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Paying For The Rain

Josh Leventhal -

The drought in North Carolina ended just in time for the baseball season. After seeing barely a drop of precipitation over the winter, high Class A Kinston was inundated last […]

Minors

Dykstra Makes Move To Center

Nathan Rode -

By Dave Perkin Having previously spent his high school career as a middle infielder, Cutter Dykstra of Westlake (Calif.) High has now made the switch to center field, emulating his […]

Draft

Still Standing

Jim Callis -Premium Content

Not even a major injury to college baseball's best hitter could change the status quo at the top of the draft. Two months before the draft, the four best prospects remained the same as they were at the start of the season: Vanderbilt third baseman Pedro Alvarez, San Diego lefthander Brian Matusz, Missouri righthander Aaron Crow and Griffin (Ga.) High shortstop Tim Beckham.

Draft | #2008#Draft Dish

Badenhop Up, VandenHurk Down

Ben Badler -

All it took was one game in Double-A for Burke Badenhop to get called up to Florida. The Marlins promoted the righthander to the majors and optioned righthander Rick VandenHurk […]

Minors

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between March 29 and April 4. Last week’s transactions available here. Monster transactions blog season begins now, as teams move players […]

Minors | #Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Who's the better shortstop prospect, Tim Beckham or Gordon Beckham? Who might the Reds draft with the No. 7 overall pick? What's the scoop on Pirates shortstop prospect Brian Friday?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

High Class A Headliners

Nathan Rode -

Carolina League action started last night and it was nothing short of spectacular. Catcher Matt Wieters gave a performance that made Orioles fans drool while Braves righthander Tommy Hanson was […]

Minors | #Daily Dish