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Tides, BaySox, Keys re-up with O’s through 2014

The three eastern teams controlled by Ken Young extended their player-development deals with the Baltimore Orioles through 2014. The Norfolk Tides (Class AAA; International League), the Frederick Keys (High Class A; Carolina League) and the Bowie BaySox (Class AA; Eastern League) all extended their existing player-development deals.  “We are extremely excited to continue our partnership […]

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Pols: Let’s not fix up PNC Field — or sell team to Mandalay, either

If Mandalay Baseball and the New York Yankees want to see improvements to PNC Field, they’ll need to fund them, according to several Lackawanna County Commissioners, who don’t want to see the pair exercise an option to buy the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. Yes, it’s an inconsistent stand, but the rhetoric is certainly placing the future of […]

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Huntington Park / Columbus Clippers

With a stunning design, strong sense of history and the latest in fan comforts, Huntington Park comes close to being the perfect baseball facility. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 2009 Capacity: 10,000 (7,600 seats, 1,200 specialty seats, 1,200 lawn/SRO spots) Number of Suites: 32, with 42 loge boxes Owner: Franklin County Architect: 360 Architecture Naming Rights: […]

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NBT Bank Stadium / Syracuse Chiefs

While it lacks some of the frills found at other International League parks, NBT Bank Stadium does the basics pretty well. The entire park has comfortable chair-style seating with ample leg room. No bleachers anywhere. The concourse divides the lower 100 and 200 levels from the suites and general-admission upper level. The concourse also features […]

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International League

The International League has its roots in 1885’s New York State League, which served as a starting point for 1886’s International Association. The league was known by several different names in its early days — Eastern Association (1891), Eastern League (1892-1911), and New International League (1918-1919) — and served as a Class AAA league for […]

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