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Rangers to reassign Purpura

In the wake of a disappointing season, the Texas Rangers are shaking up their front office and will reassign Tim Purpura, the team’s senior director of player development, to new duties for 2014. The news was reported by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Purpura is well-known at almost every level of baseball. Besides serving as general […]

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Hickory Crawdads, Texas extend PDC

The Texas Rangers and Hickory Crawdads (Low Class A; Sally League) extended their player-development contract (PDC) through the 2014 season. “On behalf of our President Nolan Ryan and our General Manager Jon Daniels, I would like to thank the Crawdads Ownership and Management for providing us another opportunity to extend our affiliation,” said Texas Rangers […]

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MiLB Promotional Seminar moving to Reno

Minor League Baseball’s annual promotional seminar is moving next season to Reno, Nevada, as hordes of baseball folks will be descending on “The Biggest Little City in the World” from October 2-5, 2012. The two-and-a-half day MiLB Promotional Seminar allows sports professionals to discuss and exchange ideas about topics such as marketing, gameday and non-gameday […]

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Purpura wins Hemond Award

Minor League Baseball Executive Vice President & COO Tim Purpura has been named the winner of the 10th annual Roland Hemond Award by the Arizona Fall League. The award is presented to recognize a baseball executive who has provided at least 15 years of outstanding service to professional baseball and who has served the Arizona […]

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