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Why Is Baseball Commissioner Targeting Minor League Teams For Elimination?

Jeff Katz
November 19, 2019 - 4:54 pm

Baseball is a beautiful sport, and nothing beats a day at the ballpark. We here in Richmond of course enjoy our Flying Squirrels, as do dozens of cities across America that are home to 160 minor league baseball teams.

However, there is currently a plan in place that would eliminate 42 of those teams, most of them from the Rookie Leagues.

Why is Major League Baseball trying to cut down the minor leagues?