Player Development Contracts

Major league teams sign two or four year agreements called Player Development Contracts (PDC) with minor league teams. These are renewed in even years, so in September of the even number year seasons, you will often see many minor league teams switch affiliations.

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

Page last updated 10/2/18. See the bottom of the page for a list of recent updates.

International League (AAA)
Buffalo Bisons - Toronto (signed through 2020)
Charlotte Knights - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2020)
Columbus Clippers - Cleveland (signed through 2020)
Durham Bulls - Tampa Bay (signed through 2020)
Gwinnett Stripers - Atlanta (ownership stake held by Atlanta)
Indianapolis Indians - Pittsburgh (signed through 2020)
Lehigh Valley IronPigs - Philadelphia (signed through 2020)
Louisville Bats - Cincinnati (signed through 2020)
Norfolk Tides - Baltimore (signed through 2020)
Pawtucket Red Sox - Boston (signed through 2020, ownership stake held by Boston)
Rochester Red Wings - Minnesota (signed through 2020)
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders - New York (AL) (signed through 2020, ownership stake held by New York (AL))
Syracuse Chiefs - New York (NL) (ownership stake held by New York (NL))
Toledo Mud Hens - Detroit (signed through 2020)

Pacific Coast League (AAA)
Albuquerque Isotopes - Colorado (signed through 2020)
El Paso Chihuahuas - San Diego (signed through 2020)
Fresno Grizzlies - Washington (signed through 2020)
Iowa Cubs - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2020)
Las Vegas 51s - Oakland (signed through 2020)
Memphis Redbirds - St. Louis (signed through 2020, ownership stake held by St. Louis)
Nashville Sounds - Texas (signed through 2022)
New Orleans Baby Cakes - Miami (signed through 2020)
Oklahoma City Dodgers - Los Angeles (signed through 2020, ownership stake held by Los Angeles)
Omaha Storm Chasers - Kansas City (signed through 2020)
Reno Aces - Arizona (signed through 2020)
Round Rock Express - Houston (signed through 2022)
Sacramento River Cats - San Francisco (signed through 2020)
Salt Lake Bees - Anaheim (signed through 2022)
San Antonio Missions - Milwaukee (signed through 2020)
Tacoma Rainiers - Seattle (affiliated through 2022)

Eastern League (AA)
Akron RubberDucks - Cleveland (signed through 2020)
Altoona Curve - Pittsburgh (signed through 2022)
Binghamton Rumble Ponies - New York (NL) (signed through 2020)
Bowie Baysox - Baltimore (signed through 2020)
Erie SeaWolves - Detroit (signed through 2020)
Harrisburg Senators - Washington (signed through 2020)
Hartford Yard Goats - Colorado (signed through 2020)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats - Toronto (signed through 2020)
Portland Sea Dogs - Boston (signed through 2020)
Reading Fightin Phils - Philadelphia (ownership stake held by Philadelphia)
Richmond Flying Squirrels - San Francisco (signed through 2020)
Trenton Thunder - New York (AL) (signed through 2022)

Southern League (AA)
Biloxi Shuckers - Milwaukee (signed through 2020)
Birmingham Barons - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2020)
Chattanooga Lookouts - Cincinnati (signed through 2020)
Jackson Generals - Arizona (signed through 2020)
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp - Miami (signed through 2020)
Mississippi Braves - Atlanta (ownership stake held by Atlanta)
Mobile BayBears - Anaheim (signed through 2022)
Montgomery Biscuits - Tampa Bay (signed through 2020)
Pensacola Blue Wahoos - Minnesota (signed through 2020)
Tennessee Smokies - Chicago (NL) (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)

Texas League (AA)
Amarillo - San Diego (signed through 2020)
Arkansas Travelers - Seattle (signed through 2020)
Corpus Christi Hooks - Houston (ownership stake held by Houston)
Frisco RoughRiders - Texas (signed through 2020)
Midland RockHounds - Oakland (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Kansas City (signed through 2020)
Springfield Cardinals - St. Louis (ownership stake held by St. Louis)
Tulsa Drillers - Los Angeles (signed through 2020)

California League (A - Advanced)
Lake Elsinore Storm - San Diego (signed through 2020)
Lancaster JetHawks - Colorado (signed through 2020)
Modesto Nuts - Seattle (ownership stake held by Seattle)
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes - Los Angeles (signed through 2020)
San Bernardino Inland Empire 66ers - Anaheim (signed through 2022)
San Jose Giants - San Francisco (ownership stake held by San Francisco)
Stockton Ports - Oakland (signed through 2020)
Visalia Rawhide - Arizona (signed through 2020)

