Nice recognition of a baseball great and a great idea for an award: Minor League Baseball Charities announced today that it has created a community-service award that will bear the name of longtime South Atlantic League president John Henry Moss.
New MiLB community-service award to be named after John Henry Moss
Bisons unveil new uniforms for 2013
To celebrate the makeover of the team, the Buffalo Bisons (Class AAA; International League) unveiled new uniforms today -- including a cool alt uniform that mirrors the look of parent Toronto Blue Jays.
Sea Dogs, Red Sox extend affiliation to 2018
The Boston Red Sox and the Portland Sea Dogs (Class AA; Eastern League) extended their player-development contract (PDC) through the 2018 season, in a deal announced tonight.
New scoreboard on tap in Cedar Rapids
Lots of change in Iowa, as fans of the Cedar Rapids Kernels (Low Class A; Midwest League) will be enjoying a new scoreboard at Veterans Memorial Stadium in addition to the team's new affiliation with the Minnesota Twins.
Evaluating player trades via rookie cards
Let's begin with this: On Sunday, December 9, the Kansas City Royals acquired pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis (as well as a player yet to be named) from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery, and Patrick Leonard. It will be five months before we begin to see the deal's consequences. It will likely be at least a handful of seasons before we are able to evaluate a true winner.
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