MiLB mourns passing of Artiaga

Baseball 'lifer' served as Minor League president from 1988-91

February 16, 2019 11:31 PM ET

Salomon B. "Sal" Artiaga, who served as Minor League Baseball President from 1988-91, died on Friday night in Palm Harbor, Florida. He was 72.

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Fresno reimagines 'Growlifornia' dream

Now Nats affiliate, Triple-A Grizzlies reveal 'forever' logos

The Fresno Grizzlies' new logos honor the history of the club and the California flag.

By Kelsie Heneghan | January 29, 2019 9:57 PM ET

Now the Nationals' Triple-A affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies unveiled new team colors and logos to reflect the "Growlifornia" theme and the California flag.

Kelsie Heneghan is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Adell to continue climb at Angels camp

Top prospects Canning, Marsh also get big league invitations

Jo Adell participated in the All-Star Futures Game last summer at the age of 19. (vpbowers.com)

By Daren Smith | January 25, 2019 8:51 PM ET

Top prospect Jo Adell's meteoric rise through the Angels' system continued Friday with an invitation to Major League camp at Spring Training.

Daren Smith is an editor for MiLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Martinez, Mussina, Rivera recall MiLB road

Newest Hall of Famers applied lessons in special careers

Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina and Mariano Rivera met the media on Wednesday at the St. Regis Hotel in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

By Kelsie Heneghan | January 23, 2019 9:20 PM ET

Mariano Rivera, Mike Mussina and Edgar Martinez -- members of the the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 -- discussed how the Minor Leagues set them up for their special careers.

Kelsie Heneghan is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Redbirds, AutoZone Park hosting 2019 Triple-A National Championship

Memphis becomes first city to repeat as host in game's current rotational format

By Memphis Redbirds | January 18, 2019 5:29 PM ET

The Memphis Redbirds have been selected to host the 2019 Triple-A National Championship Game at AutoZone Park, which will be played on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 p.m. (CT) and pit the winner of the Pacific Coast League against the winner of the International League in a one-game, winner-take-all showdown for Triple-A supremacy

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Padres' Green: Chances 'real' for Tatis, Urias

Two of top four prospects almost ready to pair up in big leagues

Fernando Tatis Jr. and Luis Urias are two of MLB.com's top 27 overall prospects. (Shawn E. Davis and Bobby Stevens/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | December 12, 2018 8:35 PM ET

Speaking from the Winter Meetings San Diego Padres manager Andy Green is excited to pair up Fernando Tatis Jr. and Luis Urias in the middle of the infield soon.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Baines, Smith took specialized trips to Hall

Newest members changed courses to Cooperstown in Minors

Harold Baines and Lee Smith will likely represent the two Chicago clubs at the Hall of Fame induction next July. (John Locher/AP)

By Sam Dykstra | December 10, 2018 8:41 PM ET

Harold Baines and Lee Smith were drafted as an outfielder and a starting pitcher respectively. They'll enter the Baseball Hall of Fame as a designated hitter and reliever.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Cleared for liftoff: Aviators take flight

Las Vegas PCL team rebrands, prepares to move to new ballpark

The Las Vegas Aviators, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, will play at brand-new Las Vegas Ballpark in 2019.

By Benjamin Hill | December 8, 2018 5:23 PM ET

Las Vegas' Pacific Coast League team will play in a new ballpark in 2019. On Saturday, the club formerly known as the 51s announced its new name: the Aviators.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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RailRiders take '20 Triple-A All-Star reins

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre last hosted midsummer classic in 1995

The 2017 Triple-A National Championship Game also took place at PNC Field. Durham won the contest.

By Chris Bumbaca | December 6, 2018 7:59 PM ET

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, the New York Yankees' highest affiliate, hasn't hosted the midsummer classic since 1995.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Sounds hit classic notes with remixed look

Team's refresh focuses on historical tributes with timeless appeal

Triple-A Nashville's redesign, its second in four years, pays tribute to the city's baseball roots and Tennessee's state identity.

By Tyler Maun | November 15, 2018 8:02 PM ET

The Nashville Sounds revealed a new logo suite along with four new uniforms at a Thursday evening event dubbed "Remastered" at First Tennessee Park.

Tyler Maun is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @TylerMaun. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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