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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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Ellensburg Bulls Get Owners

Ellensburg Bulls LogoThe Ellensburg Bulls of the start-up Mount Rainier Professional Baseball League have announced that SLYSPORTS LLC, headed by MLB veteran and current Benedict College head baseball coach Selwyn Young, has purchased the franchise.  The team will play at Rotary Park in Ellensburg (WA) (Pop. 18,363).  Read more here.  It does not appear that the Rotary Park ballfields  have lights.  Games start at 6:05 pm.

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New Local Owners of Victoria HarbourCats Introduced

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – There’s a new starting lineup for the Victoria HarbourCats, in terms of the West Coast League’s ownership structure. Continue reading

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HarbourCats Getting New Owners

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoThe Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) are expected to announce four new owners at a news conference on Tuesday at Sports Traders Diamond at Royal Athletic Park.  The sale is expected to be approved at meetings in Tacoma (WA) on Monday.  Read more here.

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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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Sussex County Miners Name Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations

Sussex County MinersPRESS RELEASE – The Sussex County Miners, New Jersey’s newest independent professional baseball team, announced today that it has named Andrew Luftglass as Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. In his new role, Andrew will provide play-by-play broadcasts that will be accessible to fans online at www.scminers.com. Andrew will also lead communications for the Miners, taking on responsibilities for the team’s media relations. Continue reading

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Utica Brewers Hire Director of Media Relations

Utica Brewers LogoPRESS RELEASE – Utica Brewers are proud to announce that Giorgio Varlaro has accepted the role as Director of Media Relations for the club. He is responsible for all media relations, website, social content, and the Pointstreak system (live game stats/audio stream). Continue reading

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