The Milwaukee Brewers currently train in Phoenix at the Maryvale Baseball Park, but the team is reportedly exploring options for new digs, including the Vistancia development in Peoria, or possibly working with the Gila River Indian Community and Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation on a ballpark deal. Read more here.
If about $25 million from private investment materializes, D.G. Elmore could be moving his Single-A Bakersfield Blaze (California League) to a new ballpark in Salinas (CA) in time for the 2016 season. On Sept. 23, developer Sean Cooley, who’s behind the proposed 56-acre Alisal Marketplace project, will ask City Council to extend existing 10-year tax credits for 20 years to help support the adjacent stadium plan. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Florence RedWolves announce that general manager Jamie Young will be leaving the organization to pursue other career opportunities. Young has been with the team for the last 12 years. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Morehead City Marlins are pleased to name Catherine Roth the franchise’s new general manager. Continue reading
RESS RELEASE – The Lakewood BlueClaws, the South Atlantic League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, announced Thursday that Adam Lorber has been named the club’s Chief Operating and Revenue Officer. Continue reading
The nine-acre Coca-Cola bottling plant site at Clinton Avenue in downtown Huntsville (AL), thought to be the top location for a new minor league baseball stadium, reportedly has a buyer. As you know, the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) are relocating to a new ballpark under construction in Biloxi (MS). Read more and watch news report here.
The developers hoping to build a baseball stadium for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League) as part of a $350 million vision for the area just north of Hartford’s downtown pitched their plan to city council members before an overflow crowd Wednesday night. Read more and watch news report here.