Josh Leventhal

The Business Front

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Stories making headlines around baseball. • A real hard-hitting item here: Roughly 30 years after retiring from the Royals, pitcher Mark Littell is back on the diamond hawking a better […]

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New Ownership Seeks New Park In Harrisburg

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Ownership and front-office work has little, if anything to do with the on-field success or failures of a minor league baseball team. So it's only coincidence that on the heels of one of the worst seasons in franchise history, the Harrisburg Senators have gone through sweeping changes at the top.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat

The Business Front

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Business stories making headlines around baseball. • A few stories on the Fenway Sports Group’s purchase of the Salem Avalanche, which I think we were the first to report here. […]

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Sox Purchase Salem

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After 64 years, the Boston Red Sox are back in Salem. Sort of. Fenway Sports Group, the sports sponsorship company owned by Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry, reached […]

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Sox Coming To Salem?

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A longtime rumor seems to be coming to fruition today in Salem. The Avalanche have called a press conference for this afternoon, seemingly to announce the Boston Red Sox’ purchase […]

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The Business Front

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I hear it always takes a little time to adjust after returning from the Winter Meetings. For example, a strange thing happened this morning: I didn’t pass any reporters or […]

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Business Beat: Nov. 29

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Taking the extra step has come out of necessity for Batavia but has paid off in a remarkable way. The Muckdogs ranked last in attendance in the short-season New York-Penn League this season but finished among the 25 top licensing teams in minor league baseball.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat

Business Beat: Nov. 1

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The playing field has been reduced and new management has taken over, but the Texas Collegiate League has revived operations less than two months after it appeared headed for implosion following a revolt by seven of the league's nine teams.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat