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Isaac forces Zephyrs to shift series

An upcoming series between the New Orleans Zephyrs and Round Rock Express (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) has been moved to the Dell Diamond because of Tropical Storm Isaac. A state of emergency has been declared in New Orleans, in anticipation of the tropical storm potentially arriving on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Zephyrs will travel to […]

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Blanton snares PCL turf award

Eric Blanton, the Manager of Grounds for the Reno Aces, has been named the Pacific Coast League’s 2011 Sports Turf Manager of the Year. The award was voted on by the 16 field managers in the PCL and is judged by the voters on criteria such as pregame setup for batting practice and infield practice, […]

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Notable managerial moves: Sandberg to Lehigh Valley, Riordan to Florence

Two notable managerial changes in the minors have been announced: Ryne Sandberg, successful as manager of the Iowa Cubs (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) last season and passed over as Cubs manager, will pilot the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League), while Fran Riordan, the winningest manager in Frontier League history, will lead the […]

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Pacific Coast League

The Pacific Coast League was the equivalent to a major league in its early years, operating with its own local farm teams and attracting talent who didn’t necessarily see the need to head East to play against major competition. After World War II there was consideration to taking the formal steps to position the PCL […]

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