Category Archives: Lease & Contracts

Baseball America’s 2018 MLB/MiLB Affiliation Chart

Josh Norris from Baseball America takes a look at the affiliation shuffle and what’s going on in the world of player development contracts.  Read more here.

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Crosscutters, Phillies Extend PDC

PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters and Philadelphia Phillies jointly announced that they have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) for two years covering the 2019 and 2020 seasons. “We are thrilled to extend our relationship with the Phillies,” said Cutters Principal Owner Peter Freund. “We look forward to continuing our successful and strategic partnership for years to come” Continue reading

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Post Ballpark Groundbreaking, Fayetteville Works to Finalize Surrounding Development Contract

Durham-based Prince Charles Holdings is spending $65 million in private investment in the area surrounding Fayetteville’s developing baseball stadium.  The city’s baseball committee met Wednesday evening in closed session for more than an hour to discuss the second phase of agreements with the investment group.  Read more and view rendering here.

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Start-Up Expedition League Locks Down Pierre

The Pierre (SD) City Commission voted 5-0 at its Tuesday evening meeting to authorize Mayor Steve Harding to sign a five-year lease agreement for Hyde Stadium with the start-up Expedition League (Summer Collegiate).  Read more here.  View renderings of proposed upgrades from 2014 here.  Read about upgrades from 2016 here.

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Boulton Makes Pitch for Surf Stadium

Atlantic City (NJ) received four proposals for the redevelopment of Bader Field this month, including one from the original owner of the Atlantic City Surf baseball team and another from the owner of the former Revel casino.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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So, the County Wants Double from Red Wings for Lease Payments?

Protracted negotiations between the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) and Monroe County regarding a new lease at Frontier Field haven’t just stalled on the base paths.  Read more hereThe team’s parent club, the Minnsota Twins, are monitoring the situation closely.

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Nashville’s Pro Soccer Club to Play Inaugural Season at Sounds’ Home

Nashville Soccer Club, the city’s United Soccer League expansion club set to begin competition next year, will play its 2018 inaugural season at First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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