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Musical Ballparks: Elmore Will Move Three MiLB Teams

In not so surprising, news, the Minor League Baseball landscape will look a little different in 2019 after an ownership group announced plans to relocate three teams on Wednesday.  Read more here.  With Amarillo (TX) locking down the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League), the next questions is, what happens to Wichita (KS)?  Read background story here.

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A ‘Tribute to Springfield’ in Fresno

The Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) will pay tribute to Springfield on Thursday, June 29, by sporting special Simpsons jerseys, as the team takes on the rival Albuquerque Isotopes.  See schedule here.

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Bees Expand Youth Programming

An estimated 500 youths participated in Major League Baseball’s “Play Ball” event at Smith’s Ballpark on Saturday, which also served as an announcement by the Salt Lake Bees (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) that they will expand their youth baseball initiatives.  Read more here.

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What Could Have Been Weekend is Back, Express Unveil ‘Jackalopes’ Logo and Uniforms

PRESS RELEASE – The Round Rock Express return home to the friendly confines of Dell Diamond on Thursday, June 1 to open a four-game series against the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Miami Marlins affiliate). The first three games of the series feature What Could Have Been Weekend with the Express transforming into the Jackalopes. Continue reading

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Redevelopment on Deck for Old Greer Stadium Site

The future of Nashville’s old minor league baseball stadium will soon be determined.  Officials have seven redevelopment pitches in hand, and have asked some of the development teams to answer follow-up questions on Monday.  Read more here

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Sounders Partner with Rainiers to Bring USL to Tacoma

The Seattle Sounders FC (Major League Soccer) and Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have reached a preliminary deal on building a 5,000 seat soccer-specific stadium in Tacoma (WA) to host the Sounders 2 USL team.  The Rainiers would run the business side of the team, while the Sounders would handle soccer operations.  Read more here.

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Express Open Comfortable ‘Lactation Station’ with Game Feed

The Round Rock Express (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) and St. David’s have partnered to open a private room for breastfeeding or pumping mothers at Dell Diamond, named the “Lactation Station.”  The station has a padded bench with pillows to provide comfort for mothers, and includes a television with the in-game feed so they don’t miss a second of the game.  Read more and view photo here.

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