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MLB Suspends Released Pitcher

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Tom King, a righthanded reliever who was recently released by the Giants, has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for a performance enhancing substance. King was actually quite effective […]

Minors

Lowrie Is Headed To Triple-A

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In his second full pro season Jed Lowrie has made it to Triple-A. The Red Sox announced that they have promoted the shortstop after he hit .297/.410/.501 at Double-A Portland […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: July 27

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Hitting for the cycle is rare enough that you could go years without seeing one. But fans all around the minors got the chance on Thursday as Visalia’s Derek Bruce, […]

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BAPR Plus: July 26

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Joba Chamberlain found strikeouts just as as easy to come by in Triple-A as he did in Double-A and Rick Ankiel homered again on a busy night around the minors […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: July 25

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Philip Hughes is one step closer to New York, while Adam Miller is further away from Cleveland. Triple-A Indians prospect Adam Miller is sidelined for at least two weeks with […]

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BAPR Plus: July 24

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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 […]

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BAPR Plus: July 23

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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 […]

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BAPR Plus: July 18

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Chin-Lung Hu keeps piling up three-hit games, Michael Bowden outdueled Ricky Romero and no one is hotter than Lancaster slugger Brad Correll. Triple-A Reliever Edwar Ramirez made it to the […]

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BAPR Plus: July 17

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Collin Balester and Clay Buchholz both had brief appearances in their Triple-A debuts, while Adam Boeve found that he’s headed to Triple-A, but not before he finished his stay in […]

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BAPR Plus, July 16

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Guillermo Moscoso was perfect, Dellin Betances is headed to the doctor and little-used Asheville catcher Jhaysson Augustin has a memory for his scrapbook. Triple-A Felix Pie’s up-and-down season has him […]

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BAPR Plus: July 13

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Jay Bruce made a strong Triple-A debut, Austin Jackson has become one of the minors hottest hitters and the Gulf Coast League Mets carried a no-hitter into the 15th inning […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: July 10

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With Triple-A players enjoying their brief respite of the all-star break and the Southern League playing its all-star game as well, there was a reduced schedule around the minors, but […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: July 9

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You won’t see many of the top prospects names in today’s BAPR Plus as they were busy with the Futures Game, but Adam Miller, Adam Jones and Colton Willems were […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: July 6

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There’s been a Lastings Milledge sighting, Mat Gamel’s hitting streak continued in the year of the hitting streak and Drew Naylor is becoming a New York-Penn League star. Triple-A Adam […]

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BAPR Plus: July 5

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There may be few days that minor league general managers look forward to more eagerly than the fourth of July. Fireworks and a guaranteed sellout. So there also are few […]

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