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New Joliet team launches name-the-team contest

The new Joliet team in the independent Frontier League is launching a name-the-team contest and is starting with a solid list of names already suggested by others, including our favorite: the Jailbirds. Names already on the docket also include Pioneers, ’66ers, Gems, Jackrabbits, Old-Timers, Gravel, Stonecutters, Luckys, Steelheads and Jailers. “We have had many brainstorming […]

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Missions, Padres extend PDC

San Antonio Missions President Burl Yarbrough announced today that the Missions have extended their Player Development contract with the San Diego Padres for two more seasons running through the 2012 season. “We are very pleased to announce that we will continue our relationship with the Padres.  The past four seasons have been great, as we […]

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ULB announces end-of-year awards

United League Baseball announced its annual awards today, and the San Angelo Colts and Laredo’s Jose Melendez were among the big winners for front-office and broadcasting duties. “In congratulating all the winners I feel this shows how good this league is as a whole,” said United League President Byron Pierce. “We look to continue all […]

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Indy realignment in the discussion phase

Multiple sources confirm that recent discussions between reps of the independent American Association, Northern League and Frontier League could yield a dramatic realignment of the independent scene for the 2011 or 2012 seasons, as old grudges and bitter rivalries are giving way to a new sense of economic reality. The discussions directly between American Association/Northern […]

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