Tag Archives: California League

Bakersfield Blaze Eye Relocation to Salinas

Bakersfield Blaze LogoIf 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.

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Echols Accepts In-Game Prostate Exam Challenge, Plus 1980s Charleston Rainbows Jerseys

Charleston RiverdogsPRESS RELEASE – Earlier this month, Myrtle Beach Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich received an in-game prostate exam as he sang “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh-inning stretch at a recent Pelicans home game. Milovich accepted the challenge to support Fallon Emery, a nine-year-old girl from Carolina Forest, SC who is fighting brain cancer and Continue reading

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Quakes Awarded 2015 California-Carolina League All-Star Game

Rancho Cucamonga QuakesPRESS RELEASE – The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes and the California League are proud to announce that on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, the California-Carolina League All-Star Game will come to LoanMart Field, marking the third time Rancho Cucamonga has hosted this inter-league All-Star event. Continue reading

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Modesto Nuts Announce Name of New Pistachio Mascot

Modesto Nuts LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Modesto Nuts Professional Baseball Club have announced the winning name for the newest member of their mascot family. Shelley the Pistachio, the name decided on by fans, will make her debut on Friday, June 20th at John Thurman Field. “The fans made a great choice with the name Shelley,” said Nuts General Manager Tyler Richardson. “We are excited to showcase her Continue reading

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Hero Cat Throws Out First Pitch

Bakersfield Blaze LogoTara the hero cat that saved a boy from a dog attack threw out the first pitch at the Single-A Bakersfield Blaze (California League) game Tuesday night.  Read more and watch news report hereGo to AP/ESPN coverage here.

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Kick-A** Cat Coming to Sam Lynn Field Next Week

Bakersfield Blaze LogoTara the cat, who fought off a ferocious dog to protect a child, will “throw out” the ceremonial first pitch before the Single-A Bakersfield Blaze (California League) baseball game on May 20.  Read more and watch attack video here.

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Giants to Transform Ballpark for Cinco de Mayo/’Mexican Heritage Night’ in San Jose

San Jose GiantsPRESS RELEASE – On Monday, May 5 the San Jose Giants will bring Mexican culture and cuisine to Municipal Stadium for the first-ever Mexican Heritage Night, presented by VivaFest! and Mundo Fox. The entire night will be a celebration of the Mexican culture with food, vendor booths and giveaways. Continue reading

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