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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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St. Lucie Mets vs Tampa Tarpons – June 5, 2019

I had to go on a business trip requiring me to fly into Orlando and I was able to see a game while I was there.  The closest team that was at home was the St. Lucie Mets, so I … 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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Omaha Storm Chasers extend PDC with Royals to 2022

The Omaha Storm Chasers have extended their player development contract with the Royals to 2022.  Omaha has the third longest affiliation with the same club, as they have been with the Royals since 1969.  Only Lakeland with the Tigers and … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Isotopes extend PDC with Rockies to 2022

The Albuquerque Isotopes have extended their player development contract with the Rockies to 2022.  The Isotopes have been a Rockies affiliate since 2015. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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El Paso Chihuahuas extend PDC with Padres to 2022

The El Paso Chihuahuas have extended their player development contract with the Padres to 2022.  The Chihuahuas have been a Padres affiliate since their inception in 2014. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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Portland Sea Dogs extend PDC with Red Sox to 2022

The Portland Sea Dogs have extended their player development contract with the Red Sox to 2022.  The Sea Dogs have been a Red Sox affiliate since 2003. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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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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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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