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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’™s installment considers all transactions reported between July 16-20. Last week’™s transactions available here. Draft picks are presented alphabetically by position here, but to see each team’s draft in […]

Minors | #Transactions

Out With The Old . . .

Chris Kline -

The Yankees made two moves today, calling up righthanders Joba Chamberlain and Ian Kennedy to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and sending lefthander Chase Wright and righthander Tyler Clippard back to Double-A Trenton.

Minors | #Daily Dish

Yankees Find Backup Backstop

Jim Callis -

Tired of Wil Nieves' inability to provide any offense as a backup to all-star catcher Jorge Posada, the Yankees traded for a new No. 2 catcher on Saturday. New York picked up Jose Molina from the Angels in exchange for Double-A righthander Jeff Kennard.

Majors | #2007#Trade Central

BAPR Plus: July 24

J.J. Cooper -

Joba Chamberlain and Ian Kennedy are one step closer to the majors. The pair of Yankees prospects learned on Monday that they are being promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre which overshadowed […]

Minors

First-Rounder Exceeds Slot . . . Barely

Jim Callis -

It took 17 first-rounders to sign before one received a bonus that exceeded MLB’s reduced slot recommendations. Arizona high school righthander Tim Alderson, the No. 22 overall pick, signed with […]

Draft

Cape Cod All-Star Rosters Revealed

Travis Young -

The Cape Cod Baseball League announced the 44 players that will be participating in the 45th annual all-star game on Saturday at Wareham’s Spillane Field. Baseball America’s lead college writer, […]

College

Erbe Continues To Wear It

Chris Kline -

Orioles righthander Brandon Erbe has gone through some growing pains this season at high Class A Frederick. In his second full year, the 2005 third-round pick has scuffled through some […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

BAPR Plus: July 23

J.J. Cooper -

Clay Buchholz looked much more comfortable in his second Triple-A start, Tampa’s pitching staff picked up its second no-hitter of the week and Rick Ankiel homered again. Triple-A Clay Buchholz […]

Minors

Bailey And Blackburn Out

Matt Eddy -

A pair of Triple-A pitchers will miss at least two starts as they recover from injuries their organizations don’t consider serious. Reds righthander Homer Bailey was placed on the minor […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Sunday Quick Hits

Chris Kline -

Low Class A Greensboro outfielder Spike McDougall tied a South Atlantic League record Saturday, swiping five bases in the Grasshoppers’™ 6-2 win against Lake County. The feat has been accomplished […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Saturday Quick Hits

Chris Kline -

• Triple-A Richmond shortstop Brent Lillibridge delivered a ninth-inning grand slam off Aquilino Lopez to give the Braves a come-from-behind victory over Toledo, 8-5. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the International League, […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Which big leaguers have tools that rank as 80 on the 20-80 scouting scale? How did Reds outfielder Carson Kainer's kidney problems affect his draft status? How good are below-the-radar Twins pitching prospects Nick Blackburn and Brian Duensing?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

Cape Cod Classic Roster

Baseball Factory and Team One selection high school players to play in the third annual Cape Cod High School Classic on July 27 in Wareham, Mass. Over the two-year history of the event 39 of its alumni have been drafted, including 10 first-round picks, including Kasey Kiker (Rangers, first round, 2006), Chris Parmelee (Twins, first round, 2006) and Phillippe Aumont (Mariners, first round, 2007).

High School | #2008#Cape Cod High School Classic#Events

2007 Cape Cod Classic Roster

Baseball Factory and Team One selected high school players to play in the third annual Cape Cod High School Classic on July 27 in Wareham, Mass. Over the two-year history of the event 39 of its alumni have been drafted, including 10 first-round picks, including Kasey Kiker (Rangers, first round, 2006), Chris Parmelee (Twins, first round, 2006) and Phillippe Aumont (Mariners, first round, 2007).

High School | #2008

Cuba Downs U.S., Claims Gold

Aaron Fitt -

Cuban veteran Adiel Palma shut down Team USA in the gold medal game of the Pan American Games, leading Cuba to a 3-1 win and its 10th consecutive Pan Am gold. The ending was all too familiar for Team USA.

College | #2008