Tag Archives: Minor League Baseball

MiLB Announces Pace-of-Play Rules

Minor League Baseball today announced rule and procedure changes aimed at reducing the length of extra innings games and the number of mound visits during a game throughout Minor League Baseball.  In addition, the Triple-A and Double-A levels will use a 15-second pitch clock with no runners on base.  Read more here.

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MiLB Expanding Hispanic Fan Engagement Initiative with National Event Series

Minor League Baseball® (MiLB™) today announced the launch of “Copa de la Diversión,” or “Fun Cup,” a season-long event series specifically designed to embrace the culture and values that resonate most with participating teams’ local U.S. Hispanic/Latino communities.

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MiLB Adds Four to Staff, Promote Three

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball (MiLB) today announced the hiring of four new staff members and the promotions within the organization for three current executives. Continue reading

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Mistaken Identities in the Minors

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the numerous instances of customers who mistake a minor league team for some other entity, like the West Virginia Power (Single-A, South Atlantic League) being confused for an actual power company.  Read more here.  At BallparkBiz.com, people confuse us for actual team front offices all the time.  It’s really puzzling.  If you know how to use the Internet, it shouldn’t be that difficult to figure out.


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Wichita in Discussions with Affiliated Team, Mayor Hopes to Announce After Winter Meetings

Mayor Jeff Longwell announced on Thursday that the city is in discussions to bring an affiliated minor league baseball team to Wichita (KS).  The Mayor says he believes they’ll be able to announce a new affiliated baseball team in Wichita after the Baseball Winter Meetings.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Meeting Today in Wichita

A local news station talked with the president of the Wichita Sports Commission, Bob Hanson, and he said it’s time for a new stadium in town, and it will require an affiliated team willing to relocate.  The local media is expected to chat with Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell about the project at a Chamber of Commerce Meeting later today.  The mayor stated back in November that he could have good news to report on December 7.  Read more and watch news report here.

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The 2017 MiLBYs

In case you missed it, Minor League Baseball has released the voting results for the 2017 MiLBYs.  Click here to view the fan and staff selections for all 13 categories, including voting percentages for each nominee and features on the winners.  Read about and see Photo of the Year here.

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