A newly formed professional baseball league wants an answer from Joplin (MO) city officials by about Nov. 15 on whether the city would be willing to lease Joe Becker Stadium, starting in 2019, for a Joplin team. Read more here.
Category Archives: League & Franchise
PRESS RELEASE – The Klamath Falls Gems are stepping up to the Great West League. “We’re thrilled that the Gems ownership recognizes the value of being in our league,” announced Great West League Commissioner Ken Wilson. Continue reading
The start-up Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) has added Minot (ND) to its inaugural season lineup. The team will be called the Souris Valley Aviators, Sabre Dogs, Warbirds or Wingmen, and will begin play at Corbett Field in May 2018. Read more here.
The New York Mets have reached an agreement to buy the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) and make the baseball team its top minor league affiliate. Read more here.
After a 7-year hiatus, the Ruidoso Osos will return to the Pecos League lineup in 2018. The Ruidoso (NM) market is the midway point between Roswell to Alamogordo. Read more here.
After weeks of negotiations, the City of Amarillo and the Elmore Sports Group have agreed upon a 30-year lease for the new Double A minor league baseball team to begin play in a new $45.5 million downtown stadium in 2019. Read more here.