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Skeeters to launch Constellation Field tonight

Peter Kirk tells us Constellation Field is the most spectacular ballpark he’s opened, and we’re guessing Sugar Land Skeeters (independent; Atlantic League) fans will concur at tonight’s opening. Kirk is an expert at new-ballpark openings: he’s launched 15 over the years, both in affiliated ball and independent ball. In recent years there’s been a certain […]

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TCL expands to The Woodlands

The summer-collegiate Texas Collegiate League is adding an eighth team for the 2012 season, with a new franchise in The Woodlands to be owned by local resident Ramiro Lozano. The team, which will be named via a name-the-franchise contest, will play out of The Woodlands Christian Academy. Several college players from Texas colleges have already […]

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Crane group lands Astros

Jim Crane, who lost out to Nolan Ryan in a bid for the Texas Rangers, has perhaps the next best thing for someone in the Lone Star State: he’s heading a local group buying the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane in a deal announced today. No word yet on the purchase price, though we expect […]

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