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Giants Catcher Alfonzo Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Giants catcher Eliezar Alfonzo was handed a 50-game suspension Wednesday for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Though he’s playing for Triple-A Fresno now, the 29-year-old Alfonzo is a member […]


Omaha, NCAA Reach Agreement

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The city of Omaha and the NCAA have agreed in principle to keep the College World Series in Omaha through at least 2030. But starting in 2011, Rosenblatt Stadium will […]


Morales Optioned to Triple-A

Ben Badler -

Rockies lefthander Franklin Morales didn’t spend much time in the major leagues. He also didn’t find any success there, which is why the Rockies optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs. […]

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Low A Dish: Enter Blake Beavan

Jim Shonerd -

Zach McAllister stifled Augusta, Michael Burgess keeps htting and Blake Beaven made a nice debut. South Atlantic League Prospect Of The Day Charleston (Yankees) righthander Zach McAllister wins the prize […]

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Special K’s

Bill Ballew -Premium Content

Doug Linton is obviously a mentor who wants his hurlers to aim high. That was obvious during the first two weeks of April when the Asheville pitching coach compared Jhoulys Chacin to a fellow countryman who currently twirls his home games at Shea Stadium. "He's a righthanded Santana," Linton said.

Minors | #2008#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Sinking Feeling

Aaron Fitt -

Texas Tech has made it official: Dan Spencer will take over for Larry Hays at Texas Tech. No one is saying when that will be, but the former Oregon State […]


Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between April 19 and 25. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: OF Alex Romero Released: RHP Roberto Familia Optioned […]

Minors | #Transactions