

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  • MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Solis Health Plans (Solis) today announced a partnership with Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins , winners of two World Series championships.
  • "Our entire executive team, myself included, were raised in Miami," said Solis CEO Daniel Hernandez.
  • Despite any limitations of this particular MLB season, we look forward to a long-standing relationship with this world-class organization."
  • Solis Health Plans is an HMO with a Medicare contract and a contract with the Florida Medicaid Program.

Minnesota Doctor reports the 97% of fans surveyed voted for an updated Minnesota Twins 'Minnie and Paul' logo

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 2:15am

The Minnesota Twins have never updated their logo, which has not kept up with the times or reflect the true player composition of the team.

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  • The Minnesota Twins have never updated their logo, which has not kept up with the times or reflect the true player composition of the team.
  • At the poll's conclusion, the results were clear: 97% voted for either an updated Minnie and Paul or a completely new logo.
  • It honors the original logo while celebrating the significant diversity and all of all Twins players' contributions and accomplishments throughout the years.
  • - Dr. Crutchfield is a long time Minnesota Twins fan and season ticket holder for the past 20 years.

Zenni Brings Its Vision for the Future to Red Sox Nation

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

Zenni will work with the Red Sox to educate players, staff and fans on the importance of overall vision health, using a plan that will expand as the partnership develops.

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  • Zenni will work with the Red Sox to educate players, staff and fans on the importance of overall vision health, using a plan that will expand as the partnership develops.
  • Zenni will have category exclusivity serving as the official eyewear of the Red Sox, as well as static home plate and baseline rotational signage during select games.
  • We have always viewed our corporate partners as part of our extended Red Sox family, and are excited to welcome Zenni to our club, said Red Sox Executive Vice President Troup Parkinson.
  • In advance of their new relationship with the Red Sox, Zenni established industry-first partnerships with other legacy professional sports franchises.

New York Yankees Mike Ford and David Hale Partner with Rising Star Baseball Camp

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:03pm

New York, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Yankees Mike Ford and David Hale will partner with Rising Star Baseball Camp for a three-session Zoom series, Coach Darren Gurney announced.

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  • New York, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Yankees Mike Ford and David Hale will partner with Rising Star Baseball Camp for a three-session Zoom series, Coach Darren Gurney announced.
  • Hale and Ford were connected to Coach Gurney and his program located in New Rochelle, NY, close in proximity to Yankee Stadium.
  • Coaches with professional and college backgrounds are on site daily to help players enjoy the ultimate baseball experience at Rising Star.
  • For more information on the Rising Star Baseball camp, contact Coach Gurney at coachgurney@gmail.com.

Truist commits $250,000 to Atlanta Braves' Relief Fund

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 9:08pm

Together, Truist and the Atlanta Braves, through the Atlanta Braves Foundation, will support the special relief fund to help hourly gameday workers and some other affected members of the baseball community with special financial needs.

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  • Together, Truist and the Atlanta Braves, through the Atlanta Braves Foundation, will support the special relief fund to help hourly gameday workers and some other affected members of the baseball community with special financial needs.
  • This grant to the Braves' relief fund will help provide relief assistance for hourly ballpark workers at Truist Park and each of the Minor League Baseball facilities operated by the Braves, including the Gwinnett Stripers, Mississippi Braves, Rome Braves and Danville Braves.
  • Learn more about how Truist is helping at the Truist Coronavirus Information page, and for more information, visit www.Truist.com and www.braves.com/truistpark .
  • Radio broadcasts can be heard in Atlanta on 680 The Fan (AM), Rock 100.5 (FM) and regionally on the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.

Grave Warning About Social Media Use Following The Arrest Of Organized Miami Burglary Ring

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

Security experts, Fast Guard Service, consider the steps businesses and individuals should take to keep their premises and property safe.

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  • Security experts, Fast Guard Service, consider the steps businesses and individuals should take to keep their premises and property safe.
  • Following an anonymous tipoff, the ring leader, Xandi Garcia, his girlfriend, mother, and seven other gang members were arrested on Tuesday 18 February.
  • They used social media and technical equipment to stalk their prey, one of which was planned to target New York Yankees pitcher, Aroldis Chapman.
  • The use of social media is now deeply embedded in society, something that has both positive and negative connotations.

Metsä Wood: Metsä Pavilion Brings Construction Professionals Around the Same Table

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 12:15pm

Mets Wood, the producer of Kerto LVL, sees collaboration as an important factor in the growth of wood construction.

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  • Mets Wood, the producer of Kerto LVL, sees collaboration as an important factor in the growth of wood construction.
  • Projects like Mets Pavilion present a perfect opportunity for industry professionals to get together and share knowledge - making the most of Kerto LVL as a fast, light and green construction material.
  • Mets Wood brought the professionals together and shared knowledge about Kerto LVL 's possibilities.
  • "Mets Pavilion will be in the public eye and a place of events.

Metsä Wood: Metsä Pavilion Brings Construction Professionals Around the Same Table

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 12:13pm

Mets Wood, the producer of Kerto LVL, sees collaboration as an important factor in the growth of wood construction.

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  • Mets Wood, the producer of Kerto LVL, sees collaboration as an important factor in the growth of wood construction.
  • Projects like Mets Pavilion present a perfect opportunity for industry professionals to get together and share knowledge - making the most of Kerto LVL as a fast, light and green construction material.
  • Mets Wood brought the professionals together and shared knowledge about Kerto LVL 's possibilities.
  • "Mets Pavilion will be in the public eye and a place of events.