Author Archives: Mike McCann

Reno Aces extend PDC with Diamondbacks to 2018

The Reno Aces have extended their player development contract with the Diamondbacks to 2018.  At the AAA level, there are now 10 PDCs that expire at the end of the season. While I do expect most affiliations to remain intact, … Continue reading

Posted in Player Development Contracts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baltimore Orioles Birds are Back Rally – April 30, 2016

I went to the Orioles Birds are Back Rally in Westminster, MD on April 30.  I try to go to this event each year since it’s not all that far from me and it’s a good opportunity to get an … Continue reading

Posted in Autographs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wilmington Blue Rocks and Potomac Nationals Autographs – April 24, 2016

At the game between the Blue Rocks and Nationals, I was able to get some autographs.  I had cards of some of the Blue Rocks coaches as they had previously played in the major leagues.  I was able to get … Continue reading

Posted in Autographs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wilmington Blue Rocks vs Potomac Nationals – April 24, 2016

I was able to see another Wilmington Blue Rocks game last Sunday.  One of the most exciting things for me was that I was going to be able to the Royals #21 prospect RHP Pedro Fernandez.  And unlike the last … Continue reading

Posted in Ballpark Quest | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harrisburg Senators Autographs – April 17, 2016

Normally, when I try to get autographs before games, I generally find myself on the visitor side because most people at the game are trying to get autographs from the home team.  This wasn’t the case in the Reading-Harrisburg game … Continue reading

Posted in Autographs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harrisburg Senators vs Reading Fightin Phils – April 17, 2016

I was able to get to a Harrisburg Senators game for the first time since 2007 today.  I was really looking forward to it because the starting pitcher for the Senators was the #1 prospect in all of minor league … Continue reading

Posted in Ballpark Quest | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buffalo Bisons extend PDC with Blue Jays to 2018

The Buffalo Bisons have extended their player development contract with the Blue Jays to 2018.  The International League has been fairly stable recently with their affiliates and to me, the only possible change I can see is the Mets trying … Continue reading

Posted in Player Development Contracts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stockton Ports extend PDC with A’s to 2020

The Stockton Ports have extended their player development contract with the A’s to 2020.  Prior to this announcement, none of the agreements with California League teams went beyond this season.  I do expect that most of the teams will remain … Continue reading

Posted in Player Development Contracts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Northwest Arkansas Naturals extend PDC with Royals to 2020

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals have extended their player development contract with the Royals to 2020.  I know teams on the west coast want to have their AA affiliate in the Texas League, but as there are only eight teams, a number … Continue reading

Posted in Player Development Contracts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Richmond Flying Squirrels extend PDC with Giants to 2020

The Richmond Flying Squirrels have extended their player development contract with the Giants to 2020.  When the team moved to Richmond, it was with the plans of getting a new stadium.  That was in 2010 and they haven’t started work … Continue reading

Posted in Player Development Contracts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment