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Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce Pittsburgh Pirates as New Major League Affiliate

September 21, 2018 - GREENSBORO, NC - The Greensboro Grasshoppers are proud to announce a two-year player development contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates that will run through the 2020 season. This marks an exciting time as this will be the first time in 16 years the Grasshoppers have a new Major League affiliate. "We are proud to partner with an organization that has a long history of outstanding achievements. We look forward to working with Larry Broadway and his entire staff for the next two seasons. Our players will represent Pittsburgh ... Full Story

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Lexington Legends Take Series Lead in SAL Championship Series

September 13, 2018 - FIRSTENERGY PARK (Lakewood, NJ) - The Lexington Legends were able to hold on to an early lead in game three of the South Atlantic League Championship series and beat the Lakewood BlueClaws 6-3. The Legends now take a 2-1 series lead over the BlueClaws in the best-of-five-series. Lexington plated their first runs in the top of the second inning. Cristian Perez reached on a single then advanced to second on a fielding error by Lakewood. An RBI double by Jeison Guzman drove in Perez and the Legends led 1-0. Ricky Aracena the... Full Story

Melendez Mashes Legends to Game Two Victory in SAL Championship Series

September 11, 2018 - WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) - Led by a home run in the first inning by MJ Melendez, the Lexington Legends took game two of the South Atlantic League Championship series over the Lakewood BlueClaws, 5-2. The best-of-five-series is now split, 1-1. MJ Melendez, the second batter of the first inning, blasted a solo homer to left field and the Legends led 1-0. In the bottom of the third, Kyle Isbel led off with a single to right field then advanced to second when Kyle Young balked. Nick Pratto then lined a double... Full Story

West Virginia Power 2018 Season in Review

September 11, 2018 - CHARLESTON, W.V. - The 2018 West Virginia Power gave it their all as they fought valiantly for a spot in the South Atlantic League playoffs. Though they came up short of securing the club's first postseason berth since 2015 this season, the team still left a lasting impact both on and off the field with the fans and the city of Charleston. A PROSPECT-LADEN ROSTER COMES TO CHARLESTON The Power returned to Charleston in 2018 heralding a strong group of prospects, headlined by outfielder Lolo Sanchez, 2016 and 2017 second... Full Story

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Hickory Crawdads Hickory Crawdads - Hickory, North Carolina
Kannapolis Intimidators Kannapolis Intimidators - Kannapolis, North Carolina
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