MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited MGM Park, home of the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League). Read more and view photos here.
After years of stagnation in Oakland, A’s representatives are engaged in what clubhouse insiders describe as “positive” discussions with Mayor Libby Schaaf on either building a new ballpark at the Coliseum site or maybe retrofitting the old one. Read more here. Read speculation and analysis from a fan site here.
Filling in for Benjamin Hill, MiLB.com contributor Tyler Maun takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of July 29 – August 4, including an appearance by Punxsutawney Phil with Groundhog Day clips and bobblehead giveaway (Altoona Curve), “Pirate Night” with eye patch world record attempt (Tri-City ValleyCats), “Back Hair Appreciation Day” (Bowie Baysox). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Look in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a magic carpet, no, it’s the latest Kokomo Jackrabbits home stand! That’s right fans, the next Kokomo home stand coming to town is “Princesses and Superheroes.” Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Jackals fans, prepare to jump to lightspeed! On Sunday, August 2nd the New Jersey Jackals will host their first ever “Star Wars™ Day” as they take on the Galactic Empire to the north, otherwise known as the Rockland Boulders. Continue reading