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Cal League: Blaze out of Bakersfield

With Sam Lynn Ballpark not meeting professional baseball standards for a venue, Cal League President Charlie Blaney says the search is on for a new home for the Bakersfield Blaze (High Class A; California League). For the past several years keeping the Blaze at Sam Lynn Ballpark was contingent on a new ballpark in Bakersfield. […]

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Elmore buys back Bakersfield Blaze

As expected, D.G. Elmore exercised his option to buy back the Bakersfield Blaze (High Class A; California League) from Gene Voiland and Chad Hathaway, though the future of the team is still up in the air. Elmore, owner of the Elmore Sports Group, sold the franchise to Voiland and Hathaway in March 2012, and the pair […]

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Bakersfield Blaze sold

After years of failed efforts at a new ballpark, Elmore Sports Group has sold the Bakersfield Blaze (High Class A; California League) to two local investors, whose next challenge will be funding a Sam Lynn Ballpark replacement. Chad Hathaway and Gene Voiland are buying the team for an undisclosed price. The sale has been in the […]

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