Josh Leventhal

GM Shuffle Continues

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The shuffling of general managers that began roughly three weeks ago when North Johnson left high Class A Myrtle Beach for Triple-A Gwinnett culminated this afternoon with two teams locking […]

Minors | #Business Beat

Greenberg Ready To Step Up From Minors To Majors

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Perhaps even before he started running minor league franchises, deal-broker and attorney Chuck Greenberg appeared headed for bigger things. Now, after nine months of research, coalition-building and fundraising, plus five weeks of intense negotiations, it appears that bigger thing Greenberg was headed for was the CEO's chair of the Texas Rangers.

Minors | #2010#Business Beat

NYPL coming to Norwich?

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The city of Norwich, Conn., is close to bringing baseball back to town just four months after seeing the Double-A Connecticut Defenders relocate to Richmond. The Norwich Baseball Stadium Authority […]

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More Marauders

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The newest Florida State League affiliate comes to Bradenton hoping to follow in the footsteps of the Charlotte Stone Crabs successful 2009 debut. The Bradenton Marauders will begin play in […]

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Marauders In The House

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The newest Florida State League affiliate unveiled its logo and nickname today. So please meet the 2010 Bradenton Marauders. The Pirates affiliate comes to the FSL after Pittsburgh purchased the […]

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Bouncing Around The Room

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Some news and notes from around the Winter Meetings. * I ran into High Desert owner Bobby Brett and Bakersfield owner DG Elmore yesterday, and neither reports much progress on solving […]

Minors

Minor League Executive Of The Year

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International League president Randy Mobley likes to joke that he never knows where Norfolk Tides president Ken Young is going to call in from on the road. Young, a man of many hats with a unique background as a team owner, is the veritable "Where's Waldo" of minor league baseball. However, he's no simple face in the crowd, but rather one of the most respected, and busy, operators in the game.

Minors | #2009#Awards#Executive Of The Year

MLBPA elects Weiner

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  The Major League Baseball Players Association unanimously elected Michael Weiner executive director, making official the general counsel’s succession of longtime union boss Don Fehr. Fehr handpicked Weiner as his […]

Minors | #Business Beat