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Sister: Simones mistreated by Chiefs

With Tex and John Simone out of the Syracuse Chiefs (Class AAA; International League) daily operations, family member Wendy Shoen speaks out about how they were treated by franchise leaders. Shoen, daughter of Tex and brother of John, has spent a lifetime in baseball along with her family, most recently as team merchandise manager. While […]

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Nats extend affiliations with four farm teams

The Washington Nationals extended their affiliations with four minor-league clubs: the Syracuse Chiefs (Class AAA; International League), Harrisburg Senators (Class AA; Eastern League), Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League) and Auburn Doubledays (short season A; NY-Penn League). Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals Assistant General Manager and […]

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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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Blue Jays to Doubledays: See you later

The Toronto Blue Jays have officially informed the Auburn Doubledays (short season A; NY-Penn League) that their 10-year affiliation marriage is over, and the Blue Jays will seek the affections of another short-season team. No surprise: the Blue Jays had telegraphed they were not happy in Auburn and would probably seek another farm team. And, […]

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What comes next in affiliation process?

There’s a lot of misinformation and misapprehension about what happens next in the affiliation process for MiLB and MLB teams, but one thing is certain: an existing minor-league team is guaranteed a parent no matter what. So Doubledays, Sounds and Muckdogs fans can relax: a team’s return is not dependent on the player-development process. We’ve […]

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