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2014 Affiliated Attendance by Average

We conclude our listings of 2014 Minor League Baseball attendance with a ranking of the 176 teams by average, perhaps the most accurate way to assess the health of a team. This concludes our listing of 2014 attendance for affiliated teams. Summer-collegiate attendance has already been posted, with independent baseball covered after the Atlantic League season ends. […]

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River Cats prep for Raley Field upgrades

The Sacramento River Cats (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) are planning some serious upgrades to Raley Field this offseason, adding an enclosed 5,000-square-foot club with a bar and patio. The 5,000-square-foot club, overlooking left field and open to all season-ticket holders, already has a naming-rights partner and will be called the Western Health Advantage Legacy […]

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2013 Affiliated Attendance by Average

We conclude our listings of 2013 Minor League Baseball attendance with a ranking of the 176 teams by average, perhaps the most accurate way to assess the health of a team. This concludes our listing of 2013 attendance for affiliated teams. Summer-collegiate attendance has already been posted, with independent baseball covered after the Atlantic League season ends. […]

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2013 Affiliated Attendance by Total

With the 2013 Minor League Baseball regular season over, we continue our review of attendance figures. Up next: a look at teams ranked by total attendance. We’ll follow this up with a listings of affiliated attendance by average. Summer-collegiate attendance has already been posted, with independent baseball covered after the Atlantic League season ends. Here are the […]

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Forbes: Placing a value on MiLB teams

Forbes Magazine has released a estimate of Minor League Baseball franchises values, with the Sacramento River Cats topping the list with a calculated worth of $38 million. The top ten teams and their valuations: Team Valuation Sacramento River Cats (PCL; AAA) $38 million Round Rock Express (PCL; AAA) $35 million Lehigh Valley IronPigs (IL; AAA) […]

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Sacramento: Forget NBA, let’s woo MLB

Fresh off a failed attempt to build a new arena for the Sacramento Kings (NBA), Mayor Kevin Johnson says the city should be looking at building a downtown ballpark for a Major League Baseball team. Johnson, the former NBA star turned politician, been discussing MLB with former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy (publisher of the local newspaper) and […]

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Oakland minor-league spring scheds posted

Another sets of schedules for your perusal: Here are the spring-training schedules for the four Oakland Athletics farm teams, playing out of the team’s Papago Park training complex. The schedules are for the Sacramento River Cats (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), Midland Rock Hounds (Class AA; Texas League), Stockton Ports (Class A; California League) and […]

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Raley Field / Sacramento River Cats

Raley Field isn’t really a downtown ballpark, being 15 minutes away and across the river from downtown Sacramento. It’s definitely not a suburban ballpark, located in a disused warehouse/industrial area. Let’s just say it’s an urban ballpark and leave it at that — besides proclaiming Raley Field a great ballpark. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 2000 […]

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