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Registration Open for 2021 OKC Dodgers MVP Program

STEM-based education program available to all Oklahoma third- and fourth-grade classrooms thanks to partners Devon Energy and Olsson
January 19, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY – The free, statewide Oklahoma City Dodgers MVP Program: Encouraging STEM Education enters its fifth year in 2021 and all third- and fourth-grade teachers and classrooms in Oklahoma are eligible to register now and participate thanks to partners Devon Energy and Olsson. The OKC Dodgers MVP Program encourages

Fran Riordan Returns as Aviators Manager in 2021

December 15, 2020

Athletics Announce Player Development Staff for 2021 Oakland, Calif. – The Oakland A’s have announced their 2021 player development department and minor league coaching staffs, including the promotion of Bobby Crosby to manager of the Midland RockHounds, and the promotion of Adam Rosales to manager of the Arizona A’s. Ed

Threshers Receive Affiliate Invitation

December 10, 2020

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Philadelphia Phillies have extended an affiliate invitation to the Clearwater Threshers as a part of Major League Baseball’s new player development structure. Beginning in 2021 the Phillies’ four affiliates will be Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (triple-A), Reading Fightin Phils (double-A), Jersey Shore BlueClaws (high-A), and Clearwater

Dodgers Minor League Affiliate Plans to Include Loons 

New player development system will shift Loons to High-A level of play
December 10, 2020

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce they have received a formal invitation by the Los Angeles Dodgers to be one of their affiliates in Major League Baseball’s new player development structure. As part of the restructured system, the Great Lakes Loons will be re-classified as

Tourists Receive Affiliation Invite from Houston Astros

Asheville Would Move Up a Level to Advanced Class A
December 9, 2020

ASHEVILLE - The Houston Astros have invited the Asheville Tourists franchise to be their Advanced Class A affiliate for the 2021 season and beyond.

Stockton Ports invited to be an Oakland Athletics affiliate 

December 9, 2020

STOCKON, CA – The Oakland Athletics have extended an invitation to the Stockton Ports to be one of their minor league affiliates for the 2021 season. The invitation was sent today from the Oakland Athletics and announced by Athletics General Manager David Forst. “The Stockton Ports would like to thank

Chihuahuas Recipient of Baseball America’s Triple-A Freitas Award 

This is the first time the Chihuahuas have been presented the Freitas Award and marks the second time the Chihuahuas have been recognized in 2020, receiving the Golden Bobblehead in September for Best Community Event.
December 7, 2020

Read Baseball America's Story Here El Paso – December 7, 2020 – Baseball America announced that the El Paso Chihuahuas are the recipient of the Triple-A Bob Freitas Award given annually to an organization that recognizes their community involvement, long-term business success, and consistent operational excellence. This is the first

River Cats, Susan Savage, Inspire ABC Comedy Starring Felicity Huffman

ABC commits to pilot production of Sacramento-based comedy
November 30, 2020

West Sacramento, Calif. – Felicity Huffman looks to return to TV in a new baseball comedy based on the story of Susan Savage and the Sacramento River Cats. ABC has committed to producing a pilot written by Becky Hartman Edwards and stars, alongside Huffman, The Peanut Butter Falcon’s Zack Gottsagen.

Fans Vote Chihuahuas El Paso Inc.'s Best of El Paso

Chihuahuas Earn Seventh Consecutive Best of El Paso Sports Team
November 23, 2020

The El Paso Chihuahuas are winners of El Paso Inc.’s Best of El Paso Sports Team as voted on by its readers. This is the seventh consecutive year the Chihuahuas have been named the Best Sports Team, despite having the 2020 season canceled by Minor League Baseball. The Best of

Five-Thousand Thanksgivings from Lake Elsinore Storm

The Storm are at it again!
November 21, 2020

The Lake Elsinore Storm is announcing a free Thanksgiving dinner to-go for the surrounding communities. On Wednesday, November 25th, free prepackaged heat and-serve-meals will be distributed in a drive-through format at Storm Stadium. Sponsored by a wide variety of local and regional sponsors, this effort will bring five-thousand meals to

El Paso Chihuahuas Foundation Launches Virtual Toy Drive – Chico & Ozzy Holiday Giveback presented by Helen of Troy 

Monies raised will benefit the Lower Dyer Community Center & Child Crisis Center of El Paso.
November 16, 2020


Grass set to arrive tomorrow at Polar Park; site to transform from "A brownfield to a Greenfield"

October 26, 2020

Ballpark to Receive Fenway-like Sod Early Tuesday Morning; Ballfield to transform from clay and sand to grass and dirt.

