Pawtucket Red Sox
A team spokeswoman said Skeffington died jogging.
New Bedford city councilor Steve Martins has filed a motion for the city to discuss becoming the home city for the team.
The $72 million man will start the season in Pawtucket.
The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox have said moving the team to Providence — and building a new ballpark there — would stimulate the local economy.
Some lawmakers in Rhode Island are hesitant to back the move of the Pawtucket Red Sox after their costly bet on Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios.
A group of investors headlined by Red Sox president Larry Lucchino announced Monday they had purchased the Pawtucket Red Sox and would relocate the team to Rhode Island’s capital.
The ownership group of the Boston Red Sox are stretching their reach to the minor leagues.
Though he is no longer a member of the Boston Red Sox, Milton native Alex Hassan wanted to thank the organization that gave him a chance to become a professional ballplayer.
Rusney Castillo homered Tuesday night in the Pawtucket Red Sox’ losing effort against the Omaha Storm Chasers in the Triple-A title game. Now, it’s time for him to make his major league debut.
With the Portland Sea Dogs’ season now over, outfielder Rusney Castillo is moving up the Red Sox’ system and will join Triple-A Pawtucket for the International League finals beginning Tuesday.