Author Archives: Mike McCann

Missoula Osprey extend PDC with Diamondbacks to 2020

The Missoula Osprey have extended their player development contract with the Diamondbacks to 2020.  This agreement was previously until 2016, so this is well in advance of when it is necessary. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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New Orleans Zephyrs extend PDC with Marlins to 2016

The New Orleans Zephyrs have extended their player development contract with the Marlins to 2016.  The Marlins have settled in here as they have had New Orleans as their AAA affiliate since 2009.  There are now 13 PDCs expiring this … Continue reading

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Frederick Keys vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks – May 26, 2014

I was able to take in another Blue Rocks game and saw Sean Manaea pitch again.  In this game, he went 5 innings giving up 1 earned run.  The only problem is that he also gave up 5 unearned runs … Continue reading

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Everett AquaSox extend PDC with Mariners to 2016

The Everett AquaSox have extended their player development contract with the Mariners to 2016.  With that, it looks like 15 of the 22 Short-Season A teams have their PDCs expiring at the end of the year.  I expect some other … Continue reading

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Winston-Salem Dash PDC

Another piece of information that I missed a few months ago was that the White Sox purchased a majority stake in the Winston-Salem Dash, keeping that affiliation stable for a long time. The associated 25 year lease was approved by … Continue reading

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Tennessee Smokies extend PDC with Cubs to 2018

The Tennessee Smokies have extended their player development contract with the Cubs to 2018.  It looks like there are 12 AA PDCs that are expiring this year.  I’m sure most will be renewed but there are interesting options in new … Continue reading

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Akron RubberDucks PDC

It was pointed out to me that I missed the announcement that the Akron RubberDucks have their player development signed until 2016. I don’t understand why the powers that be don’t make this information readily available, but I guess I … Continue reading

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Lynchburg Hillcats vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks – May 11, 2014

I saw the Wilmington Blue Rocks take on the Lynchburg Hillcats in what was a very close game.  The Hillcats went up 4-0 after putting up runs in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th innings.  The Blue Rocks came back with … Continue reading

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Arkansas Travelers extend PDC with Angels to 2016

The Arkansas Travelers have extended their player development contract with the Angels to 2016.  Looks like the Angels are going down their list since this was announced two days after Salt Lake was extended.  I have to think that most … Continue reading

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Salt Lake Bees extend PDC with Angels to 2016

The Salt Lake Bees have extended their player development contract with the Angels to 2016.  At the AAA level, most PDCs are pretty firm and will remain in place for a long time.  This one doesn’t have the geographic connection … Continue reading

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