Tag Archives: Single-A

TinCaps Host Midwest League Fall Meeting, MiLB Commissioner Heaps Praise

The last time Pat O’Conner was at Parkview Field was opening day of 2009, the first baseball game ever played in the downtown stadium.  O’Conner, president of Minor League Baseball since 2007, returned to Fort Wayne on Wednesday for the Midwest League’s Fall Meeting, which the TinCaps played host to for the first time this week.  Read more here.

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Tigers Name Finalists for New Team Name

PRESS RELEASE – The Connecticut Tigers have taken the next step towards a new identity and announce the finalists for their new hometown name. The team now asks for fan input on the five finalist names. Fans can vote on their favorite by visiting cttigers.com. through Friday, October 18th. The new name will then be unveiled in November.

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P-Nats Now FredNats

In case you missed the announcement, the Potomac Nationals (aka P-Nats) (Single-A, Carolina League) will now be known as the Fredericksburg Nationals (aka FredNats).  The team is relocating to a new ballpark in Fredericksburg (VA) in time for the 2020 season.  Read more here.

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Hot Rods to Host 2020 Midwest League All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, Class-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to announce the 56th Annual 2020 Midwest League All-Star Game, presented by Med Center Health, and Home Run Derby will be hosted at Bowling Green Ballpark. All-Star festivities will begin on Saturday, June 20th culminating in the Midwest League All-Star Game on June 23rd, 2020.

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Pitch Made, Renderings Released of Proposed Beloit Ballpark

Key stakeholders looking to build a downtown stadium for the Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League) made their first pitch to the Beloit City Council and city residents at a meeting Monday night.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Terry Reynolds Named President of the Florida State League

PRESS RELEASE – The Florida State League today announced longtime baseball executive Terry Reynolds will become the league’s new president on Jan. 1, 2020. Reynolds will take over for retiring league president Ken Carson, who ran the league for the past five seasons.

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Snappers Being Sold, New Downtown Ballpark Proposed

Quint Studer and Diane Hendricks have announced that they are buying the Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League) and proposing a new stadium near the Rock River behind Beloit City Hall.  Studer Entertainment & Retail currently co-owns the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more here and here.  Watch news report here.

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