Tag Archives: Triple-A

Ballpark Sparks Development, Laundromat Becomes Cantina

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadEl Paso’s new ballpark continues to bring new businesses Downtown. The latest addition involves the transformation of an old laundromat into the Blackbird Cantina Deluxe a block from Southwest University Park, home of the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League).  The new drinking establishment is scheduled to open on Halloween.  Read more here.

Blackbird - Cantina Deluxe Facebook photo from August 2014

Blackbird – Cantina Deluxe Facebook photo from August 2014

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Aces Announce Front Office Promotions and Additions

Reno Aces LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Reno Aces Baseball Club has announced promotions and additions to their front office staff today. The franchise recently concluded its sixth season of Pacific Coast League play and welcomed over 400,000 fans to Aces Ballpark in 2014. Continue reading

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Mexican Baseball Fiesta at Chihuahuas’ Home

Hermosillo NaranjerosTomateros de Culiacan LogoOn Sunday afternoon at Southwest University Park, home of the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League), the professional Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo battled the Tomateros de Culiacan (Liga Mexicana del Pacífico) in the first of two games in the Mexican Baseball Fiesta.  Read more hereRead more in Spanish hereView photo gallery here.

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Colorado Springs Ballpark Survey Questions

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoIn May 2013, the City of Colorado Springs (CO) sponsored a survey asking residents their opinions about building a new downtown ballpark for the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Pacific Coast League) as part of the City for Champions project.  The Colorado Springs Gazette has printed the survey questions, but the answers remain secret.  View questions here.  We assume this is a stirring of the pot by the newspaper, because the Sky Sox recently lost their affiliation with the Colorado Rockies.

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Owners of Hot Rods Finalize Purchase of Louisville Bats

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoLouisville Bats LogoPRESS RELEASE – The commitment of Manhattan Capital Sports Acquisition to the state of Kentucky continues to show strong, as the group who owns the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class-A/Tampa Bay Rays) announced their purchase of the majority interest in the Louisville Bats (Triple-A/International League/Cincinnati Reds). The investment Continue reading

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RedHawks Sold, Team Becomes Dodgers Affiliate, Ballpark Improvements Announced

Oklahoma City RedHawks LogoDodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – Mandalay Baseball Properties, LLC, owner of the Oklahoma City RedHawks, has reached an agreement to sell the franchise. The new ownership group will be a partnership between Mandalay Entertainment Chairman and CEO Peter Guber and other current principals of Mandalay Baseball Properties, and the Continue reading

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Isotopes, Rockies Agree To Four-Year Player Development Contract

Colorado Rockies LogoAlbuquerque Isotopes LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Albuquerque Isotopes announced today they have entered into a four-year Player Development Contract with the Colorado Rockies. The two clubs announced the working agreement at a press conference held this afternoon at Isotopes Park. Continue reading

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