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Jim Callis -

Who has the best tandem of young pitchers in the major leagues? How good was the Yankees' draft? Should the struggles of high school first-round picks in their first pro summer be cause for concern?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

BAPR Plus: Aug. 31

J.J. Cooper -

We have our first champion of 2007 thanks to Jacob Wild’s dominating 14-strikeout performance for the Arizona League Mariners. The GCL Dodgers ensured that the Gulf Coast League title won’t […]

Minors

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

Matt Eddy -

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 […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

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 […]

Minors | #Transactions

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