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Crosscutters, Phillies extend PDC

The Williamsport Crosscutters (short season A; NY-Penn League) will continue to be a farm team oif the Philadelpha Phillies, as the pair signed a two-year extension to their player-development contract, through 2012. The announcement was made prior to the Crosscutters’ final home game at Historic Bowman Field.   In announcing the agreement, Phillies Asst. Director […]

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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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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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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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Nat Bailey Stadium / Vancouver Canadians

Nat Bailey Stadium began life as Capilano Stadium, the home of the legendary Vancouver Capilanos of the Western International League. (What’s a Capilano? It was a local brewery.) It’s been the psychic center of baseball in British Columbia since there, serving as the home of the Vancouver Capilanos (“Caps”), the Vancouver Mounties of the Pacific […]

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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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