Tag Archives: Eastern League

News, notes and rumblings around the minors

Skylands Park, 2005 I don’t know what it is about expansion and relocation when it comes to sports teams, but it always piques my interest. It doesn’t even matter if the team leaving is hundreds of miles away, or if it’s moving to somewhere else that’s also hundreds of miles away. I guess I just

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One last season for the B-Mets?

I wasn’t planning another post today, but then the long-rumored news that Ottawa’s attempts to bring in a Double-A club in 2013 might mean the end of the Binghamton Mets seemed to become a reality. So that sparked some speculation on Twitter of where the affiliations would end up. For some reason, affiliations in minor

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Photo Flashback: Opening night in Trenton

PItcher covering I’ve been to 11 Mets openers and four or five Lakewood BlueClaws openers, but last night was my first opening night at Trenton’s Waterfront Park. And while it may have only been April 8, with a gametime temperature of 75 degrees, it felt like July 8. A gorgeous night all around — with

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Ready to open up the farm

The Minor League season is upon us, with all full-season circuits getting under way today. For the first time in several years, I’ll be at one of those games. I’m heading down the Turnpike to Trenton, where the SeaWolves and Thunder will face off at Waterfront Park. It could be a prospect-filled spring in the

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Dusk in Portland

It’s the image of hundreds of photographs, film clips and memories — the golden light and long shadows of dusk in New England. The grass seems a little higher, the hay bales shimmer in the glow and the scent of pine, wisteria, lupine or any number of fragrant foliage wafts on the breeze. And so

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