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Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Blue Wahoos to welcome Watson

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Class AA; Southern League) are continuing to promote their ties to minority investor, and two-time Masters Tournament Champion, Bubba Watson: Starting tonight, Watson will lend a helping hand around Bayfront Stadium for the next four games while making himself accessible to fans as part of a unique promotion. (more…)

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Northwest Arkansas Thunder Chickens

Promotions Watch: What-If Nights

The often overlooked aspect of name the team contests is that the monikers that do not win still offer plenty of promotional opportunities. In recent years, more teams across Minor League Baseball are breaking out the losing finalists as part of What-If Night. These revisionist theme nights are the topic of this week’s Promotions Watch. […]

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Dunedin Blue Jays

Florida Auto Exchange Stadium: Outdated Yet Charming

With its unwieldy name adorning the façade of a stark exterior, Dunedin’s Florida Auto Exchange Stadium does not make an aesthetically pleasing first impression, and it lacks many of the amenities that fans and players have come to expect. Despite those disadvantages, the ballpark offers an intimate charm in a city that is full of […]

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Promotions Watch: Bobbleheads and Gnomes Part I

Few giveaways make for better collectibles than bobbleheads and garden gnomes, both of which are popular promotions in Major League and Minor League Baseball. As the regular season approaches, Promotions Watch will highlight some of the most notable bobblehead and gnome giveaways in both circuits during the two-part series. This week will feature the majors, […]

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Promotions Watch: Ballpark Beers

Over the past several seasons, the bond of beer and baseball has grown, thanks to teams embracing the growth of the craft brewery industry. In the latest Promotions Watch, we highlight some of the most recent developments in this trend, including the growing numbers of clubs rolling out team-branded brews. (more…)

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