Player Development Licenses

Starting with 2021, teams will sign 10 year player development licenses for their affiliations with a major league team. These licenses have now been signed and I will update this list with that information when it becomes available.

This list indicates when the Player Development License for each minor league team is set to expire. I discuss each PDL extension as they occur on the Blog. If you have any information to help me out, I would appreciate if you sent me a message.

Page last updated 2/14/21. See the bottom of the page for a list of recent updates.

Triple-A East
Buffalo Bisons - Toronto (signed through 2030)
Charlotte Knights - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2030)
Columbus Clippers - Cleveland (signed through 2030)
Durham Bulls - Tampa Bay (signed through 2030)
Gwinnett Stripers - Atlanta (ownership stake held by Atlanta)
Indianapolis Indians - Pittsburgh (signed through 2030)
Iowa Cubs - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2030)
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp - Miami (signed through 2030)
Lehigh Valley IronPigs - Philadelphia (signed through 2030)
Louisville Bats - Cincinnati (signed through 2030)
Memphis Redbirds - St. Louis (ownership stake held by St. Louis)
Nashville Sounds - Milwaukee (signed through 2030)
Norfolk Tides - Baltimore (signed through 2030)
Omaha Storm Chasers - Kansas City (signed through 2030)
Rochester Red Wings - Washington (signed through 2030)
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders - New York (AL) (ownership stake held by New York (AL))
St. Paul Saints - Minnesota (signed through 2030)
Syracuse Mets - New York (NL) (ownership stake held by New York (NL))
Toledo Mud Hens - Detroit (signed through 2030)
Worcester Red Sox - Boston (ownership stake held by Boston)

Triple-A West
Albuquerque Isotopes - Colorado (signed through 2030)
El Paso Chihuahuas - San Diego (signed through 2030)
Las Vegas Aviators - Oakland (signed through 2030)
Oklahoma City Dodgers - Los Angeles (ownership stake held by Los Angeles)
Reno Aces - Arizona (signed through 2030)
Round Rock Express - Texas (signed through 2030)
Sacramento River Cats - San Francisco (signed through 2030)
Salt Lake Bees - Anaheim (signed through 2030)
Sugar Land Skeeters - Houston (ownership stake held by Houston)
Tacoma Rainiers - Seattle (signed through 2030)

Double-A Central
Amarillo Sod Poodles - Arizona (signed through 2030)
Arkansas Travelers - Seattle (signed through 2030)
Corpus Christi Hooks - Houston (ownership stake held by Houston)
Frisco RoughRiders - Texas (signed through 2030)
Midland RockHounds - Oakland (signed through 2030)
Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Kansas City (signed through 2030)
San Antonio Missions - San Diego (signed through 2030)
Springfield Cardinals - St. Louis (ownership stake held by St. Louis)
Tulsa Drillers - Los Angeles (signed through 2030)
Wichita Wind Surge - Minnesota (signed through 2030)

Double-A Northeast
Akron RubberDucks - Cleveland (signed through 2030)
Altoona Curve - Pittsburgh (signed through 2030)
Binghamton Rumble Ponies - New York (NL) (signed through 2030)
Bowie Baysox - Baltimore (signed through 2030)
Erie SeaWolves - Detroit (signed through 2030)
Harrisburg Senators - Washington (signed through 2030)
Hartford Yard Goats - Colorado (signed through 2030)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats - Toronto (signed through 2030)
Portland Sea Dogs - Boston (signed through 2030)
Reading Fightin Phils - Philadelphia (ownership stake held by Philadelphia)
Richmond Flying Squirrels - San Francisco (signed through 2030)
Somerset Patriots - New York (AL) (signed through 2030)

Double-A South
Biloxi Shuckers - Milwaukee (signed through 2030)
Birmingham Barons - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2030)
Chattanooga Lookouts - Cincinnati (signed through 2030)
Mississippi Braves - Atlanta (ownership stake held by Atlanta)
Montgomery Biscuits - Tampa Bay (signed through 2030)
Pensacola Blue Wahoos - Miami (signed through 2030)
Rocket City Trash Pandas - Anaheim (signed through 2030)
Tennessee Smokies - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2030)

