Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Texas League

AllFacebook’s look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues with the class-AA Texas League.

Class AA is the middle level of the three levels in the minor-league system, and promising prospects often make the jump directly from class AA to Major League Baseball.

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

Tulsa Drillers

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

Likes: 28,612

Major League affiliation: Colorado Rockies

Notable features: Bark in the Park. Voting for Minor League Baseball’s Mascot Mania.

Springfield Cardinals

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Springfield-Cardinals/70832675041

Likes: 25,094

Major League affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals

Notable features: Photos of the Week. Pose for Passes contest in conjunction with Great Western Bank.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals

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

Likes: 18,200

Major League affiliation: Kansas City Royals

Notable features: The team’s Instagram feed is available behind a tab powered by Statigram. Fans can sign up for email newsletter Naturals Newsletter.

Corpus Christi Hooks

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

Likes: 14,383

Major League affiliation: Houston Astros

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the Hooks’ Facebook page. Social Media Palooza.

Arkansas Travelers

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

Likes: 13,791

Major League affiliation: Los Angeles Angels

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the Travelers’ Facebook page. Travs Faith and Family Night 2013, featuring recording artist and “American Idol” contestant Colton Dixon, is set for Saturday, Aug. 3.

San Antonio Missions

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

Likes: 13,499

Major League affiliation: San Diego Padres

Notable features: Voting for Minor League Baseball’s Mascot Mania.

Frisco RoughRiders

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

Likes: 10,841

Major League affiliation: Texas Rangers

Notable features: Tickets can be purchased directly via the ball club’s page. Voting for Minor League Baseball’s Mascot Mania.

Midland RockHounds

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/midland.rockhounds

Likes: 7,797

Major League affiliation: Oakland A’s

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

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