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Fredericksburg Baseball Reaches 1,000-Seat Reservation Milestone

Fredericksburg Baseball kicked off sales of season tickets on December 1 with its “Founders Club” event held in historic Market Square.  As of yesterday, the 1,000th seat reservation milestone was reached.  Read more here.

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Rogues Announce New Ownership, New League

CSH International, Inc. today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell the Medford Rogues to local businessman, Treg Scott effective December 31st with Dave May continuing in his role as the team’s Chief Operating Officer.

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Prospect League Adds ‘Pistol Shrimp’ to 2019 Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The Prospect League is proud to introduce its newest franchise, the DuPage Pistol Shrimp, which begins play at Benedictine University’s Ben U Baseball Field in Lisle, Ill., when the collegiate wood-bat league opens its 11th season in late May.

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Globe Life Park Finds New Life

WWE mogul Vince McMahon’s spinoff group Alpha Entertainment has announced the eight franchises for the second incarnation of the XFL, which is scheduled to begin play in 2020.  Among the eight inaugural franchises: one that will call Globe Life Park in Arlington (TX) it’s home.  Read more here.

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Portland Diamond Project Announces Land Deal

The group seeking to lure a MLB baseball team to Portland is expected to announce Today that it’s reached a tentative deal to buy land for a new stadium. The leading candidate appears to be the Port of Portland’s Terminal 2, a marine cargo terminal in Northwest Portland. Read more and view photos here.

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Gold Sox to Cease Operations Unless New Ownership is Formed

PRESS RELEASE – CSH International announced today that the Yuba Sutter Gold Sox will cease operations on November 30th after spending the last three seasons as a member of the Great West League (GWL) unless a new ownership group led by Vice-President / General Manager Michael Mink can be formed.

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Portland Baseball Project Withdraws Offer for Potential Ballpark Site

The Portland Diamond Project has reportedly withdrawn its offer on the Portland Public Schools site on which to build a proposed new Major League Baseball ballpark.  The chosen site will apparently be announced in the next three weeks.  Read more here.

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