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Brewers’ Jeffress Suspended

John Manuel -

The Brewers’ top three prospects entering the year were Yovani Gallardo–check–Ryan Braun–check–and Will Inman, since traded to the Padres. No. 4 was Jeremy Jeffress, the flamethrowing prep righthander whom the […]

Minors

Rangers’ Second-Rounder Suspended

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Rangers infielder Matt West, the club’s second-round pick in June, was suspended for 50 games for failing a performance-enhancing drugs test, the commissioner’s office announced today. Selected from Bellaire (Texas) […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Aug. 30

J.J. Cooper -

Brandon Waring is going to hate to see the season end as it will halt an impressive home run binge. Jeff Samardzija is still glad to be out of the […]

Minors

Kennedy Joins Joba

John Manuel -

Peter Abraham’s fine LoHud Yankees Blog reports (as I’m sure others do) that Ian Kennedy will join Joba Chamberlain on the Yankees pitching staff. He’ll start Saturday, taking Mike Mussina’s […]

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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’™s installment considers all transactions reported between Aug. 18-27. Last week’™s transactions available here. Or visit the transactions archive for the full array. Arizona Diamondbacks Released: OF Joel Melendez […]

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BAPR Plus: Aug. 29

J.J. Cooper -

One of the key planks in Royals general manager Dayton Moore’s plan to rebuild the hapless franchise is rebuilding the team’s pitching depth. While top prospects like Luke Hochevar and […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Aug. 28

J.J. Cooper -

Andrew Carpenter moved into a tie for the minor league lead in wins with a seven-inning perfect game; Craig Brazell hit his 39th home run to extend his minor league […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Aug. 27

J.J. Cooper -

Syracuse had a Sunday to forget, but the day belonged to aces around the minors. Triple-A Let’s start with the Embarrassing Line of the Day, which goes to the Syracuse […]

Minors

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Which pitching duo is better, the Giants' Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum or the Yankees' Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes? Is Devil Rays outfielder Ryan Royster for real? How exactly do new rules for an MLB signing deadline and NCAA transfers work?

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Three Pitching Prospects Called Up

Matt Eddy -

Three pitching prospects were called to the big leagues Friday, and two of them will start for their teams on Saturday. The silver lining for Orioles fans after Wednesday’s shellacking […]

Minors

Indians’ Valdes Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Indians outfielder Juan Valdes was suspended for 50 games Friday for failing a performance-enhancing drugs test, the commissioner’s office announced. A fifth-round pick in 2003 from Fernando Callejo High in […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Aug. 24

J.J. Cooper -

Laynce Nix keeps on hitting home runs; Geovany Soto’s hitting for power while leading the minors in hitting and Jeff Karstens is getting the chance to see the country on […]

Minors