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Sand Gnats exploring Columbia move?

Columbia (S.C.) Mayor Steve Benjamin wasn’t too subtle in describing a potential baseball partner for his city, leaving little doubt he was talking with Savannah Sand Gnats (Low Class A; Sally League) ownership about a new facility. In a newspaper interview, Benjamin talked about the existing owner also owning a new team in the Midwest […]

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Mets, Gnats extend affiliation

The Savannah Sand Gnats (Low Class A; Sally League) and the New York Mets extended their player-development contract (PDC) through the 2014 season. “We’re pleased to have the New York Mets back with us to continue our partnership and the development of future major leaguers here in Savannah,” said Sand Gnats President John Katz. “The Mets have […]

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In Savannah, don’t underestimate Freier when it comes to new ballpark

He pulled off new-ballpark construction against some daunting odds in Fort Wayne, so don’t underestimate efforts by Sand Gnats owner Jason Freier to build a new facility in Savannah. Those of us with longer memories can recall the obstacles faced by Hardball Capital’s Freier as he put together a funding plan for Parkview Field, the home […]

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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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