Category Archives: Personnel & Operations

Mets to Acquire Syracuse Chiefs

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.

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Johnson Named Dash GM

PRESS RELEASE – C.J. Johnson will become president and general manager of the Winston-Salem Dash effective October 13, 2017 following the departure of long-time president Geoff Lassiter. Johnson joined the Dash in October 2012 as vice president, ticket sales. Lassiter has been named president of the Minor League Baseball’s Carolina League, which has ten member teams, including the Winston-Salem Dash. Continue reading

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Lassiter Named Carolina League President

PRESS RELEASE – Geoff Lassiter, who has served as president of the Winston-Salem Dash since 2010, will succeed John Hopkins as president of Minor League Baseball’s Carolina League effective January 1, 2018. The Carolina League consists of ten member teams. Hopkins has served as president of the Carolina League since 1984. Continue reading

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Boomers Hire New General Manager

RESS RELEASE – The Schaumburg Boomers, a professional minor league baseball team serving Chicago’s northwest suburbs, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Larson as General Manager. Continue reading

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PGCBL Shapes Bright Future with Organizational and Structural Changes, Will Add Watertown

PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) announced today that it has completed its corporate transition to a limited liability company to provide the league with strong organizational governance for the future. Continue reading

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Miners Promote Ferrarella to GM

The Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) have promoted 24-year-old Justin Ferrarella from operations manager to general manager.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

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Beloved Trenton Bat Dogs Wrapping Up Season

Trenton Thunder (Double-A, Eastern League) bat dogs Derby and Rookie get up, their tails wagging in anticipation of what’s to come.  They’ve had a season full of game days in the books, but that doesn’t take away from the excitement of their job.  Their duty. Read more and watch video here.

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