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Turks Release 2018 Promotions Schedule

- Turks fans, we’ve been working hard planning exciting events for you to enjoy at our home games this season. We have five PACK THE PARK NIGHTS granting FREE ADMISSION to the whole family when you bring the sponsor coupon from the Daily News-Record Sports Section! These typically appear on the day before the game. You […]

JMU Duke will be at Home Playing at the VET for the Turks

- The Turks have added Josh Jones, a freshman infielder from James Madison University. Jones was named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie first team after a stellar freshman outing. Jones concluded his season with solid numbers across the board. He started all 49 games that he played in at shortstop, collecting a .296 batting average […]

Longwood Lancer Joins Turks Pitching Staff

- Daniel Brandon, a 6-0 190 pound, left handed pitcher from Longwood University will be joining the pitching staff for the Turks this summer. Brandon is from  Kenova, West Virginia. The young freshman competed for time on the mound this season and logged in 10.2 innings. He finished the season with a ERA of 5.91 and […]

Two Privateers Sailing to the Mound at the VET

- New Orleans Assistant Coach Brett Stewart, a 2007 Turk himself, is sending two of his right-hand hurlers to Harrisonburg this summer, Kyle Arjona and Rafe Schindler. Arjona is a 5-10 195 pound junior from Cape Coral, Florida is playing in his first full season with the University of New Orleans after transferring from Florida Southwestern. […]

UNCW Seahawk Flying into Harrisonburg

- The Turks welcome Kevin Mintz, a left handed pitcher from the UNC Wilmington Seahawks. The 6-2  175 pound Mintz was a red-shirt freshman this season. As a senior at Ashley High School in Wilmington he pitched 41 innings with 82 strikeouts and finished with a 3.76 ERA. For his high school career Mintz had a 5-4 career mark, striking […]

Turks Add a UNCG Spartan to the Roster

- Former 1992 Harrisonburg Turk, UNC Greensboro Head Coach Link Jarrett has been a constant source of sending talented players to the Turks each summer. This season isn’t any different. Josh Madole is a first baseman for the UNC Greensboro Spartans from Hampstead, N.C. Madole is wrapping up his sophomore campaign as the Spartans go into […]

Bohm Joins the Turks

- The Turks welcome 6-1 1/2 227 pound Andrew Bohm from Purdue. The right hand pitcher sat out his freshman year due to Tommy John Surgery from an injury he sustained his senior year of high school. The red-shirt freshman has had 10 appearances with 3 starts for the Boilermakers this season. Bohm has been productive […]

Another Wingate Bulldog Joins the Turks

- Zach Little, an infielder from Wingate will be joining his Bulldog teammates, Josh Karlin, Alex Rodriguez, and Justin Guy with the Turks this summer at Veterans Memorial Park. The 6-0 200 pound junior is from Troutman, N.C. Little has a .296 batting average with 20 RBIs and 56 hits in 52 games. When in the field he […]

McNeese State Cowboy Riding into to Harrisonburg

- The Turks welcome Brett Whelton, a sophomore catcher for the McNeese State Cowboys. The 6-0 200 pound Whelton is from Glen Ellyn, IL. He has 26 starts this season behind the dish where he has a .966 fielding percentage. On the season Whelton has .248 batting average and 11 RBIs. The Cowboys are currently concluding their season in the Southland Conference tournament and […]

Marcus Rodriguez Joins the Turks Staff

- The Harrisonburg Turks welcome Marcus Rodriguez to our coaching staff for the 2018 season. This will be his third season in the Valley Baseball League. He assisted Coach George Laase with the Staunton Braves last summer and he played for the Braves in 2016. Coach Laase says, “I’m incredibly excited to have Marcus join me […]

Proud to Ink a Local to the 2018 Turks

- The Turks have signed Virginia Tech freshman, Cam Irvine, from Penn Laird, VA. The 6″2″ 185 pound infielder graduated from  Spotswood High School. He earned varsity letters all four years, and was named three times to the All-Valley District team.  Irvine was also an All-Conference 29 team member and an all-area player at shortstop, including First Team […]

A Trio of Jackets to Swarm to Harrisonburg

- The Turks are excited to welcome three Georgia Tech players to Harrisonburg this summer. Three freshmen Michael Guldberg, Jake Brace and Joseph Mannelly will follow a long list of former Yellow Jackets that have done an outstanding job for the Turks over the years. Michael Guldberg, a 6’0″ 175 pound outfielder from Marietta, GA has an […]