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Greenville to Host 2017 Minor League Baseball

September 28, 2016 - ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Minor League Baseball today announced that Greenville, South Carolina, will host the 2017 Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar from Sept. 26-28, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Greenville . Greenville is home to the Greenville Drive, the Class-A Advanced ® affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The three-day seminar offers attendees the opportunity to recap the successes and challenges of the previous season and share ideas with their colleagues. The event also features a community servic... Full Story

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Jose Fernandez, A Shooting Star

September 28, 2016 - It's hard to come to grips with this, to fathom what happened, to wrap my head around the finality of it. Jose Fernandez killed in a boating accident. In my 47 years as a sports writer, many athletes, coaches, administrators and others that I've known have passed away, some of them very young. The hardest to accept was the unexpected death of Wake Forest basketball coach Skip Prosser several years ago. I had an especially difficult time processing that one, even finding the right word for my reaction. Finally, befor... Full Story

Back-To-Back, Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Derek Sharrer Awarded American Associa

September 28, 2016 - ST. PAUL, MN - The sequel usually isn't as enjoyable as the original, but in the case of the St. Paul Saints that wasn't true in 2016. More fans entered the gates in fewer games, the league's pre-eminent event, the American Association All-Star Game, was hosted over two days in early August, cutting edge promotions continued to get national attention and CHS Field was lauded by all in year two. All of this and more helped earn Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Derek Sharrer his second consecutive American Assoc... Full Story

Former Wild Thing Moves to Major League

September 28, 2016 - Washington, PA- The Washington Wild Things announced that former pitcher Chris Smith has been called up to the Major League roster of the Toronto Blue Jays. The Kentucky native paved an interesting path to his professional career, playing collegiately as a two-way star at Kentucky Wesleyan. Following graduation, Smith dedicated his efforts to pitching full-time and began his journey in the Frontier League. After failed stints with Lake Erie and Traverse City, Smith made four starts in the Pecos League before joining the W... Full Story

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West Coast League (WCL)
Western Major Baseball League (WMBL)

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Pacific Association (PA)
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