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Mobile, Arizona extend player development contract

Another PDC to announce: the Mobile BayBears (Class AA; Southern League) and the Arizona Diamondbacks renewed their existing player development contract for two more years, through 2016. “The BayBears organization has enjoyed eight great seasons as an Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate and we are excited to continue our great partnership,” said Mobile BayBears General Manager Chris […]

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Minnesota Twins to Chattanooga?

Another big affiliation shift could take place with the Chattanooga Lookouts (Class AA; Southern League), where Minnesota Twins officials could announce a new player development contract (PDC) today. Twins officials flew into Chatanooga last night to tour AT&T Field and check out the team’s player facilities. A local newspaper is reporting a new deal could […]

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Jackson, Seattle extend PDC through 2016

The same day teams could tell former partners about an impending breakup, the Jackson Generals (Class AA; Southern League) and the Seattle Mariners extended their player development contract (PDC) through 2016. “We are thrilled to continue our relationship with the Seattle Mariners,” said General Manager Jason Compton. “We are lucky to have an affiliation with […]

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Smokies named Southern League organization of the year

Nice honor for an organization on the rise: The Tennessee Smokies were awarded the Class AA Southern League’s 2014 Don Mincher Organization of the Year Award, as voted on by the league’s general managers. The franchise is also the circuit’s nomination for Minor League Baseball’s John H. Johnson President’s Award, which the Smokies also won […]

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