Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.

With use of same juiced ball, MLB power surge comes to Triple-A

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By Updated: August 04, 2019 6:42 PM CT | Published: August 04, 2019 4:00 AM CT

In 2019 all Triple-A teams, including the Memphis Redbirds, began playing with the same juiced ball used in the major leagues. Which is why with more than 30 games left in the PCL season, teams have hit 500 more home runs have than in all of 2018.

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