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Promotion of the Day

Josh Leventhal -

TP Night at Knights Stadium There are so many potential puns with this one’”after all, does bathroom humor ever get old? Anyway, we’ll just say Charlotte wiped away the competition […]

Minors

Brackman A Scratch

Aaron Fitt -

North Carolina State junior righthander Andrew Brackman will not pitch this weekend against Clemson because of fatigue. Brackman, a candidate to go among the top 10 players drafted in June, […]

College

Fox On A Tear

Chris Kline -

Over his first four years in the Cubs’™ system, Jake Fox steadily climbed the ladder while continuing to learn the nuances of life behind the plate. A third-round pick out […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around the Minors . . . We’ve been up to our elbows in pre-draft coverage the past two days at Baseball America but we’re back to business […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 17

J.J. Cooper -

If you follow prospects at all you know that Justin Upton is on an amazing hot streak, but Heath Rollins amazing first full pro season, which includes a 38-inning stretch […]

Minors

Broken Wrist Sidelines Desme

John Manuel -

Scouts will have to pick Cal Poly outfielder Grant Desme based on his current body of work, because his season is over. Desme was hit by a pitch in Sunday’s […]

College

Island Enthusiasm

Alan Matthews -

Last week in Puerto Rico, a large, week-long series of workouts and games were held at a pre-draft bonanza that was attended by more than 60 scouts, including dozens of […]

Draft

Eleven Named To Team USA

Aaron Fitt -

USA Baseball released the names of the first 11 members of the 2007 college national team, and it’s an impressive group. The lure of trips to Rio de Janeiro and […]

College

Mini-Me

Chris Kline -

Everyone in the Phillies organization refers to reliever Mike Zagurski as ‘Mini-Me.’ Not that this is meant to be flattering, as the 2005 12th-round pick’s body–thick through the middle like […]

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Parnell Impressing in FSL

Chris Kline -

Righthander Bobby Parnell is back to being Bobby Parnell, and the 22-year-old Mets righthander might even be more than that. The 2005 ninth-round pick out of Charleston Southern burst on […]

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Urdaneta Will Sit Out 50 Games

Matt Eddy -

Mets righthander Lino Urdaneta was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, the office of the commissioner of baseball announced today Urdaneta, 27, has spent much […]

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Release Granted To Shepherd

Aaron Fitt -

Outfielder Devin Shepherd, the No. 11 prospect in the freshman class entering the season, is no longer a member of the Oklahoma baseball team. The team clarified Shepherd’s situation today […]

College