Minor League Baseball On Facebook: California League

AllFacebook’s look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues with the advanced class-A California League.

Class A is the lowest level in the minor-league system, where the least advanced prospects start out, but full-season class-A leagues are made up of more advanced prospects than short-season leagues, and advanced class-A leagues are obviously at the top of the tier.

Following is a look at the Facebook pages of the 10 California League teams, in order of likes.

San Jose Giants

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SJGiants

Likes: 16,866

Major League affiliation: San Francisco Giants

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the ball club’s Facebook page.

Lake Elsinore Storm

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LakeElsinoreStorm

Likes: 14,891

Major League affiliation: San Diego Padres

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the Storm Facebook page.

Stockton Ports

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Portsbaseball

Likes: 14,694

Major League affiliation: Oakland A’s

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the Ports’ page. The team’s Instagram feed is also available under a tab powered by Statigram.

Modesto Nuts

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/modestonutsbaseball

Likes: 11,547

Major League affiliation: Colorado Rockies

Notable features: The Nuts are hosting Skills Camp 2013 and featuring a Celebrity Look-a-Like photo contest.

Rancho Cucamonga Quakes

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RanchoCucamongaQuakesBaseball

Likes: 8,683

Major League affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers

Notable features: Tabs that lead users to the Quakes’ Flickr and YouTube feeds.

Inland Empire 66ers

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/66ersBaseball

Likes: 8,546

Major League affiliation: Los Angeles Angels

Notable features: Weekly social media winners, Thirsty Thursday.

Bakersfield Blaze

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BakersfieldBlaze

Likes: 6,898

Major League affiliation: Cincinnati Reds

Notable features: Third Annual Facebook Fan Night.

Visalia Rawhide

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheRawhide

Likes: 5,873

Major League affiliation: Arizona Diamondbacks

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the Rawhide Facebook page.

High Desert Mavericks

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HDMavs

Likes: 4,485

Major League affiliation: Seattle Mariners

Notable features: Wooly Bulletin.

Lancaster JetHawks

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LancasterJetHawks

Likes: 2,566

Major League affiliation: Houston Astros

Notable features: Nerd Night, Star Wars Weekend.

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