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Connecticut, Detroit extend PDC

The Connecticut Tigers and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a two-year extension to their player development contract (PDC), guaranteeing the agreement through the 2012 season. “We are proud to continue our affiliation with the Detroit Tigers for two more years,” said Connecticut Tigers General Manager Andrew Weber. “They are one of the most storied […]

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Promotions Watch: Scrappers to bid farewell to James via LeBronfire

The Youngstown, Ohio-based Mahoning Valley Scrappers are saying goodbye to LeBron James in their own special way: anyone willing to destroy their James jersey or memorabilia will receive a free ticket to the Aug. 5 game. The Mahoning Valley Scrappers (short season; NY-Penn League) are working out their grief over losing LeBron James by throwing […]

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Connecticut Tigers off to decent start at Dodd Stadium

The crowds probably aren’t as large as team officials want, but the first games at Norwich’s Dodd Stadium for the Connecticut Tigers have been encouraging. After eight home games at Norwich’s Dodd Stadium, officials with the Connecticut Tigers (short season; NY-Penn League) say they’re pleased with attendance and think they have a solid foundation for […]

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Skylands Park / Sussex Skyhawks

Welcome to the middle of nowhere. Sussex County, New Jersey, is tucked away in the northern tip of the state near the New York state line. It s not Bruce Springsteen’s gritty urban Jersey, but rather rolling hills and pastures. The ballpark, the former home of the New Jersey Cardinals, sits at the crossroads of […]

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