Tag Archives: Triple-A

Name-the-Team Contest Announced for Colorado Springs Rookie Franchise

After four decades of professional baseball in Colorado Springs (CO) as the Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), Elmore Sports Group has announced a name-the-team contest for the Helena Brewers (Rookie, Pioneer League) franchise that will be relocating to the city when the Sky Sox move to San Antonio (TX) next season.  Fans have until Wednesday, June 27, to submit their ideas.  Submit ideas here.

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The Las Vegas Aviators?

The Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) first announced plans to rebrand for next season in April.  Now, one of the frontrunners appears to have been identified.  The owners of the team have filed 20 different trademarks applications for what appears to be a potential new name for the club — the Las Vegas Aviators.  Read more here.

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51s Set Up Ballpark Construction Cam

The Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have set up a time-lapse construction camera so fans can track the progress of the new ballpark in Summerlin (NV).  Read more here.

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A New Financing Plan for New PawSox Ballpark

A new Pawtucket Red Sox  (Triple-A, International League) dsstadium financing plan unveiled by House leadership late Wednesday would use future tax revenue in a large area of the city’s core to pay for a new ballpark and surrounding infrastructure. It would also give public officials the power seize land for the stadium by eminent domain.  Read more here.

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Buffalo Bisons to Play as ‘Buffalo Wings’ in June

PRESS RELEASE – Get your wet naps ready, Buffalo, NY…’Buffalo Wings’ Baseball is going to be served up at Coca-Cola Field this season. The Bisons announced today that they will change their team name and identity to the ‘Buffalo Wings’ for a four-game showdown with the Rochester Plates (Red Wings), Thursday, June 14-Sunday, June 17.


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Construction of Left Field Social Space at Chukchansi Park Planned for Late May

PRESS RELEASE – Fresno Sports and Events, the ownership group of the Fresno Grizzlies effective February 2018, are following through on their promise to make major capital improvements to Chukchansi Park. As was confirmed in the group’s introductory press conference, construction on a new hospitality area in the left field portion of the stadium will begin the final week of May.

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Red Wings to Pay Homage to ‘Hop Bitters’

The Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) first donned their current moniker in 1929, but professional baseball in the city spans all the way back to 1877.  Over the next few years, the team will pay homage to those clubs who called Rochester (NY) their home.  On Saturday, May 26, the Red Wings will take the field as the Rochester Hop Bitters, who played in the National Association in 1879 and 1880.  Read more here.

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