Tag Archives: International League

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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PawSox Visit Worcester

Just how productive it was remains to be seen, but top brass from the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) were in Worcester (MA) Friday, July 21, for what one city official said was a tour of the city, mostly in the Canal District.  Read more here.

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Pondering Triple-A Ball in Hartford

The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) are, for the moment, free agents. And here sits Hartford (CT) with a gleaming new downtown stadium.  Read more here.

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Knights Take the Field Tonight as ‘Pitmasters’

On Saturday, July 15th, the Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League) will take the field for their 7:05 p.m. game at BB&T Ballpark against the Gwinnett Braves as a “brand” new team — the Charlotte Pitmasters.  Read more here.


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Council Candidate Pitches PawSox Ballpark Site Near Springfield

A pitch is being made to land the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) at the site of the abandoned former Uniroyal tire factory in Chicopee (MA) near Springfield.  Read more here.  View property details here.

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Gwinnett Braves Announce Finalists for Renaming Team

The Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A, International League) are giving fans the opportunity to rename the team.  A total of 4,024 submissions and over 900 different names submitted have been narrowed to the following six finalists: Big Mouths, Buttons, Gobblers, Hush Puppies, Lambchops or Sweet Teas.  Fans have from now through July 24 to vote for their favorite.  Read more about the name choices and vote here.

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