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Stroke Sidelines Butler

J.J. Cooper -

Mobile manager Brett Butler is said to be resting comfortably as he recovers from a mild stroke he suffered Friday night. The former 17-year major leaguer and cancer survivor is […]

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BAPR Plus: July 30

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Joba Chamberlain is headed to the Scranton bullpen in a tuneup for a callup to the big leagues. Edinson Volquez keeps winning and walking guys in Triple-A and there were […]

Minors

Sunday Quick Hits

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Marlins’™ righthander Chris Volstad was expected to make his Double-A debut Sunday, after going 8-9, 4.50 in 126 innings at high Class A Jupiter. Volstad, Florida’™s first-round pick in 2005 […]

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Saturday Quick Hits

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This weekend we’™ll start with the Red Sox, as both righthanders Clay Buchholz and Michael Bowden took the mound Friday. Buchholz allowed a pair of runs on three hits and […]

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Sadler Suspended

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Diamondbacks shortstop Donnie Sadler, who has spent most of the season with Triple-A Tucson, failed a drug of abuse test and was suspended for 50 games. Though Sadler, 32, has […]

Minors

MLB Suspends Released Pitcher

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Tom King, a righthanded reliever who was recently released by the Giants, has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for a performance enhancing substance. King was actually quite effective […]

Minors

Lowrie Is Headed To Triple-A

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In his second full pro season Jed Lowrie has made it to Triple-A. The Red Sox announced that they have promoted the shortstop after he hit .297/.410/.501 at Double-A Portland […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: July 27

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Hitting for the cycle is rare enough that you could go years without seeing one. But fans all around the minors got the chance on Thursday as Visalia’s Derek Bruce, […]

Minors