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Podcast unpacks scheduling promos in 2021

Jacksonville's Ratz details how to schedule promotions for 2021
April 22, 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,

Brewers' Mitchell to start season with Wisconsin

Milwaukee Sending Garrett Mitchell to Timber Rattlers to Start 2021 Season
April 22, 2021

GRAND CHUTE, WI – The Milwaukee Brewers have informed the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers that Garrett Mitchell, the #1 pick of the Brewers in the 2020 draft and the #1 prospect in the organization, will start his minor league career at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. The Brewers drafted

Sea Dogs reveal series of ballpark improvements

Hadlock Field to shine brighter with new lighting
April 22, 2021

Portland, Maine- The Portland Sea Dogs have unveiled a series of improvements to Hadlock Field as the Sea Dogs prepare to open the 2021 season on Tuesday, May 4th at 6:00 PM at home against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Headlining the improvements are new lighting, an upgraded Red Sox

Hooks unveil Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits identity

Hook, Line & Sinker re-opens April 22 for in-store shopping
April 21, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Hooks, along with founding partner Whataburger, have cooked up a savory new alternative to the team’s distinctive on-field look. Throughout the 2021 season, the Hooks will play as the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits as an ode to the restaurant’s famed breakfast sandwich. Each Wednesday, the Hooks

Patriots mourn passing of chairman emeritus Kalafer

April 21, 2021

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced that the team’s Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer passed away on Wednesday morning from cancer at the age of 71. “We are completely heartbroken by Steve’s passing. Everyone who ever came into contact with him over the years knows just how special a

Get to know the teams in the High-A West

Closely tied six-member circuit emerges from short-season ranks
April 21, 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 West, including affiliation, previous circuit and most recent championship. (Note: "Established" refers to the first year of a team's

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.