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AAA baseball to San Antonio in 2019

With 112 seasons of play in the Alamo City, the AA San Antonio Missions announced today the team will move up to AAA ball in 2019. The owner of the team, the Elmore Sports Group is thrilled to see their AA team move up from the Texas League to the Pacific Coast League. Missions president… Continue reading AAA baseball to San Antonio in 2019

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Dutchies around the world, part 3

In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world, we pay attention to Jonathan Schoop, Juremi Profar, Sicnarf Loopstok, Ademar Rifaela, and Wladimir Balentien. Jonathan Schoop Jonathan had a rusty start of the season as he only went 2 for 19 in his first six starts. Since then he is slowly recovering. From that low… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 3

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Wichita jumps into race for AA team

City officials of Wichita (Kansas) are trying to get the attention of Minor League Baseball with a new ballpark. Still,  there is a lot that needs to be done, as the city has to build the stadium and is in serious talks with teams. Once, the city of Witchita was home to the Wranglers, an… Continue reading Wichita jumps into race for AA team

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Amarillo negotiating with MiLB club

According to Amarillo Global News, the city of Amarillo is negotiating with an affiliated minor league club to play in the Texan city. Which club and how far the negotiations are is not known yet. Asked about an item on Tuesday’s city council agenda regarding the “Negotiation of Lease and Management Agreement with Affiliated Baseball Team… Continue reading Amarillo negotiating with MiLB club

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Wichita second candidate for San Antonio Missions

Next to the city of Amarillo, there is a second official candidate to become home for the San Antonio Missions. The other day, the city council of Wichita voted unanimously for the expansion of a special taxing district for a development that could include a new ballpark. Could include… It still is depending on the Colorado… Continue reading Wichita second candidate for San Antonio Missions

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Sky High Brewers affiliation news

Just when I finished my previous blogpost about the extension of the PDC between the Giants and the GreenJackets, the next announcement comes in.  The Colorado Springs SkySox (AAA, Pacific Coast League) and the Milwaukee Brewers have extended their player development contract with two years. The contract will run through the 2018 season. Since 2015,… Continue reading Sky High Brewers affiliation news

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Belated PDC news

Last Sunday was the deadline for clubs to sign a player development extension. Just in time two MLB clubs signed an extension with their affiliation. The San Diego Padres signed a two year extension with the San Antonio Missions. The new contract will run through the 2018 season. The Missions (AA, Texas League) are a… Continue reading Belated PDC news