Carolina League (A - Advanced)
Carolina Mudcats - Milwaukee (ownership stake held by Milwaukee)
Down East Wood Ducks - Texas (ownership stake held by Texas)
Fayetteville - Houston (ownership stake held by Houston)
Frederick Keys - Baltimore (signed through 2020)
Lynchburg Hillcats - Cleveland (signed through 2020)
Myrtle Beach Pelicans - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2020)
Potomac Nationals - Washington (signed through 2020)
Salem Red Sox - Boston (ownership stake held by Boston)
Wilmington Blue Rocks - Kansas City (signed through 2020)
Winston-Salem Dash - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2022, ownership stake held by Chicago (AL))

Florida State League (A - Advanced)
Bradenton Marauders - Pittsburgh (ownership stake held by Pittsburgh)
Charlotte Stone Crabs - Tampa Bay (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Clearwater Threshers - Philadelphia (ownership stake held by Philadelphia)
Daytona Tortugas - Cincinnati (signed through 2020)
Dunedin Blue Jays - Toronto (ownership stake held by Toronto)
Florida Fire Frogs - Atlanta (signed through 2020)
Fort Myers Miracle - Minnesota (signed through 2022)
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))

Midwest League (A)
Beloit Snappers - Oakland (signed through 2020)
Bowling Green Hot Rods - Tampa Bay (signed through 2020)
Burlington Bees - Anaheim (signed through 2020)
Cedar Rapids Kernels - Minnesota (signed through 2020)
Clinton Lumber Kings - Miami (signed through 2020)
Dayton Dragons - Cincinnati (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Fort Wayne TinCaps - San Diego (signed through 2020)
Great Lakes Loons - Los Angeles (signed though 2020)
Kane County Cougars - Arizona (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Lake County Captains - Cleveland (signed through 2020)
Lansing Lugnuts - Toronto (signed through 2020)
Peoria Chiefs - St. Louis (signed through 2020)
Quad Cities River Bandits - Houston (signed through 2020)
South Bend Cubs - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2020)
West Michigan Whitecaps - Detroit (signed through 2022)
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers - Milwaukee (signed through 2022)

South Atlantic League (A)
Asheville Tourists - Colorado (signed through 2020)
Augusta GreenJackets - San Francisco (signed through 2020)
Charleston Riverdogs - New York (AL) (signed through 2020)
Columbia Fireflies - New York (NL) (signed through 2020)
Delmarva Shorebirds - Baltimore (signed through 2020)
Greensboro Grasshoppers - Pittsburgh (signed through 2020)
Greenville Drive - Boston (signed through 2020)
Hagerstown Suns - Washington (signed through 2020)
Hickory Crawdads - Texas (ownership stake held by Texas)
Kannapolis Intimidators - Chicago (AL) (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Lakewood BlueClaws - Philadelphia (signed through 2020)
Lexington Legends - Kansas City (signed through 2020)
Rome Braves - Atlanta (ownership stake held by Atlanta)
West Virginia Power - Seattle (signed through 2020)

NY-Penn League (A - Short Season)
Aberdeen IronBirds - Baltimore (signed through 2020)
Auburn Doubledays - Washington (signed through 2020)
Batavia Muckdogs - Miami (signed through 2020)
Brooklyn Cyclones - New York (NL) (ownership stake held by New York (NL))
Connecticut Tigers - Detroit (signed through 2020)
Hudson Valley Renegades - Tampa Bay (signed through 2020)
Lowell Spinners - Boston (signed through 2020)
Mahoning Valley Scrappers - Cleveland (signed through 2020)
State College Spikes - St. Louis (signed through 2020)
Staten Island Yankees - New York (AL) (ownership stake held by New York (AL))
Tri-City ValleyCats - Houston (signed through 2020)
Vermont Lake Monsters - Oakland (signed through 2020)
West Virginia Black Bears - Pittsburgh (signed through 2020)
Williamsport Crosscutters - Philadelphia (signed through 2020)

Northwest League (A - Short Season)
Boise Hawks - Colorado (signed through 2020)
Eugene Emeralds - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2022)
Everett AquaSox - Seattle (signed through 2022)
Hillsboro Hops - Arizona (signed through 2020)
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes - San Francisco (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Spokane Indians - Texas (signed through 2020)
Tri-City Dust Devils - San Diego (signed through 2020)
Vancouver Canadians - Toronto (signed through 2022)

