Minor League Baseball · Minor League rebranding

Lansing Lugnuts unveil new caps

It has been a while since you could read some minor league news. The focus has been on the World Baseball Classic lately. But finally, there is something to tell about a minor league club again. The Lansing Lugnuts to be exact, the A Full Season farm team (Midwest League) of the Toronto Blue Jays.… Continue reading Lansing Lugnuts unveil new caps

Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball

Ozhaino Albies gets invitation for Spring Training

Ozzie Albies, the talented infielder from Curacao, who just turned 20,  has received an invitation for Spring Training Camp as a non-roster invitee by the Atlanta Braves. Ozzie has to report at the Braves Spring Training complex at ESPN Wide World of Sport complex on February 18. This will be the third time that Albies will… Continue reading Ozhaino Albies gets invitation for Spring Training

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

Major League Baseball

My top ten of MLB logos

It is a bit silent regarding baseball news, so I thought it was time to post an item about the top ten of MLB logos that I like. I start with number ten and count down to nr. one. 10. Toronto Blue Jays The current Toronto Blue Jays logo is clearly a spin off of… Continue reading My top ten of MLB logos

Minor League Baseball

Nationals PDC news

Once again an MLB club extended the Player Development Contract with its minor league affiliate with two more years through 2018. The number of two years seems to be rather standard. Extensions for longer terms only seem to happen halfway the contracts. Anyhow, the Washington Nationals and their A Full Season affiliate of the Sally League (South… Continue reading Nationals PDC news

Major League Baseball · Minor League Baseball

More affiliation news

The season is far from over yet but the news about the extension of Player Development Contracts keeps coming. This time the Buffalo Bisons announced the extension of the PDC with the Toronto Blue Jays. Unlike the announcements of the past few weeks, this extension will be only for two years, through the 2018 season.… Continue reading More affiliation news

Major Leagues

Montero claimed off waivers. Heading to Toronto

Earlier today you could read here that the Mariners had placed Jesus Montero on waivers after a very disappointing Spring Training in which he only hit .237. In the previous years Montero did not only struggle at the plate at MLB level, he als struggled with his weight. But it must be said that he… Continue reading Montero claimed off waivers. Heading to Toronto