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No Bids for Parcels Available for Development Around SB Cubs Ballpark

South Bend Cubs Primary LogoSome prime city-owned parcels around South Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League), were put up for sale Thursday, but no offers were received.  Nonetheless, city officials remain hopeful of making something big happen around the ballpark, similar to development in Fort Wayne.  Read more here.

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Hot Rods Announce Addition of Carousel to Bowling Green Ballpark

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoPRESS RELEASE – Since their inception in 2009, the Bowling Green Hot Rods have cast themselves as one of the most creative entertainment outlets in all of Minor League Baseball, using Bowling Green Ballpark as the centerpiece venue in creating a top-notch family-friendly experience. Continue reading

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‘The Outfield’ Under Construction at Cooley Law School Stadium

Lansing Lugnuts LogoConstruction has started on an $11-million, 84-unit, four-story apartment building in the outfield of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League).  Read more and view renderings here.

Latest rendering of The Outfield apartment building now under construction at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Latest rendering of The Outfield apartment building under construction at the ballpark in Lansing

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Whitecaps Add Pankakes to Food Lineup

West Michigan White Caps LogoPRESS RELEASE – Opening Day is tomorrow and the West Michigan Whitecaps are expanding their menu to highlight one of their newest players! Joey Pankake is a second baseman for the team and starting on Thursday, April 9, the Whitecaps Opening Day, fans can get “The Joey Pankakes.” Continue reading

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Lugnuts Ready to Unveil First Wave of Ballpark Renovations

Lansing Lugnuts LogoAs the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League) prepare to host Michigan State University’s baseball team tonight in the annual Crosstown Showdown — and kick off its regular Midwest League season Friday against Lake County — its hometown park is getting ready for a debut of its own: The first wave of a roughly $13.5 million renovation project is nearly complete.  Read more and view photos here.

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Reed Named Hot Rods Broadcaster as Kappes Departs for Indianapolis

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class-A/Tampa Bay Rays) will have a new lead voice for the 2015 season. Andrew Kappes departs the club to join the broadcast team with the Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A/Pittsburgh Pirates). Daniel “Danny” Reed was named the club’s fourth voice on Thursday following an off-season calling college sports in the Carolinas. Continue reading

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Previously Announced Raging Cougar Ale to Wash Down New Heart Attack Burger

Kane County Cougars LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Kane County Cougars are introducing several new food and drink items, along with some long-standing favorites, for the upcoming 25th anniversary season that begins on April 9 at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. Continue reading

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