Baseball stadiums · World Baseball Classic

Ballparks around the world: Petco Park

In Ballparks around the world, it is time to pay attention to the final venue of the 2017 World Baseball Classic: Petco Park in San Diego, home of the San Diego Padres. This modern ballpark is situated right next to the famous Gaslamp Quarter. The construction of the ballpark started in 2000 and the ballpark… Continue reading Ballparks around the world: Petco Park

Minor League Baseball · Minor League promotions

Wednesday, El Paso Diablos day

The El Paso Chihuahuas, AAA Pacific Coast League affiliate of the San Diego Padres will have a special themed Wednesday during the 2017 season. The team will look back to the past of El Paso baseball and wear jerseys in accordance with the themed night. The Chihuahuas will wear complete El Paso Diablos uniforms, referring… Continue reading Wednesday, El Paso Diablos day

Minor League Baseball · Minor League promotions

51s celebrate 35th anniversary

The 51s landed in Las Vegas 35 years ago. To celebrate the feat, the club has revealed a special anniversary logo which refers to the current moniker but also the previous one. AAA baseball landed in Las Vegas in 1983 when the AAA Spokane Indians moved to the city of light and became the affiliate… Continue reading 51s celebrate 35th anniversary

Minor League affiliation news · Minor League Baseball

D-Backs leave Mobile and look for greener pastures in Jackson

The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced that they have left the Mobile BayBears to look for new AA partner in the Southern League. During the last decade, the team was linked to the Mobile BayBears, but after ten years the club has decided to sign a player development contract with the Jackson Generals, who were the AA affiliate… Continue reading D-Backs leave Mobile and look for greener pastures in Jackson

Minor League affiliation news · Minor League Baseball

More holy PDC news

The San Diego Padres have been pretty active with signing PDC extensions this week. Not only did they extend the deal with their A Full Season affiliate, the Fort Wayne TinCaps, they also signed a new extension with the Lake Elsinore Storm, one of the eight remaining teams in the California League in 2017. The… Continue reading More holy PDC news

Minor League affiliation news · Minor League Baseball

Holy PDC extension

More PDC news today from San Diego. The Padres extended their player development contract with their A Full Season farm team, the Fort Wayne TinCaps. The two clubs extended their cooperation for two more years through the 2018 season. TinCaps president Mike Nutter  led off the praising with the following words: “We’re truly thrilled to… Continue reading Holy PDC extension

Minor League affiliation news · Minor League Baseball

Rangers and Indians extend PDC

The Texas Rangers and the Spokane Indians (A Short Season, Northwest League) have extended their player development contract with two more years through the 2018 season. The cooperation between the two clubs started in 2003. Since the two clubs became partners the Indians have won three Northwest League titles. One in the inaugural year of… Continue reading Rangers and Indians extend PDC