The City of Worcester officially welcomed baseball back to Fitton Field at the College of the Holy Cross in June 2014 with the Worcester Bravehearts, a member of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. The Futures League provides student-athletes from New England and New England colleges the opportunity to compete with and play with elite players from across the country and to promote them to major league organizations. The Worcester Bravehearts were Futures League Champions for their first two seasons, 2014 and 2015!
The City of Worcester will officially welcome hockey back to the DCU Center in October 2017 for the Worcester Railers' inaugural season. A member of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), a premier "AA" hockey league consisting of 29 teams in the US and Canada, the Railers will play 36 home games at the DCU Center.