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Holcomb Earns SAL MVP

Jim Shonerd -

In a league filled with teenage phenoms from Angel Villalona and Jesus Montero to Mike Stanton, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman, Asheville third baseman Darin Holcomb earned the South Atlantic League's MVP award with his consistent offensive production.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Bulletin

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Aug. 30 and Sept. 5. The previous installment is available here. It’s never too late to acknowledge fine work, so […]

Minors | #Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

How does Blue Jays outfielder Travis Snider compare to other recent elite high school draft picks? Can Jesus Montero stay behind the plate and how quickly can he help the Yankees? Did the draft signing percentages jump in the later rounds, and if so, then why?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Summer League Suspensions Index

Matt Eddy -

The tally for performance-enhancing substance suspensions levied against Latin American summer leaguers climbed to 39 on Friday with the announcement of 12 more 50-game suspensions. Prior to this season, news […]


Twelve More DSL, VSL Suspensions

Matt Eddy -

Twelve players from Latin American summer leagues received 50-game suspensions after each tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The suspensions for all 12 players will be effective at the start […]