New Britain Rock Cats - Minnesota (signed through 2010) Can-Am League SussexSkyhawks Sacramento River Cats - Oakland (signed through 2014) Gulf Coast League GCL Nationals Anaheim (signed through 2008) Carolina League Potomac Nationals Buffalo Bisons - Toronto (signed through 2016) Carolina Mudcats - Florida (signed through 2008) South Atlantic League Lakewood Blueclaws Sarasota Reds - Cincinnati (owned by Cincinnati) Pioneer League Helena Brewers South Bend Silver Hawks - Arizona (signed through 2008) This will be the Yankees' new minor league structure beginning in 2021: The RiverDogs are expected to land an affiliation with another major-league organization. As a result of our decision, we found it essential that the people of Staten Island continue to have baseball, and we appreciate and thank them for their support. Tacoma Rainiers - Seattle (signed through 2014) Stockton Ports - Oakland (signed through 2008) Danville Braves - Atlanta (owned by Atlanta) Norfolk Tides - Baltimore (signed through 2010) Teams can affiliate with other MLB clubs. New Britain Rock Cats - Minnesota (signed through 2014) Salem-Keizer Volcanoes - San Francisco (signed through 2014) Pacific Coast League Tacoma Rainiers, Eastern League Altoona Curve Anaheim (signed through 2008), Frederick Keys - Jacksonville Suns - Florida (signed through 2010) When Gilliam said that the players and coaches lost everything, he did not mean their equipment. Major League Baseball has promised on multiple occasions that it will offer the opportunity for high-level baseball in any currently affiliated city that loses its affiliated team. Cats Las Vegas 51s - Los Angeles (signed through 2008) Albuquerque Isotopes - Los Angeles (signed through 2014) Louisville Bats - Cincinnati (signed through 2016) It read, in part: The Staten Island Yankees made every effort to accommodate MLB and New York Yankees requirements, including securing a commitment from New York City for ballpark upgrades. At the Double-A Level, the Yankees are moving their affiliation from Trenton to Somerset, New Jersey. Binghamton Mets - New York (NL) (signed through 2012) Huntsville Stars - Milwaukee (signed through 2014) Frontier League Windy City ThunderBolts 12:16 pm ET, released a statement in response to the decision, MLB's ongoing and controversial efforts to reduce the number of affiliated minor-league teams by 40 or so, Bo Jackson reveals he helped pay for Uvalde funerals, Dodgers vs. Giants odds, MLB picks, prediction, bets, MLB Power Rankings: New No. The Goldklang Group operates Charleston our Low Single-A affiliate from 2005 through last season which will no longer fall under the Yankees minor league umbrella. Delmarva Shorebirds - Baltimore (signed through 2010) Rancho Cucamonga Quakes - Anaheim (signed through 2010) San Antonio Missions - San Diego (signed through 2010) Mobile BayBears - Arizona (signed through 2010) Palm Beach Cardinals - St. Louis (owned by St. Louis) Everett AquaSox - Seattle (signed through 2008) Danville Braves - Atlanta (owned by Atlanta) Pioneer League Orem Owlz Hickory Crawdads - Texas (signed through 2010) Tri-City Dust Devils - Colorado (signed through 2008) Playoffs, From The Back Fields To The Bronx: September Brings Playoff Races. Savannah Sand Gnats - New York (NL) (signed through 2014) Daytona Cubs - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2008) *The Edmonton franchise has been sold andis relocating to Round Rock, Texas. Grand Junction Rockies - Colorado (owned by Colorado) Lakewood Blue Claws - Philadelphia (signed through 2014) Columbus Catfish - Tampa Bay (signed through 2008) Syracuse Chiefs - Washington (signed through 2014) Bakersfield Blaze - Texas (signed through 2010) Atlantic League Somerset Patriots Trenton Thunder - New York (AL) (signed through 2014), Southern League (AA) New York-Penn League Staten Island Yankees Clinton Lumber Kings - Seattle (signed through 2010) St. Lucie