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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

MiLB: Short Season, LLC Reveals Name for Single-A Baseball Team

Have a hoppy day, and drink up!

Short Season, LLC announced today that it has selected the name Hillsboro “Hops” for its Single-A baseball team. The Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate begins play in a new state-of-the-art stadium in Hillsboro in 2013 and will play 38 home games from mid-June to early September.

The franchise moved from Yakima.

Mike Emeigh Posted: October 17, 2012 at 10:05 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: October 17, 2012 at 12:49 PM (#4274058)
I'll drink to that!
   2. OsunaSakata Posted: October 17, 2012 at 01:28 PM (#4274143)
You can see the post-game headlines now: BAD HOP DOWNS HOPS
   3. Eric P. Posted: October 17, 2012 at 03:22 PM (#4274342)
The franchise moved from Yakima.


Where they sadly were not known as the Yakima Yeast.
   4. Shredder Posted: October 17, 2012 at 04:03 PM (#4274407)
They should have used the name of the region and called themselves the Cascades Hops. Though personally, I think the best pale ales being produced today are those featuring Citra hops.
   5. JoeHova Posted: October 17, 2012 at 04:08 PM (#4274416)
So, will the mascot be a frog or a rabbit?

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