Tag: MiLB

The Iowa Cubs recently bought (Image: Mary Willie/The Register)

MiLB News: Robots, Lawsuits, Payouts, and Groundbreaking Manager

As MLB’s lockout continues, MiLB is providing fans with more than enough baseball news. The good news from MiLB includes a surprise $600,000 payout and its first woman manager. The less-than-good news features its ongoing conflicts with MLB, including an antitrust lawsuit. And let’s not forget, robot umpires. MLB owners […]

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are a triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. (Image: Gettty)

UFC Owner Endeavor to Buy 10 Minor League Baseball Teams

Endeavor Group Holdings has agreed to buy 10 Minor League Baseball teams, including the affiliates of prominent MLB franchises like the New York Yankees and the Atlanta Brave. One of the teams, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, is currently co-owned by Endeavor President Mark Shapiro. Endeavor got its start as a […]

The Las Vegas Aviators new stadium  (Image: MiLB.com)

MLB Proposal Would Eliminate 42 Minor League Teams

Major League Baseball (MLB) is pushing a proposal that could eliminate 42 minor league teams. The proposal would also restructure the relationship between the two professional baseball organizations, stripping some of the traditional powers away from MiLB. Every two years, the major and minor league baseball organizations negotiate and sign […]