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Morning Headlines

Josh Leventhal -

Portland’s New Deal Could Bring Ballpark Triple-A Portland’s hopes for a new ballpark got a boost when team owner, Meritt Paulson, was awarded a new MLS soccer team. As part of […]

Minors | #Business Beat

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Who will be the top five picks in the 2010 draft? Which Top 100 Prospects are in line for a breakout season in 2009? Are Georgia first baseman Rich Poythress and Louisiana State righthander Anthony Ranaudo legitimate College Player of the Year candidates?

Minors | #2009#Ask BA

Spring Notebook: Mets-Cardinals

Ben Badler -

JUPITER, Fla.—Some observations from watching a pair of games between the Cardinals’ and Mets’ high minors work groups, in consultation with field staff in attendance: On one field, righthander Jess […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Spring Cleaning

Matt Eddy -

For the young player in big league spring training camp, only one number matters: 25. That’s the number of job openings made available each April by the 30 major league […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Valentine Steps Down

Josh Leventhal -

  One of the venerable characters in minor league baseball has decided to call it quits. Bill Valentine, who has spent the past 33 years as Double-A Arkansas’ executive vice […]