Author Archives: Mike McCann

Colorado Springs to remain Brewers affiliate in Pioneer League

According to Brewers MLB.com beat writer Adam McCalvy, the new Colorado Springs team in the Pioneer League relocating from Helena, MT will remain a Brewers affiliate.  Still waiting for the official announcement for the length of the contract, but I’ll update my list … Continue reading

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Greensboro Grasshoppers sign PDC with Pirates to 2020

The Greensboro Grasshoppers have signed a player development contract with the Pirates to 2020.  This was more surprising to me because I would have thought the Pirates were happy with their affiliate in Charleston, WV which isn’t all that far … Continue reading

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Clinton LumberKings sign PDC with Marlins to 2020

The Clinton LumberKings have signed a player development contract with the Marlins to 2020.  I was a little surprised to see the Marlins leave the South Atlantic League for the Midwest League, although the available affiliates for them weren’t all … Continue reading

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Round Rock Express sign PDC with Astros to 2022

The Round Rock Express have signed a player development contract with the Astros to 2022.  We knew that the Express would be the Astros AAA affiliate, but were waiting on the announcement to see the contract length.  Interesting to see … Continue reading

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Inland Empire 66ers of San Bernardino extend PDC with Angels to 2022

The Inland Empire 66ers of San Bernardino have extended their player development contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to 2022.  The 66ers have been an Angels affiliate since 2011.  This leaves only two High A affiliations unaccounted for … Continue reading

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Everett AquaSox extend PDC with Mariners to 2022

The Everett AquaSox have extended their player development contract with the Mariners to 2022.  This was already renewed through 2020, so this is a further extension.  The AquaSox have been a Mariners affiliate since 1995. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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AAA Affiliation Announcements

Nashville Sounds sign PDC with Rangers to 2022 Fresno Grizzlies sign PDC with Nationals to 2020 San Antonio (former Colorado Springs Sky Sox) extend PDC with Brewers to 2020 So I was way off with my thoughts.  It appears that … Continue reading

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Bluefield Blue Jays extend PDC with Blue Jays to 2020 (announced in July)

The Bluefield Blue Jays have extended their player development contract with the Blue Jays to 2020.  I missed this announcement in July, so this is just indicating that the PDC list was updated accordingly. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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Las Vegas 51s sign PDC with A’s to 2020; Fresno and Round Rock Changing Affiliates

The Las Vegas 51s have signed a player development contract with the A’s to 2020.  The last few cycles it was Las Vegas that was the last contract to be announced because of the poor facilities.  And now that they … Continue reading

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Orem Owlz extend PDC with Angels to 2020

The Orem Owlz have extended their player development contract with the Angels to 2020.  The Owlz have been an Angels affiliate since 2005 when the team moved from Provo. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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