News & Updates

Stay up to date on what's going on with Raleigh's bid for an MLB expansion team. Articles, news updates and videos updated as news breaks.


MLB Raleigh Update: Looking back on 2023 and the big things in store for 2024

This was a banner year for the MLB Raleigh movement. Here’s a recap of the year that was, how it played out, and […]


VIDEO: Governor Cooper says “I’m ready for some MLB in Raleigh”

Gov. Cooper joined the OG Podcast to talk all things sports but made sure to get in a few comments about the potential […]


How does Raleigh stack up against MLB Expansion Front-Runners: Nashville & Salt Lake City?

With the MLB season over, it’s time we start digging a little more into the expansion landscape. What regions will MLB be targeting […]


Pro Sports Expansion in Raleigh: We’ve been here before

Tom Dundon wanting to bring MLB to Raleigh feels like unchartered territory, but we’ve been in a similar situation before. Let’s go back […]


AXIOS: The quiet effort to bring MLB to Raleigh

On Oct. 3rd, AXIOS News shared some breaking info in their “The quiet effort to bring MLB to Raleigh” piece. The report stated […]


Hurricane’s owner Tom Dundon says he will lead a group to bring MLB to North Carolina

Tom Dundon (Owner of the Carolina Hurricanes) went public with the plan to “lead a group to put our best foot forward to […]


Why the Triangle’s Top-25 Media Market will be a huge selling point for bringing MLB

The Raleigh-Durham media market comes in at #23 in the latest Neilsson rankings. That’s ahead of SEVEN current MLB Markets. Here is why […]


VIDEO: Governor Cooper says “NC is ready to roll” on MLB

Gov. Cooper not only confirmed that NC is “ready to roll” on MLB, but he also mentioned potential locations. Watch the full video […]


How the ‘NC Sports Betting Bill’ helps Raleigh’s MLB Bid

In early June, 2023, North Carolina passed House Bill 347, legalizing online sports betting and retail sportsbooks (and names ‘MLB’ in the bill). […]


The Triangle’s population is already in line with MLB markets and growing faster

What if we told you that in 15 years, the Triangle would bypass every small-market MLB metro in population? Would you believe us? […]


A Primer on MLB Expansion and how Raleigh fits in.

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has been on record over the past year discussing his goal for Major League Baseball to expand […]


Ranking Raleigh against other possible MLB expansion cities

MLB expansion has been a part of the MLB’s ‘Collective Bargaining Agreement’ discussions over the past few years and Commissioner Rob Manfred has […]


The Raleigh Boys Club: Helping bring baseball back to East Raleigh

Meet Rashad Herndon. Rashad is the athletic director of the Raleigh Boys Club and his goal is to bring baseball back to his […]


If Raleigh gets MLB, what happens to the Durham Bulls?

We fully expect this to be the question on most people’s minds, and rightfully so. We’ll preface by saying, we love the Bulls […]


Exploring the Hidden History of Baseball in North Carolina & its Capital City

These days, North Carolina and baseball are rarely muttered in the same sentence, but that wasn’t always the case. Back in the early […]