Work begins on Riley Park Club Level

Charleston RiverDogs Logo MakeoverPRESS RELEASE – With a record-setting 20th season just completed, the Charleston RiverDogs are already looking ahead to their next two decades at The Joe. The RiverDogs and the Goldklang Group have begun work on a luxury 6,000-square foot club level to be opened in advance of the 2017 campaign at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Continue reading

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Sea Dogs Announce Front Office Staff Promotions

Portland Sea Dogs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have announced a series of front office staff promotions, effective immediately. Sea Dogs Executive Vice President & General Manager Geoff Iacuessa made the announcements. Continue reading

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Talking Streetcar Transportation to Cubs’ Spring Training Home

Chicago Cubs LogoTempe (AZ) Mayor Mark Mitchell said at a recent forum hosted by the Valley Partnership commercial real estate group he would like to see the planned $183 million Streetcar system extended to the Chicago Cubs spring training home in Mesa.  Read more here.

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Muskegon Moves to Great Lakes League

muskegon-clippers-logoMuskegon Marsh FieldThe summer collegiate Muskegon Clippers have joined the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, after spending their first three years of existence in the Michigan Summer Collegiate Baseball League.  Read more here.

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Barnstormers Ask County for Help Paying Lease

Lancaster Barnstormers LogoThe owner of the Lancaster Barnstormers (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), enduring heavy losses, is asking Lancaster County to help pay its rent at Clipper Magazine Stadium.  But the county would get repaid in full by 2034, according to a proposal by Lancaster Baseball LLC.  Read more here.

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Dickinson Ballpark Getting Upgrades

dickinson-state-universityThe Dickinson (ND) Park Board approved a bid of more than $600,000 worth of improvements to Astoria Field at South Side Ball Park, home of the Dickinson State University Blue Hawks baseball team.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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The Best Minor League Towns

Minor League Baseball LogoThe folks at SmartAsset.com have released their third annual ranking of America’s Best Minor League Baseball Towns.  Read more and see rankings here.

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