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Royals extend PDCs with four affiliates

The Kansas City Royals extended player-development contracts (PDCs) with the Wilmington Blue Rocks (High Class A; Carolina League), Lexington Legends (Low Class A; Sally League), Idaho Falls Chukars (rookie; Pioneer League) and Burlington Royals (rookie; Appalachian League). The Burlington, Idaho Falls and Wilmington PDCs are two-year extensions through 2016, and the Lexington extension is through […]

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Charleston, Greensboro pace 2013 South Atlantic League awards

The best in Low Class A South Atlantic League front offices were honored in the 2013 South Atlantic League Outstanding Achievement Awards, as announced by President Eric Krupa. All 14 teams, along with the field managers and umpires, participated in the voting for these awards. Club Merit Award: The Greensboro Grasshoppers have been selected as […]

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Legends unveil new uniforms for 2013

The Lexington Legends (Low Class A; Sally League) unveiled new uniforms for the 2013 season, implementing a green-blue-cream color combination and paying homage to Kentucky in several ways. “It’s been an exciting off-season so far, and this will only add to it,” said Legends General Manager Seth Poteat. “It’s time to let everyone see the […]

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Legends, Royals announce new affiliation

The Lexington Legends (Low Class A; Sally League) have a new parent in the Kansas City Royals, as the pair announced a new four-year player-development contract (PDC). Legends Chairman Bill Shea and President/COO Andy Shea were connected to the Royals’ organization through their five-year ownership of the Omaha Storm Chasers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League). […]

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New for 2011: Whitaker Bank Ballpark

Goodbye Applebee’s Park, hello Whitaker Bank Ballpark, as the home of the Lexington Legends (Low Class A; Sally League) has a new naming-rights partner in Whitaker Bank Corporation. “The opportunity to be the naming rights sponsor for the Legends was one that we could not pass up,” said Elmer K. Whitaker, CEO of Whitaker Bank. […]

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