Category Archives: General

Wichita team to be called Wind Surge

The new AAA team in Wichita will be called the Wichita Wind Surge.  I think it’s interesting that they decided to stray from a tangible item, similar to the Lake Elsinore Storm.  And in doing some quick internet searches on … Continue reading

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Missoula Osprey change name to PaddleHeads

The Missoula Osprey have changed their name to the Missoula PaddleHeads.  So it looks like they have moved on from a traditional animal nickname for a bird that is native to the area to a less traditional one for a … Continue reading

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Kannapolis Intimidators change name to Cannon Ballers

The Kannapolis Intimidators are changing their name to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers.  This goes along with their new stadium opening in 2020.  It does seem to me that we are seeing more team names with two words, which seems unnecessarily … Continue reading

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MLB Proposes Eliminating 40 Minor League Teams after 2020 Season

This is the start of negotiations of the Professional Baseball Agreement (PBA) between Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball, but MLB has proposed going to a 120 team minor league system from the current 160 teams. Some key points … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg team to be known as Nationals

The new team in Fredericksburg, the relocating Potomac Nationals, will be known as the Fredericksburg Nationals.  I’m somewhat surprised that they chose to maintain the Nationals moniker instead of creating a separate identity, but since they are relatively close to … Continue reading

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Florida Fire Frogs leaving Kissimmee after 2019 season

The Florida Fire Frogs will be relocating after the 2019 season as the site will be turned into a soccer complex.  There has been no official announcement about where the team will move to, but one would have to think … Continue reading

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Las Vegas 51s change name to Aviators

The Las Vegas 51s have changed their name to the Las Vegas Aviators.  I think that it’s a much better choice and a more reasonable name than many of the other new choices.  I didn’t like 51s since it was … Continue reading

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Baseball Betting Now Legal in Delaware and New Jersey

This year, baseball betting has become legal in more states than just Nevada, including some near where I am just outside of Philadelphia, as Delaware and New Jersey now allow for legal sports betting. This was a long time coming, … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs team to be called Rocky Mountain Vibes

The new Pioneer League team in Colorado Springs, which is relocating from Helena, will be known as the Rocky Mountain Vibes.  I thought that the Colorado Springs Sky Sox was a pretty good name, but they wanted to go in … Continue reading

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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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