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MLB Denies Townsend’s Gamble

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By John Manuel September 29, 2004 The Orioles just wanted someone that would be an easy sign. Wade Townsend has turned out to be anything but that. Major League Baseball […]

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Top Talent Headlines WWBA Event

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By Alan MatthewsSeptember 30, 2004   The seventh annual Perfect Game/Baseball America World Wood Bat Association Fall Championship is so highly anticipated even the President will be in town for […]

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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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