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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This time: April 24–May 1 Previous installment: April 19-24 Check out the Transactions Glossary for help in deciphering the various inactive lists presented below. Last week’s Prospect Injury Watch features […]

Minors | #Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

How good is Astros righthander Ross Seaton? Is it time to start worrying about Orioles catcher Matt Wieters? What's the upside for North Dakota high school star Cole Frenzel?

Minors | #2009#Ask BA

LaPorta, Valbuena Get The Call

Ben Badler -

DURHAM, N.C.–It looks like Matt LaPorta has played his final minor league game. The Indians promoted LaPorta and another prospect, second baseman Luis Valbuena, from Triple-A Columbus to Cleveland after […]


Rockies Minor Leaguer To Sit 50 Games

Matt Eddy -

Rockies minor league outfielder Kevin Clark received a 50-game suspension, effective immediately, in a disciplinary action announced today by Major League Baseball. The 23-year-old failed a test for amphetamines, which […]


Cold Front

Jeffrey Zampanti -Premium Content

The Midwest League sure has its way of humbling young hitters.<br/>Stuck in an 0-for-16 slump with eight strikeouts, Burlington first baseman Eric Hosmer experienced what every hitter is bound to eventually go through in the day-to-day grind of professional baseball.

Minors | #2009#Classification Reports#Low Class A

No Guarantee

Jim Callis -Premium Content

Patrick Schuster's four straight no-hitters brought him within two of the national high school record, and brought him a national television audience via ESPNEWS. But that doesn't necessarily guarantee him pro success, as a study of past high school pitching stars shows.

Minors | #2009#Column

Brewers Minor Leaguer Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Major League Baseball announced today that it has suspended Brewers minor league righthander Pedro Lambertus for 50 games. He tested positive for metabolites of Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance. The 20-year-old, […]


Cards Promote Tyler Greene

Kary Booher -

Less than two years ago, the Cardinals’ Tyler Greene appeared to be just another wayward first-round pick who could never find the right offensive groove or even catch the necessary […]


Untapped Potential

Ian Ruder -Premium Content

At 6-foot-2 and a muscular 205 pounds, Padres center fielder Will Venable looks every bit the prospect he has become over four-plus years in the minors. But the former Princeton two-sport standout didn't realize until recently how far he had come as a baseball player.

Minors | #2009#Classification Reports#Triple-A