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Winthrop’s Wilson Has Tommy John

Aaron Fitt -

Winthrop has confirmed that ace righthander Alex Wilson will miss the 2008 season after having Tommy John surgery. Wilson, who went 6-4, 2.51 as a sophomore this spring after going […]

College

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’™s installment considers all transactions reported between July 28-August 3. Last week’™s transactions available here. Or visit the transactions archive. Draft picks are presented alphabetically by position here, but […]

Minors | #Transactions

Kershaw Jumps To Double-A

J.J. Cooper -

Lefthander Clayton Kershaw is skipping right past high Class A . The Dodgers announced their top pitching prospect will report to Double-A Jacksonville for his next start. Kershaw was 7-5, […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

BAPR Plus: August 7

J.J. Cooper -

Brandon Wood has hit three home runs in the past two days while Matt Maloney and Will Inman have enjoyed their changes of scenery to new teams. Each threw a […]

Minors

Star Search

Alan Matthews -

Shortly after the 2007 draft, Baseball America added Dave Perkin to the staff of Prospects Plus, as the West Coast eyes and ears of our subsidiary scouting service. Perkin has […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Detwiler Earns Promotion

Josh Leventhal -

Nationals 2007 first-round pick Ross Detwiler was promoted to high Class A Potomac and is scheduled to make his Carolina League debut on Thursday at Frederick. Detweiler, the sixth overall […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

BAPR Plus: Aug. 6

J.J. Cooper -

There’s plenty of good news for Red Sox fans in today’s BAPR Plus with Jed Lowrie hitting a pair of home runs and Justin Masterson picking up plenty more strikeouts, […]

Minors

What’s The 411?

Alan Matthews -

LONG BEACH–Headaches and travel go hand and hand, so it came as no surprise when I arrived in Orange County and Delta informed me my luggage was still in Atlanta. […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Rohrbough Promoted To Rome

Ben Badler -

The Atlanta Braves promoted lefthander Cole Rohrbough from Rookie-level Danville to low Class A Rome last night. Rohrbough has been one of the best pitchers in the minor leagues this […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Ask BA

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