Let's check out the Florida State and California Leagues.
Following the 2000 season, the minor leagues underwent dozens of changes.
Organizations changed their affiliations within leagues, moved their
affiliates from one league to another, and jumped and bumped teams between
levels. Along with the reconfigurations, there will be several new parks
throughout the minor leagues. What follows below is a delineation of the
changes, along with an attempt to anticipate what effects those changes
Most of the changes occurred at the lower levels. At any level, the talent
matters more than the park or league. That's especially true for the low
minors, where the change is so rapid, the talent so immature, and the
organizational goals so much more focused on development than statistical
results. This article doesn't spend much space addressing changes at the
rookie or short-season levels. But all the changes are worth noting, both
to help track player movement and to better analyze drastic changes in
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