Tag Archives: Single-A

Field Renovations Begin at City Stadium

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – Less than a week after the conclusion of the 2016 season, the Lynchburg Hillcats began the initial stage of a series of renovations scheduled for City Stadium by starting to remove the current playing surface. The first of many changes to take place at the ballpark during the offseason, the Hillcats have hired Sports Contracting Group (SCG) to execute a complete overhaul of the field. Continue reading

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Fayetteville Seeks Two Design Concepts for New Ballpark

Carolina League LogoFollowing a 45-minute closed session Tuesday afternoon by the Fayetteville’s (NC) baseball committee, officials announced they have asked a consultant, HKS Sports Entertainment, to draft two concepts and report back.  Read more here.

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Mini Golf at Lugnuts Ballpark

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe field at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), has been transformed into a unique 18-hole mini golf course ahead of renovations to the field.  Read more here.

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Kinston’s Name the Team Campaign Narrows List to Five Contenders

Carolina League LogoAfter more than 1300 name submissions, fans have a chance to choose one of the five following names for the team moving from the California League (Single-A) to Kinston (NC) and the Carolina League (Single-A):  Down East Eagles, Down East HamHawks, Down East Hogzillas, Down East Shaggers, Down East Wood DucksLearn more and vote here.  Watch news report about unhappy fans here.

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Spinners Add Radle to Front Office

Lowell Spinners LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have officially added Brian Radle to the team’s front office as the new assistant general manager. Continue reading

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Sam Lynn Garage Sale Saturday

Bakersfield Blaze LogoThough the Bakersfield Blaze (Single-A, California League) franchise is over after 75 years, fans have one last chance to get their hands on some Blaze memorabilia at an open house sale this Saturday.  Read more here.

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Sam Lynn Ballpark May Not Close

Bakersfield Blaze LogoIt appeared Monday night that the sun had set on Sam Lynn Ballpark, as the Bakersfield Blaze (Single-A, California League) were swept out of the second round of the minor league baseball playoffs.  But, during Tuesday’s meeting, the Kern County (CA) Board of Supervisors said they want to keep the stadium open for other local non-professional baseball teams to use and there are already several organizations stepping up to the plate.  Read more and watch news report here.

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