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New for 2015: CHS Field

We have a name for the new Lowertown home of the St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association) opening for the 2015 season: CHS Field. Naming rights for the new ballpark were purchased by Inver Grove Heights (Minn.)-based CHS Inc., a Fortune 100 agriculture cooperative. “The opportunity to team up with Saints is a homerun for […]

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Collier named American Association Executive of the Year

Nice honor for a good guy: Winnipeg Goldeyes general manager Andrew Collier has been named the 2014 American Association Executive of the Year. Under Collier’s guidance, the Goldeyes once again led American Association teams with a total attendance of 258,429 and average attendance of 5,618. The Goldeyes also hosted a very successful two-day American Association […]

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University of Texas takes over Edinburg Baseball Stadium; will pro baseball return?

The University of Texas System is taking over Edinburg Baseball Stadium for use by UT-Pan American and UT-Rio Grande Valley, but it’s far from clear whether pro baseball will return to the facility. For many years Edinburg Baseball Stadium hosted the Edinburg Roadrunners (independent; United League Baseball), one of the more successful teams in the […]

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One last hurrah at Midway Stadium

We’re down to the wire at Midway Stadium, where the St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association) will wrap up their tenure there with a final game tonight. As a ballpark, Midway Stadium was cheaply built and not blessed with an abundance of amenities. Originally called Municipal Stadium, it opened after St. Paul tore down the […]

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Simunic, RedHawks exercise contract option

The only manager in Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (independent; American Association) history, Doug Simunic, will be with the team through the 2017 season, as a two-year contract extension was exercised. Simunic signed a three-year extension in 2012, with the potential for a two-year extension. That extension is now in play. “I would like to capture one more […]

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