Chattanooga shines on Green Power Night

Lookouts on cusp of Minors' first ever fully carbon-neutral game

Reliever Ryan Nutof models the Green Power jerseys that the Chattanooga Lookouts will wear for Friday's carbon-neutral game.

By Benjamin Hill | August 22, 2019 10:49 AM ET

On Green Power Night, the Chattanooga Lookouts aim to play a 100 percent carbon-neutral ballgame. Ben Hill explains how it came about and how it'll go down.

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Designated Eater: El Paso's many flavors

Chihuahuas food and drink draws from influences near and far

At Southwest University Field, home of the El Paso Chihuahuas, one can find a preponderance of unique culinary options.

By Benjamin Hill | August 20, 2019 3:01 PM ET

Designated Eater Daniel Acuña joined Ben Hill at an El Paso Chihuahuas game, where he enjoyed Rangoon Dogs, meaty Border Nachos and even meatier drinks.

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On the Road: Lowriders cruise into Fresno

Grizzlies' 'Copa' identity celebrates Central Valley car culture

The Fresno Grizzlies suited up as the Lowriders over two weekends in 2019, celebrating the car culture of California's Central Valley.

By Benjamin Hill | August 19, 2019 10:36 AM ET

Twice this season, the Fresno Grizzlies transformed into the Lowriders. Ben Hill was on the scene for this celebration of Central Valley car culture.

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No one fights alone: Amarillo backs Bachar

Sod Poodles strong in support of pitcher's father's cancer battle

The Amarillo Sod Poodles take the field in Bachar Strong jerseys Saturday, in support of Lake Bachar's father's battle with cancer.

By Benjamin Hill | August 15, 2019 10:40 AM ET

Amarillo Sod Poodles pitcher Lake Bachar's father is fighting cancer. On August 17's Bachar Strong Night, the entire community joins the battle.

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On the Road: Potomac and Hagerstown

Ben's final trip of 2019 includes a goodbye to P-Nats, 'The Pfitz'

By Benjamin Hill | August 14, 2019 1:15 PM ET

MiLB.com's Ben Hill final road trip of 2019 features a farewell to the Pfitz, home of the Potomac Nationals. He'll also make an overdue trip to Hagerstown.

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A long road for Las Vegas' Logan

Aviators president reflects on two-decade path to new park

Don Logan has worked for Las Vegas' Triple-A franchise since becoming an account executive in 1984. (Las Vegas Aviators)

By Benjamin Hill | August 12, 2019 10:48 AM ET

The path to opening Las Vegas Ballpark was a long one. Aviators president Don Logan spoke with Ben Hill about the 18-year effort to replace Cashman Field.

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On the Road: Exploring Las Vegas Ballpark

Aviators take flight within sleek, shiny Summerlin surroundings

Las Vegas Ballpark, the home of the Aviators, replaces the franchise's former home of Cashman Field.

By Benjamin Hill | August 8, 2019 10:43 AM ET

Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Las Vegas Aviators, is the first Triple-A ballpark to open since 2015. MiLB.com's Ben Hill and Josh Jackson provide a tour.

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On the Road: Aviators offer 'top-flight' food

Las Vegas Ballpark concessions strive to be best of the best

The Las Vegas Aviators offer a wide array of "elevated" ballpark food, including Burnt End Burritos, branded-bun burgers and premium nachos.

By Benjamin Hill | August 5, 2019 11:25 AM ET

When Ben Hill visited Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Triple-A Aviators, he discovered a culinary wonderland. The team's approach is "Minor League done Major."

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Jumbo Shrimp hit a low, reach new heights

Jacksonville crowd of two savors 'Dream' ballpark experience

On Tuesday, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp welcomed a "crowd" of two: Josh "Junior" Ribeiro and his father, Josh Sr. (David Rosenblum)

By Benjamin Hill | August 1, 2019 11:02 AM ET

On July 30, the Jacksonville partnered with a local charity to provide a "Dream" experience to two fans. No one else was allowed in the ballpark.

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On the Road: Aviators elevate the hot dog

Local chef creates four inspired franks for Las Vegas Ballpark

By Benjamin Hill | July 29, 2019 10:24 AM ET

The Las Vegas Aviators partnered with local chef Brian Howard on Flydogs, a series of inventive hot dogs. Ben Hill explores the culinary frankfurter scene.

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