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The Week That Was: October 2

Here are the most popular stories published in Ballpark Digest this past week, as measured by page views. The big stories this week: new ballparks in Potomac and Westfield; a baseball institution drops baseball; and the continuing follies in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre over a new ballpark. Westfield approves site for sports complex, complete with new ballpark P-Nats, […]

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Rochester probably will run MuckDogs in ’11; team on the block

The Rochester Red Wings (Class AAA; International League) will probably run the Batavia MuckDogs (short season A; NY-Penn League) again next season, and team officials confirm what we’ve heard: that the MuckDogs are now very much for sale. Running the MuckDogs hasn’t been the most financially lucrative move for the Red Wings: the team lost […]

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Squabbling could derail new SWB Yankees ballpark

A spat between Luzerne and Lackawanna counties over the proceeds of the sale of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) could imperil $20 million in state money already earmarked for a new ballpark, according to Penn. Gov. Ed Rendell. We’re talking a pretty serious split here: Luzerne County has already filed suit to prevent […]

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Designs unveiled for Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, new spring home of the D-Backs and Rox

The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies are moving to some pretty swank surroundings in Spring Training 2011, if the renderings released by HKS are any indication. We have lots of renderings of the new Phoenix-area camp set to open next year. We suspect fans of both teams will be thrilled with the results. The complex […]

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Winter Meetings returning to Nashville in 2012

The annual Baseball Winter Meetings will return to Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort in 2012, marking the sixth time that the annual gathering of professional baseball club and league executives will be held in Nashville. The Baseball Trade Show and the Professional Baseball Employment Opportunities Job Fair will also be held on site during the convention, […]

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