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Batting Around Possible Moves in the Affiliated Ranks

Minor League Baseball LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the possible relocations and new stadiums for affiliated clubs in his latest issue of “Batting Around.”  Read more here.

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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’

Filling in for Benjamin Hill, MiLB.com contributor Tyler Maun takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of September 2 – September 8, including “Football Kickoff Night” with “Deflated Football Giveaway” (Trenton Thunder), “Roaring ’20s Night” (Hickory Crawdads), and “Pedro Fedora Giveaway” (Jacksonville Suns).  Read more here.

Deflated football giveaway, Trenton Thunder Facebook photo

Football Kickoff Night, Trenton Thunder Facebook photo

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Zephyr Field (New Orleans, LA)

New Orleans Zephyrs LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Zephyr Field, home of the New Orleans Zephyrs (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more and view photos in a three-part series here, here and here.

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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’

Filling in for Benjamin Hill, MiLB.com contributor Tyler Maun takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of August 19 – August 25, including “Awkward Family Photo Night” (Fresno Grizzlies), the “Taco Truck Throwdown” (Inland Empire 66ers), and “Breast Cancer Awareness Night” with “Bobble Boobs” giveaway (Charleston RiverDogs).  Read more here.

Inland Empire 66ers Taco Truck Throwdown

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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’

Filling in for Benjamin Hill, MiLB.com contributor Tyler Maun takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of August 12 – August 18, including a tribute to the Indianapolis Clowns (Indianapolis Indians), “AHHH-nold Night” with Arnold Schwarzenegger bobble bicep giveaway (Lake Elsinore Storm), and “Oil Field Weekend” with crude-splattered jerseys (Midland RockHounds).  Read more here.

Midland Rock Hound Oil Field Weekend

 

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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’

Filling in for Benjamin Hill, MiLB.com contributor Tyler Maun takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of July 29 – August 4, including an appearance by Punxsutawney Phil with Groundhog Day clips and bobblehead giveaway (Altoona Curve), “Pirate Night” with eye patch world record attempt (Tri-City ValleyCats), “Back Hair Appreciation Day” (Bowie Baysox).  Read more here.

Bowie Baysox Back Hair Appreciation

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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’

Filling in for Benjamin Hill, MiLB.com contributor Tyler Maun takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of July 22 – July 28, including a tribute to historic Civic Stadium (Eugene Emeralds) recently burned to the ground by fire, “Dukes Retro Night” (Albuquerque Isotopes), and “Forget Your Ex Night” (Lake Elsinore Storm).  Read more here.

Albuquerque Isotopes Dukes Night

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