Go Green! Go Blue! Watch Party Coming to Dow Diamond Oct. 31

The state’s biggest rivalry on the region’s largest video board
October 26, 2020

MIDLAND, Mich. – The state’s biggest college football rivalry will be celebrated Saturday, October 31, at Dow Diamond with the Go Green! Go Blue! Watch Party. Fans of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University are encouraged to show their colors at Dow Diamond as the Spartans battle the

End of an Era: Miss Lou Lou Gehrig dies at age 9

Grasshoppers iconic bat dog a ballpark staple since 2012
October 13, 2020

The Greensboro Grasshoppers sadly announce that Miss Lou Lou Gehrig, the organization’s last Labrador Retriever who served as bat dog for 8 seasons, died Monday night after a brief illness. She was 9 years old. Lou Lou served as a bat and ball girl alongside Miss Babe Ruth from 2012-

Chihuahuas Win MiLB's Golden Bobblehead for Best Community Event 

Chihuahuas and Locomotive Staffs Have Completed More Than 1,100 Hours of Service to El Paso Area Non-Profits in Two Months Span
October 2, 2020

EL PASO – September 30, 2020 – The El Paso Chihuahuas are the winners of Minor League Baseball’s Best Community Promotion or Event Golden Bobblehead for the Chihuahuas Volunteer Pack presented by Helen of Troy, as announced today during the virtual Innovators Summit. The Golden Bobblehead is awarded to the

Mike Hayes Appointed Interim-President and General Manager; Brad Tammen designated Loaned Executive to SVSU

September 29, 2020

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons today announced Brad Tammen, President and General Manager of Great Lakes Loons, Dow Diamond and ESPN 100.9 FM radio will be designated a Loaned Executive to Saginaw Valley State University’s (SVSU) Athletic Department. In response, William Stavropoulos, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of

5K Say: Volcanoes Stay!

Save Our Volcanoes breaks historic 5,000 petition mark
September 25, 2020

KEIZER, OREGON – The professional baseball world took notice today as the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (Northwest League, San Francisco Giants Affiliate) broke the hallowed 5,000 petition unique signature mark calling for MLB to continue the club’s official affiliation. The 5,000-mark was eclipsed at by "Jeffrey M. of Oregon" who wrote,

Chihuahuas to Host Movie Night at the Ballpark presented by Texas Gas Service 

Movie Night at the Ballpark to feature the animated film Despicable Me on October 3
September 18, 2020


Polar Park to Accommodate 9,508 Baseball Fans in 2021

September 17, 2020

The Central Mass Area Code becomes part of the Official 2021 Capacity; Seating manifest uses Numbers for Sections, Rows, and Seats; Season Ticket Holders will begin their seat selection in next few weeks; Early Bird Pricing for Season Tickets to continue through December 31 Click Here to Explore Polar Park

Chihuahuas to Host Virtual 9-1-5K Presented by Texas Gas Service

Proceeds to Benefit Coronavirus Frontline Workers via the El Paso Chihuahuas Foundation
September 15, 2020


Salem Red Sox to offer unique infield dining, Red Sox Grill and climate-controlled suites during upcoming Movie Night

September 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | September 10, 2020 | Salem Red Sox: (540) 389-3333 | [email protected] SALEM, VA. – On Saturday, September 26th, the Salem Red Sox will feature Disney’s family film “Coco” along with Dining on the Diamond, presented by Virginia Birth Father Registry. Gates will open at 5:30p, movie

MiLB President & CEO O'Conner announces retirement

Long-time baseball executive to retire at end of 2020
September 8, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After 38 years in professional baseball and 28 years with the Minor League Baseball office, Minor League Baseball President & CEO Pat O'Conner today announced that he will retire on Dec. 31, 2020. O'Conner joined the Minor League Baseball staff in 1993 as chief operating officer

Beloit Baseball Begins Franchise Refresh By Collecting Fan Feedback For A New Team Name

August 4, 2020

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A NAME! Beloit, WI – With a new riverbend stadium coming to Beloit in 2021, the Beloit Snappers baseball team began accepting submissions from fans on Tuesday for possible new identities for the team. “A new era for baseball in southern Wisconsin is coming in 2021,

Rainiers among Minor League Baseball’s Top-25 in Merchandise Sales for Fifth-Straight Year

Continued sales growth and R Hat R City campaign propel Tacoma to top-25 honor yet again
July 31, 2020

TACOMA, WA – For the fifth-straight year, the Tacoma Rainiers were among the top-25 teams in Minor League Baseball (MiLB) for licensed merchandise sales for 2019, MiLB announced Monday. After a nine percent rise in sales growth in 2018, the Rainiers saw continued success in 2019, matching their sales from

Wind Surge general partner passes away

Lou Schwechheimer, visionary and baseball lifer, dies at 62
July 30, 2020

WICHITA, Kansas -- It is with the deepest sadness and sorrow that the Wichita Wind Surge organization announces the passing of the team's majority owner and general partner, Lou Schwechheimer. Schwechheimer, 62, passed away this afternoon from complications related to COVID-19. Schwechheimer was the driving force behind the return of