Minor League Baseball

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Minor League Baseball (MiLB) is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and help prepare players to join major league teams. All of the minor leagues are operated as independent businesses. Most are members of the umbrella organization formally known as National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (NAPBL), which operates under the Commissioner of Baseball within the scope of organized baseball. Several leagues, known as independent baseball leagues, have no official links to Major League Baseball.

Leagues

All MiLB Teams

Active teams

Major League Club Level Affiliate City Current Home Venue
Arizona Diamondbacks AAA Reno Aces Reno, Nevada Greater Nevada Field (2009-present)
Baltimore Orioles AA Bowie Baysox Bowie, Maryland Prince George's Stadium (1994-present)
A Aberdeen IronBirds Aberdeen, Maryland Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium (2002-present)
Chicago Cubs AAA Iowa Cubs Des Moines, Iowa Principal Park (1992-present)
A Short Season Eugene Emeralds Eugene, Oregon PK Park (2010-present)
Chicago White Sox AAA Charlotte Knights Charlotte, North Carolina Truist Field (2014-present)
Cleveland Indians AAA Columbus Clippers Columbus, Ohio Huntington Park
AA Akron RubberDucks Akron, Ohio Canal Park (1997-present)
Colorado Rockies AAA Albuquerque Isotopes Albuquerque, New Mexico Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park (2003-present)
A Fresno Grizzlies Fresno, California Chukchansi Park (2002-present)
Houston Astros AAA Round Rock Express Round Rock, Texas Dell Diamond (2000-present)
AA Corpus Christi Hooks Corpus Christi, Texas Whataburger Field (2005-present)
Kansas City Royals AAA Omaha Storm Chasers Papillion, Nebraska Werner Park (2011-present)
Milwaukee Brewers A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Grand Chute, Wisconsin Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium (1995-present)
Philadelphia Phillies AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs Allentown, Pennsylvania Coca-Cola Park (2008-present)
Pittsburgh Pirates AAA Indianapolis Indians Indianapolis, Indiana Victory Field (1996-present)
Seattle Mariners AAA Tacoma Rainiers Tacoma, Washington Cheney Stadium (1960-present)
AA Arkansas Travelers North Little Rock, Arkansas Dickey-Stephens Park (2007-present)
Texas Rangers A Short Season Spokane Indians Spokane Valley, Washington Avista Stadium (1958-present)
Toronto Blue Jays AAA Buffalo Bisons Buffalo, New York Sahlen Field (1988-present)
Washington Nationals AAA Rochester Red Wings Rochester, New York Frontier Field (1997-present)
High-A East Wilmington Blue Rocks Wilmington, Delaware Daniel S. Frawley Stadium (1993-present)

Defunct teams

Team Years Active Level City Last Venue
Calgary Cannons 1985-2002 AAA Calgary, Alberta Foothills Stadium (1985-2002)
Toronto Maple Leafs 1896-1967 AAA Toronto, Ontario Maple Leaf Stadium (1926-67)

See also

List of Minor League Baseball stadiums

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