J.J. Cooper

Stat Pack: Teenagers In The Minors

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If you read Baseball America, you probably know that age is important. All other things being equal a 19-year-old dominating the Midwest League is more impressive than a 24-year-old blitzing […]


Indy Notebook: New Northern League Manager Counting On Frontier Leaguers

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When Fran Riordan was hired by the expansion Lake County Cornbelters (Northern) in the offseason, it marked the end of an era. Riordan had either played of managed in the Frontier League since 1997, winning three league titles as a manager. But he hasn't forgotten his Frontier League roots, and he brought along a core of his final Kalamazoo Kings team to prove it. On Feb. 1, Riordan swung a 11-player swap with his old team to bring seven ex-Kings to Lake County.

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