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Connections abound at Women in Baseball event

Women in Baseball event strengthened after three-year hiatus
@Kelsie_Heneghan
1:57 PM EST

SAN DIEGO – Before anyone answered a question or took the podium, the empowerment was palpable at the Women in Baseball event on Tuesday. Women were the majority in the room, something that is yet to be common at the Winter Meetings or in front offices. Ninety-six women from across

2022 Pirates All-Stars: Priester, Rodriguez pack a punch

Future batterymates headline balanced group of All-Star talent
@MavalloneMiLB
10:00 AM EST

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Ballpark netting requirements to expand

Minor League clubs required to extend nets between poles by '25
3:28 PM EST

Major League Baseball and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced a new requirement today to have extensive protective netting in place at all Professional Development League (PDL) ballparks. The netting initiative was adopted at the 2022 Winter Meetings after being unanimously approved by the MLB PDL Executive Board. A consultant

Balkovec speaks at MLB's Take the Field program

Tampa manager encourages next generation at inclusion event
8:56 AM EST

Representation can go a long way. There were few women in baseball when Rachel Balkovec began making her way through the ranks in 2012, and they were some of the figures who helped lead her to where she is today as a Minor League manager in the Yankees' organization --

Sweet, LaRocque win Coolbaugh, Bender Awards

Nashville skipper, Cardinals' assistant GM earn coaching honors
December 6, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Minor League Baseball announced the selection of Milwaukee Brewers Minor League manager Rick Sweet as the recipient of the 14th annual Mike Coolbaugh Award, and St. Louis Cardinals assistant general manager and director of player development Gary LaRocque as the 14th winner of the Sheldon “Chief” Bender

Road to The Show™: Orioles infielder Norby

Club’s No. 11 prospect sees power surge in first full season
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 6, 2022

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at Orioles No. 11 prospect Connor Norby. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. By season’s end, Connor Norby fit right in

2022 A's All-Stars: Langeliers, Soderstrom play catch up

Power-packed backstops, pitching depth highlight club's All-Stars
@JesseABorek
December 3, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Oakland Athletics.

Sea Dogs to introduce new ownership group

Club to Remain Double-A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and Be Managed by Current Sea Dogs Staff
December 6, 2022

Portland, Maine- The Portland Sea Dogs baseball team today announced it has entered into an agreement with a new owner, Diamond Baseball Holdings (DBH), an organization that owns and operates select minor league clubs affiliated with Major League Baseball (MLB). The Club will continue to be managed by the current

MiLB announces Golden Bobblehead winners

Awards once again honor top promotional efforts from the season
December 5, 2022

SAN DIEGO — Minor League Baseball (MiLB) announced today the winners of the 2022 Golden Bobblehead Awards for top promotional activities and events in six categories. BEST PROMOTION or EVENT – St. Paul Saints, Marathon Sunday Runday During a Sunday afternoon game in May, the St. Paul Saints executed a

Nashville, Richmond headline 2022 Award winners

Nashville, Richmond honored with Bradenton, Fort Wayne execs
December 5, 2022

SAN DIEGO — Minor League Baseball ("MiLB") today announced the 2022 winners of the Organization of the Year Award, Executive of the Year Award, Future Star Award and the CommUNITY Champion Award. Nominees from each league were selected by their peers and were candidates for the overall awards.

Diamond Baseball Holdings acquiring Wind Surge

December 5, 2022

Wichita Wind Surge Announces New Owner Diamond Baseball Holdings DBH to Further Advance the Fan and Community Experience through New Partnerships and Working to Bring More Events to Riverfront Stadium Wichita, KS – December 5, 2022 – The Wichita Wind Surge today announced that it has entered into an agreement

Hillsboro named Copa champion for Soñadores identity

Nationwide honors Soñadores with $5,000 donation
December 5, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Minor League Baseball (“MiLB”) announced the Soñadores de Hillsboro were selected as the 2022 winner of MiLB’s season-long event series, Copa de la Diversión™. The award, presented by Nationwide, was announced during the Baseball Winter Meetings Opening Night Reception in San Diego. As a proud partner of

MiLB teams participate in unique auction for Uvalde

More than 30 clubs helping raise money at Winter Meetings
December 5, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Minor League Baseball (“MiLB”) announced a charitable effort by its clubs during the 2022 Baseball Winter Meetings to assist with the establishment of a new Boys & Girls Club in Uvalde, Texas. MiLB and Major League Baseball (MLB) teams are donating unique experiences and packages for fans

Minors' awards highlight opening of Winter Meetings

Minor League awards, Draft lottery among highlights in San Diego
@JoshJacksonMiLB
December 4, 2022

The Baseball Winter Meetings return to San Diego this week, and the Minor League portion as usual is packed with panel discussions, open forums and other gatherings, highlighted Sunday by the Opening Night reception and awards program at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

2022 Angels All-Stars: Quero, Silseth are heaven sent

International signings, college arms headline club's All-Stars
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 2, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Los Angeles Angels.

Charlotte hitting coach Johnson to join White Sox staff

Former Big Leaguer Spent Two Seasons as Knights Hitting Coach
November 30, 2022

Chris Johnson, who spent the 2021 and 2022 seasons as the hitting coach for the Charlotte Knights, was added to the Chicago White Sox major league coaching staff on November 29. Johnson, 38, will serve as Chicago’s assistant hitting coach for the 2023 season. The White Sox finalized the team’s

Looking back on Domínguez's time in Hudson Valley

Jasson Domínguez proved to be a high-impact player for the Renegades
December 1, 2022

Over the last handful of seasons, there has been perhaps no prospect in baseball with more hype than Jasson Domínguez, who drew attention from MLB prospect watchers since the time he was just 13 years old. He signed with the Yankees for a record $5.1 million bonus as a 16-year-old

2022 Red Sox All-Stars: Rafaela barrels toward Boston

Free-swingers, big thumpers loom large among Red Sox All-Stars
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 30, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Boston Red Sox.

Road to The Show™: Phillies right-hander Abel

No. 54 overall prospect holding up his end of winning combo
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 29, 2022

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at second-ranked Phillies prospect Mick Abel. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. Coming into the season, Mick Abel seemed to be

Candaele returns for third season as Bisons manager

2021 Co-Manager of the Year to serve third year with Herd
November 30, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays today announced that Casey Candaele will serve as Buffalo Bisons manager for the 2023 season. Candaele returns to Buffalo after splitting last year as Bisons manager and as interim bench coach for the Blue Jays after being promoted by Toronto in mid-July. The remainder of the

2022 Rays All-Stars: Bradley, Manzardo shine brightest

Tough All-Star calls abound in Minors' winningest system of '22
@SamDykstraMiLB
November 28, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Tampa Bay Rays. 2022 Organization Summary Triple-A Durham: 86-64

Hillsboro unveils logo for 10th anniversary season

November 23, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Seth Hoiland, Hillsboro Hops Media Relations [email protected] Hillsboro, OR (November 22, 2022) – The Hillsboro Hops are excited to unveil the logo and branding for their 10th anniversary season. The Hops moved to Hillsboro from Yakima, Washington ahead of the 2013 season and will be celebrating

2022 Astros All-Stars: Loperfido, Brown keys to future

Houston's All-Stars built by mix of youth, World Series contributors
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 23, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Houston Astros.

MiLB, Rawlings announce Gold Glove Award® winners

Giants boast two selections; six recipients shined at High-A
November 22, 2022

NEW YORK -- Minor League Baseball and the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., announced the nine recipients of the 2022 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® for defensive excellence.