Category Archives: General

Amarillo team to be called Sod Poodles

The new AA Texas League team in Amarillo which is relocating from San Antonio will be known as the Amarillo Sod Poodles.  It is disappointing that another team picked a nickname for a local animal that few outside of that … Continue reading

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Fayetteville team to be called Woodpeckers

The Astros High A affiliate in the Carolina League relocating from its temporary home in Buies Creek will be known as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers.  I knew they wouldn’t choose the name of Generals that was previously used in Fayetteville, but … Continue reading

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Syracuse Chiefs change name to Syracuse Mets

The Syracuse Chiefs have changed their name to the Syracuse Mets.  This is following suit with the new affiliation with the New York Mets.  It is disappointing to have the Syracuse team lose its own identity and lose the Chiefs … Continue reading

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New Orleans Baby Cakes moving to Wichita, KS?

There are reports that the New Orleans Baby Cakes will move to Wichita, KS for the 2020 or 2021 season and New Orleans will have a AA Southern League team replacing them.  Both new teams in this scenario would play … Continue reading

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New Team in Madison, AL will be Rocket City Trash Pandas

The new team in Madison, AL that will begin play for the 2020 season will be known as the Rocket City Trash Pandas.  It seems like I say this every time there is a name change, but this name is … Continue reading

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Pawtucket Red Sox moving to Worcester, MA for 2021 season

This has been rumored for a while, but the Pawtucket Red Sox will be moving to Worcester, MA for the 2021 season.  A new stadium will be built in Worcester and the team will play in Pawtucket for the next … Continue reading

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Orem Owlz Not Moving to Pueblo, CO

Previously, it was announced that the Orem Owlz would be relocating to Pueblo, CO as early as the 2020 season.  But this week, it was announced that the team would not be moving to Pueblo.  The development project in Pueblo … Continue reading

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Orem Owlz moving to Pueblo, CO for 2020 season

The Orem Owlz are moving to Pueblo, CO with the plan of relocating for the 2020 season.  The intention to move was announced, but the official approvals are still required along with a plan to build a new stadium.  The … Continue reading

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Mobile BayBears Moving to Madison, AL in 2020

The Mobile BayBears will be moving to Madison, AL (in the Huntsville metro area) for the 2020 season.  This move was expected with the recent ownership change.  Mobile has the oldest stadium in the league, but since it is only … Continue reading

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Greeneville Reds replace Astros in Appalachian League

The Cincinnati Reds have affiliated with Greeneville of the Appalachian League and the team will be known as the Cincinnati Reds.  Greeneville had been an Astros affiliate since their inception in 2004.  The Reds are also maintaining their Rookie level … Continue reading

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