Tag Archives: Triple-A (baseball)

Video: A Summer to Forget: Logan Morrison Attacked by Praying Mantis, Reprimanded for Tweets and Sent to Minors

It has not been a good summer for Florida Marlins left fielder Logan Morrison. He’s been attacked by a praying mantis (see video) and last night he was optioned to the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs. Morrison, probably more well-known as @LoMoMarlins is … Continue reading

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Halloween in August: Memphis Redbirds Unveil Creepy Jerseys for a Good Cause

I believe I’ve found my Halloween costume. The Memphis Redbirds will be wearing some freaky uniforms in a couple of weeks for a good cause. On Saturday August 13, the St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate will host Organ Donor Night … Continue reading

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Video: Rockies Minor Leaguer Hits Two-Run Home Run with Broken Bat!

Colorado Springs Sky Sox Jordan Pacheco somehow manages to hit a BROKEN BAT two-run home run that measured 410 feet, as the Colorado Rockies Triple A team defeated the Salt Lake Bees, 7-6 at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs, Colorado … Continue reading

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Funny Video: Fan Clotheslines Minor League Baseball Mascot

This video captures one of the reasons why I love minor league baseball – stupid human tricks. Fan participation on such a goofy, yet creative way, has been mastered by the marketers of minor league teams.  The Triple-A New Orleans … Continue reading

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Video: Bam! Memphis Redbirds Outfielders Collide

The Iowa Cubs home opener against the Memphis Redbirds Saturday was anything but routine after a horrific collision between two Redbirds outfielders in the bottom of the 1st inning. As you can see from this VIDEO, it is not for the faint of heart. Andrew … Continue reading

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Have a Coke and an IronPig? Phillies Triple-A Club Featured on Coke Bottles for Charity

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (one of my favorite minor league team names) announced that the local Coca-Cola bottler has released a commemorative one-liter Coke bottle featuring the IronPigs logo and design. The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of the Lehigh Valley will donate $1 … Continue reading

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Sacrifice Keeps Durham Bulls Alive

Facing elimination, Leslie Anderson’s bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Durham Bulls a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Clippers in International League Championship Series. The Cuban-born DH delivered a liner just deep enough to get speedy … Continue reading

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Portland Kicks Out Beavers After Nearly 100 Seasons

The Portland Beavers, who in various incarnations, have been around almost continuously since 1903 (sans 1973-77 and 1994-2000) played their last game in the Rose City yesterday afternoon. The reason: the Beavers’ stadium PGE Park was renovated as a soccer-only stadium in … Continue reading

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Ryne Sandberg Named PCL Manager of Year

Iowa Cubs manager Ryne Sandberg was named the Pacific Coast League‘s 2010 manager of the year. Ryno in his first season as a Triple A manager, has sent eight players from Iowa to parent Chicago Cubs. Of course, some of … Continue reading

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