Name of future High Point baseball team announced

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- The future High Point baseball team officially has a name.

The Rockers was selected as the name of the team at a team name reveal party on Thursday evening at the BB&T Point construction site.

The potential names had been narrowed to a field of three -- the Dragon Claws, Rockers and Splinters.

Other names already out of the running included the Chairmen, Hush Puppies, Iron Dragons, Iron Eagles, Pioneers, RockerSox and Tri-Stars.

The Rockers will begin play in the Atlantic League i n 2019 at BB&T Point.

For more information, visit highpointbaseball.com.