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Pecos League Claims Success in Bakersfield, Will Return in 2018

Pecos League commissioner Andrew Dunn freely acknowledges the irony of Bakersfield hosting one of the league’s All-Star Games on Wednesday night a year after the city lost its longtime California League franchise because no one wanted to go to the games.  Read more here.

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Laredo Lemurs Out of American Association, Salina Stockade Step In

PRESS RELEASE – The Laredo Lemurs will not operate during the 2017 season and are no longer members of the American Association, League Commissioner Miles Wolff announced on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Pecos League Takes Over Sam Lynn Ballpark

bakersfield-train-robbersThe Bakersfield Train Robbers (Independent Professional, Pecos League) have set up shop at Sam Lynn Ballpark in Bakersfield (CA).  The team replaces the former Bakersfield Blaze (Single-A, California League), which departed for the Carolina League.  Read more and view photo here.

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Pecos League Expands to Bakersfield, Adelanto

Pecos League LogoThe independent Pecos League announced on Friday it will have franchises in Bakersfield and Adelanto (CA) in 2017, bringing professional baseball back to two markets that lost affiliated minor league teams to relocation after this past season.  Read more here.

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No Pecos League at Potter Memorial

san-jacinto-christian-academy-logoInstead of allowing Southern Independent Baseball (SIB) to sub-lease Memorial Stadium to the Pecos League, Potter County (TX) Commissioners decided on Monday to sub-lease the ballpark to San Jacinto Christian Academy.  Read more here.

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Pecos League to Amarillo Decision Delayed, Dunn Told to Hold Off Selling Tickets

amarillo-lone-stars-capThe Potter County (TX) Commissioners Court agreed Monday to put a two-week hold on their decision to allow the Pecos League to be a 2017 summer tenant in Potter County Memorial Stadium.  League commissioner Andrew Dunn had jumped out ahead of the process by announcing the team after agreeing to a sublease to use the ballpark and was asked to hold off on selling tickets for now.  Read more here.  Read background here.

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Despite Announcement, Amarillo Lone Stars’ Ballpark Deal Not Finalized

amarillo-lone-stars-capIn typical Pecos League fashion, the circuit announces a new team, unveils branding and uniforms, but doesn’t quit have an approved ballpark lease in place.  This is the case in Amarillo (TX) with the Amarillo Lone Stars.  Read more here.

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