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Prospects On The Move

Matt Eddy -

Because we know it can be difficult to track the various prospect promotions and demotions on all 185 domestic minor league teams, we present a review of what’s happened in […]



Josh Leventhal -

Finding a way to mix Bruce Springsteen with baseball has been a goal of mine for the nearly two years I’ve been at Baseball America. But beyond the occasional lyrical […]


Pair Of VSL Pirates Pitchers Suspended

Matt Eddy -

The commissioner’s office announced 50-game suspensions for two Pirates minor league righthanders on Friday. Venezuela-born Roman Carrasco, 20, and Luis Figuera, 17, were pitching in the Venezuelan Summer League at […]


AA Dish: Simmons Carves Up Frisco

Ben Badler -

Athletics righthander James Simmons showed his pinpoint accuracy, Phillies shortstop Jason Donald reached base four times and Mets lefty Jon Niese shut down Erie in yesterday’s Double-A action. TEXAS LEAGUE […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

International Bonus Babies Flash Skills At Futures Game

Ben Badler and John Manuel -Premium Content

With the Futures Game played this year at Yankee Stadium, Yankees catcher Jesus Montero received plenty of media attention. Montero, who at 18 already is 6-foot-4 and 225 pounds, signed with the Yankees in 2006 for $1.65 million.<br/><br/>"Last year was a tough year, but this year I've learned a lot as the season's gone on," Montero said through an interpreter. "Last year I wasn't as close to being as good as I am this year. I learned a lot of stuff about how to call games and stuff like that."

Minors | #2008#Futures Game