MLB invites 119 teams to join MiLB in 2021
Major League Baseball invited 119 teams to join the minor leagues, beginning in 2021.
The Triple-A and Double-A affiliates who received invites are listed below. The High-A and Low-A affiliates can be found here.
|Angels||Salt Lake||Rocket City|
|Astros||Sugar Land||Corpus Christi|
|Blue Jays||Buffalo||New Hampshire|
|Padres||El Paso||San Antonio|
Initially, 120 teams were expected to receive invites, but an issue with a Rockies affiliate in Fresno remains unresolved.
MiLB reportedly agreed to cut 42 minor-league affiliates last April after MLB commissioner Ron Manfred proposed the idea.
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