farm team

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farm team

n
(General Sporting Terms) US and Canadian a sports team in a smaller or lower league that is affiliated to one in a larger or higher league

farm′ team`


n.
a team, esp. a baseball team, in a minor league that is owned by or affiliated with a major-league team, for training or keeping players until ready or needed.
Also called farm′ club`.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
minor-league club, minor-league team - a team that plays in a minor league
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No team likes to be called a feeder team and people can get a little bit upset by that.
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There's huge concern among some of the most passionate fans in rugby the financially-pressed region has become a feeder team for richer outfits.
However the former Mold youth player, who spent a stint playing his rugby in the north of Italy with Rugby Colrno, a RGC's Alex Schwarz feeder team for the now defunct Celtic League outfit Aironi, is relishing nearing a return to action.
The 24 year old joined the feeder team for the 2012 season, scoring ten points in his maiden campaign before scoring 12 already in his second year with eight races remaining.
There is a chance the New York club will serve as a feeder team for City, while young players unable to break into the Premier League squad could be loaned the other way.
The scrum-half was playing in Parma in the north of Italy with Rugby Colorno, a feeder team for the now defunct Celtic League outfit Aironi.
Utility back McNally has moved down a division and is expected to star for Leigh Centurions in the Co-operative Championship and fellow utility back Simpson has returned to Australia and signed for Brisbane club Easts Tigers, a feeder team for top NRL club Melbourne Storm.
After making his mark in Newcastle's feeder team, Wollbrinck seems certain to follow fellow TN starts Ross Wilson and Lamar Morrison on to Flournoy's roster.
Such a move for a UAE club to link up with an African feeder team would show great foresight from those in charge.