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Wichita team to be called Wind Surge

The new AAA team in Wichita will be called the Wichita Wind Surge.  I think it’s interesting that they decided to stray from a tangible item, similar to the Lake Elsinore Storm.  And in doing some quick internet searches on … Continue reading

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Missoula Osprey change name to PaddleHeads

The Missoula Osprey have changed their name to the Missoula PaddleHeads.  So it looks like they have moved on from a traditional animal nickname for a bird that is native to the area to a less traditional one for a … Continue reading

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Kannapolis Intimidators change name to Cannon Ballers

The Kannapolis Intimidators are changing their name to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers.  This goes along with their new stadium opening in 2020.  It does seem to me that we are seeing more team names with two words, which seems unnecessarily … Continue reading

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Durham Bulls extend PDC with Rays to 2022

The Durham Bulls have extended their player development contract with the Rays to 2022.  The Bulls have been the Rays AAA affiliate since they began in 1998.  This is the first renewal announced after the proposal to eliminate some teams … Continue reading

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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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