J.J. Cooper

BAPR Plus: May 31

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The minor leagues’ longest hitting streak in 18 season reached 36 games when Mitch Hilligoss laid down a bunt for a single in the seventh inning. Gio Gonzalez racked up […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 30

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Mitch Hilligoss had to wait until his last at-bat, but he succeeded in extending his hitting streak to a South Atlantic League record 35 games, and Colby Rasmus had a […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 29

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Whenever a hitting streak stretches past 30 games, it’s time to take notice. Charleston first baseman Mitch Hilligoss had no trouble extending his hitting streak to 34 games on Monday […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 25

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Ryan Braun didn’t get a hit on Thursday night, but he probably won’t remember that part of the day at all after finding out that he’s headed to Milwaukee. The […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 24

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Justin Upton homered again. Roger Clemens‘ appearance in Trenton drew 75 media members and Luke Hochevar continued to struggle in Wednesday’s action. Triple-A Mike Pelfrey struck out four while allowing […]

Minors

More Fun With Lancaster Stats

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It was another typical night in Lancaster last night as the JetHawks beat Inland Empire 16-8 in a game that would be called a slugfest anywhere else, but is just […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 23

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Steven Wright recorded 10 strikeouts in 12 outs, but lost. Heath Rollins saw his 42-inning streak of not allowing an earned run end, while the minors strikeout leader, Yovani Gallardo, […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 22

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Brett Smith is on a pretty impressive roll for Trenton, while Jake Fox just keeps on hitting. Triple-A Joey Votto extended his hitting streak to 15 games while hitting a […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 21

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Jay Bruce and Darren Ford have been punishing pitchers this week, but nothing compares to the wild Lancaster-Lake Elsinore series this weekend. Triple-A Sean Smith lowered his ERA to 1.78 […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 18

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In Today’s BAPR, Justin Upton is human; he only doubled on Thursday to halt his home run streak. Jake Fox continued to punish Southern League hitters, and Brian Bogusevic seems […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 17

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If you follow prospects at all you know that Justin Upton is on an amazing hot streak, but Heath Rollins amazing first full pro season, which includes a 38-inning stretch […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 16

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Justin Upton’s hot hitting continued with a two home run game and Neil Walker is finding that giving up catching has helped his bat. Triple-A Kevin Slowey actually walked a […]

Minors

Scherzer Dominates Sports

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Max Scherzer’s first official start of the season was everything he and the Fort Worth Cats had hoped it would be. But at least one scout wasn’t as impressed. Pitching […]

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