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Sale of Muckdogs Mucked Up

Batavia Muckdogs LogoNaomi Silver, chief executive and chief operating officer of the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League), said the sale of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) fell through because the prospective ownership group was not granted permission from teams and leagues that have territorial rights in Waldorf (MD).  Read more here.

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Brevard County Commissioner Prepares to Propose Titusville Ballpark

Minor League Baseball LogoBrevard County (FL) Commissioner Robin Fisher is assembling a proposal to build a $25-million, minor league baseball stadium and community events center at the site of Sand Point Park in Titusville.  Read more here.

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Captains to Welcome the Franchise’s Four Millionth Fan on Friday May 27

Lake County Captains Logo NewPRESS RELEASE – The Lake County Captains, Class A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, will welcome the four millionth fan to Classic Park at Friday night’s game against the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Padres affiliate). Continue reading

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Grainger Hosting JC World Series, Still Eyeing Affiliated Ball

Kinston Indians New Logo 2010The Division III Junior College World Series is coming to Kinston (NC) for the third straight year, and locals are looking forward to showcasing Grainger Stadium with an eye toward a possible return of affiliated ball.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Muckdogs to Waldorf: Not So Fast?

Batavia Muckdogs LogoInitial reports about the latest rumor said a minority-led group purchased the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) and wants it to move to Waldorf (MD).  And that’s where a sort of spider web of overlapping baseball intrigue begins to occur for the potential move.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Lynchburg HillCats to Rebrand Franchise, Announce ‘Name the Team’ Contest

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – After 21 years of baseball under the Hillcats moniker, Lynchburg is asking fans to help decide the team name for the 2017 season. With the help of Brandiose, a San Diego-based sports marketing company which has overseen rebranding efforts for more than 50 minor league teams, Lynchburg has created an online “Name the Team” campaign. Continue reading

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CT Tigers Unveil 2016 Promo Schedule

Connecticut Tigers LogoThe Connecticut Tigers, Class-A Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, are proud to unveil their 2016 promotional schedule. The 2016 season kicks off at Dodd Stadium on Wednesday, June 22nd against the New York Mets affiliate the Brooklyn Cyclones at 7:05 pm. The night will feature a 2016 magnet schedule giveaway for the first 4,000 fans presented by Dime Bank in addition to post-game fireworks! Continue reading

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