Originally Posted by crazybob60
Maybe I missed it being mentioned above, but is there a reason why the Reds High A affiliate is so far away from any of the rest of the minor league affiliates and the Reds geographically? (well with the exception of Billings). Was it done unintentionally just to possibly spread around the 'wealth' for the Reds fanbase?
The reason that Cincy is in Bakersfield is that nobody else wanted them that had an expired MLB working agreement. It has nothing to do with sharing the wealth at all. The 'musical chairs' example is perfect.