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Salas And Santangelo Suspended

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Major League Baseball announced today it had leveled 50-game suspensions on a pair of players who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Devil Rays righthander Juan Salas, 28, will begin serving […]

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Minor League Transactions

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This post documents all transactions reported between April 21-30. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Recalled: RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Yusmeiro Petit Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Yusmeiro Petit, RHP […]

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Early Statistical Leaders

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A look at the early minor league leaderboards, through games of April 25. This time we highlight four important categories. SLUGGING PERCENTAGE BATTER CLUB CLASS SLG * Cust, Jack Portland […]

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On Second Thought . . .

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Alberto Callaspo was the only minor league second basemen to furnish our latest Top 100 Prospects list. The number of second basemen on our Top 100 lists, going back five […]

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Brewers Triple-A Dish

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The Brewers are one of four organizations to station its top two prospects at Triple-A to begin the season. Milwaukee’s duo of Ryan Braun, 23, and Yovani Gallardo, 21, though, […]

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Minor League Transactions

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This week’s installment considers transactions made between April 14-20. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Placed on temporarily inactive list: OF Dave Krynzel Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Dustin Nippert, […]

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Tough Year For Yankees Pitchers

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Righthander Humberto Sanchez had Tommy John surgery Wednesday, making him the fourth Yankees pitching prospect to have a significant elbow procedure since the conclusion of the 2006 season. Sanchez, the […]

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Hughes Overcomes Early Hiccup

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Through his first 10 Triple-A innings, Yankees righthander Phil Hughes had struck out “just” seven batters, walked four and allowed seven earned runs. His effort Wednesday in his third start […]

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Twins Triple-A Dish

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Few organizations handle player development as well as the Twins, and six of their finest prospects were found on Triple-A Rochester’s Opening Day roster. Glen Perkins was quickly recalled to […]

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Chen Out With Shoulder Injury

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Yung-Chi Chen, the Mariners’ top middle infield prospect, will have surgery on his left shoulder and is slated to miss approximately five months. The 23-year-old Chen hit .295/.365/.443 in a […]

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Minor League Transactions

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As anticipated, this week’s transactions were not nearly as hectic as the post-spring training maneuverings. This installment looks at all the moves made between April 7-13. Last week’s transactions available […]

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Blue Jays Triple-A Dish

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With Toronto left fielder Reed Johnson headed to the disabled list with a herniated disc in his back, the Blue Jays called up a prized prospect from Triple-A Syracuse. The […]

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Minor League Transactions

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A look at minor league transactions covering March 31 to April 6. We’re experimenting with an expanded version of transactions that includes players who were optioned, called up to the […]

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Reds Triple-A Dish

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Triple-A baseball is home to hot shots, long shots and baseball lifers, its unique nature making it interesting on those levels alone. With that in mind, here’s a look at […]

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Twins Call Up Casilla

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With injuries to big leaguers Rondell White and Jeff Cirillo, the Twins dipped into their Triple-A Rochester reserve to promote second baseman Alexi Casilla and outfielder Josh Rabe.

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