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A Decade-Long Quest for Minor League Baseball in Sonoma County

Sonoma County Crushers Foot LogoChris Lee of Kenwood (CA) started trying to bring baseball back to Sonoma County in 2004.  More than 10 years later, he is still at it.  The Pacific Association aside, Sonoma County hasn’t had minor league baseball since the Sonoma County Crushers (Indy Pro, Western Baseball League) played at now-demolished Rohnert Park Stadium from 1995-2003.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.  Read background story here.

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Modesto Nuts Cruise Into ‘What Could Have Been’ Night Tonight

Modesto Nuts LogoIn “What Could Have Been?” Friday night, the Modesto Nuts (Single-A, California League) will sport special Modesto Cruisers uniforms.  The jerseys will be available for auction during the game, with proceeds benefiting a local charity.  Read more here.

Modesto Nuts What Could Have Been Cruisers Night

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Nuts Host ‘What Could Have Been’ Night Saturday

Modesto Nuts LogoOn Saturday, July 18, the Modesto Nuts (Single-A, California League) will don Modesto Dusters uniforms, as the club celebrates “What Could Have Been Night” after 10 years of going nuts.  Read more here.

Modesto Nuts Twitter photo.

Modesto Nuts Twitter photo.

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Blaze and Salinas Still Talking New Ballpark, Relocation

Bakersfield Blaze LogoCity leaders said earlier this week they are continuing to work with Bakersfield Blaze owner D.G. Elmore on developing a ballpark as well as a hotel, restaurant and retail complex on the corner of John and Abbott streets in Salinas (CA).  Read more here.

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JetHawks, Hunter Dodge Introduce Party Deck

Lancaster JetHawks LogoPRESS RELEASE – The JetHawks and Hunter Dodge are proud to introduce the brand new Hunter Dodge Party Deck at The Hangar. Located down the left field line adjacent to the visitor’s bullpen, the spacious two-tiered party deck will be the premier outdoor hospitality area at the ballpark in 2015. Continue reading

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Ports Continue ’30 Days of Opening Day’ Tradition

Stockton Ports LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Ports are excited to continue the “30 Days of Opening Day” tradition, in preparation for the start of the 2015 season. The promotion will begin on Tuesday, March 17th and will go through Wednesday, April 15th. Splash and the Ports Front Office are scheduled to appear at locations within San Joaquin County to distribute tickets to lucky fans, in addition to holding social media promotions. Continue reading

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Elmore Eyes New Property in Salinas for Blaze Relocation

Bakersfield Blaze LogoBakersfield Blaze (Single-A, California League) owner D.G. Elmore says that, following an unsuccessful effort to build a ballpark on the Front Street property of Hayward Lumber in Salinas (CA), he is cautiously optimistic that he will close a similar deal on property at the corner of John and Abbott streets.  Read more here.

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