Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Carolina League

AllFacebook’s look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues with the advanced class-A Carolina 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 eight Carolina League teams, in order of likes.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

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

Likes: 15,502

Major League affiliation: Texas Rangers

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

Lynchburg Hillcats

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

Likes: 13,130

Major League affiliation: Atlanta Braves

Notable features: Facebook Friday.

Salem Red Sox

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

Likes: 12,728

Major League affiliation: Boston Red Sox

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the team’s page.

Winston-Salem Dash

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

Likes: 11,374

Major League affiliation: Chicago White Sox

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the ball club’s Facebook page. A tab powered by Statigram takes Facebook users to the Dash Instagram feed.

Wilmington Blue Rocks

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

Likes: 11,152

Major League affiliation: Kansas City Royals

Notable features: Clicking on a tab brings up the team’s Twitter feed, powered by Involver.

Carolina Mudcats

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

Likes: 11,099

Major League affiliation: Cleveland Indians

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

Frederick Keys

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

Likes: 8,137

Major League affiliation: Baltimore Orioles

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

Potomac Nationals

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

Likes: 5,200

Major League affiliation: Washington Nationals

Notable features: Halloween in July.

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