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Akins To Be

John Manuel -

Baseball America has told Nick Akins’ story once before, and it’s a story that keeps developing. Akins did not play in 2006, yet was the Dodgers’ 13th-round pick that year […]


Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Jan. 23 and Jan. 25. Last week’s transactions available here. Boston Red Sox Signed: RHP Jacob Miller Colorado Rockies Signed: […]

Minors | #Transactions

Wofford Player Charged With Assault

Aaron Fitt -

Here’s one more news item from a busy Friday: Wofford outfielder Chuck Eller was charged with assault after police said he intentionally rammed his truck into a woman’s car early […]


Moon Leaves Arizona

Aaron Fitt -

Interesting story out of Arizona, where freshman two-way talent Chris Moon has left the second-ranked Wildcats to join the Army. Moon, who starred at national prep power Tucson High, told […]


White Sox Organization Report

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Few general managers are more willing to trade their highly regarded prospects than the White Sox' Kenny Williams. He has put an exclamation point on that tendency over the last six months, dealing pitchers Fautino de los Santos, Gio Gonzalez, first baseman Chris Carter and outfielders Aaron Cunningham and Ryan Sweeney.

Majors | #2008#Chicago White Sox#Organization Reports

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

How do the 30 No. 1 prospects stack up against each other? Why would a team with a top-five draft pick take a high school player? Why do clubs get compensated for failing to sign premium draft choices?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA