Author Archives: Mike McCann

Aberdeen IronBirds vs Tri-City ValleyCats – August 8, 2015

I was able to see an Aberdeen IronBirds game for the first time in 4 years.  It’s a very nice stadium and since they were having fireworks, the game was a sellout. I was able to get two autographs at … Continue reading

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Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Carolina Mudcats – August 1, 2015

I saw the Wilmington Blue Rocks host the Carolina Mudcats on Saturday.  I made sure to get there right as gates opened so I could get my George Brett bobblehead doll.  It’s a nice item, but I wish it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Reading Fightin Phils vs Trenton Thunder – July 5, 2015

I was able to see the Reading Fightin Phils today and watch them get blown out, but also get a few Thunder autographs.  I hadn’t been to a Reading game in three years, so it was good to get back.  … Continue reading

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West Virginia Black Bears Inaugural Game – June 19, 2015

I was finally able to see another ballpark I hadn’t seen before, and for its first game as well.  I attended the inaugural West Virginia Black Bears game at Monongalia County Ballpark on June 19, 2015 against the Mahoning Valley … Continue reading

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Savannah/Columbia PDC with Mets Through 2018

I never found out about renewal of the Savannah Sand Gnats PDC, only that they weren’t changing affiliates and remaining a Mets affiliate.  Now that they are planning to move to Columbia, SC next year, it’s now been confirmed that … Continue reading

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West Virginia Black Bears Inaugural Game

I was able to get my ticket to the West Virginia Black Bears inaugural game on Friday, June 19.  So I’ll get to add to my list of minor league teams inaugural games which currently stands at 4.  There are … Continue reading

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Savannah Sand Gnats moving to Columbia, SC in 2016

The Savannah Sand Gnats are moving to Columbia, SC for the 2016 season.  This move had been rumored since the Sand Gnats owners were building a new stadium in Columbia and it would make the most sense to move the … Continue reading

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Binghamton Mets extend PDC to 2020

The Binghamton Mets have extended their player development contract with the Mets to 2020.  There have been rumors about this team moving in the past, but that’s been quiet recently.  But they would be a Mets affiliate if they moved … Continue reading

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Louisville Bats extend PDC with Reds to 2018

The Louisville Bats have extended their player development contract with the Reds to 2018.  This is one of the geographic pairings that I expect to remain for a while. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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West Michigan Whitecaps extend PDC with Tigers to 2020

The West Michigan Whitecaps have extended their player development contract to 2020.  It was expiring in 2018, so it’s a good thing that they didn’t wait until the last minute. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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