Appalachian League (Rookie - Short Season)
Bluefield Blue Jays - Toronto (signed through 2020)
Bristol Pirates - Pittsburgh (ownership stake held by Pittsburgh)
Burlington Royals - Kansas City (signed through 2020)
Danville Braves - Atlanta (ownership stake held by Atlanta)
Elizabethton Twins - Minnesota (ownership stake held by Minnesota)
Greeneville Reds - Cincinnati (ownership stake held by Cincinnati)
Johnson City Cardinals - St. Louis (ownership stake held by St. Louis)
Kingsport Mets - New York (NL) (ownership stake held by New York (NL))
Princeton Rays - Tampa Bay (ownership stake held by Tampa Bay)
Pulaski Yankees - New York (AL) (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)

Pioneer League (Rookie - Short Season)
Billings Mustangs - Cincinnati (signed through 2020)
Colorado Springs - Milwaukee (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Grand Junction Rockies - Colorado (ownership stake held by Colorado)
Great Falls Voyagers - Chicago (AL) (affiliated through 2020, do not know contract status)
Idaho Falls Chukars - Kansas City (signed through 2020)
Missoula Osprey - Arizona (signed through 2020)
Ogden Raptors - Los Angeles (signed through 2020)
Orem Owlz - Anaheim (signed through 2020)


