farm team


: a minor-league baseball team that is associated with a major-league team

Examples of farm team in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not much grows in Chicago during winter, but in 2023, the Blackwells launched their indoor bulb-forcing program to cultivate flowers year-round and provide ongoing employment for the farm team. Ashley R. Williams, CNN, 31 Mar. 2024 Their most recent San Diego region concert together was a 2009 show at The Diamond, the 14,000-capacity stadium that is the home of the San Diego Padres’ Single-A farm team, the Lake Elsinore Storm. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Feb. 2024 Johnson played in 42 games with Ontario Reign, the Kings’ top farm team, over the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, scoring seven goals and 17 points. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 30 Oct. 2023 Parker MacDonald, then an assistant coach with the Kings, remembered Nickson from their days with the club’s New Haven Nighthawks farm team and called back East to urge Nickson to send the Kings a tape of his work. Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times, 24 Oct. 2023 Signed by the Orioles’ organization out of high school, Robinson started out as a second baseman for their York, Pa., farm team in 1955. Richard Goldstein, New York Times, 27 Sep. 2023 His parents live in Winnipeg, where Eric is an assistant coach with the Manitoba Moose, the Jets’ farm team. Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times, 17 July 2023 Because Alabama’s brand of politics requires a farm team for sleaze, a training ground, and the University of Alabama provides an MBA for dirty tricks. John Archibald |, al, 26 Jan. 2023 He had just been demoted from the American Hockey League’s Milwaukee Admirals — top farm team of the Nashville Predators — to the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones. Marvin Pave,, 17 Mar. 2023

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“Farm team.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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