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Crawdads, Rangers extend PDC through 2018

The Hickory Crawdads (Low Class A; Sally League) and the Texas Rangers extended their player development contract for four years, through the 2018 season. The Crawdads have been the South Atlantic League affiliate of the Rangers since the 2009 campaign, with playoff appearances in 2010 and 2011. Hickory posted a league-best 79-58 record in 2011, […]

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Spokane, Texas extend player-development contract

The Spokane Indians (short season A; Northwest League) will remain a Texas Rangers affiliate through 2016, as the two teams extended their player-development contract (PDC) for two more years. “We’re more than excited to be able to continue the affiliation with the Texas Rangers two more years,” said Spokane Indians Vice President-General Manager Chris Duff. […]

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Greenberg, Sonju close on purchase of Frisco RoughRiders

The first part of the Mandalay Baseball Properties selloff has been announced, with veteran baseball operator Chuck Greenberg and Scott Sonju buying the Frisco RoughRiders (Class AA; Texas League). Terms of the deal were not announced. A new corporation, Frisco RoughRiders LP, will include Greenberg, Sonju and local investors. Greenberg will be Chairman, CEO and […]

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New for 2014: The $25 D-Bat Dog

Another gutbuster is making its way to an MLB ballpark this season: The Arizona Diamondbacks will be selling the $25 D-Bat Dog, a deep-fried 18-inch corn dog delight. The Diamondbacks were already pushing the envelope in terms of high-calorie dogs at Chase Field, but the D-Bat Dog is just on this side of acceptable of […]

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