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Milwaukee Extends Contract With Nashville, Astros To Look Elsewhere

The Rangers are relocating their Triple-A affiliate to Round Rock, so the search for a new location begins.

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Milwaukee Extends Contract With Nashville Through 2012, Astros Look Elsewhere

The Express will not be calling Nashville home, as Brewers GM Bob Melvin announced the team’s choice to extend Nashville’s contract through 2012:

“Frank Ward and his ownership group have provided our Nashville club with a number of our baseball-needed requests and the Brewers hope a new stadium is in the future plans,” said Melvin. “We appreciate the fans who have supported both the Sounds and the Brewers players who have earned their way to Milwaukee.”

Nashville has been apart of the Milwaukee system since 2005. No word has been posted on where the Astros will turn to next.

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Nolan Ryan And Rangers Nab Round Rock, Houston May Relocate Triple-A Team In Nashville

The Round Rock Express are holding a press conference to announce their move from the Astros farm system to that of their cross-state rivals, the Texas Rangers.

The Astros will be looking to relocate their Triple-A club, and Nashville is looking like the next location. Yeah, that's a guitar scoreboard.

With the move, the Rangers will be saying good-bye to Oklahoma City, who've hosted the Redhawks since 1998. Likewise, Round Rock has been the home of the Express since 2005. 

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