Minor League Baseball (MiLB)

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Sorare chief executive and co-founder Nicolas Julia and chief operating officer Ryan Spoon. Fisher and Russo also discuss the record-setting naming rights agreement in Los Angeles, California, between Anschutz Entertainment Group and cryptocurrency company Crypto.com, global sports data company Sportradar’s large-scale contract renewal with the National Basketball Association, and Fenway Sports Group’s advancing efforts to purchase the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins.

Club owners to provide furnished housing for most player prospects

League extends its pattern of using the affiliated minors as a key testing site

Saliva-based virus testing to be conducted across affiliated minors

Experimentation of advanced umpiring system set for Class A level of MiLB

Seeking to manage pandemic impacts, MLB to revive alternate sites used in 2020

Regionalized play, six-game series key parts of reformatted slate

All 120 clubs invited to be part of new structure sign licensing agreements

The cost of constructing Polar Park, the new home of Triple-A team Worcester Red Sox, has ballooned to $157m so far, making the facility the most expensive minor league baseball stadium ever built.

Lack of vaccinations, social distancing needs likely to revise spring training

Club agrees to lower classification in order to stay affiliated with MLB

Invitations formally tendered to 119 clubs for new minor league structure

Chuck Greenberg, veteran minor league baseball club owner and chairman and managing partner of the State College (Pennsylvania) Spikes discusses the historic shift of the franchise from the lower-levels of professional baseball to a new amateur league aimed at showcasing draft-eligible players.

Minor league club seeks to fight back against loss of MLB affiliation

League has now placed 23 formerly affiliated minor league clubs in new structures

MLB club keeps Binghamton affiliation, which had been targeted for contraction

MLB club's moves further large-scale reshaping of affiliated minor leagues