Category Archives: General

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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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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