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Sugar Land Changes Name to Sugar Land Space Cowboys

The Sugar Land Skeeters have changed their name to the Sugar Land Space Cowboys.  After one season as an affiliated minor league team, the Astros decided to change their name to something that better aligned with the space theme they … Continue reading

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Smokies To Change Name to Knoxville Smokies in 2024

The Tennessee Smokies have announced that they will change their name to the Knoxville Smokies in 2024 when they open their new ballpark.  This means they will be going back to the name that they used from 1993-1999, which they … Continue reading

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Endeavour Group Holdings Buys 9 Minor League Teams

It was announced today that Endeavour Group Holdings is buying 9 minor league teams: Gwinnett Stripers (Braves AAA), Iowa Cubs (Cubs AAA), Memphis Redbirds (Cardinals AAA), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Yankees AAA), Mississippi Braves (Braves AA), Hudson Valley Renegades (Yankees High-A), Rome … Continue reading

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Beloit Changes Name to Beloit Sky Carp

The Beloit Snappers have changed their name to the Beloit Sky Carp.  The Snappers were the nickname since 1995 when they moved on from the name Beloit Brewers.  It’s disappointing to see a name that lasted that long go away, … Continue reading

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Aberdeen IronBirds vs Rome Braves – June 26, 2021

I was finally able to get to my first game of 2021 to see what the post-pandemic minor league baseball experience felt like.  I looked at the IronBirds website ahead of the game and it’s still a little out of … Continue reading

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2021 Minor League Baseball – Invitations Accepted and Leagues Defined

Today it was announced that all 120 minor league teams that received invitations have accepted, which isn’t really a surprise.  What was more surprising is that the league structure contained generic league names and not the previously used names.  The … Continue reading

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2021 Minor League Baseball – League Structure Revision

Based on reports as to what the league structure will be, I’ve made some updates to my list. It sounds like the AAA will have 20 teams in the International League and 10 teams in the Pacific Coast League.  As … Continue reading

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2021 Minor League Baseball – Invitations Sent

Today the list of 2021 Minor League Baseball Player Development Licenses (PDL) were sent to teams.  The list represents what MLB wants MiLB to look like next year, but each of the teams needs to agree to those terms.  While … Continue reading

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Update on 2021 Minor League Baseball – Revision 8

I keep telling myself that I’m not going to make any more updates, but then I hear some piece of information that makes me want to guess more. Today it was announced that some of the teams that aren’t making … Continue reading

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Update on 2021 Minor League Baseball – Revision 7

While I do expect that announcement will be made this week, I did want to make another attempt at where things may end up based on other possibilities out there that seem reasonable. It sounds like Daytona will keep their … Continue reading

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