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Pecos League Expands to Bakersfield, Adelanto

Pecos League LogoThe independent Pecos League announced on Friday it will have franchises in Bakersfield and Adelanto (CA) in 2017, bringing professional baseball back to two markets that lost affiliated minor league teams to relocation after this past season.  Read more here.

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Adelanto Makes Plans for Ballpark Without Mavs

High Desert Mavericks 2 AlternativeAfter being informed of Minor League Baseball’s realignment reducing the size of the Single-A California League to eight teams, Mayor Rich Kerr said he would start making phone calls immediately. His intent: Filling Stater Bros. Stadium’s calendar as early as the beginning of November, following the city’s planned rodeo.  Read more here.  As for the High Desert Mavericks, the team is headed to the Single-A Carolina League and Kinston (NC).  Read more and watch news report here.

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Blaze, Mavs Heading to Carolina League

Bakersfield Blaze LogoHigh Desert Mavericks 2 AlternativeMinor League Baseball will reportedly announce today that the Bakersfield Blaze and High Desert Mavericks will be contracted from the Single-A California League at the end of the 2016 season.  In the worst-kept industry secret, the two franchises will head east for the Single-A Carolina League.  The Cal League will become an eight-team, one-division circuit.  Read more here.  Read background story here.

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Mavericks Unveil New Unis

High Desert Mavericks LogoPRESS RELEASE – The High Desert Mavericks, Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, unveil BRAND NEW uniforms for the upcoming 2016 season at Heritage Field. The jerseys feature two variations and four colors: White and Blue (Home), Red and Black (Road). Continue reading

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Adelanto Moves to Evict Mavericks

High Desert Mavericks LogoThe city of Adelanto (CA) said in a press release Friday afternoon that it is moving forward to evict the High Desert Mavericks (Single-A, California League) from the stadium in which they have played for 25 years.  Read more here.  View a letter from the city to residence here.

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City Terminates Mavs Stadium Agreement

High Desert Mavericks 2 AlternativeThe Adelanto (CA) City Council unanimously agreed Wednesday night to terminate its stadium agreement with High Desert Mavericks (Single-A, California League) ownership, saying the contract violated the state Constitution when it was signed in 2012.  Read more here.

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Mavericks Ink Field Naming Rights Partner

High Desert Mavericks LogoThe playing surface at Stater Bros. Stadium, home of the Single-A High Desert Mavericks (California League), will be known as Heritage Field, after Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group purchased the naming rights.  For all Mavericks home games and team-sponsored events, the facility will be known as Heritage Field at Stater Bros. Stadium.  Read more here.

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