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Promotions Watch: Preseason Exhibitions

Many Minor League Baseball teams are offering fans the opportunity to take in a game before Opening Day on April 9 by including preseason exhibition games in their schedules. Headlined by five games that pit Minor League teams against their Major League parent clubs, these contests are discussed in this week’s Promotions Watch. (more…)

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Jacksonville unveils Bragan Field

The city of Jacksonville made it official: the playing field at the Baseball Grounds will be known as Bragan Field, with temporary signs at the ballpark unveiled. The field is named for longtime Jacksonville Suns (Class AA; Southern League) owner Peter Bragan Sr. Bragan, who passed away on July 7 at the age of 89, […]

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Suns, Marlins extend affiliation through 2014

The Jacksonville Suns (Class AA; Southern League) and the Miami Marlins extended their player-development contract through the 2014 season. “We are excited to have the Marlins back in Jacksonville, and I fully expect the Marlins to send us a team that will contend for another Southern league Championship in 2013,” said Jacksonville Suns President Peter Bragan […]

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