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Ode to (Simpsons’) Springfield in Fresno

The Fresno Grizzlies will have a tribute to Springfield promotion on June 29 when they take on the Albuquerque Isotopes. With this promotion, the Grizzlies will wear the Simpsons based jerseys with drawings in the style of the cartoon series. Likely it is no coincidence the Grizzlies are wearing these jerseys as they take on… Continue reading Ode to (Simpsons’) Springfield in Fresno

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Eugene Helder promoted to AAA out of the blue

So far the professional career of Aruban infielder Eugene Helder never got any further than Summer League baseball. But now all of a sudden, Eugene was called up to AAA Tacoma and played a game with the Rainiers. In 2014 Eugene played in the VSL, and in 2015 and 2016 he played in the DSL.… Continue reading Eugene Helder promoted to AAA out of the blue

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Albuquerque Green Chile Cheeseburgers?

Naming baseball teams after food for one day is becoming a trend. Of course, the first team that was named after food are the Montgomery Biscuits. But since the Fresno Grizzlies adopted their Fresno Tacos moniker, more and more teams are adopting a food moniker for one day. The next team who is adopting a… Continue reading Albuquerque Green Chile Cheeseburgers?

Minor League Baseball · Minor League promotions · Minor League rebranding

Charlotte Knights rename for one day

This is becoming a trend. Minor League teams that rename themselves for one day or for several specific days during the season. The Fresno Grizzlies started it as they adopted the name Fresno Tacos for several days per season in 2015. Now the Charlotte Knights are following this trend. The AAA (Internatinal League) farm team… Continue reading Charlotte Knights rename for one day

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Reshuffling AAA baseball, worth a thought?

At the end of last season, two California League teams were moved to the East coast to join the Carolina League. The ten team CAL League shrunk to eight teams, while the Carolina League grew to a ten. The reason for this move was purely financial, as the two teams that were moved, the High… Continue reading Reshuffling AAA baseball, worth a thought?

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Fresno Tacos promotion is becoming a tradition

Two years ago, the Fresno Grizzlies came up with the Fresno Tacos promotion for the first time. Last year the Pacific Coast League franchise of the Houston Astros repeated this promotion and the club will organize it again in 2017. The club has unveiled its 2017 Fresno Taco uniform.  The uniform will be worn on… Continue reading Fresno Tacos promotion is becoming a tradition

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Grizzlies, 20 seasons in Fresno

The Fresno Grizzlies will be in Fresno for their twentieth season this year. The team landed in Fresno in 1998 where the team played at the stadium of the University of Fresno in the first four years before they moved to Chukchansi Park. The history of the Grizzlies started in Tucson AZ. The Phoenix Firebirds… Continue reading Grizzlies, 20 seasons in Fresno