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'We want to win a championship': Missoula PaddleHeads set high expectations in 1st stint as independent club


Cover picture for the articleMISSOULA — It’s finally time for the Missoula PaddleHeads to test out just how well they did in their first few months on their own. The PaddleHeads, no longer associated with the Arizona Diamondbacks, have been in the wilderness of professional baseball as an independent team since MLB contracted the minors from 160 to 120 teams. They’re now a partner league of MLB and have been responsible for recruiting their own players, signing them and paying all staff and travel costs.