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Spelius, Ridley win Giles, Rawlings Awards

As the baseball world preps for the upcoming Winter Meetings, awards are being announced. Minor League Baseball has selected Midwest League President George Spelius and Nashville Sounds Office Manager Sharon Ridley as this year’s recipients of the Warren Giles and the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Awards, respectively. The Giles Award annually honors outstanding […]

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Film shot at Alliant Energy Field to debut next Saturday

A one-hour made-for-television show on the 1919 Chicago Black Sox scandal filmed at Clinton’s Alliant Energy Field, home of the Clinton Lumberkings (Low Class A; Midwest League), premieres on the MLB Network on Saturday, November 13 at 9 p.m. Eastern. “Triumph and Tragedy: The 1919 Chicago White Sox” was filmed by MLB Productions Senior Producer […]

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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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Toronto extends with Lansing, takes over in Bluefield

The Toronto Blue Jays made two announcements today regarding its farm system, signing an extension of its player-development contract with the Lansing Lugnuts (Low Class A; Midwest League) and taking over from Baltimore with the Appalachian League’s Bluefield team, to be known as the Bluefield Blue Jays. The Bluefield Blue Jays will begin play with […]

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