Squeezers play rolls Tides into the summer
Norfolk will celebrate local drink by changing team name again
The Squeezers are back, just in time for summer.
After a successful debut last year, Triple-A Norfolk once again will morph from the Tides to the Squeezers on Saturday, a play on the popular local cocktail Orange Crush. Not to be confused with the soda of the same name, an
Lansing expecting a mad rush ... for Rush
A's High-A affiliate ready to crank tunes in 'The Spirit of Radio'
There's nothing like a night at the ballpark, where making memories is part of the fun.
The Lansing Lugnuts plan to do their part in that regard on Saturday, hosting a special Rush Tribute Night. Yes, that Rush, the Canadian rock band formed in the late 1960s who actively toured
Sea Dogs sweeten up to record as Whoopie Pies
Portland takes the cake with 2,129 baked goods in a 665-foot line
What a lot of whoopie.
On Friday night, the Portland Sea Dogs had their cake and ate it, too. The Double-A affiliate of the Red Sox suited up as their original alternate identity -- the Maine Whoopie Pies -- and also set out to earn a spot in the Guinness
Knights' office space rental a suite deal
'Work from Home (Plate)' initiative provides break from daily grind
In normal times, spending a weekday at the ballpark often meant that one had found a way to escape the office. In these abnormal times, however, the reverse is true: the ballpark itself is the office, providing the opportunity to escape from home.
That's the premise behind the Charlotte Knights'
Trash Pandas attempt world-record food drive
Toyota Field serves as donation site for massive philanthropic event
The Rocket City Trash Pandas recently staged one of the most successful and impactful events in the short history of the franchise. They also fell short of a much-publicized stated goal. Two things can be true at the same time.
The Rocket City Trash Pandas, located in the greater Huntsville,
Mascots pitch in on Real Men Wear Pink campaign
Clubs get creative in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In any given October, Minor League mascots find themselves free of the demands of the past season and turn their attention to a more serious matter. They raise research funds and awareness for a disease that affects well over 250,000 families in the United States annually, harnessing the support of
Greenville Drive host civic-minded 'Day of Action'
Ballpark event features voter registration, COVID testing and more
After the 2020 Minor League season was officially canceled, the Greenville Drive began marketing themselves as their community's "ideal social distancing venue." The team's home of Fluor Field has since played host to a diverse array of events. Nearly all areas of the ballpark, from the luxury suites to the
Innovators Summit adapts to 2020's weird reality
Annual MiLB idea-sharing event becomes a two-day virtual affair
Like so much else during these strange pandemic-affected days, the 2020 Minor League Baseball Innovators Summit transitioned from a location-based event to a virtual one. Instead of gathering in Winston-Salem, North Carolina -- the originally scheduled host city -- attendees congregated via their computer screens. This year's Summit, slimmed-down but
Welcome, citizens: I-Cubs tradition carries on
Des Moines club hosts annual on-field naturalization ceremony
A pandemic, social upheaval and myriad natural disasters during a tumultuous presidential election cycle may obscure the point, but nonetheless: The United States of America is a desirable place to live. Every year, the Triple-A Iowa Cubs stage a unique ballpark event that makes this sentiment abundantly clear.
Minors' teams celebrate Negro League legacy
Taking a nationwide look at planned centennial commemorations
On Feb. 13, 1920, the Negro National League was founded in Kansas City, Missouri. One hundred years later to the day Minor League Baseball announced it was partnering with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Josh Gibson Foundation "to celebrate the impact the Negro Leagues have had on professional
Ballpark dogs: A beloved Minor League tradition
From Chase to Dash, Trenton set in motion an ever-popular trend
The Nationwide Dog Dugout is home to MiLB's official bat dogs and the latest four-legged news. Through Aug. 31, 2020 be sure to enter your furry friend into the Nationwide Dog Dugout Sweepstakes for a chance to be featured in the logo and win more great prizes!
How sweet it is: Lansing's Lemonade League
Lugnuts get creative with colorful in-house collegiate circuit
Looking for a sense of normalcy? You can find it at Lansing's Cooley Law School Stadium, where the hometown Lugnuts are regularly playing in front of sold-out crowds.
Granted, just about any description of "normal" these days comes equipped with an asterisk heavy enough to slide off the page due
Promo Preview: 'What Could Have Been'
Celebrating the weekend's would-be Minor League genius
Promo Preview, a roundup of top Minor League Baseball promotions, debuted in 2006 and has appeared on MiLB.com in various shapes and forms ever since. Today marks the debut of a wholly unprecedented iteration of this long-running column: the "What Could Have Been" edition.
What follows is a full-to-bursting and
Drive continue to make impact in South Carolina
Unique food creation, distribution plan garners June Promotion of the Month
Summer nights at Fluor Field in Greenville, South Carolina, have the feel of a large neighborhood gathering with the beautiful 15-year-old facility serving as the “front porch” of the Greater Greenville and Upstate South Carolina area.
And while the coronavirus pandemic has prevented local fans from being able to support