New owner thrilled to grow baseball in Lowell

Posted by: MBR on Thu Aug 11th, 2016 4:27 am
[size=120:1nanl27r]New owner thrilled to grow baseball in Lowell[/size:1nanl27r]LOWELL, Massachusetts — When the news broke that the Lowell Spinners were for sale one year ago, many feared the worst.Would the Merrimack Valley be losing its beloved minor league baseball team and direct connection to the Boston Red Sox organization?Would the “Road to Fenway,” as it is written on the walls of LeLacheur Park, soon no longer begin in Lowell, as it had for stars from Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr., to Hanley Ramirez and Jonathan Papelbon?New owner Dave Heller, however, is quick to calm those nerves. ... in-lowell/