Top Menu

Archive | Minor-League Baseball

Ballpark Digest square

Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat for October 6, 2020

Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, Mick Gillispie and Kevin Reichard discuss the most recent news in MiLB contraction regarding the Appy League, the changing demographics of game broadcasts, and different terms for game gear, including a pill, aspirin, pigskin and loaf of bread, on this week’s Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat. (more…)

Continue Reading
Appalachian League

MLB announces plans for Appalachian reincarnation as wood-bat league

Big changes are in store across Minor League Baseball this year. The first shoe dropped Tuesday with the announcement that the Appalachian League will relaunch in 2021 as a summer college wood-bat league specifically designed for rising freshman and sophomores, operated with the support of MLB and USA Baseball.  (more…)

Continue Reading
Ballpark Digest square

Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat for September 29, 2020

Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Kevin Reichard discuss the most wonderful time of the year—the 16-team playoff season!—as well as changes to the minor leagues, how pro ball will approach 2021, and different terms for the act of fielding, including battling and vacuuming up the ball, on this week’s Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat. (more…)

Continue Reading