After 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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Minor 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.
PRESS RELEASE – The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes are pleased to announce that they have agreed to a two-year extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers on their Player Development Contract (PDC), keeping the Quakes and Dodgers as partners through 2018. Continue reading
Carolina League franchises are just waiting for the first California League domino to fall. The city of Kinston (NC) even has a signed lease in place with the Texas Rangers. Read more here.
PRESS 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
PRESS RELEASE – Wednesday the Inland Empire 66ers announced their partnership with Blue Buffalo to create the first ever dog park in Minor League Baseball and the second in all of professional sports. Continue reading