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 …

Zephyrs new name finalists and PDC extension

A combined article about the finalists in the New Orleans Zephyrs (AAA, Miami Marlins)  name-the-team-contest and a PDC extenstion. As you all could read here, the New Orleans Zephyrs are about to change their name through a name-the-team-contest. The name Zephyrs dates back to the days that the team was still located in Denver and …

Juan Carlos Sulbaran sent down to AA

The organization of the St. Louis Cardinals has sent Juan Carlos Sulbaran down to AA Springfield (Texas League) from AAA Memphis. The 26-year old right hander from Curacao had a dream start at AAA with Memphis as he won his first two games with a low ERA. But from that point he started to struggle …

New Orleans to rebrand in 2017

Since their move from Denver in 1993, the New Orleans Zephyr always used the name of the club that moved from Denver, when the Rockies became the city's MLB representative. The Zephyr was a train in the Colorado area and that name was adopted by the Denver Bears in 1985. Before the team moved to …

Stadium in Amarillo may lead to AAA club in San Antonio

About half a year ago you could read an article about San Antonio lobbying for a Triple A team on this blog. The biggest hurdle was to move the AA San Antonio Missions to another town and to convince their owner to give up his territorial rights. Another point in this case is to get an AAA team …

San Antonio lobbying for AAA baseball

The city of San Antonio, home to the AA (Texas League) Missions, wants to be home of a AAA team. This isn't something new. With the 2012 Baseball Winter Meetings, this was discussed already. But like always, there are some problems that block the way to get a new team to town. First of all …

Origins of Minor League team names: N

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …