Long Island Ducks

A Bridgeport Bluefish player rounds the bases after hitting a home run (credit: bridgeportbluefish.com)

Long Island Ducks, Bridgeport Bluefish To Test Faster Baseball Game

The Long Island Ducks and Bridgeport Bluefish will play an exhibition game Saturday, limiting every batter to just five pitches.

04/18/2015

Economic woes will soon force a family owned duck farm on Long Island to close. (Credit: CBS 2)

Owners: Increased Economic Burden Will Spell The End For Family Owned LI Duck Farm

For three generations Chester Massey, his father, and his sons have been raising world-famous Long Island ducklings from the cradle to the dinner table. By year’s end they will mark the end of an era.

09/10/2014

Jose Offerman in 2000. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jury Orders Jose Offerman To Pay Nearly $1M In Bat Attack Case

A jury Tuesday awarded $940,000 to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who wanted $4.8 million.

07/29/2014

Long Island Ducks founder and CEO Frank Boulton. (Photo: CBS)

Schwartz: 15 Years Later, Long Island Ducks Are Still Quacking

It was opening night, so I hopped in my car and drove to the ballpark. The atmosphere was electric as the fans packed into the chilly stadium for all of the festivities. But, it wasn’t a Yankees or Mets game.

05/02/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: The Long Island Ducks Are Open To A-Rod Possibility

The Long Island Ducks are reportedly open to allowing A-Rod to play for them in the Atlantic League.

01/12/2014

Jose Offerman (Photo credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Red Sox, Mets Infielder Jose Offerman: I’m ‘Not Missing’

Jose Offerman said Monday he is not trying to avoid a U.S. lawsuit for attacking two opposing players with a baseball bat in Connecticut six years ago while he was playing for the Long Island Ducks.

11/11/2013

Jose Offerman (Photo credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Red Sox Infielder Jose Offerman Is Missing Amid Attack Suit

Jose Offerman hit two Bluefish players, John Nathans and pitcher Matt Beech, with a bat. Nathans suffered a head injury that ended his career, and Beech broke the middle finger on his non-throwing hand. As a federal lawsuit over the attack heads to trial, Offerman is nowhere to be found.

11/09/2013

Carlos Zambrano (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Carlos Zambrano Signs With L.I. Ducks, Joins Dontrelle Willis In Rotation

According to Ryan Dunleavy of the Courier News, Carlos Zambrano signed a contract with the Ducks earlier this week. The 31-year-old, formerly one of the top pitchers in the National League, was a three-time All-Star in the majors and the NL wins leader in 2006.

05/08/2013

Armando Benitez (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Former Met, Yankee Armando Benitez Resurfaces With Independent Long Island Ducks

One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.

05/25/2012

Long Island Ducks owner Frank Boulton and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano - Mineola, NY - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Nassau County Pushing For Minor League Baseball Team In Uniondale

You’ve heard about the Subway Series. Well, how about the Expressway Series?

07/11/2011