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Lawsuit Over Sale of B-Mets Allowed to Proceed, But Owners Can Look to Other Buyers

Binghampton Mets LogoFederal District Court Judge David Hurd issued a ruling Thursday, telling the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) that there is sufficient cause to allow Main Street Baseball, which claims it has a contract to purchase the club, to proceed with the breach of contract suit.  However, the judge rejected a request by Main Street to stop team owners from negotiating Continue reading

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Agreement in Reno Over Taxes (UPDATED)

Reno Aces LogoThe developers of Aces Ballpark, home of the Reno Aces (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), have reportedly reached a tentative agreement with the Washoe County (NV) Commission to pay their back taxes on the stadium.  Read more here.  UPDATE:  More details here.

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Salem Red Sox Sign 10-Year Lease Extension

Salem Red Sox LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Salem Red Sox, the Advanced Class-A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, and the City of Salem, Virginia announced today that they have executed a ten-year extension of the lease of Lewis-Gale Field at Salem Memorial Ballpark. The club’s four-year lease expired at the conclusion of the 2014 Carolina League season. Continue reading

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Pump Jacks Relocate to Tyler

East Texas Pump Jacks Donk LogoAt a press conference Monday, the owners of the East Texas Pump Jacks (Summer Collegiate, Texas Collegiate League) announced the team’s relocation from historic Driller Park in Kilgore (TX) to Irwin Field on the campus of the University of Texas at Tyler.  Read more here.  The Pump Jacks will begin play in their new home on June 4 against the Acadiana Cane Cutters.

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Semi-Pro Football Returns to Resuscitated Skylands Park/Stadium

Sussex StagsSussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) won’t be the only team taking up residence at Skylands Stadium this season.  A football team called the Sussex Stags (Semi-Pro, Empire Football League), Formerly the New Jersey Stags when they played at then-Skylands Park from 2010-11, will be back playing this summer after a four-year hiatus.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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B-Met, Mets Extend Affiliation

Binghampton Mets LogoNew York Mets LogoPRESS RELEASE – Binghamton Mets and New York Mets are proud to announce a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract, securing the B-Mets as New York’s Double-A affiliate through the 2020 season. Binghamton Mets president Mike Urda shared the news at the team’s “Welcome Back B-Mets” dinner on Tuesday Continue reading

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County Improvement Authority to Acquire Campbell’s Field

Camden Riversharks LogoOfficials on Friday released additional details of the Camden County Improvement Authority’s pending $3.5 million purchase of Campbell’s Field, home of the Camden Riversharks (Indy Pro, Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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