Five Minor League All Star Games Take Place Tonight

It’s that time of year in the Minors—we’ve reached the halfway mark of the season in many leagues, and there’s no surer sign of the midway point of a baseball season than all star games. To that end, five leagues in the Minors are holding their summer classics this evening,

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Baseball Club to Wear Washington Capitals Uniforms

With the nearby Washington Capitals locked in the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning right now, the Frederick Keys (Class A-Baltimore Orioles) of the Carolina League will be doing their best to support the boys in red. No, they won’t be wearing the logo I quickly whipped up

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Down East Wood Ducks Introduce New Logos

The Down East Wood Ducks, a new Minor League Baseball team in the Carolina League (Texas Rangers Single-A) unveiled their new logos earlier today at a media event streamed online. The logos, designed by Brandiose, feature a white-headed male wood duck with green and orange features, a look at the whole set:

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Astros Introduce Temp Single-A Team in Buies Creek, NC

The Houston Astros today unveiled the logo, uniform, and name of their new (but temporary) Single-A Carolina League team, the Buies Creek Astros. Buies Creek will play at Campbell University in North Carolina over the next two seasons, the Astros will then reportedly try to relocate to Fayetteville for 2019. Their logo is

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MiLB to contract Bakersfield Blaze, High Desert Mavericks

The Single-A California League will lose two long-tenured teams at the end of the season. The Bakersfield Blaze and the High Desert Mavericks, the league’s lowest-attended teams, will cease operations and be dissolved when the 2016 season comes to an end. To keep the equilibrium throughout Minor League Baseball, two new

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The Story Behind the Carolina Mudcats: It’s the Fish, Stupid

The scene that Steve Bryant describes the night he purchased the Columbus Astros before the 1989 season sounds like a cliché from a cheesy movie. “I bought it from four doctors in Columbus, Georgia, on a Saturday night,” Bryant said. “They pulled out a fifth of Jack Daniels on the negotiating

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