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Wilmington looks at development deal with Braves, Mandalay

The off-again, on-again Wilmington (N.C.) ballpark project is back on, as the city is reviewing a potential memorandum of understanding for a ballpark development with the Atlanta Braves and Mandalay Baseball Properties. The potential economic deal was announced at a press conference today. The proposal is for a 6,000-seat, $35-million to $40-million ballpark near the […]

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No, Canada

Prospects for Minor League Baseball returning to Ottawa and Montreal have dimmed in recent weeks, as a lack of funding for new and improved facilities is proving to be an impediment to any franchise shifts. With the rebound of the Canadian dollar, MiLB teams moving into Canada has been seen by many owners as a […]

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For sale: Alliance Bank Stadium

Though it’s very unlikely there will be a buyer, Onondaga County has put Alliance Bank Stadium, the home of the Syracuse Chiefs (Class AAA; International League) on the market as part of a larger effort to find a private operator for its sports and convention venues. The Chiefs have been the lessee of the ballpark […]

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PSC, Mandalay to join forces

Professional Sports Catering announced today that it has entered into a joint venture partnership with Mandalay Baseball Properties.  In the new partnership, PSC will maintain majority ownership and management of the company while Mandalay will add its extensive management expertise and experience in Minor League Baseball, and will become an active partner in the growth […]

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Frey out in Erie

In what many consider to be a surprising move, John Frey is out as general manager of the Erie SeaWolves (Class AA; Eastern League), as Mandalay Baseball shakes things up a month before the regular season starts. This is an odd time to be making such changes in a front office, and no one is […]

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Three architectural firms bid on PNC Field renovations

Three firms — Ewing Cole, L.R. Kimball and Populous — submitted bids to provide design services on the renovation of PNC Field, the home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League), slated to begin at the end of the 2011 season. All three have experience with minor-league ballparks, both on new construction and renovations. […]

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