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BAPR Plus: April 16

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We’re now a week and a half into the season, which means we’re getting to the point where batting average are more likely to hover around .280 than .500 or […]

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BAPR Plus: April 12

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Wednesday was all about pitching. Pitching prospects stood on mounds around the minors, with Chase Wright leading the way with a 10-K, seven-inning performance. Triple-A Devern Hansack was sent to […]

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BAPR Plus: April 11

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If you’re looking for a good pitching performance from Tuesday, Dodgers lefty Scott Elbert’s dominant outing leads the way, and if you’re looking for a great hitting performance, you can […]

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BAPR Plus: April 10

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Today’s look around the minors includes Yovani Gallardo’s Triple-A debut, Adam Miller’s long awaited first start of 2007 and an impressive start by Nationals prospect Emiliano Fruto. Triple-A Yovani Gallardo […]

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BAPR Plus: April 9

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The combination of Easter Sunday and winter-like temperatures throughout the Northeast and Midwest led to a small slate of games on Sunday, but there were some highlights, including Homer Bailey’s […]

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BAPR Plus: April 6

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On Opening night, many players must have wondered why they had to leave Florida and Arizona. Nine games were postponed because of weather, while the teams that played in the […]

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BAPR Plus: Cincinnati Reds

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As the season begins, we’re just about done with our looks at how the prospects did during spring training. In the case of the Reds, there was one big surprise, […]

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BAPR Plus: Los Angeles Dodgers

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The Dodgers didn’t have any rookie make their Opening Day roster, but that didn’t keep them from having some interesting prospect performances at spring training. Who’s Hot: After flirting with […]

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BAPR Plus: San Diego Padres

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As we move on to the National League, we’ll once again start with the West Division. Who’s Hot: Kevin Kouzmanoff has been everything the Padres expected this spring, he’s hit […]

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BAPR Plus: Baltimore Orioles

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The Orioles spent most of their spring looking at veterans, as most of their prospects are in the lower levels of the system, but a couple of former prospects from […]

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BAPR Plus: Boston Red Sox

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The biggest story this spring seems to be the arrival of Japanese ace Daisuke Matsuzaka. So not surprisingly, he’s also the biggest story of the Red Sox BAPR Plus. Who’s […]

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BAPR Plus: New York Yankees

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You probably don’t even have to know what a baseball is to have heard of Philip Hughes at this point, but Hughes isn’t the only prospect who got noticed with […]

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BAPR Plus: Tampa Bay Devil Rays

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If Toronto has a veteran lineup with few prospects seeing serious time this spring, the Devil Rays are a prospect-watcher’s delight with a multitude of future stars getting regular at-bats. […]

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BAPR Plus: Toronto Blue Jays

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The Blue Jays are another team where the prospects in camp were outnumbers by the prospects in minor league camp. A veteran lineup and rotation meant few jobs were up […]

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BAPR Plus: Chicago White Sox

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Few teams had more interesting names at big league camp than the White Sox, who saw their No. 1 (Ryan Sweeney), No. 2 (Josh Fields), No. 3 (Gio Gonzalez), No. […]

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BAPR Plus: Cleveland Indians

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Our latest BAPR Plus looks at how the prospects with the Cleveland Indians have done this spring. Who’s Hot: Adam Miller won’t begin the season in the Indians rotation, but […]

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