Play of The Year

Once in a while you see an incredible play that deserves the nomination “play of the year.” Last night, Monte Harrison made a play like that. In last night’s game between the Charlotte Knights and the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (that name should be forbidden), outfielder Monte Harrison made an incredible catch. Not only did he …

Round Rock Express likely to reunite with Texas Rangers, AAA landscape practically set

After the Houston Astros announced they would drop their AAA affiliate Round Rock Express in favour of the then independent Sugar Land Skeeters, the question arose who would fill the void the Astros left. Several sources are saying that the Texas Rangers are close to hammer out a deal with the AAA Pacific Coast League …

Dramatic Changes in Minor League Landscape become clear

Even though no new deal is in place yet, several changes in the minor leagues slowly become clear. Not only will some clubs move to different levels, even complete leagues will switch to different levels. Especially at the various A ball levels, there will be quite some changes. The California League and Florida State League …

Orignal themed jersey by Jumbo Shrimp

With all the food-themed promotions many minor league clubs will have during the upcoming season, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp will have a refreshing and original one. To celebrate Scrabble's 70h anniversary, the team will wear Scrabble-themed jerseys and hats on July 15.  During a "Words with fans night", the North American Scrabble champion will try to …

Two minor leagues cancel championship series due to Irma

Both the Florida State League and the Southern League have announced to cancel their championship series due to the upcoming hurricane Irma. Irma will likely hit Florida on Sunday. The Florida State League announced that the winners of both Division Series will be declared co-champions. As the Dunedin Blue Jays won the North Division by …

BabyCakes has most popular cap/logo

In the Logomania contest, a contest organized by New Era, the New Orleans BabyCakes ran away with the best cap/logo. The former New Orleans Zephyrs rebranded in the 2016/2017 offseason and adopted the name BabyCakes. In the contest, two of the teams with the most ridiculous names (New Orleans BabyCakes and the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp) …

Another name can be added to the growing list of lame MiLB team names

Two weeks ago you could read about a emerging trend regarding strange (to put it mildly) team names in minor league baseball. In one week the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, the Down East Wood Ducks and the Binghamton Rumble Ponies appeared in the world of minor league baseball. Since yesterday you can add another one to …

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp?

Today, out of the blue, the Jacksonville Suns, AA team of the Miami Marlins, announced that it will adopt a new identity. This really comes as a surprise as the team did not organize a name the team contest. The new name? Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp.... Aside from the 1985-1990 seasons, when the team was called …

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