The Salt Lake Bees will remain the Angels' top affiliate at least through the 2014 season.
The Salt Lake Bees (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim extended their PDC through the 2014 season. No surprise: the Angels love to have long-term PDCs in place, and the MLB club has sent a lot of talent Salt Lake's way.
"We are pleased to continue our relationship with the Angels," said Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. "I have the utmost respect for [L.A. general manager] Tony Reagins and the Angels organization. Having visited with Tony at Angel Stadium on several occasions, it is clear, from player development to stadium operations to fan relations, the Angels are a model franchise."
"This extension of our player development contract with Salt Lake through the 2014 season is the direct result of the tremendous professional relationship the Angels have with the Bees organization," said Angels Director of Player Development Abe Flores. "The Bees share our same ideals and commitment to being a first-class organization and we look forward to continued success in Salt Lake in the years to come."
The Angels currently boast 30 players on the team's 40-man roster who have played for the Bees.
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