Tulsa Drillers-Dodgers extend player development contract

Ponca City Now - August 4, 2016 9:39 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – The Tulsa Drillers and the Los Angeles Dodgers have announced a two year extension of their player development contract.

The new contract announced Wednesday means the Drillers will continue as the Dodgers Double-A affiliate through the 2018 baseball season.

The Drillers are currently in their second season as the Dodgers' AA affiliate and play in the Texas League.

Drillers co-chairman Dale Hubbard called the Dodgers on of the most recognizable and famous teams in baseball.

The Dodgers franchise has operated continuously since 1890, first in Brooklyn, New York, before moving to Los Angeles prior to the 1958 season.


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