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Fun Again

Kary Booher -Premium Content

Used to be, Justin Maxwell lost a lot of sleep at night as he worried about this and that, the replay of that evening's game running through his mind over and over again. Now the Nationals prospect patrols the outfields of the Puerto Rican League, where he tries to make up for lost time after yet another season marred by injuries. His 2008 campaign was abbreviated to just 43 games.

Minors | #2009#Winter Baseball#Winter Wonders

The Longest Of Longshots

Jim Callis -Premium Content

It requires scouting to unearth a hidden gem and patience to give up a big league roster spot for a year, but teams can find talent in the major league Rule 5 draft. But as Jim Callis shows, it's also possible to find talent in the minor league Rule 5 draft, even if the hits are few and far between.

Minors | #2009#Column

MLB Suspends Suero, Taveras

Ben Badler -

Major League Baseball has suspended two more players for positive steroids tests. The league announced today that it had suspended Yankees catcher Damien Taveras and Orioles righthander Ambiorix Suero 50 […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Who are the top 10 prospects in the American League? What does the Mariners Top 10 look like after their three-team, 12-player trade?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Pirates’ Morris Has Surgery On Toe

Matt Eddy -

Pirates righthander Bryan Morris had surgery to repair a ligament in his right big toe and will miss at least the first month of the 2009 season, Pirates correspondent John […]


Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Dec. 5 and Dec. 15. The previous installment is available here. Rule 5 picks are listed below with the player’s […]

Minors | #Transactions

Junior Circuit Likely To Shadow AFL

Kary Booher -

A junior circuit that will shadow the Arizona Fall League became closer to reality late Tuesday when Hawaii Winter Baseball announced that its contract with Major League Baseball would not […]


Prospect Pistols

Ben Badler -

“I just didn’t think (the trade to the White Sox) would happen this soon. I was just talking to my parents. They’re a little upset about it, but I know […]

Minors | #Daily Dish