PRESS RELEASE – The Mobile BayBears and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have announced a new two-year player development contract that will begin with the 2017 season. Los Angeles is the third parent club the BayBears have been affiliated with since joining the Southern League in 1997 (San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks). Continue reading
Backers of a minor league baseball team that wants to make the Waco (TX) area home say they’ve lined up most of the financing they’ll need to build a stadium and launch the team. Read more here.
Headed to the ball park but forgot your glove? Don’t worry, the Atlanta Braves will have you covered in their new ballpark opening in 2017. Read more here.
The Wichita Eagle’s Bob Lutz takes a look at the future of baseball in Wichita (KS), as discussions in several markets remain heated over the possibility of that the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) will need a new home if San Antonio steps up to the plate to lure the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The New Orleans Zephyrs, Triple-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins, today announced the selection of leading event hospitality firm Centerplate to serve as the food and beverage provider to fans at Zephyrs Field, just in time for the kickoff of the first annual Catholic League Football Series at the ballpark this Friday, September 23. Continue reading