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Flying Squirrels hosting job fairs ahead of 2023 season

Part-time, game-day positions available for home games at The Diamond this spring and summer
March 2, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels are looking to hire part-time, game-day positions for the upcoming baseball season. The team has three upcoming job fairs for interested candidates to fill out applications and find out information about available positions.

"Bull Durham" star Robert Wuhl coming to Flying Squirrels' Opening Night

Pitching coach in iconic baseball film to meet fans, throw ceremonial first pitch on April 7
March 2, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – Actor, comedian and writer Robert Wuhl, known for his role as Larry Hockett in the classic baseball movie, “Bull Durham,” will be the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ special guest for Opening Night on Friday, April 7, the team announced on Thursday.

Flying Squirrels announce 2023 promotional schedule

Fireworks, funn giveaways and more featured at The Diamond this season
February 23, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels released their promotional schedule for the 2023 season on Thursday afternoon, including fireworks dates, giveaways, theme nights and more.

Flying Squirrels' individual-game tickets on sale March 4 at Nutzy's Block Party

Free event at The Diamond celebrates upcoming Squirrels season
February 15, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will host their annual Nutzy’s Block Party on Saturday, March 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Blue Lot at The Diamond, the team announced on Wednesday.

Flying Squirrels win MiLB CommUNITY Champion Award

Squirrels recognized for impact in Richmond community
December 5, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels have been named the recipient of the 2022 Minor League Baseball CommUNITY Champion Award, MiLB announced on Sunday night.

Squirrels' Schmitt named Rawlings Gold Glove Award® winner

Richmond third baseman named top one of MiLB’s top defensive players
November 22, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond Flying Squirrels third baseman Casey Schmitt has been named the Minor League third baseman recipient of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award® for defensive excellence, Minor League Baseball™ and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., announced on Tuesday.

Budzinski named 2022 Paul Keyes RBI Award recipient

Award to be presented during Flying Squirrels’ Hot Stove on Nov. 10 at the Altria Theater
October 17, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – Toronto Blue Jays first base coach and former professional baseball player Mark Budzinski is the recipient the 2022 Paul Keyes RBI Award, the Richmond Flying Squirrels announced on Monday.

Hall of Famer Andre Dawson headlining Flying Squirrels' Hot Stove

Annual charity fundraiser heads to the Altria Theater on November 10
October 6, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – Hall of Fame outfielder Andre Dawson will headline the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ 2022 Charity Hot Stove presented by Performance Foodservice on Thursday, November 10 at the Altria Theater, the team announced on Thursday.

Thank you, Richmond

October 3, 2022

Thank you… two simple words that are used to express gratitude. Sometimes, these two words most powerfully convey what is in our hearts. Thank you, Richmond, from your Flying Squirrels team, ownership, management, and employees. We love our hometown of RVA because we love our fans, friends, and neighbors. We

Flying Squirrels hosting annual 'Squirrel-O-Ween' on Oct. 28

Free Halloween celebration offers trick-or-treating at The Diamond and more
September 30, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels will host “Squirrel-O-Ween,” an annual Halloween celebration, at The Diamond on Friday, Oct. 28, the team announced on Friday.

Squirrels' season ends with 6-2 loss to SeaWolves

After early back-to-back homers, Erie pitching silences Richmond bats
September 22, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels were eliminated from the Eastern League postseason with a 6-2 loss to the Erie SeaWolves in Game 2 of the Southwest Division Series on Thursday night at The Diamond.

Big innings lift SeaWolves over Flying Squirrels in Game 1 of Division Series

Martorano homers, Harrison strikes out nine at Erie to open playoffs
September 20, 2022

ERIE, Pa. – A four-run fifth inning and strong pitching lifted the Erie SeaWolves to a 9-3 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels in Game 1 of the Eastern League Southwest Division Series on Tuesday night at UPMC Park.

