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San Antonio AAA baseball may hit a snag

Two weeks ago, the Elmore Sportsgroup announced they will move their AA team to Amarillo and their AAA team from Colorado Springs to San Antonio. All in good faith the city of San Antonio would spend on a new AAA ballpark. Now it seems that several prominent politicians prefer Major League Soccer over Minor League… Continue reading San Antonio AAA baseball may hit a snag

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Salt Lake Bees to welcome 12 millionth fan

The Salt Lake Bees, AAA affiliate of the Anaheim Angels in the Pacific Coast League, hosted 4,155 fans in last night’s game (a 9-3 win over the Reno Aces). With this number of fans, the club is only 10,230 away from reaching the 12 million mark.   After the Portland Beavers, who replaced the independent… Continue reading Salt Lake Bees to welcome 12 millionth fan

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Birmingham willing to spend $500K on repairs of Rickwood Field

Historic Rickwood Field, that was home to Minor League and Negro League teams is in need of repairs. The annual Rickwood Classic, a game hosted by the Birmingham Barons in wich the teams wear throwback uniforms, was canceled because the place was shut down after city officials discovered the ballpark needed structural shoring and repairs.… Continue reading Birmingham willing to spend $500K on repairs of Rickwood Field

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AAA team to Windsor Co. soon?

Yes, there is some ballpark news again. Not from the towns like San Antonio or Amarillo, that have been in the news for the past year and a half. No, this time it is from Windsor Colorado. The city of Windsor announced it will start a construction of a baseball/softball complex in October. This complex… Continue reading AAA team to Windsor Co. soon?

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Cashman Field transfers to city

Today, the Las Vegas City Council approved the transfer of the Cashman Center, the conference center AND Cashman Field, from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) to the city of Las Vegas. The terms of the transfer include: • LVCVA will operate and maintain the facilities through Dec. 31, 2017 • Those currently using… Continue reading Cashman Field transfers to city

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Spencer Kieboom designated for assignment

The Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton today. To make room for him on the roster, the team designated catcher Spencer Kieboom for assignment in a surprising move. It remains to be seen if the Dutchie can prepare himself for the upcoming season with the Nats. 2017 would be the sixth season in… Continue reading Spencer Kieboom designated for assignment

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Kannapolis approves ballpark design

The city council of Kannapolis (North Carolina) has approved the ballpark design for the projected downtown ballpark of the Kannapolis Intimidators (A Full Season, South Atlantic League). With the approval, an important hurdle is taken on the way to a downtown revitalization. The Kannapolis Intimidators are looking for a new ballpark since the club has… Continue reading Kannapolis approves ballpark design