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Baby Blue Jays set to fly tomorrow

Baseball didn’t change much in Bluefield up to now, but 2011 sees some huge changes at Bowen Field: the Bluefield Blue Jays (rookie; Appalachian League) are now in town after 53 seasons of the Bluefield Orioles occupying the ballpark. The Orioles maintained an Appy League team in Bluefield from 1957 to 2010 before pulling out […]

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Toronto extends with Lansing, takes over in Bluefield

The Toronto Blue Jays made two announcements today regarding its farm system, signing an extension of its player-development contract with the Lansing Lugnuts (Low Class A; Midwest League) and taking over from Baltimore with the Appalachian League’s Bluefield team, to be known as the Bluefield Blue Jays. The Bluefield Blue Jays will begin play with […]

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