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Jim Callis -

There have been some eye-popping pitching performances in the Double-A Eastern League this year with Clay Buchholz, Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes, Ian Kennedy and Justin Masterson all dominating. Is the offense in the league down or are those guys that good? Also, how did the Mark Teixeira trade affect the top prospect lists for both the Braves and Rangers?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

House Becomes Official

John Manuel -

Southern California officially announced the hiring of Tom House as its new pitching coach, a major coup for second-year coach Chad Kreuter. House pitched for the Trojans in 1967 before […]

College

J-Rod Drives In Nine

Chris Kline -

When Josh Rodriguez came into the Indians’ system as a second-round pick out of Rice last year, it seemed like only a matter of time before the 22-year-old shortstop would […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Low Class A Report

Thom Henninger -Premium Content

While most teams strive to field a successful lefty-righty combination at the top of the rotation, few clubs turn out such a pairing on the same day. The Swing of the Quad Cities have such a tandem in lefthander Brad Furnish and righthander Tyler Herron—the Cardinals prospects have pitched on the same day throughout the first three months of the season.

Minors | #2007#Classification Reports#Low Class A

BAPR Plus: August 3

J.J. Cooper -

Matt Antonelli and Jay Bruce have quickly gotten comfortable after being promoted while Ricky Romero finally got his first win of the season on Thursday. Triple-A Jay Bruce homered for […]

Minors

Lake Land

Alan Matthews -

LAKELAND, Fla.–One of the biggest challenges of holding the East Coast Showcase in central Florida instead of North Carolina (where it had been for the past decade) is the weather. […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Jurrjens Dealing In EL

Chris Kline -

There’s no question Tigers righthander Jair Jurrjens had huge potential coming into this season. He’s only recently been showing exactly what he’s capable of. Over his last two starts at […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Upton Called Up

John Manuel -

Remember all those Ken Griffey comparisons scouts put on Justin Upton prior to the 2005 draft? Like Griffey, Upton plays the outfield, and like Griffey, he went No. 1 overall […]

Minors