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It’s official: Jamestown Jammers to Morgantown in 2015

It’s official: the Jamestown Jammers (short season A; NY-Penn League) are moving to a new ballpark in Morgantown, West Virginia, for the 2015 season. “The New York-Penn League is thrilled to announce that we will be brining a professional baseball franchise to Morgantown, West Virginia for the 2015 season,” said New York-Penn League President Ben […]

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TIF district approved for Morgantown ballpark

The Monongalia County Commission gave final approval to a tax-increment-financing (TIF) district in Morgantown that would help fund a new ballpark for the West Virginia University baseball team and potentially a NY-Penn League team. The county has been discussing a TIF for several months in association with a developer and the university. The TIF would […]

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Jammers, Pirates sign PDC

The Jamestown Jammers (short season A; NY-Penn League) and the Pittsburgh Pirates signed a two-year player-development contract (PDC), through the 2014 season. “We’re extremely pleased to align the Jammers with an organization that is widely regarded as having some of the most exciting young players in all of minor league baseball,” said Bob Rich Jr., […]

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Cards back to State College for 2013-2014

The St. Louis Cardinals are returning to the State College Spikes (short season A; NY-Penn League) in the first major shift in the affiliation arrangements for 2013-2014, according to a published report. It’s no secret there were tensions between the Spikes and former parent Pittsburgh Pirates this past season, with Spikes management complaining about the […]

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Burlington squared: Oakland signs PDCs with Bees, Lake Monsters

The Oakland A’s joined forces with two of the three Burlington minor-league teams today, as the last teams left standing in low A — the Vermont Lake Monsters (short season A; NY-Penn League), playing out of Burlington, Vt., and the Burlington Bees (Low Class A; Midwest League), from Iowa — officially announced player-development deals. “We […]

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Nats switch short-season affiliate to Auburn

The Washington Nationals changed their affiliation lineup on the short-season level by moving from the Vermont Lake Monsters to the Auburn Doubledays for the 2011-2012 seasons. “We are delighted to add Auburn to the Nationals’ family,” said Nationals President Stan Kasten. “This agreement again narrows the footprint of our Minor League system, and starting next […]

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