Korean baseball · Uncategorized

Hof-er to throw out first pitch in Korea

Hall of famer George Brett, the famed former third baseman of the Kansas City Royals, will throw out the first pitch in Korea this weekend. The NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball Organization have invited the Hall of Famer to thrown out the first pitch on Sunday before their season opener against the Lotte Giants at… Continue reading Hof-er to throw out first pitch in Korea

Curacao baseball · Major League Baseball · Minor League Baseball

Juremi Profar added to Rangers roster

Yesterday the Texas Rangers announced that they added the younger brother of Jurickson Profar to their Spring Training roster. Juremi Profar, 21-year old brother of Jurickson played at A-Advanced last season. With the now defunct High Desert Mavericks, Juremi won the Caliornia League pennant. Weird fact is that after the championship the team moved to the Carolina… Continue reading Juremi Profar added to Rangers roster

Minor League Baseball

Mavericks say goodbye with championship

It it rather unique. A team that won the California League pennant in its first year and final year of existence. It is what happened to the High Desert Mavericks last night.  Recently MiLB announced that the Mavericks and the Bakersfield Blaze will be contracted and moved to the East coast where the Mavericks will… Continue reading Mavericks say goodbye with championship

Minor League affiliation news · Minor League Baseball

High Desert and Bakersfield to Carolina League

Sad news today. According to a source within Minor League Baseball, the California League will announce the contraction of the Bakersfield Blaze and the High Desert Mavericks later today. In the past few months, you could read here several posts with speculations about possible moves. Now it appears that those speculations were pretty close to… Continue reading High Desert and Bakersfield to Carolina League

Minor League Baseball

Cal League affiliation change in the making

A surprising move by the Seattle Mariners. The team acquired a 51% stake in the Modesto Nuts, now the Advanced A team of the Colorado Rockies. The Mariners on their turn are affiliated with the Bakersfield Blaze, which is currently leading the California League North Division. The reason behind this move is that the Mariners… Continue reading Cal League affiliation change in the making

Minor Leauge Baseball

Stadium in Fayetteville feasible, dark clouds above Cal League teams

A feasibility study about the possibility of a minor league ballpark in Fayetteville had a positive outcome for the city. According to the study 4,500 seat ballpark could be created. The study also stated that 88% of the interviewed persons said that they would likely go to a game in the new ballpark in the… Continue reading Stadium in Fayetteville feasible, dark clouds above Cal League teams

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Ports and Athletics extend PDC

The minor league season barely has started or there is news about another extension of a player development contract. This time the Oakland Athletics and the Stockton Port (A-Advanced affiliate in the California League) extended their cooperation through the 2020 season. The current contract will expire after this season, so apparently the A’s are very… Continue reading Ports and Athletics extend PDC