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Pippins Announce Two Gonzaga University Signees, Nonleague Schedule

November 25, 2015 - YAKIMA, Wash. - Former West Valley High School standout Jace Van De Brake will return to the Yakima Valley Pippins for the 2016 season, the team announced Wednesday while also revealing its nonleague schedule. Van De Brake, a redshirt freshman from Gonzaga University, is a welcome returnee, manager Marcus McKimmy said. "What a great opportunity for our organization and our fans to have Jace back for a second summer," McKimmy said. "I expect to see improvement in all phases of Jace's game this spring after a really good... Full Story

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Clippers, Cleveland Indians Extend PDC by Two Years

November 25, 2015 - COLUMBUS ?? The Cleveland Indians and the Columbus Clippers today announced a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract through the 2018 season. Ken Schnacke, Clippers President & GM: "We are delighted to take this opportunity to add two more years to our relationship with the Cleveland Indians, taking us contractually through the 2018 season, at which time will mean we have been together for ten seasons since we moved to Huntington Park. Everything about this relationship has been a "grand slam"; for the fa... Full Story

Squirrels Upgrade Diamond; Add Brand New Party Deck

November 25, 2015 - RVA - The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are excited to announce a variety of upgrades to The Diamond in order enhance fan experience for the 2016 season. A brand new party deck, containing a bar and rail top seating, will be installed down the right field line. This elevated gathering place will feature high top tables with a clear view of the field and will be open to all fans (21 & older) at no additional cost throughout the course of each game (click here for deck rendering) In... Full Story

Buddy Bell Named Winner of 2015 Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award

November 24, 2015 - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball announced today that it has selected Chicago White Sox Vice President/Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell as the recipient of the eighth annual Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award, presented to an individual with distinguished service who has been instrumental in player development. The award has been presented annually since 2008 and is named for the long time front office executive and consultant who spent 39 years with the Cincinnati Reds. Bell will receive his award at the Basebal... Full Story

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