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Skeeters franchise officially acquired by Astros

April 20, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TX) –The acquisition of the Sugar Land Skeeters by the Houston Astros was today officially approved by the Sugar Land City Council. The acquisition agreement included the Astros and the City of Sugar Land partnering on a lease extension, keeping the Skeeters at Constellation Field through at least

Prospect scouting report: Tigers' Torkelson

No. 3 overall prospect will begin his pro career back at third base
@MavalloneMiLB
April 20, 2021

MiLB.com introduces a new series spotlighting players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at top Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here.

Copa de la Diversión back with a bang in 2021

Minors' Hispanic-outreach initiative thinking big in fifth year
@tylermaun
April 19, 2021

After an offseason that's felt like it would never end, Minor League Baseball is nearly back, and it’s bringing its most colorful initiative with it. Copa de la Diversión, MiLB’s season-long “Fun Cup” celebration of Hispanic communities across the baseball landscape, returns in 2021 with its most packed itinerary yet.

Springfield adds to uniform rotation for this season

April 19, 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Victory Blue is here to stay. The Springfield Cardinals will open up their 16th season on May 4, 2021 with a brand new uniform rotation. The new lineup will feature the Cardinals traditional and classic home whites in addition to making the 2019 Victory Blue alternate jersey

Twins tap Meyer to manage Mighty Mussels

April 19, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Minnesota Twins have promoted Brian Meyer to lead the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels as manager for their inaugural 2021 campaign. Aaron Sutton had previously been tabbed as Mussels’ manager, but announced his decision to step away from coaching and pursue a family business venture on

Hops, Thunder discuss shared parks on podcast

Hops, Thunder execs discuss sharing parks with other MiLB clubs
April 15, 2021

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Snappers to auction off stadium naming rights

April 14, 2021

Ever wanted to have a night at the ballpark named after you? Here is your chance. For every remaining home game at Pohlman Field this season, the Snappers are auctioning off the chance to name the night at the ballpark in an effort to raise money for the Stateline Boys

Get to know the teams in the High-A Central

Former Midwest League clubs ready to take game to higher level
April 14, 2021

As the 2021 season approaches, MiLB.com introduces the 11 leagues created by the restructuring of Minor League Baseball across four levels of play. Below is a team-by-team introduction to the High-A Central, including affiliation, previous circuit and most recent championship. (Note: "Established" refers to the first year of a team's

Prospect scouting report: Yankees' Dominguez

Teen phenom ready to debut with 'otherworldly' expectations
@RobTnova24
April 12, 2021

This week, MiLB.com introduces a new series spotlighting players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at top Yankees prospect Jasson Dominguez. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Bisons to call Trenton home to begin 2021 season

Bisons/Blue Jays to complete jointly-funded upgrades to player facilities at Sahlen Field
April 9, 2021

The Buffalo Bisons today announced that they will begin the 2021 Triple-A season in Trenton, NJ (at the home of the Trenton Thunder), while the Bisons and Toronto Blue Jays complete a joint renovation project to prepare Sahlen Field for Major League regular season games. The Bisons Home Opener is

D-backs' Martin joins latest MiLB podcast

D-backs' Martin discusses alternate site, return from Tommy John
April 9, 2021

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Lansing's Jackson Field going cashless this season

April 8, 2021

Lansing, Mich. – Jackson® Field™ is joining a growing number of ballparks that are are going entirely cashless when the Minor League Baseball season opens on May 4th, the Lansing Lugnuts announced today. “Going cashless is going to make for faster, safer and more secure transactions. This is about looking

Missions to host Mexican League exhibitions

April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Antonio - The Missions announce that Nelson Wolff Stadium will be the host of two Liga Mexicana de Beisbol exhibition games between the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos and the Acereros de Monclova on Thursday, April 29th and Friday, April 30th presented by

After long road, Mets' Opp ready for next challenge

Left-hander epitomizes power of perseverance in quest for contract
@RobTnova24
February 19, 2021

Since he started playing baseball, the only thing that has accompanied Mets pitching prospect Cam Opp more than his glove is adversity. But through every obstacle, the 25-year-old has continued to push forward. On a journey that included stops in London, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Indiana, Texas,