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Personnel news in West Michigan, Lakewood, Bridgeport

We have a slew of personnel announcements involving the West Michigan Whitecaps (Low Class A; Midwest League), Lakewood BlueClaws (Low Class A: Sally League) and the Bridgeport Bluefish (independent; Atlantic League). In the Midwest League, Whitecaps Vice President of Sales Steve McCarty has been named the league’s 2014 Executive of the Year, Steve McCarthy. During […]

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Big weekend for BlueClaws: PDC extended, 6M fan at hand

Big weekend for the Lakewood BlueClaws (Low Class A; Sally League): the team signed a player-development contract extension with the Philadelphia Phillies and is set to welcome the 6-millionth fan in team history today. With the two-year extension, the BlueClaws will remain the South Atlantic League affiliate of the Phillies through at least the 2016 […]

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Marano new Lakewood BlueClaws GM

A personnel move to note: Brandon Marano has been promoted to general manager of the Lakewood BlueClaws (Low Class A; Sally League), replacing Geoff Brown. Marano, previously the team’s Assistant General Manager of Operations, becomes the second General Manager in team history. The promotion was announced by BlueClaws President Joe Finley. He takes over for […]

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Romney carries the day in Bobblection 2012

Good news if you’re a Mitt Romney supporter: in a tally of bobblehead choices in 10 minor-league ballparks, Romney carried the day with six wins and won the total selections by 7.1 percentage points. The Goldklang Group produces the most extensive election bobblehead promotion in minor-league baseball, working with 10 teams over seven dates on Bobblection 2012. The promo […]

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Lakewood, Phillies extend PDC

We expect to see a lot of stories like this in the next two weeks: the Lakewood BlueClaws (Low Class A; Sally League) and the Philadelphia Phillies extended their player-development contract though 2014. No one was seriously entertaining the thought that the two would not renew. The Philies and BlueClaws have been affiliated since 2001, […]

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