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RockHounds to be Millionaires for “What If?” Weekend, Unveil Special Unis

Midland Rockhounds LogoPRESS RELEASE – In 1999, when Midland Professional Baseball changed affiliations to the Oakland A’s, a new name was needed to create our own identity. Continue reading

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Missions Trolling Lubbock

San Antonio MissionsThe San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas) are apparently trying to cover their relocation bets, as the team is reportedly eyeing Lubbock (TX) for its new home, while in ballpark talks with Amarillo (TX).  As we all know, the franchise will be moved, if San Antonio (TX) builds a new downtown stadium for the to-be-relocated Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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Tim Tebow Pursuing Baseball Career, Minor League Teams Engage

Birmingham Barons LogoBridgeport Blue Fish LogoESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Tuesday that the former Heisman Trophy winner and two-time national champion Tim Tebow is pursuing a career in professional baseball. Several minor league teams responded, including the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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San Antonio Ballpark Study Complete, Results Won’t Be Released Just Yet

San Antonio MissionsColorado Springs Sky Sox LogoWashington (DC)-based stadium consultant Brailsford & Dunlavey has apparently completed its downtown San Antonio (TX) ballpark feasibility assessment, but Centro San Antonio is not yet ready to share those findings.  Read more here.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Park Construction Could Resume Soon

Hartford Yard Goats LogoJonathan O’Neil Cole of Pendulum is ready to go back to work at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.  Cole, the stadium’s architect, is a key player in having construction begin again.  Cole said it’s possible construction could resume in early September.  Read more here.

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OKC, Tulsa Extend PDCs with L.A. Dodgers

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoDodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Oklahoma City Dodgers and Los Angeles Dodgers announced today they have extended their Player Development Contract for two years. The extension keeps the OKC Dodgers as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Triple-A affiliate through the 2018 season. Continue reading

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Work to Complete Dunkin’ Donuts Park Could Resume this Week

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe city of Hartford (CT) Tuesday said it has agreed to pay the architect for Dunkin’ Donuts Park more than $245,000 for work previously done on the minor league baseball stadium, clearing the way for the company to resume operations on the long-stalled project.  Read more here.

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