PRESS RELEASE – Dayton Dragons President & General Manager Robert Murphy has been selected as the 2018 Minor League Baseball Executive of the Year by Baseball America, the industry trade publication. The award is presented annually to one individual from among all executives in 16 leagues and 190 teams across Minor League Baseball.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are unveiling a 25th anniversary logo for the 2019 season. The Midwest League affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers began play in the Midwest League in 1995 and next season marks their silver season. The logo features the number 25 and an outline of the state of Wisconsin with a Timber Rattler wrapped around the ‘5’.
PRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, in conjunction with the Warren County Downtown Economic Development Authority, announced a stadium improvement plan for Bowling Green Ballpark in excess of 2 million dollars today. The improvement plans are all scheduled to be completed by opening day April 6th, 2019, as the Hot Rods begin their 11th season in Bowling Green.
The Grand Chute (WI)-based Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Single-A, Midwest League) have unveiled a series of new logos and caps the the team will be sporting throughout the 2019 season. Read more and view logos here.
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball announced today that it has selected Midwest League President Dick Nussbaum as the recipient of the 35th annual Warren Giles Award, which honors outstanding service as a league president.
The Lansing (MI) City Council unanimously approved a deal this week to bring professional soccer to Lansing’s downtown baseball stadium beginning this spring. The team will be called the Lansing Ignite and owned by the owner of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). The team will play in the United Soccer League Division 3, an offshoot of the longstanding USL and a league loosely affiliated with Major League Soccer. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, Class-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, today announced the official sale of the franchise to BG SKY, LLC. The sale was completed yesterday afternoon after receiving the final approval from the commissioner’s office of Major League Baseball. Continue reading