Professional Development League
The Professional Development League is the new structure governing the minor leagues revealed on February 12, 2021 as a replacement for Minor League Baseball. Under the new structure gone are the former names of minor leagues based on geography, many of them anchored in over a century of history, replaced by generic monikers.
The PDL is structured as follows:
- Complex-Based Leagues
- Arizona League
- Florida League
- Partner Leagues
- Jonathan Mayo: "MLB announces new Minors teams, leagues: New model includes player salary increases, modernized facility standards, reduced travel", February 12, 2021.