MiLB clubs announce Black history initiatives
Teams building on 'The Nine' platform in February and beyond
This February and throughout the 2023 season, clubs across Minor League Baseball will celebrate Black History Month in their communities as part of MiLB’s The Nine initiative. Here's a look at what some teams have planned:
Minor League teams get into Groundhog Day spirit
What if a mascot predicted the weather, instead of a groundhog?
It’s February, which means Spring Training is right around the corner. But before attention can be rightfully turned to diamonds across the Minor Leagues, we must look to Punxsutawney Phil to tell us how many more weeks of winter there will be.
Jirschele excited to return to Knights as skipper
New Skipper Has His Dad to Lean on Tremendously When it Comes to Managing & More
When the Charlotte Knights open the 2023 season in Uptown Charlotte on Friday, March 31 against the Memphis Redbirds, there will be a familiar face managing the club – Justin Jirschele.
On Wednesday, February 1, Jirschele was re-introduced to Uptown Charlotte in a press conference at Truist Field. A former
Wisconsin unveils Lake Winnebago Shantymen identity
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and Fond du Lac Dock Spiders to share Shantymen name for a game in 2023
GRAND CHUTE, WI – The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have pushed the boundaries of their identity in celebrations of Wisconsin industry and heritage. Now, the Rattlers – the team that brought you Udder Tuggers, Brats, and Los Cascabeles – and the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders unveil their Lake Winnebago Shantymen
Coolbaugh winner Sweet returns as Nashville manager
Rick Sweet Returns as Manager with Club for Third Straight Season, Fourth Overall
NASHVILLE – The Milwaukee Brewers announced today the Nashville Sounds coaching staff for the 2023 season. The staff will be led by Manager Rick Sweet, who will be in his fourth overall season (third consecutive) as skipper of the Sounds.
Sweet will be joined by hitting coach Al LeBoeuf, pitching
Renegades begin construction on Dutchess Stadium
Player-facing upgrades enhance training facilities, safety as part of multi-year transformation
Wappingers Falls, N.Y. (Jan. 31, 2023) – The Hudson Valley Renegades, the High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, and its ownership group, Diamond Baseball Holdings (DBH), are pleased to announce the commencement of major capital upgrades to Dutchess Stadium prior to the 2023 season.
The construction currently underway at
Road to The Show™: Rays’ slugging infielder Mead
No. 33 overall prospect breaking the mold for Australian hitters
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 Rays prospect Curtis Mead. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here.
Curtis Mead is on the verge of going where
Podcast: Hillsboro's Gajownik, Top 100 breakdown
Hillsboro's Gajownik shares road to dugout; Talking new Top 100
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Gajownik: 'Women are getting experiences they need'
New Hops manager talks about making history on MiLB podcast
Last Friday, Ronnie Gajownik made baseball history when the D-backs announced her as the new Hillsboro manager for the 2023 season. That made Gajownik the first-ever woman skipper in the history of the High-A level and the second ever at any spot in the Minors after Tampa’s Rachel Balkovec took
New Hall of Famer Rolen credits Minors for work ethic
New Hall of Famer spent four seasons in the Phillies system
Scott Rolen donned an E5 hat while addressing the media Tuesday evening, a reminder that the fundamentals he learned in the game of baseball set the stage for important work off the field, even as he was being honored for his play on it.
The eight-time Gold Glove-winning third baseman
Road to The Show™: Brewers outfielder Chourio
No. 10 overall prospect experiences meteoric rise as a teenager
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 top Brewers prospect Jackson Chourio. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here.
It became evident very quickly in 2022 that the
Johns to skipper Triple-A National Champion Durham
Johns succeeds Brady Williams, who was elevated to Rays Third Base Coach
The back-to-back Triple-A National Champion Durham Bulls, in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Rays, have announced their field staff for the 2023 campaign at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, with Opening Night 2023 set for Friday, March 31. Michael Johns is set to join Durham as Manager, succeeding Brady Williams, who
Hillsboro's Gajownik named first female High-A skipper
New Hillsboro manager joins Tampa's Balkovec in historic hiring
PHOENIX -- When Ronnie Gajownik was growing up in Orlando, Fla., her dad would sometimes take her out of school to go to a Spring Training game with him. Baseball was a passion for her, but as she would stare out onto the field, there was something she didn't see
'09 International League MVP Duncan to manage SWB
2009 IL MVP returns to Yankees system to helm the RailRiders
MOOSIC, PA (January 20, 2022) – The New York Yankees have announced that Shelley Duncan has been named as the new manager for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Duncan re-joins the organization that drafted him and will lead the franchise that he won the International League MVP Award with in 2009.
Redmond visits home run cycle bat in Cooperstown
Cardinals prospect deeply honored by Hall of Fame's exhibit
Not even an hour after achieving one of the rarest feats in the history of baseball for Double-A Springfield, Chandler Redmond got some news that almost rivaled the accomplishment.
The Hall of Fame wanted his bat.
“Right after the game, a couple reporters had talked to our broadcaster [Andrew Buchbinder]