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BAPR Plus: August 10

J.J. Cooper -

If 2007 is the year of the hitting streak (with four streaks of 30 games or more), this is the week of the home-run streak. Ryan Royster and Josh Rodriguez […]


Mariners Add Fourth Lefty To Bullpen

Jim Callis -

The Mariners continue to hang tough in the American League West race, and they made a small trade Thursday to get some bullpen help. Seattle acquired John Parrish from the Orioles in exchange for minor league outfielder Sebastien Boucher and either a player to be named or cash considerations. Baltimore ultimately received cash considerations to complete the deal.

Majors | #2007#Trade Central

Archrivals Swing Minor Trade

Jim Callis -

The Dodgers and Giants are bitter rivals, but they reached detente long enough on Thursday to complete a minor trade. San Francisco sent Mark Sweeney to Los Angeles in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations. On Aug. 26, the Giants received high Class A second baseman Travis Denker to complete the trade.

Majors | #2007#Trade Central

Double Vision

Alan Matthews -

Shortly after the 2007 draft, Baseball America added Dave Perkin to the staff of Prospects Plus, as the West Coast eyes and ears of our subsidiary scouting service. Perkin has […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Devil Rays Organization Report

Marc Topkin -Premium Content

Quietly, which is certainly his style, and slowly, which is the organization's style, Jeremy Hellickson has pitched his way into the Rays' future. A 2005 fourth-round pick out of Hoover High in Des Moines, Hellickson led the organization with a 2.43 ERA last season and was named pitcher of the year at short-season Hudson Valley for going 4-3 with a New York-Penn-leading 96 strikeouts in 78 innings.

Majors | #2007#Organization Reports#Tampa Bay Devil Rays