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Affiliation Shuffle Begins

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Compiled By J.J. Cooper As the minor league playoffs wind down, the affiliation dance has picked up. Here’s a rundown of which major and minor league teams are switching dance […]

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Command Performance

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September 9, 2004 Jeff Francis Feature: Throwing With Conviction PREVIOUS WINNERS 1981 Mike Marshall, 1bAlbuquerque (Dodgers) 1982 Ron Kittle, ofEdmonton (White Sox) 1983 Dwight Gooden, rhpLynchburg (Mets) 1984 Mike Bielecki, […]

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Drew Weighs Options

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By Ed PriceSeptember 3, 2004 Stephen Drew, the Diamondbacks’ unsigned first-round pick, withdrew from Florida State not because of Arizona’s most recent contract offer but to take time to decide […]

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Diamondbacks, Drew Get Closer To Deal

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By Ed Price August 28, 2004 The Diamondbacks have made a significantly higher—and perhaps final—offer to first-round pick Stephen Drew. According to an industry source, Arizona has offered the Florida […]

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Astros add Wheeler to staff

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By Jim CallisAugust 27, 2004 After putting Dan Miceli, Darren Oliver and Andy Pettitte on the disabled list this month, the Astros needed pitching reinforcements. They found one Friday in […]

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Cardinals To Buy El Paso Franchise

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Club will move to Springfield, Mo. for 2005 season By J.J. CooperAugust 23, 2004 After six months of denials from almost everyone involved, John Q. Hammons’ proclamations have proven true. […]

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Dodgers find relief with Dessens

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By Jim Callis August 19, 2004 The Dodgers’ strength in righthanded relievers has thinned out in the last three weeks after the trade of Guillermo Mota and a season-ending knee […]

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