Tag Archives: minor league baseball

Carolina Mudcats vs Winston-Salem Dash – July 2, 2017

It was a hot July afternoon in North Carolina, and I had a six hour drive ahead of me back to the Philadelphia area after the game, so I was looking forward to a quick low-scoring Carolina League game.  And … Continue reading

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Down East Wood Ducks vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans – July 1, 2017

I’ve been to Grainger Stadium in Kinston, NC for two Indians games over ten years ago, but I wanted to come back to see the new team added to the Carolina League this year.  I wasn’t expecting a large turnout, … Continue reading

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Buies Creek Astros vs Potomac Nationals – June 30, 2017

The first game of my trip was to see the Buies Creek Astros play at Jim Perry Stadium located at Campbell University.  I made seeing this team a priority because I wanted to see a game in their temporary home … Continue reading

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Trip to Buies Creek Astros, Down East Wood Ducks and Carolina Mudcats Games

This past weekend, I went on a road trip to eastern North Carolina to see three Carolina League games.  On Friday, I saw the Buies Creek Astros beat the Potomac Nationals, Saturday was the Down East Wood Ducks losing to … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Isotopes extend PDC with Rockies to 2020

The Albuquerque Isotopes have extended their player development contract with the Rockies to 2020.  This is a two year extension beyond the previous agreement to 2018.  The Rockies left Colorado Springs for Albuquerque after the 2014 season. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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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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Iowa Cubs extend PDC with Cubs to 2020

The Iowa Cubs have extended their player development contract with the Cubs to 2020.  This is a two year extension beyond the previous agreement to 2018.  The Cubs have had their AAA affiliate in Iowa since 1981.  The article mentions that … Continue reading

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Wilmington Blue Rocks Open Batting Practice – April 4, 2017

On Tuesday, April 4, the Wilmington Blue Rocks held an open batting practice where fans could come into the stadium to watch and also get autographs.  Throughout the event, there was a table on the concourse where a number of … Continue reading

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Portland Sea Dogs extend PDC with Red Sox to 2020

The Portland Sea Dogs have extended their player development contract with the Red Sox to 2020.  This is a two year extension beyond the previous agreement to 2018.  The Sea Dogs have been a Red Sox affiliate since 2003. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.htm

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Astros Carolina League Team to Play in Buies Creek, NC

The Astros High A Carolina League affiliate will be playing in Buies Creek, NC in 2017.  The team will move to a new stadium in Fayetteville, NC in 2019, but will be playing at Campbell University in Buies Creek in … Continue reading

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