The Florence Freedom are celebrating their fifth season in which peanuts won't be sold at UC Health Stadium.
The Florence Freedom will launch a youth baseball league next spring.
Florence Freedom owner Clint Brown has died.
The team announced Brown's passing in a Facebook post and said that further information would be released as more is learned.
The Florence Freedom are in the championship series of the Frontier League - but find themselves trailing 2-0 in the best-of-7 series against the Schaumburg Boomers.
It was a rough series opener for the Florence Freedom who were walloped Tuesday night, 9-1, by the River City Rascals in O'Fallon, Mo.
Daniel Fraga is small in stature but big on heart.