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Staying Loose

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

To some, seeing Rockies lefthander Christian Friedrich picking up where he left off last year with the low Class A Asheville Tourists was a bit of a surprise. Most college pitchers taken in the first or supplemental first rounds the year before began their first full season in high Class A or even Double-A.

Minors | #2009#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Prospect Injury Report: Abs Bother Beckham

Ben Badler -

Gordon Beckham, ss, White Sox: Beckham’s outstanding start to his pro career will be briefly on delay. The 2008 first-round pick hasn’t played since Thursday due to a strained abdominal muscle. Beckham, […]


Staying Power

Will Lingo -Premium Content

With all the crazy promotions going on in the minor leagues every year, and the constant reinvention that's always going on, who would have thought that one of the minors' new mainstays would be: Bob Dylan?

Minors | #2009#Column

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This time: May 2-9 Previous installment: April 24–May 1 Check out the Transactions Glossary for help in deciphering the various inactive lists presented below. Last wek’s Prospect Injury Watch features […]

Minors | #Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Will Stephen Strasburg's no-hitter drive up his value? What were the scouting reports on Zack Greinke when he was coming up as a prospect? Is it too soon to call Pirates lefthander Daniel Moskos a bust?

Minors | #2009#Ask BA