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The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around the Minors • Acquiring Triple-A Portland is a dream come true for 34-year-old Merritt Paulson, son of U.S. treasury secretary Henry Paulson and the new majority […]


Kozma Leaves His Mark

Nathan Rode -

Pete Kozma, senior shortstop for Owasso (Okla.) HS, made a grand exit to finish his high school career. As part of Owasso’s 23-game win streak to end the season and […]

Draft | #Stock Report

BAPR Plus: May 23

J.J. Cooper -

Steven Wright recorded 10 strikeouts in 12 outs, but lost. Heath Rollins saw his 42-inning streak of not allowing an earned run end, while the minors strikeout leader, Yovani Gallardo, […]


Alday Resigns

Aaron Fitt -

Rich Alday, the winningest coach in New Mexico history, resigned Monday after 18 at the helm. Alday, 59, has guided the Lobos to a 513-511-3 record since 1990, but this […]


Promotion of the Day

Josh Leventhal -

The West Virginia Power certainly are not re-inventing the wheel with its promotional philosophy of keeping things as wacky as possible at the ballpark, but it has become one of […]


High Heat: May 22

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

A winless season doesn't go over well with most high school coaches, athletic directors and especially not the players. But for a small upstart program in Columbus, Ohio, it didn't mean much.

High School | #2007#High Heat

The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around the Minors • It seems unusual that the sale of an affiliated team could come as a complete surprise’”news of Harrisburg’s recent sale had been making […]


Prospect Pulse: May 28

Chris Kline -Premium Content

Dallas Braden had spent much of his young life messing up. But the world changed around him while Braden and his classmates were in Mexico. For the first time, he realized he needed to get serious if he was to have a future in baseball. For the last time, he was to have a mother.

Minors | #2007#Prospect Pulse

Draft Takes Final Big Steps On TV

Will Lingo -Premium Content

For many fans, it may have been no more than an interesting footnote. Even for serious fans, it probably just rated as another notable step in the evolution of the event. But for people who have followed the baseball draft for years, the news that it will be televised this year was nothing short of revolutionary.

Minors | #2007#Column