BIRMINGHAM, AL --The Chicago White Sox announced today that Julio Vinas will return to the Birmingham Barons for his second stint as manager for the 2017 season. Former MLB pitcher Jose Bautista is set to take over as pitching coach and former Barons catcher Cole Armstrong will be the new hitting coach.
BIRMINGHAM, AL - The Birmingham Barons are excited to announce their schedule for the 2017 Southern League season. Birmingham will open the 2017 season Thursday, April 6 on the road against the Jackson Generals before returning to Regions Field for Opening Night Wednesday, April 12 against the Montgomery Biscuits.
The Birmingham Barons are excited to announce that Ballpark Digest has named the organization the 2016 MiLB Team of the Year. It is the first time the Barons have been awarded this prestigious honor.
BIRMINGHAM, AL - The Birmingham Barons have been named the Don Mincher Organization of the Year by the Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs. In addition, Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson has been named the Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year.
2016 Barons Eddy Alvarez, Jake Peter and Nicky Delmonico among White Sox Organizational All-Stars. 2014-15 Baron Jason Coats also earned recognition and 2016 Baron Adam Engel earned honorable mention.
BIRMINGHAM, AL - The Birmingham Barons and Minor League Baseball are excited to announce that second baseman Joey DeMichele has been named a Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner for the second consecutive season.