PRESS RELEASE – American Association commissioner Miles Wolff released the league’s 2016 schedule on Thursday, November 19. Clubs will play 100 regular-season games from May 19 to September 5. Continue reading
During a press conference, the Upper Valley Nighthawks were introduced as the newest franchise in summer collegiate New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL). The team will play at the Maxfield Sports Complex in Hartford (VT) starting next summer. Read more and view photos here. Thanks to Mark Tobin for the news.
The Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League), put up for sale by owner Drew Weber in September, may be headed to a local group of investors. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Laconia Muskrats, a longtime member of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) located in the Lakes Region in New Hampshire, have announced a team name change; beginning today, the organization will now be known as the Winnipesaukee Muskrats, as announced by Kristian Svindland, newly appointed General Manager of the organization. Continue reading
The Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) have unveiled new alternative logos and colors that align with the parent club but also offer a throw back to the team’s unis of the 1930s. Read more and view logos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs announced today the creation of a new logo for the eight-team Double-A league. One of the most historic of all of the Minor Leagues, the Texas League has been in operation since 1888. Continue reading
The Richmond RiverRats (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League) announced in October that they were pulling out of McBride Stadium in Richmond (IN), but it didn’t take long to fill the void. The new Richmond Jazz (Summer Collegiate, Great Lakes League) will be taking their place. Read more here.