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 12 Florida State League teams, in order of likes.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TampaYankees
Major League affiliation: New York Yankees
Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the Yankees’ Facebook page. Interview with New York Yankees Third Baseman Alex Rodriguez, who played in injury rehabilitation games with the ball club.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BradentonMarauders
Major League affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the Cubs’ Facebook page.
Charlotte Stone Crabs
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/charlottestonecrabs
Major League affiliation: Tampa Bay Rays
Notable features: Thirsty Thursday.
Brevard County Manatees
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/manateesbaseball
Major League affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Notable features: Kids Day.
St. Lucie Mets
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/stluciemets
Major League affiliation: New York Mets
Notable features: Free admission with two new school supplies.
Fort Myers Miracle
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FortMyersMiracle
Major League affiliation: Minnesota Twins
Notable features: Fill’er Up Friday.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ThreshersBaseball
Major League affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies
Notable features: Join Email Club.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jupiterhammerheads
Major League affiliation: Miami Marlins
Palm Beach Cardinals
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/palmbeachcardinals
Major League affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Dunedin Blue Jays
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DunedinBlueJays
Major League affiliation: Toronto Blue Jays
Notable features: Social Media Monday.
Lakeland Flying Tigers
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialLakelandFlyingTigers
Major League affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Notable features: The team’s official Facebook page is actually the page for its mascot, South Paw, which is why we gave a followers total, and not a likes total.