PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits and Houston Astros announced that they will be extending their player development contract through the 2018 season. River Bandits owner Dave Heller and Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow affirmed the two-year extension with a joint press conference Tuesday at Modern Woodmen Park. Continue reading
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The saga over where to build a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays grew murkier Tuesday as Pinellas County unveiled a list with 10 possible sites that officials hope could keep the team from crossing the bay. Read more here.
Walt Disney Co. agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the video-streaming unit of MLB Advanced Media, in a deal that values the business at about $3.5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. Read more here. Thanks to Joe Mock for the heads up.
Reporting for USA Today Sports, BaseballParks.com’s Joe Mock gives a complete rundown of last night’s MLB game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins at the temporary ballpark built on Fort Bragg. Read more and view photos here.
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Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has been interviewing key people behind the July 3 MLB baseball game at Fort Bragg (NC) between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins. He is gathering material that will go into a story for USA Today Sports Weekly, but because he has compiled so much information, he has decided to do a series of pieces on his own site about the game and one-time use ballpark currently under construction. Read Part II here.