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RoughRiders Announce Ballpark Upgrades (UPDATED)

Frisco RoughRiders LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, today announced plans for a series of massive upgrades to Dr Pepper Ballpark that will significantly enhance the fan experience during the 2015 season and beyond. Continue reading

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RoughRiders Unveil New Logos, Unis (UPDATED)

Frisco RoughRiders LogoThe Double-A Frisco RoughRiders (Texas League) unveiled their new branding Thursday morning during a special event at Cinemark Theatres in Frisco Square.  Read full press release here. UPDATE:  Read more from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill and watch unveiling video here.

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RoughRiders Unveil New Branding Today

Frisco Roughriders Secondary MarkAfter a two-day delay because of weather, the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders (Texas League) will unveil new branding.  Read press release here.  Unless we are all being played here, the slow reveal hints make it pretty clear the direction the team plans to go.  Read history here.  Watch Nats’ Teddy win one here.  Learn why the 26th President is on Mt. Rushmore here.

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Senators Announce New Majority Owner

Harrisburg  Senators Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators announced today that Mark Butler (President & CEO, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet) will now be the principal owner and managing partner of the baseball club. In his new role, Mr. Butler will be replacing former majority owner, Michael Reinsdorf (President & Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Bulls) who will retain a minority ownership interest. Continue reading

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Another $1 Million to Open New Biloxi Ballpark in April

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe City of Biloxi (MS) has one week to decide where the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) will open the 2015 baseball season.  If city leaders want the first home game to be played at MGM Park, and avoid a penalty of $10,000 for each game the Shuckers are forced to play elsewhere, it will cost another $1 million.  Read more here.

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Mississippi Braves Announce 2015 Promotional Calendar

Mississippi Braves LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Mississippi Braves are proud to unveil the 2015 promotional calendar. In addition to the previously announced eight bobblehead giveaways and weekly promotions every night of the week, the M-Braves boast a packed promotional lineup for the upcoming season at Trustmark Park. Continue reading

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Babby Closing In on Purchase of Jacksonville Suns

Jacksonville Suns J LogoThe sale of the Double-A Jacksonville Suns (Southern League) to Ken Babby, owner of the Double-A Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League), is reportedly winding down and expected to be completed in the next two weeks.  Read more here.

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