Josh Leventhal

All Dressed Up

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With their $50 million stadium under construction, roughly 2,000 season tickets already sold and various merchandise being bought in bundles at the souvenir shop, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs took another […]

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Victory!

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I have to disclose a bias when it comes to Fresno’s upcoming promotion: Johnny Drama vs. Dwight Schrute Night. It’s no contest. Drama wins. In fact there may not be […]

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Charitable Contributions

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A new feature beginning in Baseball America’s upcoming issue will put a “Spotlight on Charity” in the Business Beat, focusing on a team’s or individual’s charitable efforts. Our first installment […]

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A Hog-Wild Event

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The ticker on the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs’ Website points out that the team’s first game is still 234 days away. However the mania that surrounds the team makes their debut […]

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Detwiler Earns Promotion

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Nationals 2007 first-round pick Ross Detwiler was promoted to high Class A Potomac and is scheduled to make his Carolina League debut on Thursday at Frederick. Detweiler, the sixth overall […]

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Entering The Race

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This news hardly comes as a surprise, but Pat O’Conner has officially joined the race to become the next Minor League Baseball president. O’Conner, who has served as outgoing president […]

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Business Beat: June 14

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It appears the Sally League is set to begin a new era, as several sources confirmed that league officials plan to introduce Minor League Baseball executive Eric Krupa as its new president at the league's June all-star game in Rome.

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Bats Auction A Hit

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The Louisville Bats concluded its auction of game-worn camouflage jerseys last night and raised over $4,600 for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation’”which provides free college scholarship grants, along with financial […]

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Charlotte To Honor Cal

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A big weekend of promotions awaits Triple-A Charlotte, which way back when in its days as an Orioles affiliate, hosted up-and-coming shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. on his way to the […]

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Reds Promote Bruce, Cueto

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The same day the Reds signed first-round pick Devin Mesoraco, they also promoted 2006 first-round pick Jay Bruce and righthander Johnny Cueto, the team’s highest-ranked pitcher in the minors. The […]

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Mesoraco Signs

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Reds correspondent John Fay checks in with news that the Reds have signed their top pick, Punxsutawney (Pa.) High catcher Devin Mesoraco. No details on the contract have been released, […]

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I Got The Power

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After reminiscing with John Manuel about old school rap music this morning’”he’s got mad East Coast Family knowledge’”you can’t imagine my excitement when an e-mail entitled “I Got The Power” […]

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The Business Front

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Stories Making Headlines Around Baseball • What’s a baseball game without beer vendors? Obviously the folks in the independent United League knew the answer to that question as they scrambled […]

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