A few weeks ago, the Tri-City Dust Devils announced a special merchandise deal with Marvel Comics.
Now the Defenders of the Diamond Merch is available
The Dust Devils are one of 96 pro baseball teams who are participating in this special Marvel Comics promotion.
What is the MLB Lockout? As explained very well by the Baltimore Sun: "On Dec. 2, shortly after the expiration of the previous collective bargaining agreement, all 30 MLB owners unanimously voted to implement a lockout, barring players represented by the Major League Baseball Players Association from participating in club activities and preventing teams from performing transactions such"