Category Archives: Personnel & Operations

Texas AirHogs Name New General Manager

Grand Prairie Airhogs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Texas AirHogs are excited to announce Barrett Weaver as general manager of the organization. The AirHogs franchise and fans alike are well-acquainted with the ball club’s new GM. Continue reading

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Maricopa County Moves to Sell Chase Field

Arizona Diamondbacks LogoMaricopa County’s Stadium District Board of Directors unanimously voted Wednesday to sign a letter of intent, opening the door for Integral Group, LLC, to negotiate to buy Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, for a minimum price of $60 million.  Read more here.

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Quakes, Dodgers Extend PDC

Rancho Cucamonga QuakesDodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes are pleased to announce that they have agreed to a two-year extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers on their Player Development Contract (PDC), keeping the Quakes and Dodgers as partners through 2018. Continue reading

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Tim Tebow Pursuing Baseball Career, Minor League Teams Engage

Birmingham Barons LogoBridgeport Blue Fish LogoESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Tuesday that the former Heisman Trophy winner and two-time national champion Tim Tebow is pursuing a career in professional baseball. Several minor league teams responded, including the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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Bandits, Astros Extend PDC

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryHouston Astros New LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits and Houston Astros announced that they will be extending their player development contract through the 2018 season. River Bandits owner Dave Heller and Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow affirmed the two-year extension with a joint press conference Tuesday at Modern Woodmen Park. Continue reading

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OKC, Tulsa Extend PDCs with L.A. Dodgers

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoDodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Oklahoma City Dodgers and Los Angeles Dodgers announced today they have extended their Player Development Contract for two years. The extension keeps the OKC Dodgers as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Triple-A affiliate through the 2018 season. Continue reading

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IronBirds Name Slatus GM

Aberdeen IronBirds New Logo 2PRESS RELEASE – The Aberdeen IronBirds, Class A short-season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced the appointment of Matt Slatus as its General Manager. Slatus will oversee the front office and game day operations, lead all ticket sales efforts and continue to engage the local Harford County community. Continue reading

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