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Syracuse Chiefs extend PDC with Nationals to 2018

The Syracuse Chiefs have extended their player development contract with the Nationals to 2018.  I would think the Nationals would rather be in Norfolk, but this works for them.  I now expect the Mets to try to affiliate with Rochester … Continue reading

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Charlotte Knights extend PDC with White Sox to 2020

The Charlotte Knights have extended their player development contract with the White Sox to 2020.  With the new stadium opening in 2014, you know that the White Sox wanted to remain there for a while. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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Kannapolis Intimidators extend PDC with White Sox to 2018

The Kannapolis Intimidators have extended their player development contract with the White Sox to 2018.  I’m still surprised that the White Sox haven’t been trying to get into the Midwest League, but they have been in Kannapolis since 2001 and … Continue reading

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Inland Empire 66ers Extend PDC with Angels to 2016

The San Bernardino Inland Empire 66ers have extended their player development contract with the Angels to 2016.  San Bernardino is fairly close to Anaheim so this makes sense. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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Cardinals to purchase Memphis Redbirds

The St. Louis Cardinals are buying the Memphis Redbirds, their AAA affiliate.  This is being done because of financial issues with the Redbirds.  There wasn’t much of a chance that Memphis was going to be an affiliate of any other … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Fisher Cats extend PDC with Blue Jays to 2016

  The New Hampshire Fisher Cats have extended their player development contract with the Blue Jays to 2016.  The rumors about Ottawa getting an Eastern League team have stopped since Ottawa said it would rather have an independent team, so … Continue reading

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Akron Aeros now Akron RubberDucks

The Akron Aeros have changed their name to the Akron RubberDucks.  I’m not much of a fan of this name change because it’s a bit too gimmicky for me.  I know they wanted to include rubber in there because of … Continue reading

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El Paso team called Chihuahuas

The Padres AAA affiliate in 2014 will be called the El Paso Chihuahuas.  While it doesn’t use one the names used in El Paso in the past, I think that it’s a good fit.  It has a good mascot and … Continue reading

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Bristol White Sox now Pirates Affiliate

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to an affiliation with the Bristol White Sox in the Appalachian League.  I assume that the team will be renamed the Bristol Pirates, but that hasn’t been announced yet.  I’m not surprised by this since … Continue reading

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Montgomery Biscuits extend PDC with Rays to 2018

The Montgomery Biscuits have extended their player development contract with the Rays to 2018.  The Rays enjoy having their AA affiliate in a nice new facility, so this isn’t unexpected. http://minorleaguesource.com/pdc.html

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