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Old 09-19-2012, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
Peoria, meanwhile, will reaffiliate with the Cardinals, which leaves the Quad Cities River Bandits available.
And Beliot, which lost the twins to Cedar Rapids.

Originally Posted by Frater Perdurabo View Post
Others have said this, but the Sox need to find a way to put an affiliate in Joliet. Joliet had a great stadium in a downtown location, close to Metra, 80, 55 and 355, and close to the fastest growing region of the Chicago metropolitan area, in which Sox fans may outnumber Cubs fans.
There is no way that will happen. 1st the Cougars, White Sox, Cubs would have to ok the deal. I heard that South Bend and Beloit would too but I can't confirm it. 2nd what makes you think that Joliet would draw more then currently do? Just because they are affiliated? It may help initially help but that would die down after a year. 3rd the current owners of the Slammers would have to be bought out or it would have to wait til lease is up.
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