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Garza, Young Highlight Challenge Trade

Matt Eddy and John Manuel -

The Twins and Rays dealt from surplus in a blockbuster prospect swap on Nov. 28 that sent outfielder Delmon Young to Minnesota and righthander Matt Garza to Tampa Bay. Rounding out the trade, the Twins received shortstop Brendan Harris and outfielder Jason Pridie, while the Rays got righthander Eduardo Morlan and shortstop Jason Bartlett.

Majors | #2007#Trade Central

Serafini Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Free agent lefthander Dan Serafini received a 50-game suspension for failing a performance-enhancing substance test. Serafini, 33, pitched in the Rockies system in 2007, tossing 1/3 of an inning for […]


Cubs Look To End Homegrown Bat Drought

Jim Callis -Premium Content

The Cubs look at Josh Vitters, Geovany Soto and Tyler Colvin, the first three names on our Chicago Top 10 Prospects list, and see the best high school hitter in the 2007 draft, a future all-star catcher and a five-tool outfielder. Cubs fans look at Vitters, Soto and Colvin and think, "We'll believe it when we see it."

Minors | #2007#Column

Business Beat: Nov. 29

Josh Leventhal -

Taking the extra step has come out of necessity for Batavia but has paid off in a remarkable way. The Muckdogs ranked last in attendance in the short-season New York-Penn League this season but finished among the 25 top licensing teams in minor league baseball.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat