SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — On Friday, March 17th, the Salem Red Sox announced that the club has entered into an agreement to sell the team to Diamond Baseball Holdings.

“Our day-to-day operations will not change, and our entire organization remains focused on creating an exceptional player development program for Red Sox players, and a positive experience for our fans in the Roanoke Valley,” said Lawrence.

Previously owned by Fenway Sports Group, the team will remain in Salem, Virginia as the Single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox under current staff and general manager, Allen Lawrence.

“In this next chapter, we will work together to promote Salem’s longstanding success and cultivate value-driven opportunities to reach the club’s long-term goals and vision,” said Peter Freund, CEO of Diamond Baseball Holdings.

Opening night is set for Thursday, April 6th at 7:05 p.m. For more information and ticket sales, visit their website.