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Operating as usual 10/25/2018

Isotopes Receive Minor League Baseball's Highest Honor Minor League Baseball has announced the Albuquerque Isotopes are the recipient of the 45th annual John H. Johnson President's Award. The Isotopes will receive Minor League Baseball's top honor at the Baseball Winter Meetings on Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. 05/07/2018

PawSox Report Progress Toward Possible Stadium Agreement In Rhode Island The Pawtucket Red Sox are getting closer to an agreement on language for a revised Pawtucket stadium proposal that could be heard by a Rhode Island General 04/22/2018

San Francisco Giants will move year-round training to Phoenix's Papago Park

News from Arizona regarding Giants' move to Papago Park and a link to 2018 attendance figures for all 15 teams training in Arizona... 04/09/2018

‘We’re in’: Mayor gives thumbs-up to plan to bring baseball back to Montreal ‘If getting a baseball team back is good for Montreal, we’re in,’ Valerie Plante says after meeting with proposed team’s backers 03/21/2018

Ballpark Digest

Great piece on the new ballpark at Grand Canyon University at The Business of Ballparks and Baseball 03/19/2018

St. Paul Saints seek state minimum wage exemption, saying salary cap threatens operations The owners of the St. Paul Saints are seeking an exemption from having to pay its players Minnesota’s minimum wage. The Saints say without the exemption, the baseball team runs into a problem… 01/31/2018

Mayor: Minor league ballpark could hinder Vegas getting MLB team A new minor league ballpark in Downtown Summerlin would provide an obstacle for Major League Baseball if it wanted to relocate to Las Vegas ... 01/30/2018

Ballpark update – 01/03/2018

Internships | Columbus Clippers Contact Us

If you are interested in an internship with the Columbus Clippers (class AAA affiliate of the Cleveland Indians).... you'd better hurry! Internships 08/17/2017

A baseball comeback? Pima County reaches out to Milwaukee Brewers to bring spring training back to Kino Stadium County officials sent 17-page package to big-league club, touting Kino Stadium and spring training. 08/15/2017

Ballpark Business Releases 2017 Summer Collegiate Top 100 Attendance Rankings The 2017 summer collegiate baseball regular season has come to a close, and our annual summer collegiate per game average attendance ranking for each of the top 100 teams is now available. 08/09/2017

Bluefish baseball out, concerts in at Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Developer Howard Saffan Monday night revealed - and the mayor's office later confirmed - that his and concert promoter Live Nation's competing proposal to turn the 20-year-old Harbor Yard ballpark into a warm-weather amphitheater was selected by City Hall over a new contract with the Bluefish. Ganim... 08/09/2017

Seacoast Mavs done at Leary Field in 2018 PORTSMOUTH — The tenancy of the Seacoast Mavericks at Leary Field is down to its final few innings. After five summers playing its Futures League 03/17/2017

Key MLB Ballpark Dates We are now just weeks away from the start of the Major League Baseball season, which promises to be a strong one when it comes to ballparks. From the opening of the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park, t…


Pitch & Hit Club

Rescheduled meeting from last week will be tomorrow night (Tuesday, January 10) at Sox' Park! Plenty of free parking in the staff lot on 35th. Enter through main doors and take elevator to press level. Meeting in Bards Room (Press Dining Room). Complimentary dinner served at 6:30 and meeting at 7:00. Former Northwestern University Baseball Coach Paul Stevens will be our guest speaker! Hope to see you there!


Pitch & Hit Club

Meeting tonight at Sox' Park! Plenty of free parking in the staff lot on 35th. Enter through main doors and take elevator to press level. Meeting in Bards Room (Press Dining Room). Complimentary dinner served at 6:30 and meeting at 7:00. Former Northwestern University Baseball Coach Paul Stevens will be our guest speaker tonight! Hope to see you there!


Pitch & Hit Club

Attention Pitch & Hit Members.... our first members meeting of the new year is this Tuesday, January 3 at White Sox Park! We will begin serving our regular complimentary meal at 6:30 PM and the meeting will begin at 7. Come and hear our guest speaker and enjoy some "hot stove" baseball talk at the home of the Chicago White Sox! We meet in the "Bards Room" (Press dining room) on the press level. Plenty of easy and free parking in the staff lot on 35th just west of the main office entrance. Park and enter through the main reception area, take the elevator to the press level. Lots of exciting things to cover as we prepare for our 71st annual awards banquet. We hope to see you Tuesday at Sox Park! 12/28/2016

Luzerne, Lackawanna counties may discuss settling Triple-A baseball litigation Solicitors from Luzerne and Lackawanna counties say they’re interested in discussing a settlement of their 12/23/2016

Hartford Officials Told Dunkin' Donuts Park Will Be Ready For Home Opener Dunkin' Donuts Park is on target to open April 13 , 2017 for the Hartford Yard Goats inaugural home opener, according to officials charged with completing the much-delayed project. 12/14/2016

Council committee, Bluefish have a deal The council’s Contracts Committee unanimously approved a temporary deal allowing the Bridgeport Bluefish Atlantic League team, whose contract with the city expired in September, to play ball through the 2017 season. Boulton countered that the team recieved rent credits from Finch for work the Bluefi...


Whitecaps Light Up the Holiday Season The annual Christmas Lite Show at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League), is now open. At nearly two miles long with more than one million lights on … 11/16/2016

New for 2017: New Orleans Baby Cakes The rebranding of the New Orleans Zephyrs is complete, as the Class AAA Pacific Coast League franchise is now the New Orleans Baby Cakes. 11/11/2016

Pre-Gaming For Baseball In Rosemont The boys of summer expect to step up to the plate in Rosemont in May 2018 at a new baseball stadium. Some of players on the field at that time could be familiar names in the baseball world and former or up-and-coming members of the Cubs or White Sox. 11/06/2016

TinCaps Awarded Minor League Baseball’s Top Honor PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Class A (Midwest League) affiliate of the San Diego Padres, are the recipients of Minor League Baseball’s 2016 John H. Johnson President̵… 11/02/2016

Jumbo Shrimp: An Oxymoron, And Now A Minor League Baseball Team

Jacksonville Suns are now the Jacksonville "Jumbo Shrimp" In some corners, it's being panned like so much scampi. Others say they can't wait to buy a team jersey. An anti-shrimp petition has been started.


MLB Tapping Into China Major League Baseball is spending big on diamonds, academies and talent search, as the Chinese government sees baseball becoming a $7.4 billion industry. Read more here. View official website of … 10/16/2016

D-backs name Mike Hazen general manager PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Sunday that Boston Red Sox senior VP and general manager Mike Hazen has been named executive vice president and general manager. The announcement was made by managing general partner Ken Kendrick and president/CEO Derrick Hall. Hall and Hazen will be… 10/14/2016

It’s the Bismarck Larks! The new summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise in Bismarck (ND) will be known as the Bismarck Larks. The name and primary and secondary logos were unveiled during an event Thursday evening.…


Manfred: Likely News on A's Ballpark Situation Within Year Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expects news within a year regarding potential plans for the Athletics to build a new ballpark in Oakland. Major League Baseball is monitoring weekly calls the A's are holding to plan for a new stadium, and the low-budget franchise is exploring several... 09/22/2016

Field Renovations Begin at City Stadium PRESS RELEASE – Less than a week after the conclusion of the 2016 season, the Lynchburg Hillcats began the initial stage of a series of renovations scheduled for City Stadium by starting to r…



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