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2014 Affiliated Attendance by League

With the 2014 Minor League Baseball regular season over, we’ll begin looking at what happened this season on the attendance front. We’ll start with a look at teams by league, ranked by average attendance. We’ll follow this up with listings of affiliated attendance by average and attendance by total. Summer-collegiate attendance has already been posted, […]

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Burlington squared: Oakland signs PDCs with Bees, Lake Monsters

The Oakland A’s joined forces with two of the three Burlington minor-league teams today, as the last teams left standing in low A — the Vermont Lake Monsters (short season A; NY-Penn League), playing out of Burlington, Vt., and the Burlington Bees (Low Class A; Midwest League), from Iowa — officially announced player-development deals. “We […]

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Nats switch short-season affiliate to Auburn

The Washington Nationals changed their affiliation lineup on the short-season level by moving from the Vermont Lake Monsters to the Auburn Doubledays for the 2011-2012 seasons. “We are delighted to add Auburn to the Nationals’ family,” said Nationals President Stan Kasten. “This agreement again narrows the footprint of our Minor League system, and starting next […]

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Connecticut, Detroit extend PDC

The Connecticut Tigers and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a two-year extension to their player development contract (PDC), guaranteeing the agreement through the 2012 season. “We are proud to continue our affiliation with the Detroit Tigers for two more years,” said Connecticut Tigers General Manager Andrew Weber. “They are one of the most storied […]

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Grasshoppers, Marlins extend PDC

The Greensboro Grasshoppers (Low Class A; Sally League) and the Florida Marlins have extended their Player Development Contract through the end of the 2012 baseball season, team officials announced today.   “The Florida Marlins are very excited to continue our partnership with the Greensboro Grasshoppers through the 2012 season,” said Marlins Vice President of Player […]

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Tides, BaySox, Keys re-up with O’s through 2014

The three eastern teams controlled by Ken Young extended their player-development deals with the Baltimore Orioles through 2014. The Norfolk Tides (Class AAA; International League), the Frederick Keys (High Class A; Carolina League) and the Bowie BaySox (Class AA; Eastern League) all extended their existing player-development deals.  “We are extremely excited to continue our partnership […]

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