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Promotions Watch: Short Season Giveaways and Theme Nights

The airing of tonight’s MLB Draft signals the arrival of short season baseball and a new batch of promotions to look forward to over the coming weeks. Some of the best offerings across four leagues—New York-Penn, Northwest, Appalachian and Pioneer leagues—which include theme nights and giveaways are covered in this week’s Promotions Watch. (more…)

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Ogden, Dodgers extend player-development contract through 2016

In a surprisingly low-key fashion — no press releases, no big announcements — the Ogden Raptors (rookie; Pioneer League) and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their player development contract (PDC) through 2016. The pair have been affiliated since the 2003 season. Tommy Lasorda, who managed a former Ogden team affiliated with the Dodgers in 1966–68, […]

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Royals extend PDCs with four affiliates

The Kansas City Royals extended player-development contracts (PDCs) with the Wilmington Blue Rocks (High Class A; Carolina League), Lexington Legends (Low Class A; Sally League), Idaho Falls Chukars (rookie; Pioneer League) and Burlington Royals (rookie; Appalachian League). The Burlington, Idaho Falls and Wilmington PDCs are two-year extensions through 2016, and the Lexington extension is through […]

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