J.J. Cooper

BAPR Plus: April 30

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There aren’t many outings that could make Justin Upton’s fifth straight game with a home run only the second biggest story of the day, but Tim Lincecum’s starts are starting […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 27

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Thursday’s action included two games that went more than 15 innings, a three-home run day for John Mayberry and Augusta’s amazing pitching. Triple-A Jason Botts drove in four runs to […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 26

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It was a light day around the minors on Wednesday as both the Pacific Coast League and Midwest League’s took the day off. But there were some highlights Triple-A In […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 25

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Joey Votto is finally heating up, former power pitcher Rick Ankiel is showing he has significant power at the plate as well and the Augusta GreenJackets continue to be baseball’s […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 24

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It was a typically busy Monday around the minors as we say good-bye to Philip Hughes, watch Ryan Braun continue to crush the ball and find West Michigan protesting their […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 23

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Augusta keeps winning, Jeff Larish drove in six runs and the Red Sox continue to have plenty of reasons to wish they had never ended up in Lancaster. Triple-A Mike […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 19

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The first triple play of the season highlighted a night where Randy Johnson took a step closer to getting back to the big leagues, Kevin Slowey continued to paint the […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 19

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Philip Hughes and David Purcey dominated. Dayton stayed undefeated and Kane County and Rome keep losing. Triple-A Philip Hughes watched as Chase Wright skipped Triple-A to join the Yankees rotation […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 18

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Two of the top pitchers in last year’s draft showed their stuff on Tuesday as Tim Lincecum and Luke Hochevar turned the knob to 11 in dominating outings. Lincecum struck […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 17

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Minor League Baseball still has two undefeated teams nearly two weeks into the season, and Andrew Miller was reminded that a great outing doesn’t always mean you won’t pick up […]

Minors

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 […]

Minors

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 […]

Minors

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 […]

Minors