Josh Leventhal

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 […]

Minors

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 […]

Minors

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, […]

Draft

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” […]

Minors

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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Henniger Auction Results

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Following up on an earlier note, low Class A Hagerstown raised $2,288 during a silent auction at yesterday’s game for a fund benefiting the family of Colorado Springs executive Rai […]

Minors

The Business Front

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Stories Making Headline Around Baseball • Just call him the Johnny Drama of baseball. Struggling actor Greg Vojtanek‘”you may remember him as Leap Reader George in the Princess Diaries 2′”leaves […]

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Colon Suspended

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Detroit suspended righthanded reliever Roman Colon for seven days because of a physical altercation with teammates during a rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo, the Detroit Free Press reported. Colon apparently […]

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The Business Front

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Stories Making Headlines Around Baseball • The Toronto Globe and Mail profiles Fort Myers assistant GM Andrew Seymour, the man behind tonight’s promotion “Don’t Be a Bengal, Be a Good […]

Minors

The Business Front

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Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors • Folks in Reno are getting ready to celebrate, as relocating a Triple-A team to Northern Nevada took a big step forward when SK […]

Minors

Pulling A Donovan

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I want to thank reader Brett Zalaski for bringing this to my attention today. The Fort Myers Miracle plan to take a shot at Billy Donovan’s very brief coaching career […]

Minors

Following The Headlines

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I know what you’re thinking, why look anywhere other than BaseballAmerica.com for draft analysis? Well, you’re right. But in case you want to get a little hometown flavor on the […]

Draft

The Business Front

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Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors • Short-season Lowell has made a name for itself the past couple of years by successfully marketing its anti-Yankees philosophy’”the club has donated more […]

Minors