Future of Beloit Snappers in doubt

After two months of service, the president of the Beloit Snappers, Mark Mascharka, has stepped down from the position, leaving the board of directors of the club with a challenge to guide the future of the club. The ballpark of the Snappers, Pohlman Field is in bad shape, even this bad that it needs to …

Boise Hawks owner to buy ground for stadium

In a move that you hardly see in (minor league) baseball, Chris Schoen the managing partner of the Boise Hawks (A Short Season affiliate of the Colorado Rockies in the Northwest League), wants to buy an 11-acre piece of ground in downtown Boise ID and donate it to the city, so the latter can build …

Augusta GreeJackets to move to new stadium

In a third and final hearing of the Master Development Agreement about the new ballpark of the August GreenJackets (Single A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants in the South Atlantic League), the city council of North Augusta has agreed to the stadium plans with a 6-1 vote. With the approval, the new stadium, named …

PawSox stadium (site) not feasible

According to a feasibility study, the location where McCoy Stadium, home of the PawSox, is situated is infeasible for a new or renovated ballpark. The study was commissioned by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the state of Rhode Island to see if the location would be a good fit. Normally I would say "what a …

Amarillo negotiating with MiLB club

According to Amarillo Global News, the city of Amarillo is negotiating with an affiliated minor league club to play in the Texan city. Which club and how far the negotiations are is not known yet. Asked about an item on Tuesday’s city council agenda regarding the “Negotiation of Lease and Management Agreement with Affiliated Baseball Team …

51s restart Summerlin ballpark talks

The city of Las Vegas has made no secret they want the Las Vegas 51s out of Cashman Field. The city wants to expand the adjacent convention center, Cashman Center, and it needs the ground of Cashman Field to build the expansion.  Several locations were presented, as Summerlin was one of them but all proposals shattered …

Affiliated ball coming to Malden?

After planning an independent ballpark in Boston suburb Malden first, developer Alex Bok has shifted towards affiliated baseball. The Field of Dreams project was first projected to become a Atlantic Association ballpark, even though there never was a deal with the league. After negotiating in the past months, MiLB has granted permission to Bok to …

Wichita second candidate for San Antonio Missions

Next to the city of Amarillo, there is a second official candidate to become home for the San Antonio Missions. The other day, the city council of Wichita voted unanimously for the expansion of a special taxing district for a development that could include a new ballpark. Could include... It still is depending on the Colorado …

Hurricane Matthew pushes back upgrades Grainger Stadium

The temporary home of the Down East Wood Ducks, new A Advanced farm team of the Texas Rangers will not have the upgrades that were planned in 2017. Due to Hurricane Matthew most of the upgrades are pushed back to 2018. The city of Kinston had solicited bids for several improvements to Grainger Stadium, including …

Positive ballpark news from Richmond

The city of Richmond Va, the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and the Richmond Flying Squirrels have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a new ballpark in Richmond. It would be a boulevard area ballpark with a price tag of $50 MM - $60 MM. This was all presented in yesterday's press release of the …

Ballparks around the world: Grainger Stadium, Kinston NC

In a new series I will pay attention to several ballparks all over the world, just because they are worth the attention. This series will be a mix of posts about brand new stadiums with all the bells and whistles, old stadiums from yesteryear and everything that is in between. Grainger stadium was the home of …

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