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White Sox minor-league schedules posted

More news from spring training: we’ve posted the schedules for the four minor-league affiliates of the Chicago White Sox, playing out of Camelback Ranch-Glendale. The four teams: Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League), Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League), Winston-Salem Dash (Class A; Carolina League) and Kannapolis Intimidators (Class A; Sally League). You can view […]

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WSSU to play home games at BB&T Ballpark

College baseball comes to BB&T Ballpark this season, as the Winston-Salem Dash (High Class A; Carolina League) and Winston-Salem State University have entered into an agreement for the WSSU baseball team to play the majority of its 2011 home schedule at BB&T Ballpark. Winston-Salem State University, which is fielding a baseball team for the first […]

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Dash makes scheduled ballpark payment

The Winston-Salem Dash (High Class A; Carolina League) and Brookstown Development Partners made a scheduled rent payment of $355,053 on BB&T Ballpark yesterday, pushing this year’s payments to almost $1.2 million. The yearly payments are a combination of rent and ticket surchages imposed when the city financed the final construction of the ballpark. Critics of […]

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How much financial information is enough for a ballclub to disclose?

Some in Winston-Salem want to see the Winston-Salem Dash (High Class A; Carolina League) disclose additional information about team finances as part of BB&T Ballpark financial oversight. But if the team is meeting the conditions of its lease, should that information made public? A lesson for all teams. The issue: when Winston-Salem taxpayers stepped in […]

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Organization of the Year: Winston-Salem Dash

To say that 2009 was a terrible year for the Winston-Salem Dash is an understatement: a new ballpark sat uncompleted as the team slogged through a miserable lame-duck season at Wake Forest Baseball Park, drawing just 901 fans a game. To say there was a huge streak of cynicism among local fans is an understatement. […]

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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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