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Sea Dogs Announce Front Office Staff Promotions

Portland Sea Dogs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have announced a series of front office staff promotions, effective immediately. Sea Dogs Executive Vice President & General Manager Geoff Iacuessa made the announcements. Continue reading

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Generals, D-Backs Agree to PDC

Jackson Generals LogoArizona Diamondbacks LogoPRESS RELEASE –  2017 will mark the beginning of a new era for minor league baseball in West Tennessee, as the Generals and Arizona Diamondbacks announced a four-year player development contract Monday. With the agreement in place, the Jackson Generals will be Arizona’s Double-A affiliate through at least 2020. Continue reading

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BayBears, Angels Agree to PDC

Mobile Bay Bears New LogoLos Angeles Angels LogoPRESS 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

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Contemplating Wichita’s Baseball Future

Wichita Wingnut LogoTexas League New LogoThe 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.

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Mayor Wants More Private Financial Support for New Ballpark

Pacific Coast LeagueCity leaders may have a better understanding of San Antonio’s ability to support a new downtown ballpark and a Triple-A baseball team, thanks to the release on Monday of two market studies from different consulting firms.  But what San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor wants to see before endorsing a plan for a new stadium is financial support from the private sector.  Read more here.

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No Triple-A Ballpark for San Antonio in 2019

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoSan Antonio MissionsSan Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor on Wednesday effectively shelved a plan to bring Triple-A baseball to San Antonio (TX) by the 2019 season.  Taylor acknowledged Wednesday that meeting a 2019 launch date is now nearly impossible, based on rough estimates of construction time.  It’s unclear whether David Elmore will continue to push for a new stadium in San Antonio and how this news might affect other cities hoping to land the city’s Double-A franchise.  Read more here.

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RubberDucks to Host 3rd Annual Festival of Beers Saturday

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryThe Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Eastern League) will host the third annual Ballpark Festival of Beers on Saturday, September 17, at Canal Park.  Read more hereGet tickets here.

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