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Hays Joins 1,500-Win Club

Aaron Fitt -

We’ve got a couple of coaching-related notes to pass along from Wednesday’s games. In Lubbock, Texas Tech beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 10-5 to earn Red Raiders coach Larry Hays his […]


Cubs, Cards Minor Leaguers Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Cubs minor league righthander Robert Hernandez, 19, was suspended for testing positive for stanozolol, the commissioner’s office announced Thursday. His suspension will run for 50 games. Signed out of Venezuela […]


Polk’s Softer Side

John Manuel -Premium Content

Ron Polk's career was so rich, it took two John Manuel columns to encapsulate it. This one focuses on Polk's career that has little to do with the NCAA—in other words, the part Polk won't talk about.

College | #2008#Column

Pedro’s Back

John Manuel -

To little fanfare, Pedro Alvarez came back this week. The Vanderbilt junior third baseman had been taking ground balls the last few weeks after breaking his hamate bone on his […]


WCC Free-For-All

Aaron Fitt -

As usual, Tuesday was a busy day on the college baseball calendar, and as usual, there were a couple of notable upsets. Most shockingly, Western Illinois improved to 5-14 on […]


Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between March 22 and 28. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Released: RHP Eric Butler, RHP Matt Fowles, RHP Derik […]

Minors | #Transactions

Rule 5 Picks To Click—Updated!

Matt Eddy -

The Rule 5 Class of 2007 gave us the comeback-player-of-the-millennium in Josh Hamilton and the rapid ascendancy of Joakim Soria from the Mexican League to Royals’ closer. Righthander Kevin Cameron […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Hello Springdale

Alan Eskew -Premium Content

Wichita will no longer be stomping grounds for Royals farmhands. Springdale, Ark., which in July 2006 passed a referendum by 13 votes to fund a minor league stadium, will be the new home of the Royals' Double-A affiliate, which will call itself the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.

Minors | #2008#Classification Reports#Double-A