Tag Archives: International League

Pawtucket City Council Votes to Approve Ballpark Resolution

At a special meeting Tuesday night, the Pawtucket (RI) City Council approved a resolution encouraging the General Assembly to allow the city to bond up to $15 million for the cost of the proposed Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Filed under Design & Construction, Money & Financials, Stadium Issues

Mets to Acquire Syracuse Chiefs

The New York Mets have reached an agreement to buy the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) and make the baseball team its top minor league affiliate.  Read more here.

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Filed under League & Franchise, Lease & Contracts, Personnel & Operations

Chiefs to Host 3rd Annual Ballpark Brewfest Sept. 23

The Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) are holding their third annual Ballpark Brewfest on Sept. 23 at NBT Bank Stadium.  View details here.  Visit Brewfest website here.

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R.I. Legislature to Begin Hearings on PawSox Ballpark Plan

The bid by the private owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) for public subsidies to help build a new, $83-million stadium is about to get the full attention of key Rhode Island lawmakers.  Read more here.

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So, the County Wants Double from Red Wings for Lease Payments?

Protracted negotiations between the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) and Monroe County regarding a new lease at Frontier Field haven’t just stalled on the base paths.  Read more hereThe team’s parent club, the Minnsota Twins, are monitoring the situation closely.

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Mud Hens to Celebrate M*A*S*H, Honor Corporal Klinger

The TV character became a source of civic pride and placed Toledo in the national and international spotlight.  The Toledo Mud Hens (Triple-A, International League) will celebrate the 45th anniversary of M*A*S*H on Friday, August 25, with the first 2,000 fans entering Fifth Third Field receiving a free Corporal Klinger bobblehead.  Read more here.

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Red Wings Will Become ‘Plates’ Tonight

As previously announced, the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the original Garbage Plate by changing their name to the Rochester Plates for one night on Thursday night.  Read more here.

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