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Jim Callis -

How has Connecticut prep shortstop Anthony Hewitt rocketed into the first round? Does Canada have any impact players to offer for the 2008 draft? Why don't college seniors use independent leagues to gain extra leverage?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Three Strikes: May 19

Aaron Fitt -

Strike One: Punch Those Tickets Two more teams joined Ivy League champion Columbia in the field of 64 over the weekend–one perennial power and one upstart. Bethune-Cookman continued its traditional […]

College | #Three Strikes

Richmond Musings

Josh Leventhal -

The Richmond Times-Dispatch delved into the Richmond situation over the weekend, with John O’Connor’s interesting sit down with Minor League Baseball COO Tim Purpura and a not-so-well-informed column by Paul […]


AA Dish: Golson Goes Wild

Ben Badler -

Phillies center fielder Greg Golson went ballistic at the plate, Rangers lefthander Matt Harrison issued six walks but still threw a seven-inning no-hitter, Brewers right fielder Matt LaPorta had his […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

College Top 25: May 19

There's a new team atop the Baseball America Top 25 Rankings, as North Carolina went on the road and defeated then-No.1 Miami to move up to the top spot, ending the Hurricanes' six-week run on top of the Rankings.

College | #2008#Top 25

Braves’ Rohrbough Joins Rome

Ben Badler -

Braves lefthander Cole Rohrbough has joined low Class A Rome after beginning the year rehabbing his rotator cuff tendinitis in Orlando. Rohrbough joins an unusually lefty-laden Rome pitching staff, which has […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Mets’ Martinez Out Three Weeks

Ben Badler -

Fernando Martinez, the top prospect in the Mets organization, is is expected to miss three weeks with a strained right hamstring. The Double-A Binghamton center fielder left Thursday’s game in the second […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Free Agent Righthander Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Free agent righthander Aaron Jackson, 22, received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for a drug of abuse, the office of the commissioner announced today. The suspension will take effect […]