Texas Rangers Class A team moving from Kinston to Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The city of Spartanburg plans to build a 3,500-seat ballpark that will open in 2025 and become home to the Texas Rangers Class A affiliate currently in Kinston, North Carolina. The Rangers said two of its minor league teams, the Hickory Crawdads and Down East Wood Ducks were purchased by Diamond Baseball Holdings, a subsidiary of Endeavor. The new owners were among several groups who announced the relocation of the Wood Ducks. The project would be part of a $250 million downtown development. Kinston is part of the Carolina League.

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