Author Archives: Mike McCann

Richard Bleier Baltimore Orioles Signing – July 18, 2017

Today I went to the Orioles store at the York Galleria Mall in York, PA for a signing by Orioles pitcher Richard Bleier.  There were fewer people in attendance than the last few signings at the Orioles store, and despite … Continue reading

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Larry Christenson Former Philadelphia Phillies Signing – June 26, 2017

On June 26, I was able to attend the Bull Session Radio Show at The Blue Bell Inn in Blue Bell, PA.  The show is hosted by Dan Baker and former Phillies player Greg Luzinski and they typically have a … Continue reading

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Autographs from Carolina – Winston-Salem Game – July 2, 2017

Five County Stadium has a good area on each side of the ballpark to stand beyond the netting to get autographs from both teams.  Unlike the other two stadiums on my trip, the teams each enter on their own sides, … Continue reading

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Carolina Mudcats vs Winston-Salem Dash – July 2, 2017

It was a hot July afternoon in North Carolina, and I had a six hour drive ahead of me back to the Philadelphia area after the game, so I was looking forward to a quick low-scoring Carolina League game.  And … Continue reading

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Autographs from Down East – Myrtle Beach Game – July 1, 2017

A few years ago, I started picking up some current baseball cards when I could find them cheap online.  I generally stopped my collection about twenty years ago, but recently started adding to it again.  I will also pick up … Continue reading

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Down East Wood Ducks vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – July 1, 2017

I’ve been to Grainger Stadium in Kinston, NC for two Indians games over ten years ago, but I wanted to come back to see the new team added to the Carolina League this year.  I wasn’t expecting a large turnout, … Continue reading

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Autographs from Buies Creek – Potomac Game – June 30, 2017

One of the nice features of going to a game where there are few attendees is that it is a little easier to get the attention of players for autographs.  From my experience, when there is one or two people … Continue reading

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Buies Creek Astros vs Potomac Nationals – June 30, 2017

The first game of my trip was to see the Buies Creek Astros play at Jim Perry Stadium located at Campbell University.  I made seeing this team a priority because I wanted to see a game in their temporary home … Continue reading

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Trip to Buies Creek Astros, Down East Wood Ducks and Carolina Mudcats Games

This past weekend, I went on a road trip to eastern North Carolina to see three Carolina League games.  On Friday, I saw the Buies Creek Astros beat the Potomac Nationals, Saturday was the Down East Wood Ducks losing to … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Isotopes extend PDC with Rockies to 2020

The Albuquerque Isotopes have extended their player development contract with the Rockies to 2020.  This is a two year extension beyond the previous agreement to 2018.  The Rockies left Colorado Springs for Albuquerque after the 2014 season. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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