Category Archives: Personnel & Operations

New Amenities Added to Skylands Stadium, New GM Takes the Reins

Visitors to Skylands Stadium for the upcoming season of Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) baseball will notice several renovations or additions to the complex, from field and concourse improvements to special promotions during games.  Read more here.  Taking the reins this year as the team’s new GM is 24-year-old Justin Ferrarella.  Read more here.

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Aces Hire New GM, Jaenson Now Highest Ranking Female Executive in MiLB

She was an athlete first and was drawn to the business side of sports, and now Emily Jaenson is the highest ranking female executive in minor league baseball.  Read more here.

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West Coast League Adds Commissioner to Leadership Structure

PRESS RELEASE – This morning, the West Coast League announced the addition of Commissioner to its league leadership structure, and that former ESPN and Fox Sports journalist Rob Neyer will be filling the position, effective immediately.

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Aviators Get New Ownership

Milwaukee (WI)-based MKE Sports and Entertainment has sold the Lafayette Aviators (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League) to a trio of Purdue graduates, including Bill Davidson, CEO of National Sports Services, Brent Gutwein, co-founder of Granite Student Living, and Stuart Gutwein, a Lafayette attorney.  Read more here.

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Revolution Add to Front Office Ahead of April 26 Opener

PRESS RELEASE – The defending Atlantic League champion York Revolution has welcomed a new team of full-time and intern members to its front office roster.

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Potential New Owners Continue to Eyeball Hagerstown Suns

At least two new groups have emerged with interest in buying the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A, South Atlantic League).
After talks stalled with a different ownership group from Georgia, three more entities have inquired about the minor-league baseball team, including two considered serious suitors.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the current ownership is seeking a three-year lease extension to continue to use Municipal Stadium.  Read more here.

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NBA Star Chris Paul Buys Minority Share of Dash

Officials with the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) announced Tuesday that NBA star Chris Paul will become a minority owner of the minor-league baseball team.  Read more and watch news report here.

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