The Norfolk Tides (Triple-A, International League) will make a special announcement on Wednesday, December 2 at Scope Arena during the first intermission of the Norfolk Admirals hockey game, which begins at 7:15 pm. Check out announcement speculation here.
Montreal baseball fans dreaming of the return of major league baseball were teased once again Monday after developer Luc Poirier said that his newly purchased downtown property could become a baseball stadium. Read more here.
Milwaukee-based MKE Sports and Entertainment has released the five finalists for new summer collegiate Prospect League franchise in Lafayette (IN). The names include: Generals, Legends, Ax Men, Lightning, and Aviators. Read more here. Fans can vote here for their favorite team name. Thanks to Mark Tobin for the heads up.
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ESPN takes a look at Mike Veeck, part owner of five teams minor-league teams via the Goldklang Group, as the “funniest man in baseball.” Read more here.
The North Country Baseball League has folded after one season, but the Old Orchard Beach Surge might be back next summer. Alex Markakis, the general manager of the Surge, said an announcement is expected in the next few weeks. Read more here.
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the possible relocations and new stadiums for affiliated clubs in his latest issue of “Batting Around.” Read more here.