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Minor league baseball has an inherently transient nature, particularly at its lower levels. From players and coaches to affiliations and the franchises themselves, the only constant is change. No franchise illustrates this trait better than the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the low Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Minors | #2009#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Growing Up

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When a program is trying to put itself on the college baseball map, producing a first-round pick in the draft is a good way to do it. Kennesaw State hopes junior righthander Kyle Heckathorn gives its program just such a boost.

College | #2009#Season Preview

Holcomb Earns SAL MVP

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In a league filled with teenage phenoms from Angel Villalona and Jesus Montero to Mike Stanton, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman, Asheville third baseman Darin Holcomb earned the South Atlantic League's MVP award with his consistent offensive production.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Bulletin