Mets - New York (NL) (owned by New York (NL)) Dominican Summer League DSL Angles San Jose Giants - San Francisco (signed through 2008) Tennessee Smokies - Chicago (NL) (signed through 2014), Texas League (AA) TD Bank Ballpark opened in June of 1999 and possesses outstanding facilities for players, a commitment to fan engagement and strong attendance. Winston-Salem Warthogs - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2008), Florida State League (A - Advanced) In order to access this exclusive content you must have a Baseball America Account., Additionally, you can subscribe to Baseball America's newsletter and receive all of our rankings, analysis, prospect insight & more delivered to your inbox every day. Savannah Sand Gnats - New York (NL) (signed through 2008) Princeton Rays - Tampa Bay (owned by Tampa Bay) International League Richmond Braves (Atlanta Braves) Missoula Osprey - Arizona (signed through 2010) Winston-Salem Warthogs - Chicago (AL) (signed through 2008), Florida State League (A - Advanced) Reading Fightin Phils - Philadelphia (signed through 2014; owned by Philadelphia) We are confident that these changes will greatly benefit our players and Yankees fans for many years to come.". Florida State League Tampa Yankees Staten Island Yankees - New York (AL) (owned by New York (AL)) Brooklyn is owned by new Mets owner Steve Cohen. Augusta GreenJackets - San Francisco (signed through 2010) Despite repeated assurances that the Thunder would remain its Double-A affiliate over the last 16 months, the Yankees betrayed their partnership at the 11th hour. At the High Single-A Level, the Yankees will now be aligned with Hudson Valley (most recently a New YorkPenn League affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays). Report: Yankees to Welcome Hudson Valley, Somerset as Affiliates in 2021, Somerset Star Anthony Volpe Selected to SiriusXM MLB All-Star Future's Game, Patriots Infielder Jesus Bastidas Growing Power Pacing His Career Year, Top-Catching Prospect Austin Wells Promoted to Somerset, Tarpons/FCL Notebook - Back-To-Back-To-Back Awards, Cooper Bowman is the next Yankees Stud prospect, Mickey Gasper Talks Two Homer Night And Finding Consistency With Increased Playing Time, One Year Removed From College, Will Warren Victorious In First Home Start For Somerset, PHOTO GALLERY: Zorros de Somerset vs. Reading 5/20/2022, Deep-Rooted Athletic Exposure Has Propelled Brandon Lockridge Into One Of Yankees Top Outfield Prospects, Waldichuk and Dietrich Ride the Rails Up to Triple-A, Tarpons Notebook: Tarpons take a bite out of the Flying Tigers, MLB Veteran Derek Dietrich Embracing Leadership Role In Somerset Clubhouse, "Consistency Will Be My Separator" : Patriots Right-Hander Sean Boyle Hopes To Continue Climb In Yankees System, Railriders Notebook: Norfolk Bats Crush SWB Pitching, Yankees Coordinator of Baseball Development Pinch Hits For Fiorito As Somerset Skipper,

[3], Minor League Baseball operated with six classes from 1990 to 2020. Lowell Spinners - Boston (signed through 2010) The Minor Leagues are classified as AAA (Triple A), AA (Double A), A (A Ball), Short A (short season), Rookie and Independent leagues. Elizabethton Twins - Minnesota (owned by Minnesota) It was planned and agreed-to in 1999 for the express purpose of hosting New York Yankees professional Minor League Baseball. Everett AquaSox - Seattle (signed through 2014) organizations may own one or more of their Minor League teams, but this is not TRINIDAD TRIGGERS - Pioneer League (Independent), GARDEN CITY WIND - Pecos League (Independent) However, MLB and the Yankees choose not to engage in any discussions with us. love baseball. Syracuse Chiefs - Washington (signed through 2010) Fort Wayne TinCaps - San Diego (signed through 2014) With the news, that means the Yankees will have four teams outside of the complex in 2021. 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