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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Whitaker Bank Ballpark (Lexington, KY)

Lexington Legends New LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Whitaker Bank Ballpark, home of the Single-A Lexington Legends (South Atlantic League).  Read more and view photos here.

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BlueClaws Welcome 12-Year-Old Connor Cino as 6-Millionth Fan

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – 12-year old Connor Cino came through the FirstEnergy Park gates at 4:19 pm on Sunday and became the 6-millionth fan in BlueClaws franchise history. Continue reading

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Legends, Royals Extend PDC

Lexington Legends New LogoKansas City Royals LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lexington Legends and their major league parent club, the Kansas City Royals, have agreed to a two-year extension of their player development contract. The new contract will run through the 2018 season. The Legends became the Royals’ class A affiliate when a four-year agreement for 2013 through 2016 was Continue reading

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BlueClaws, Phillies Extend PDC

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPhiladelphia Phillies LogoPRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws and Philadelphia Phillies are pleased two announce an extension of their Player Development Contract (PDC). Continue reading

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Judge Rules New GreenJackets Ballpark Project Can Move Forward

Augusta Green Jackets LogoCircuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard has ruled that the City of North Augusta (SC) can move forward with its plans for a $144 million riverfront development that includes a new baseball stadium for the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League)  Read more here.

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Fredericksburg Ballpark Developers Make New Offer to Save Project

Hagerstown Suns LogoThe partners seeking to build a baseball stadium complex in Celebrate Virginia South for the relocating Single-A Hagerstown Suns (South Atlantic League) sent a letter to Fredericksburg officials this morning, making additional offers in an effort to find a way to address $18 million in costs that were unanticipated.  Read more here.

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Populous Gets the Call in Columbia

Sand Gnats LogoThe Columbia (SC) City Council decided Tuesday to hire Kansas City (MO)-based Populous to design and oversee construction of the new minor league baseball stadium in the Bull Street neighborhood.  The city will pay the firm $2,025,000 under the contract.  Read more here.

Columbia SC Proposed Stadium Rendering via Harball Capital

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