Since early March, when the New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League) informed New Britain they’re ending their lease of the city’s stadium after this year, Mayor Erin Stewart has been fielding calls from interested potential tenants. She’s already spoken with top indy pro Atlantic League officials and both sides want to see whether a New Britain team could work. Read more here.
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Despite repeated denials of plans to sell, the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) have been negotiating with multiple buyers over the past four years, based on the allegations contained in a lawsuit filed by Main Street Baseball claiming the ownership backed out of a sale. Read more here. Read statement by B-Mets President Mike Urda here.
Prospect League commissioner Bryan Wickline said the circuit is exploring new markets and seeking to grow East and West to become one of the top three summer collegiate leagues in the country. As the league expands, it could move to three divisions. Read more here. The Kokomo (IN) Jackrabbits and Jamestown (NY) Jammers have been added to the line-up for 2015. We currently have the top Continue reading
A press conference is scheduled for today at noon (Pacific) to announce that Rose City Baseball, LLC is bringing a summer collegiate Great West League franchise to Walker Stadium in Lents Park in 2016, when the league begins play. The move will include $650,000 worth of upgrades to the ballpark. Continue reading
Bakersfield Blaze (Single-A, California League) owner D.G. Elmore says that, following an unsuccessful effort to build a ballpark on the Front Street property of Hayward Lumber in Salinas (CA), he is cautiously optimistic that he will close a similar deal on property at the corner of John and Abbott streets. Read more here.