minor-league team

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Noun1.minor-league team - a team that plays in a minor leagueminor-league team - a team that plays in a minor league
farm club, farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
bush league, minor league, minors - a league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)
bush leaguer, minor leaguer - a player on a minor-league baseball team
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Whatever their historic derivation, minor-league team mascots serve an important role in generating excitement and coalescing support for the home team.
Seann William Scott plays a bouncer and sports fan called Doug who is hired by a minor-league team after knocking seven bells out of one of their rivals during a match.
Most of the spring-training sites in Georgia were also home to a minor-league team and thus had at least one diamond available.
In his journey to rejoin the minor-league team that once gave him a shot eight years ago, Secrist was told Friday by manager George Tsamis that he has earned an invitation to stick for at least spring training.
From 1974-1979, major-league clubs showed annual operating losses ranging from $459,746 to $954,050 per minor-league team.
Done right, a minor-league team can be a very profitable boost to the local economy.
A bus carrying the Elmira Jackals, a New York minor-league team, struck the back of a tractor-trailer and went down an embankment, seriously injuring the bus driver and causing minor injuries to several players.
Golon makes the reader feel like an official of a minor-league team when he describes the game-day routine of Brad Taylor, the general manager of the Trenton Thunder.
He's a former minor-league team owner and Pacific Coast League president.
300 in both his junior and senior seasons, he signed with an independent minor-league team in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he played for two-plus seasons.
EL SEGUNDO - By all accounts, Anze Kopitar has the talent and maturity, both physically and mentally, to play for the Kings' top minor-league team this season, but instead he is headed to Sweden next week.