The Blythe Heat were a professional baseball team based in Blythe, California. They played in the Arizona Winter League, a short-season instructional winter league affiliated with the North American League. They began play in 2007 and played their home games at Alexander Field in Blythe. They are the only team in the instructional league that play their home games somewhere other than the league's home base of Yuma, Arizona's Desert Sun Stadium. They were owned by Diamond Sports & Entertainment. The team's uniform logo was that of the former Western Baseball League team, the Chico Heat, predecessors to the GBL's Chico Outlaws.

Blythe Heat
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LeagueArizona Winter League (American)
LocationBlythe, California
BallparkAlexander Field
Year founded2008; 15 years ago (2008)
Year folded2011; 12 years ago (2011)
League championships1 (2008)
Division championshipsN/A
ColorsNavy Blue, Silver, White, Crimson Red
OwnershipDiamond Sports & Entertainment
MediaPalo Verde-Quartzsite Times, The Yuma Sun

They won the AWL Championship in their first season in March 2008. They defeated the Canada Miners 10–5 in the Championship Game. The franchise folded in 2011 after the NAL folded.

Season-by-season recordsEdit

Arizona Winter League:

Season W L Win % Place Playoff
2008 8 11 .421 T-4th Qualified. Defeated Canada in the Championship Game.
2009 8 12 .400 3rd, American Division Did not qualify.

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