Rome Braves - Coleman Huntley pitching vs. Bowling Green

The Rome Braves’ Coleman Huntley delivers a pitch during a game at State Mutual Stadium this past season.

The Atlanta Braves and Diamond Baseball Holdings have announced a deal that will transfer ownership of several minor league baseball teams, including all four Braves affiliates.

The creation of Diamond Baseball Holdings and sale of the clubs was announced Wednesday. The clubs being sold are associated with teams across MLB including the Braves, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees, and San Francisco Giants. According to a news release, DBH is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company, and is responsible for baseball management and investment.

The clubs involved in the deal are:

♦ Iowa Cubs (Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs).

♦ Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals).

♦ Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders (Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees).

♦ Hudson Valley Renegades (High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees).

♦ San Jose Giants (Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants).

Subject to an approval process, DBH will also own and operate all four affiliates of the Atlanta Braves:

Gwinnett Stripers (Triple-A affiliate).

Mississippi Braves (Double-A affiliate).♦

♦ Rome Braves (High-A affiliate).

♦ Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A affiliate).


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