Astros Announcers Take Hard Road To Majors
When things get a little slow on the road, Astros radio announcers Brett Dolan and Dave Raymond like to compare the paths that brought them to the major leagues.
Worth The Wait?
It's hard to say whether the new downtown home of the Winston-Salem Dash will sustain enough long-term success to repay the city's hefty investment and regain the local denizens' good graces, as a cash of infusion of nearly $28 million in taxpayer money certainly drew the ire of plenty of residents. But for the 7,111 fans who showed up for Opening Day at BB&T Ballpark, all the glossy amenities seemed to, at least temporarily, wipe away all the previous tumult.
‘Dodgertown’ By Another Name?
Minor League Baseball knew it was getting a lot when it took over operation of the historic former spring training home of the Dodgers in Vero Beach, Fla. What was not part of the deal was the iconic name: Dodgertown. So nearly a year after taking over Dodgertown, Minor League Baseball reluctantly re-introduced it with an entirely new name: Vero Beach Sports Village.
New Tulsa Park Proves Worth The Wait
Building a new stadium in Tulsa took plenty of patience, several stops and starts and lots of work. But in the end, all the delays and the waiting may have paid off.
Social Networks Changing How Teams Market
Advances in technology haven't only changed how Matt DeMargel markets the Durham Bulls since he joined the team in 2001. They have changed how he does his job since the end of last season.
Potomac Nationals Await Strasburg
Stephen Strasburg had yet to throw a Grapefruit League pitch, much less receive a minor league assignment, when the Potomac Nationals unveiled their first ticket package geared for last June's No. 1 overall draft pick.