Category: AAA Baseball

Walk-Off Homer Gives Sacramento River Cats Opening Win

The Sacramento River Cats started the 2015 season in the right direction. The new AAA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants opened the new season with a home stand against the Salt Lake Bees. It was an exciting game that saw fans go home excited as the team opened with a 1-0 victory over the Bees before…

Columbus Clippers Head South to Face Durham Bulls with Series Tied: IL Insider

A lost opportunity is the best way to describe the Clippers first Governors’ Cup appearance since 2012. A game one victory put them in the catbird’s seat in the best-of-five series, unfortunately a ninth inning blown save now puts them behind the eight-ball as the series heads south to Durham for the next three games.…

International League First-Round Playoffs: Syracuse Chiefs vs Pawtucket Red Sox

The Syracuse Chiefs secured their first playoff appearance since 1998 and their first International league North Division championship since 1989. They did it in style compiling the best record in the league.  The storied franchise has eight Governors’ Cup titles; the last coming in 1976. The Chiefs will face the Pawtucket Red Sox in a…

International League First-Round Playoffs: Columbus Clippers vs Durham Bulls

The Columbus Clippers and Durham Bulls open the International League playoffs in their best-of-five series on September 3rd at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio. The Clippers host the first two games before the series moves to Durham for the final three games. The series winner advances to the IL final to meet the winner of the…

The Woes Minor League Teams Face Come Playoff Time: IL Insider

MINOR LEAGUE PLAYOFF WOES At the beginning of every season the goal of any team is a championship, all decisions affecting games and personnel are made with this in mind. Professional baseball teams are no different in their aim; it’s the farm system that makes baseball unique. Each MLB team has six or seven minor…