Archive for the 'Minor Leagues' Category

How the practice of firing free stuff into stadium seats became a thing.

More than 20 years after meeting in the Arizona Fall League, Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan may purchase the Marlins together.

Switch-hitting slugger Francisco Mejia is a player to know.

Just one city can say it’s had a minor league baseball franchise continuously since the 19th century.

Eliminating the draft could be good for pretty much everybody.

A Double-A town is still talking about it, 39 years later.

This minor league team’s experiment deserves repetition.

How the Houston Astros’ new High-A affiliate is settling into its impermanent situation.

Was this third league from a century ago on par with the NL and AL?

An inside look at the latest promotional trend in Minor League Baseball, the temporary rebrand.

The Pacific Coast League is a hitter’s haven, but not for the reasons you think.

The spending limits on amateur talent may have severe consequences.

The minor league broadcasting ranks can be a road to nowhere.

Why the traditional, scary team nickname is a thing of the past.

If a hitter can hit for power in the minors, what does that say about his potential major league success?

If a pitcher can make ’em swing and miss in the minors, what does that say about his potential major league success?

Previously left for dead, Kinston, N.C., will host minor league baseball again in 2017

The Cubs’ farm team on the South Carolina coast is proof of the team’s brand power.

A city mourns the loss of its ball club.

A lot of people claim they played minor league baseball. Some really did.