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Oakland, Midland extend PDC for two more years

Another player development contract to announce: The Midland RockHounds (Class AA; Texas League) and the Oakland Athletics extended their PDC through the 2016 season. The Midland RockHounds have had a minor league affiliation with the A’s since 1999. “We are extremely pleased to continue our affiliation with the Midland RockHounds,” said A’s Vice President and […]

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Richmond, Giardina cited by MiLB

Northwest and Arizona League President Bob Richmond and Rochester Red Wings Controller Darlene Giardina, respectively, are this year’s winners of the Warren Giles and the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Awards. Richmond and Giardina will be honored during the Baseball Winter Meetings at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., from December […]

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Hillsboro: We never thought to ask for upfront money from Yakima Bears

A comparison of proposed leases between Hillsboro and the Yakima Bears (short season A; Northwest League) reveals something interesting: despite a team offer to pay up front toward a proposed Clark County ballpark, no such demand was issued by Hillsboro. Not that it would have made a difference anyway: with Northwest League president Bob Richmond […]

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