High-A Central
Beloit Snappers - Miami (signed through 2030)
Cedar Rapids Kernels - Minnesota (signed through 2030)
Dayton Dragons - Cincinnati (signed through 2030)
Fort Wayne TinCaps - San Diego (signed through 2030)
Great Lakes Loons - Los Angeles (signed though 2030)
Lake County Captains - Cleveland (signed through 2030)
Lansing Lugnuts - Oakland (signed through 2030)
Peoria Chiefs - St. Louis (signed through 2030)
Quad Cities River Bandits - Kansas City (signed through 2030)
South Bend Cubs - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2030)
West Michigan Whitecaps - Detroit (signed through 2030)
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers - Milwaukee (signed through 2030)

High-A East
Aberdeen IronBirds - Baltimore (signed through 2030)
Asheville Tourists - Houston (signed through 2030)
Bowling Green Hot Rods - Tampa Bay (signed through 2030)
Brooklyn Cyclones - New York (NL) (ownership stake held by New York (NL))
Greensboro Grasshoppers - Pittsburgh (signed through 2030)
Greenville Drive - Boston (signed through 2030)
Hickory Crawdads - Texas (ownership stake held by Texas)
Hudson Valley Renegades - New York (AL) (signed through 2030)
Jersey Shore BlueClaws - Philadelphia (signed through 2030)
Rome Braves - Atlanta (ownership stake held by Atlanta)
Wilmington Blue Rocks - Washington (signed through 2030)
Winston-Salem Dash - Chicago (AL) (ownership stake held by Chicago (AL))

High-A West
Eugene Emeralds - San Francisco (signed through 2030)
Everett AquaSox - Seattle (signed through 2030)
Hillsboro Hops - Arizona (signed through 2030)
Spokane Indians - Colorado (signed through 2030)
Tri-City Dust Devils - Anaheim (signed through 2030)
Vancouver Canadians - Toronto (signed through 2030)

Low-A East
Augusta GreenJackets - Atlanta (signed through 2030)
Carolina Mudcats - Milwaukee (ownership stake held by Milwaukee)
Charleston Riverdogs - Tampa Bay (signed through 2030)
Columbia Fireflies - Kansas City (signed through 2030)
Delmarva Shorebirds - Baltimore (signed through 2030)
Down East Wood Ducks - Texas (ownership stake held by Texas)
Fayetteville Woodpeckers - Houston (ownership stake held by Houston)
Fredericksburg Nationals - Washington (signed through 2030)
Kannapolis Cannon Ballers - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2030)
Lynchburg Hillcats - Cleveland (signed through 2030)
Myrtle Beach Pelicans - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2030)
Salem Red Sox - Boston (ownership stake held by Boston)

Low-A Southeast
Bradenton Marauders - Pittsburgh (ownership stake held by Pittsburgh)
Clearwater Threshers - Philadelphia (ownership stake held by Philadelphia)
Daytona Tortugas - Cincinnati (signed through 2030)
Dunedin Blue Jays - Toronto (ownership stake held by Toronto)
Fort Myers Mighty Mussels- Minnesota (signed through 2030)
Jupiter Hammerheads - Miami (ownership stake held by Miami)
Lakeland Flying Tigers - Detroit (ownership stake held by Detroit)
Palm Beach Cardinals - St. Louis (ownership stake held by St. Louis)
St. Lucie Mets - New York (NL) (ownership stake held by New York (NL))
Tampa Tarpons- New York (AL) (ownership stake held by New York (AL))

Low-A West
Fresno Grizzlies - Colorado (signed through 2030)
Lake Elsinore Storm - San Diego (signed through 2030)
Modesto Nuts - Seattle (ownership stake held by Seattle)
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes - Los Angeles (signed through 2030)
San Bernardino Inland Empire 66ers - Anaheim (signed through 2030)
San Jose Giants - San Francisco (ownership stake held by San Francisco)
Stockton Ports - Oakland (signed through 2030)
Visalia Rawhide - Arizona (signed through 2030)

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