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Recent Updates (the date is when I made the update, not necessarily when it was announced):
10/2/18 - Spokane with Texas to 2020
10/1/18 - Pensacola with Minnesota to 2020
10/1/18 - Amarillo with San Diego to 2020
10/1/18 - Lake Elsinore with San Diego to 2020
10/1/18 - Tri-City (NWL) with San Diego to 2020
9/27/18 - Ogden with Los Angeles to 2020
9/25/18 - Chattanooga with Cincinnati to 2020
9/25/18 - Batavia with Miami to 2020
9/24/18 - West Virginia (SAL) with Seattle to 2020
9/22/18 - Beloit with Oakland to 2020
9/21/18 - Colorado Springs with Milwaukee
9/21/18 - Greensboro with Pittsburgh to 2020
9/20/18 - Clinton with Miami to 2020
9/20/18 - Round Rock with Houston to 2022
9/19/18 - San Bernardino with Anaheim to 2022
9/19/18 - Everett with Seattle to 2022
9/18/18 - Fresno with Washington to 2020
9/18/18 - Nashville with Texas to 2022
9/18/18 - San Antonio with Milwaukee to 2020
9/17/18 - Las Vegas with Oakland to 2020
9/17/18 - Bluefield with Toronto to 2020
9/14/18 - Orem with Anaheim to 2020
9/14/18 - Fort Myers with Minnesota to 2022
9/14/18 - Wisconsin with Milwaukee to 2022
9/14/18 - Burlington with Anaheim to 2020
9/14/18 - Tacoma with Seattle to 2022
9/11/18 - Daytona with Cincinnati to 2020
9/11/18 - Lynchburg with Cleveland to 2020
9/5/18 - Tulsa with Los Angeles to 2020
9/5/18 - Rancho Cucamonga with Los Angeles to 2020
9/5/18 - Great Lakes with Los Angeles to 2020
9/5/18 - Wilmington with Kansas City to 2020
9/4/18 - Lexington with Kansas City to 2020
9/3/18 - Potomac with Washington to 2020
9/3/18 - Hagerstown with Washington to 2020
9/3/18 - Quad Cities with Houston to 2020
9/2/18 - Idaho Falls with Kansas City to 2020
9/1/18 - Tri-City (NYPL) with Houston to 2020
8/31/18 - Lake County with Cleveland to 2020
8/23/18 - Mobile with Anaheim to 2022
8/20/18 - Visalia with Arizona to 2020
8/17/18 - Erie with Detroit to 2020
8/14/18 - Salt Lake with Anaheim to 2022
8/11/18 - Arkansas with Seattle to 2020
8/11/18 - State College with St. Louis to 2020
8/10/18 - Vermont with Oakland to 2020
8/8/18 - Lancaster with Colorado to 2020
8/5/18 - Hillsboro with Arizona to 2020
8/5/18 - Eugene with Chicago (NL) to 2022
8/2/18 - Rochester with Minnesota to 2020
8/2/18 - West Michigan with Detroit to 2022
7/14/18 - Norfolk with Baltimore to 2020
7/14/18 - Bowie with Baltimore to 2020
7/14/18 - Frederick with Baltimore to 2020
7/14/18 - Delmarva with Baltimore to 2020
7/14/18 - Aberdeen with Baltimore to 2020
7/14/18 - Billings with Cincinnati to 2020
6/23/18 - West Virginia (NYPL) with Pittsburgh to 2020
6/22/18 - Fort Wayne with San Diego to 2020
6/16/18 - Auburn with Washington to 2020
5/31/18 - Reno with Arizona to 2020
5/14/18 - Asheville with Colorado to 2020
5/9/18 - Buffalo with Toronto to 2020
4/6/18 - Frisco with Texas to 2020
3/22/18 - Mahoning Valley with Cleveland to 2020
3/18/18 - Altoona with Pittsburgh to 2020
3/16/18 - Lansing with Toronto to 2020
3/6/18 - New Hampshire with Toronto to 2020
2/21/18 - Montgomery with Tampa Bay to 2020
2/17/18 - Toledo with Detroit to 2020
2/9/18 - Columbia with New York (NL) to 2020
2/7/18 - El Paso with San Diego to 2020
2/7/18 - Harrisburg with Washington to 2020
1/26/18 - Vancouver with Toronto to 2022
1/18/18 - Connecticut with Detroit to 2020
1/6/18 - Lowell with Boston to 2020
12/13/17 - Hartford with Colorado to 2020
11/29/17 - Durham with Tampa Bay to 2020
11/9/17 - Louisville with Cincinnati to 2020
11/9/17 - Columbus with Cleveland to 2020
10/26/17 - Bowling Green with Tampa Bay to 2020
10/26/17 - Augusta with San Francisco to 2020
10/26/17 - Hudson Valley with Tampa Bay to 2020
10/13/17 - Hickory ownership stake held by Texas
10/9/17 - Syracuse ownership stake held by New York (NL)
10/5/17 - Carolina ownership stake held by Milwaukee
9/19/17 - Boise with Colorado to 2020
9/19/17 - Williamsport with Philadelphia to 2020
9/19/17 - Salt Lake with Anaheim to 2020
9/19/17 - Bluefield with Toronto to 2018
6/23/17 - Albuquerque with Colorado to 2020
4/8/17 - Iowa with Chicago (NL) to 2020
1/13/17 - Portland with Boston to 2020
10/4/16 - Lancaster with Colorado to 2018
10/4/16 - Lansing with Toronto to 2018
9/30/16 - Carolina with Milwaukee to 2018
9/29/16 - Colorado Springs with Milwaukee to 2018
9/29/16 - Wilmington with Kansas City to 2018
9/29/16 - Augusta with San Francisco to 2018
9/20/16 - Toledo with Detroit to 2018
9/20/16 - Arkansas with Seattle to 2018
9/20/16 - Mobile with Anaheim to 2018
9/20/16 - Modesto with Seattle to 2020
9/20/16 - Aberdeen with Baltimore to 2018
9/19/16 - Jackson with Arizona to 2020
9/19/16 - Erie with Detroit to 2018
9/17/16 - Florida (FSL) with Atlanta to 2020
9/15/16 - Pensacola with Cincinnati to 2018
9/15/16 - Jacksonville with Miami to 2020
9/13/16 - Ogden with Los Angeles to 2018
9/13/16 - San Antonio with San Diego to 2018
9/13/16 - Auburn with Washington to 2018
9/13/16 - Potomac with Washington to 2018
9/12/16 - Orem with Anaheim to 2018
9/12/16 - Visalia with Arizona to 2018
9/10/16 - Charleston with New York (AL) to 2020
9/10/16 - Beloit with Oakland to 2018
9/10/16 - Everett with Seattle to 2020
9/6/16 - Lehigh Valley with Philadelphia to 2020
9/3/16 - Lake Country with Cleveland to 2018
9/3/16 - Lake Elsniore with San Diego to 2018
9/1/16 - Fort Wayne with San Diego to 2018
9/1/16 - Las Vegas with New York (NL) to 2018
9/1/16 - State College with St. Louis to 2018
8/29/16 - Akron with Cleveland to 2020
8/29/16 - Spokane with Texas to 2018
8/29/16 - Myrtle Beach with Chicago (NL) to 2020
8/29/16 - Clinton with Seattle to 2018
8/29/16 - West Virginia (NYPL) with Pittsburgh to 2018 (correction)
8/28/16 - San Bernardino with Anaheim to 2018
8/27/16 - Williamsport with Philadelphia to 2018
8/24/16 - Lakewood with Philadelphia to 2020
8/22/16 - Billings with Cincinnati to 2018
8/22/16 - Salem-Keizer with San Francisco to 2018
8/22/16 - Bakersfield and High Desert leave California League
8/22/16 - Kinston and TBA added to Carolina League
8/20/16 - Tri-City (NYPL) with Houston to 2018
8/20/16 - Rochester with Minnesota to 2018
8/17/16 - Bowling Green with Tampa Bay to 2018
8/16/16 - Hagerstown with Washington to 201