Pacific Coast League

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The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a Class AAA minor league. Operating primarily in the Western and Midwestern United States it is one of two leagues, along with the International League, playing at the Triple-A level, which is one step below that of Major League Baseball.

Current teams

Currently there are sixteen teams in the PCL across four divisions in two conferences,[1]

American Conference
Division Team MLB Affiliation City Stadium Capacity
North Iowa Cubs Chicago Cubs Des Moines, Iowa Principal Park 11,000
Memphis Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals Memphis, Tennessee AutoZone Park 14,320
Nashville Sounds Milwaukee Brewers Nashville, Tennessee Herschel Greer Stadium 10,052
Omaha Royals Kansas City Royals Omaha, Nebraska Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium 23,100
South Albuquerque Isotopes Los Angeles Dodgers Albuquerque, New Mexico Isotopes Park 12,215
New Orleans Zephyrs Florida Marlins Metairie, Louisiana Zephyr Field 10,000
Oklahoma City RedHawks Texas Rangers Oklahoma City, Oklahoma AT&T Bricktown Ballpark1 13,166
Round Rock Express Houston Astros Round Rock, Texas Dell Diamond 10,000
Pacific Conference
Division Team MLB Affiliation City Stadium Capacity
North Colorado Springs Sky Sox Colorado Rockies Colorado Springs, Colorado Security Service Field 9,000
Portland Beavers San Diego Padres Portland, Oregon PGE Park2 19,810
Salt Lake Bees Los Angeles Angels Salt Lake City, Utah Franklin Covey Field 15,500
Tacoma Rainiers Seattle Mariners Tacoma, Washington Cheney Stadium 9,600
South Fresno Grizzlies San Francisco Giants Fresno, California Chukchansi Park 12,500
Las Vegas 51s3 Toronto Blue Jays Las Vegas, Nevada Cashman Field 10,000
Reno Aces Arizona Diamondbacks Reno, Nevada Sierra Nevada Stadium TBA
Sacramento River Cats Oakland Athletics West Sacramento, California Raley Field 14,680
1 Hosting 2009 Triple-A Championship Game
2 Hosting 2009 Triple-A All-Star Game
3 The 51s will be renamed in 2010.

See also

Pacific Coast League Official Website