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Personnel news in West Michigan, Lakewood, Bridgeport

We have a slew of personnel announcements involving the West Michigan Whitecaps (Low Class A; Midwest League), Lakewood BlueClaws (Low Class A: Sally League) and the Bridgeport Bluefish (independent; Atlantic League). In the Midwest League, Whitecaps Vice President of Sales Steve McCarty has been named the league’s 2014 Executive of the Year, Steve McCarthy. During […]

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Restoring Duncan Park Stadium

It’s important to know that ballpark restoration is a ongoing process, as the folks in Spartanburg (S.C.) discovered when tackling the restoration of Duncan Park Stadium, former home to minor-league and summer-collegiate baseball. Opening in 1926, Duncan Park Stadium was home to many MiLB teams over the years, including a long stint by the Spartanburg […]

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Augusta, San Francisco extend player development contract

Another PDC extension that makes sense: the Augusta GreenJackets (Low Class A; Sally League) and the San Francisco Giants extended their player development contract through 2016. The GreenJackets-Giants relationship dates back to 2005, and 2015 will mark the 11th season of the partnership. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with the Giants,” said GreenJackets President […]

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Power, Pirates extend PDC through 2018

No surprise: the West Virginia Power (Low Class A; Sally League) and the Pittsburgh Pirates are extending their player development contract for four more years, through 2018. “This is an exciting time to be with Pittsburgh,” said Tim Wilcox, the managing partner of West Virginia Baseball, LLC. “With the Pirates resurgence, we’ve seen a number […]

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