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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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Gnats, Mets extend PDC

The New York Mets and Savannah Sand Gnats (Low Class A; Sally League) announced a two-year extension of their player development partnership through 2012. The Mets and Gnats partnership began prior to the 2007 season. “We are very pleased to extend our relationship with the Gnats and the city of Savannah,” said Adam Wogan, Mets […]

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Stone Crabs, Rays extend PDC

The Tampa Bay Rays have extended their player development contract (PDC) with the Charlotte Stone Crabs (High Class A; Florida State League) through the 2012 season. The Stone Crabs have served as the High-A affiliate for the Rays since the team was first announced after the 2008 season. Charlotte won the FSL South Division Championship […]

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Nuts, Rockies combine for two more years

The Modesto Nuts (High Class A; California League) and the Colorado Rockies will be together for two more years, as the pair’s PDC is extended. The two-year extension will ensure the partnership continues for eight consecutive seasons, tying the second longest affiliation in Modesto professional baseball history. The franchise previously held 8-year partnerships with the […]

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Astros, Hooks extend PDC; ‘Stos resigned to losing Express

The Houston Astros and Corpus Christi Hooks extended their player-development deal through 2016, but ‘Stros officials admit they don’t have much hope for retaining the Round Rock Express as a Triple-A affiliate. “This is a great day for Ryan-Sanders Baseball and the Corpus Christi Hooks,” CEO Reid Ryan said. “The extension further strengthens our great […]

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Senators, Nats extend PDC

The Harrisburg Senators (Class AA; Eastern League) and the Washington Nationals have extended their player-development deal for two more years, through the 2012 season. This year marks the sixth season of the Senators affiliation with the Nationals, and the 20th season with the Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos. Since Montreal moved to Washington for the 2005 season, […]

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Reds, Mudcats extend PDC

The Carolina Mudcats (Class AA; Southern League) and the Cincinnati Red extended their player-development deal by two more years. “The Reds are very pleased to be renewing their Player Development contract with the Mudcats. We are extremely happy with the way the relationship has developed over the past two summers,” said Terry Reynolds, Senior Director […]

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Nats, Chiefs extend PDC

No surprise here: the Washington Nationals and the Syracuse Chiefs (Class AAA; International League) have extended their player-development deal for two more years. Nationals president Stan Kasten, Nationals senior vice president and general manager Mike Rizzo and director of player development Doug Harris made the joint announcement. “This decision to extend our Syracuse affiliation was […]

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Colorado Springs, Rockies extend PDC

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) and the Colorado Rockies have extended their Player Development Contract through the end of the 2012 baseball season, team officials announced today. “The Colorado Rockies Organization is very pleased to extend our contract with the Sky Sox, and we are proud to remain a part […]

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Brewers, Helena extend PDC for two more years

The Milwaukee Brewers announced today a two-year player development contract extension with the Helena Brewers of the rookie Pioneer League through the 2012 season. “We are very pleased to extend our player development contract with the Helena Brewers,” said Brewers Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Melvin. “The Pioneer League provides a competitive experience […]

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Everett, Seattle agree on two-year PDC extension

The Everett AquaSox and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a two-year extension to the Player Development Contract, binding the team’s affiliation through the 2012 season. The agreement was finalized Wednesday afternoon. “We are excited to extend our great partnership with the Mariners,” said AquaSox Executive Vice President Tom Backemeyer. “It’s a perfect fit on […]

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Tacoma, Seattle extend PDC

No surprise here: the Tacoma Rainiers and the Seattle Mariners announced an extension to their player-development deal through 2014.   “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with the Mariners, especially as we open a newly renovated Cheney Stadium in 2011,” said Rainiers President Aaron Artman. “They have been terrific partners, since ownership purchased the […]

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