The Minors en Espanol: In an attempt to expand their fanbase, the Richmond Braves announced last week that they have added Spanish-language content to their website. Right now, the content is limited to ticket information, but the club plans to add more as the season progresses. The R-Braves are the third team to offer Spanish content on their website, following the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and the Corpus Christi Hooks.
Little Minor League: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, State College Spikes, and Altoona Curve are all part
of the same ownership group, and therefore often embark together on innovative new programs. One of the latest to emerge is the youth program, in which little league teams are being given the opportunity to suit up as one of the three teams this season. The program includes many incentives for those who participate. Further details can be found here.
Mud Hens Off To A Flying Start: Opening Day is still a month away, and the Toledo Mud Hens have already sold 318,571 tickets — good for the ninth-most in franchise history. The club has set attendance records in each of the past three seasons, and it’s looking likely that in 2008 yet another mark will be established. Last season, 590,159 fans passed through the turnstiles at Toledo’s Fifth Third Field.