Category Archives: General

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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Tampa Yankees Change Name to Tampa Tarpons

The Tampa Yankees have changed their name to the Tampa Tarpons.  This is another instance where the minor league team is trying to create its own identity.  In this instance, they decided to go back to the nickname that was … Continue reading

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Gwinnett Braves Change Name To Gwinnett Stripers

The Gwinnett Braves have changed their name to the Gwinnett Stripers.  There are few teams that share their nickname with that of their major league affiliation because it limits the marketing opportunities.  Gwinnett decided that they would be better served … Continue reading

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In 2019, Colorado Springs to San Antonio, San Antonio to Amarillo, Helena to Colorado Springs

I mentioned the possibility of this happening a while ago, but it’s been announced officially.  In 2019, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox will relocate to San Antonio, TX, the San Antonio Missions will relocate to Amarillo, TX and the Helena … Continue reading

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