Limited tickets remain for Flying Squirrels' home playoff games this week

Fan favorite Frankie Tostado to make appearance, sign autographs before Game 2 on Thursday night
September 19, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – The Flying Squirrels head into the Eastern League Playoffs this week to play a best-of-three Southwest Division Series against the Erie SeaWolves. After playing Game 1 on the road on Tuesday, the Flying Squirrels return home to Richmond for Game 2 on Thursday night, and first baseman

Squirrels close regular season with 3-1 win over SeaWolves

Richmond takes Double-A attendance crown for first time in franchise history
September 18, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – Strong pitching and a pair of home runs rocketed the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 3-1 win over the Erie SeaWolves in the regular-season finale Sunday afternoon at The Diamond. The Flying Squirrels also finished the season with the highest total and average attendance off all 30

Flying Squirrels announce 2022 team awards

Fitzgerald named MVP, Harrison named Pitcher of the Year for 2022 season
September 18, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced their 2022 team awards on Sunday afternoon. The award winners were recognized in a pregame ceremony prior to the regular-season finale against the Erie SeaWolves at The Diamond.

Richmond bats shut down in 5-1 loss to Erie

Aldrete breaks shutout in eighth with homer, but Squirrels fall short
September 17, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels trailed early and lost, 5-1, against the Erie SeaWolves on Saturday night at The Diamond.

Teng sets Squirrels' season strikeout record in 10-3 win over SeaWolves

Genoves launches two out of five total Squirrels homers in win
September 16, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – Kai-Wei Teng’s record-breaking outing and five home runs drove the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 10-3 win over the Erie SeaWolves Friday night at The Diamond.

Heyward caps 12-inning thriller with walk-off hit

Squirrels come from behind four times to beat SeaWolves on Thursday night
September 15, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – In a 12-inning classic, Jacob Heyward delivered a walk-off single and sealed an 8-7 win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels over the Erie SeaWolves Thursday night at The Diamond.

Squirrels rally to force extras but fall to SeaWolves in 11

Rincones homers for second straight night with game-tying shot in eighth
September 14, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – Diego Rincones launched a game-tying homer in the eighth, but the Richmond Flying Squirrels fell to the Erie SeaWolves, 5-3, over 11 innings Wednesday night at The Diamond.

Rincones, Wilson homer but Squirrels fall to SeaWolves

Late runs by Erie pushes game out of reach in series-opener
September 13, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels started a comeback with back-to-back homers in the fourth inning but fell to the Erie SeaWolves, 7-2, Tuesday night at The Diamond.

Ninth-inning rally boosts Richmond to 9-6 win

Wilson smacks go-ahead homer in three-run ninth for series victory
September 11, 2022

BOWIE, Md. – A three-run ninth inning rocketed the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 9-6 win in a back-and-forth game against the Bowie Baysox on Sunday afternoon at Prince George’s Stadium.

Squirrels battle but fall in 2-1 walk-off victory for Baysox

Richmond held to six hits in defeat
September 10, 2022

BOWIE, Md. – The Richmond Flying Squirrels entered the bottom of the ninth inning tied but the Bowie Baysox delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly for a 2-1 victory Saturday night at Prince George’s Stadium.

Aldrete smashes game-winning homer in ninth for 5-2 win

Five Squirrels pitchers strike out 12 Baysox in victory
September 9, 2022

BOWIE, Md. – Carter Aldrete delivered a go-ahead, three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to break a tie game and send the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 5-2 win over the Bowie Baysox on Friday night at Prince George’s Stadium.

Homestand Preview: Sept. 13-18

September 9, 2022

After a week-long road trip to Bowie, the Flying Squirrels return to Richmond for the final regular season homestand of 2022! The Squirrels will take on the Erie SeaWolves, Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. The final home series includes a “Fauxback” Nutzy bobblehead giveaway, RVA Night, two fireworks shows

Squirrels' late comeback effort silenced in 6-5 loss

Heyward homers for second straight night
September 8, 2022

BOWIE, Md. – After allowing three straight runs, the Richmond Flying Squirrels attacked with a two-run eighth inning but could not complete the comeback in a 6-5 loss against the Bowie Baysox on Thursday night at Prince George’s Stadium.