AstroBull21

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  1. 14 hours ago, ThunderCeltic said:

    Actually Marlins wore Teal from 1993-2002 and had a dope Teal batting practice Jersey that needs to be in MLB the Show. In 1995 the Fish abandoned the Away Teal cap with the Black bill in favor of a black one and also began wearing black caps in 1995 and for most of 1996. By 1997 Teal was gone.

     

    As for Cleveland they can also do replicas of the 1975 uniforms as their new permanent set  of course sans the logo on the sleeve.

     

    So for Uniform Changes in 2020:

     

    Milwaukee and San Diego

     

    Arizona tweaks their sets

     

    Cincinnati has a new alternate

     

    Anyone else getting new alternates?????

    I have nothing more than a gut feeling, but I feel like the Rays could be a sleeper for a uniform change.  Logos hopefully remain unchanged but a refresh of the uniforms might be due.


  2. So I've had some time to process the Padres new identity, and I have to say i like the thought that the primary road jersey is the brown one and the sand uni is the road alt.  

     

    I know some people might not agree, but in cases where its not color v. color a primary road uni not gray/sand/neutral is a fresh take and I hope more teams consider it.


  3. 2 hours ago, CLEstones said:

     

     

    These uniforms.  Serves them right, losing to Illinois.  It's especially appalling because their base uniforms are so basic, but man are they beautiful.  They are one of the few teams that look incredible in monochrome white.  And their basic green matte helmet, one of the best in football.

    I honestly didn't mind the gold accented unis either. 


  4. 18 minutes ago, CaliforniaGlowin said:

    USF wearing black and neon green tonight!!!  I wish this was more than once a year.

    Im not, its a nice alternate...but when your school colors are green and gold that always should be primary.


  5. 7 hours ago, CaliforniaGlowin said:

    I took a look at average MiLB attendance figures for this past season, 7 out of the bottom 10 have the same names as MLB teams, two of the bottom four being the Blue Jays.  Granted they are all in the low level leagues, but they don't generate any excitement.

    To be fair, one of those bottom 4 was the Dunedin Blue Jays.  They were forced to play in a municipal high school stadium due to primary stadium renovations, so their 2019 numbers are low for a reason.


  6. On 11/4/2019 at 2:03 PM, Sec19Row53 said:

    You shouldn't make a change based on another team, especially one that you only play every 4 years.

    No but in a state like Texas where Cowboys are king, standing out rather than blending in doesn’t hurt.


  7. 15 hours ago, Sec19Row53 said:

    Am I the only one getting full page pop up ads for some insomia treatment? I also had one a short time ago for some other medication.

     

    I've seen them on my phone as well, now on the laptop.

     

    By the way -- it isn't a re-direct. It just appears over the page. When I clicked on the link to get the address, it vanished.

     

    2 more times just now for the full screen insomnia ad. Frustrating in that it closes easily, but then takes you to the top of the page you were on, not the post you were reading. 

    Im getting these types of ads in desktop, but for the Florida lottery.  Guess it varies on subject matter, but the ad style is getting frustrating.


  8. Ok, so what is this?  Looks like less of a logo and more like something that should be talked about in the general section?

     

    Some context would help.


  9. Ballpark Digest had a good article about the situation, and a few possibilities that could occur.

     

    https://ballparkdigest.com/2019/10/18/radical-milb-realignment-proposed-by-mlb/

     

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    Reported this morning by Baseball America, the plan would eliminate most of Rookie and Short Season A ball in the new PBA between MiLB and MLB, which expires in 2020. However, it’s a little more nuanced than saying all the Short Season A and Rookie leagues would go away. The Northwest League would stay but would lose two teams. Two NY-Penn League teams would potentially move to the Double-A Eastern League and replacing existing teams there, while at least one other NY-Penn League team would be shifted up to the Carolina League and replace an existing team there. The Appalachian League would go away except for perhaps Pulaski and Johnson City, moving up to Single-A. Other teams in the Sally, Carolina, Midwest and California leagues would go away as well. In addition, there is talk of adding a third Low-A league in the mid-Atlantic region. And some of these markets could become part of a Dream League, a purely developmental effort co-owned by MLB and MiLB that’s basically a developmental league with undrafted players. (Yes, we know that the Appalachian League is totally owned by MLB teams, which is why a Dream League may not make the most sense.)

     

    The changes are not expected to affect the International League and potentially only one team in the Pacific Coast League, which could be shifted to St. Paul, MN’s CHS Field.

     


  10. Posting this here, since i dont think theres a better place.

     

    Since the Florida Fire Frogs were bought out of their lease at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, has anyone heard of any possible relocation sites?

     

    https://ballparkdigest.com/2019/05/31/fire-frog-to-depart-osceola-county-stadium-at-end-of-season/

     

    https://ballparkdigest.com/2019/10/10/osecola-county-stadium-to-host-pro-soccer-beginning-in-2020/ 

     

    My first thought is that there really arent many viable options.  the ballpark at Disney World is pretty much a no, so that leaves Vero Beach (former Dodgertown), Brevard County (could be Space Coast Stadium where the Frogs relocated from 3  years ago, but hosts youth and travel ball tournaments mostly or Cocoa Expo I guess), UCF (I dont know if this is an option, but there arent many possibilities), and maybe Sanford.