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.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tulsadrillers
Major League affiliation: Colorado Rockies
Major League affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/naturals
Major League affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Corpus Christi Hooks
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/hooksbaseball
Major League affiliation: Houston Astros
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ArkansasTravelers
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
Major League affiliation: San Diego Padres
Notable features: Voting for Minor League Baseball’s Mascot Mania.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ridersbaseball
Major League affiliation: Texas Rangers
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/midland.rockhounds
Major League affiliation: Oakland A’s