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Weglarz Puts On Show In Taiwan

Ben Badler -

Indians outfielder Nick Weglarz was a big reason for Canada’s first-place finish at the final Olympic qualifier in Taiwan last week. The 20-year-old went 9-for-20 (.450) at the tournament with […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Marlins, Rays Spruce Up Sagging Markets

Josh Leventhal -

While promotions are as much a part of baseball history as Cracker Jacks and trading cards, teams like the Rays and Marlins are trying to overcome geographical and structural challenges by making their ballparks into destination attractions. Arriving to the park just before the first pitch and leaving after the seventh inning doesn't fit into their business model. Instead they invite fans to come early for a parking lot happy hour or concourse level mini-carnival and stay late for fireworks and a concert.

Minors | #2008#Business Beat

High School Injury Update

Nathan Rode -

A few prospects have come up on the injury radar recently, while others are returning to hopefully help their team boost their rankings. Outfielder/lefthander Aaron Hicks (Wilson HS, Long Beach) […]

Draft

Patton Has Successful Surgery

Ben Badler -

Baseball America correspondent Roch Kubatko reports that Orioles lefthander Troy Patton had surgery on his left shoulder yesterday. "His rotator cuff was clean," manager Dave Trembley said. "He should be […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Radar Love

Aaron Fitt -

Today’s mailbag deals with hard-throwers, but first let me pass along a note about one hard-thrower that has been shut down for the season. Oklahoma ace Stephen Porlier, who missed […]

College

Devils Leave Dust

Aaron Fitt -

I’m sure I wasn’t the only college baseball fan on the East Coast who stayed up until 1 a.m. last night watching the Arizona State-Arizona game unfold on GameTracker. When […]

College