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Blue Rocks to host 2014 California-Carolina League All-Star Game

The Wilmington Blue Rocks (High Class A; Carolina League) are hosting the California-Carolina League All-Star Game at Frawley Stadium on June 17, 2014. This will be the second time Wilmington has hosted this inter-league All-Star event. “We are excited about the opportunity to host an event of this caliber,” said Blue Rocks general manager Chris […]

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2012 Broadcaster of the Year: Donny Baarns

We continue our 2012 Ballpark Digest Awards with the announcement of the Broadcaster of the Year Award: Donny Baarns, the Voice of the Visalia Rawhide (High Class A; California League). This was the most difficult category to judge this season: there is an abundance of riches in broadcast booths, and the increasingly complex roles taken […]

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Blue Rocks, Royals extend PDC

The Wilmington Blue Rocks (High Class A; Carolina League) and the Kansas City Royals extended their player-development contract (PDC) through the 2014 season. “We are thrilled to once again renew our affiliation agreement with the Kansas City Royals,” said Blue Rocks general manager Chris Kemple. “They have been a first-class organization to work with and […]

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Carolina League

The Carolina League began life after World War II as a North Carolina-based circuit but had expanded past the confines of the state by the 1980s. Today the league stretches from suburban Maryland and Virginia to South Carolina and Delaware. Class C / 1945-1948 Class B / 1949-1962High Class A / 1963-present Current TeamsFrederick KeysKinston […]

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