From MLB.com today, as they begin to lay out the groundwork for the 2021 Minor League System for Major League Baseball/MLB…… Pittsburgh Pirates farm system: AAA: Indianapolis Indians AA: Altoona Curve A+: Greensboro Grasshoppers…The Grasshoppers and the Bradenton Marauders switch places…Greensboro was Class A in 2019 and Bradenton was Advanced Class A/A+….This time around Greensboro… Continue reading Greensboro Grasshoppers look to be back connected with Pittsburgh Pirates again in 2021, but this time around at the High Class A/A+ Level:Possibly at home in the Carolina League
from www.nj.com/New Jersey.com: Minor League Baseball Shakeup has begun:New York Yankees Minor League Baseball leaving Trenton, New Jersey, Staten Island, New York, Pulaski, Virginia and Charleston, S.C. The New York Yankees have ditched their longtime relationship with Trenton, New Jersey — and threw a slight jab on their way out. In a press release, the… Continue reading Minor League Baseball Shakeup has begun:New York Yankees Minor League Baseball leaving Trenton, New Jersey, Staten Island, New York, Pulaski, Virginia and Charleston, S.C.(Yankees dump Charleston Riverdogs, Who’s Next?)
In a 2021 Minor League Baseball Perspective from TalkNats.com, and that’s talking Washington Nationals Baseball.com, we have a whole new look South Atlantic League Baseball grouping and here it is….And again, if you thought 2020 has been crazy, with NO Baseball, wait until you see this new possible lineup for the Greensboro Grasshoppers and the… Continue reading What South Atlantic League Baseball Might Look Like in 2021:With MLB looking to axe Minor League teams, if you thought 2020 has been Crazy, wait till you get a Look at 2021!!!(“Contraction means New Action”)
The word coming in early this week is MLB/Major League Baseball is hoping for a return of baseball in early July…. MLB would love to get going/throwing again right around America’s birthday on July 4…. A July 4 start would be a big spark in the return of baseball, but Major League Baseball would look… Continue reading Major League Baseball hoping for Early July Return with Fan-Free Stadiums:Minor League Baseball can not make it with Fan-Free Stadiums
Minor League Baseball put a stop to any and all rumors circulating about the 2020 season being cancelled. from www.nesn.com: **********A report surfaced Wednesday from Baseball America contributor Joe Doyle that “multiple agents” received news the upcoming season — which currently is on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic — would be cancelled.********** ++++++++++But MiLB… Continue reading Minor League Baseball Denies Rumors that their season will be Cancelled in 2020!!!
Where are the boys of the Summer? Courtesy of Jordan Stowe, for GreensboroSports.com and taking us back to Days/Daze of Summer, and the sport of baseball in the Major and Minor Leagues.. “Take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack, I don’t care if… Continue reading Where are the boys of the Summer?
**********The Michael Jordan Documentary begins Tonight/Sunday April 19 on ESPN…..********** Curt Bloom, former UNCG Spartan on the call and let it roll again, from this week at ESPN/www.espn.com….. $$$$$$$$$$ He has made it very exciting tonight. With the Barons leading 5-1, Michael Jordan steps in for the fourth time … two of his three at-bats… Continue reading Ten Questions for Curt Bloom, former UNCG Spartan/Current Play-by-Play man for Birmingham Barons baseball and he called Michael Jordan’s baseball games back in 1994(Jordan Documentary begins Tonight on ESPN)
The Houston Astros Class A Carolina League farm team is currently housed in Buies Creek and they go by the moniker, the Buies Creek Astros, but when they move into their new stadium, in downtown Fayetteville, N.C., in 2019, the team will have a new nickname and it could be a bit crazy and maybe… Continue reading Some wild names in line for the new Fayetteville minor league baseball team:Fatbacks, Fly Traps, Jumpers, Woodpeckers, Wood Dogs others???
Former Greensboro Grasshopper Chris Paddack got his first start for the Fort Wayne Tin Caps back on Thursday night and Chris went 4 Innings, giving up one run on six hits and he struck out six batters vs. 0 BB’s(No Decision)… Former Dudley Panther pitcher Corey Kimber got the Save on the mound for the… Continue reading Corey Kimber(Dudley HS) and Chris Paddack(Greensboro Grasshoppers) now teammates with the Fort Wayne Tin Caps