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Dodgers Extend Agreement With Triple A Albuquerque

The Dodgers have spent the last month or so extending agreements with their minor league affiliates. The latest extension came today, with the Triple A Albuquerque Isotopes, through 2012.

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“We are excited about extending our partnership with the Albuquerque Isotopes,” said De Jon Watson, Dodgers Assistant General Manager, Player Development. “The partnership has been outstanding, the fan base has been great, and we’re really excited to be reacquainted with our great fans in Albuquerque .”

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“The Dodgers have been ingrained in the Albuquerque community for the better part of 50 years and we’re excited to continue our successful relationship,” said Isotopes General Manager John Traub. “From the exciting, competitive clubs we’ve fielded the last two years to the fun promotional things we’ve been able to do in conjunction with the Dodgers, we’re thrilled that Albuquerque will continue to be known as Dodgertown , New Mexico .”

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In the last month, the Dodgers also extended agreements with Double A Chattanooga, Single A Great Lakes, and rookie league Ogden, all through 2014.

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The Dodgers reunited with Albuquerque in 2009 after eight years with their Triple A affiliate in Las Vegas. The Albuquerque Dukes were the Triple-A affiliate of the Dodgers from 1972 to 2000 after the Duke City hosted the Dodgers’ Double-A affiliate from 1965 to 1971.