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Jim Callis -

How do all the catching prospects in the NL Central compare to on or another? Which is the best No. 1-ranked system and the worst No. 30-ranked system in the last five years? What exactly is a crosschecker?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

More To The Story In Braves’ Move

Will Lingo -Premium Content

Minor league baseball's age of prosperity has meant stability for most of its franchises. When a team does move, the reasons usually aren't overwhelmingly interesting. A ballpark has gotten old or a market has become unattractive, and the team seeks greener pastures elsewhere.

Minors | #2008#Column

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Feb. 2 and 8. Last week’s transactions available here. Baltimore Orioles Signed: RHP Andy Mitchell Traded: LHP Erik Bedard to […]

Minors | #Transactions

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Jim Callis -

Could the Rays pass on consensus top prospect Pedro Alvarez with the No. 1 pick in the 2008 draft? How rare is it for a team to take a first baseman with a top-10 pick? Who are the top propsects who signed as nondrafted free agents?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Pirates Hire BA’s Kline

John Manuel -

For the second time this offseason, a major league organization has hired a member of the Baseball America editorial staff to fill a position on its scouting staff. The Pittsburgh […]

Minors | #Daily Dish