The Lowell Spinners are a Short-Season A minor league baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
Founded in 1996 after Clyde Smoll moved the Elmira Pioneers to Lowell, Massachusetts, the Spinners play in the New York–Penn League, which has a Short-Season A classification with 76 games a year. The Spinners play 38 of the 76 games at their home park, Edward A. LeLacheur Park, in Lowell, near the Merrimack River. The official mascots of the Spinners are Canaligator, Allie-Gator, and Millie-Gator. They were introduced on 1/19/1996, 7/8/1999, and Opening Day 2006, respectively.