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Rawhide Unveil California League 2017 All-Star Game Logo

Visalia Rawhide LogoPRESS RELEASE – Today the Visalia Rawhide, in conjunction with the California League, formally unveil the logo for the 2017 California League All-Star festivities to be hosted by the Rawhide at Rawhide Ballpark on June 19th through June 20th. Continue reading

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Quakes Unveil 25th Anniversary Logo

Rancho Cucamonga QuakesPRESS RELEASE – In anticipation of the 2017 season, today the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes unveiled their ’25’ logo to commemorate the organization’s 25-year history and season-long celebration beginning in April. Continue reading

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JetHawks, Rockies Announce PDC

Lancaster JetHawks LogoColorado Rockies LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lancaster JetHawks, High-A California League, announced today a new Player Development Contract with the Colorado Rockies. The agreement is for two years and will span the 2017 and 2018 seasons. The Rockies become the fifth affiliate in the JetHawks franchise history, replacing the Houston Astros who had been affiliated with the JetHawks for the past eight seasons. Continue reading

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Kinston’s Name the Team Campaign Narrows List to Five Contenders

Carolina League LogoAfter more than 1300 name submissions, fans have a chance to choose one of the five following names for the team moving from the California League (Single-A) to Kinston (NC) and the Carolina League (Single-A):  Down East Eagles, Down East HamHawks, Down East Hogzillas, Down East Shaggers, Down East Wood DucksLearn more and vote here.  Watch news report about unhappy fans here.

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Sam Lynn Garage Sale Saturday

Bakersfield Blaze LogoThough the Bakersfield Blaze (Single-A, California League) franchise is over after 75 years, fans have one last chance to get their hands on some Blaze memorabilia at an open house sale this Saturday.  Read more here.

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Sam Lynn Ballpark May Not Close

Bakersfield Blaze LogoIt appeared Monday night that the sun had set on Sam Lynn Ballpark, as the Bakersfield Blaze (Single-A, California League) were swept out of the second round of the minor league baseball playoffs.  But, during Tuesday’s meeting, the Kern County (CA) Board of Supervisors said they want to keep the stadium open for other local non-professional baseball teams to use and there are already several organizations stepping up to the plate.  Read more and watch news report 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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