The Single-A Bowling Green Hot Rods (Midwest League) and Tampa Bay Rays, the Single-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (California League) and Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League) and San Francisco Giants have extended their player development contracts.
Category Archives: Lease & Contracts
In a deal brokered by St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, local businessman Bill Edwards appears set to take over control of Al Lang Stadium, the waterfront baseball stadium where his Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer franchise play, possibly ending its almost four-decade history as a baseball venue. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Myers Miracle and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to extend their Player Development Contract for four years, through the 2018 season, as announced on Thursday morning. Continue reading
Baseball supporters in New Westminster (BC) are fighting to stop the Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Major League Soccer) from placing a minor soccer franchise at a retrofitted Queens Park Stadium. Read more and watch news report here. As you might recall, the summer collegiate West Coast League had explored putting a new baseball franchise at the ballpark a couple of years ago. Read more here.
The city of Hartford (CT) would pay $3.77 million annually for the first five years it leases a minor league baseball stadium that is part of a sweeping redevelopment plan, according to projections in city documents and the developer’s plan. The Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League) would pay the city $500 thousand a year for the first 15 years of a 25 year sublease. Read more here and here.