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Skelton To AZ

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The Diamondbacks take James Skelton in an active first round, and the Marlins took lefthander Zack Kroenke, who made our pre-draft blog buzz. No huge surprises yet, other than Reegie […]

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Four more picks!

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Two more guys from our preview: David Patton, Rockies righthander, to the Reds, and Tigers take lefty Kyle Bloom from the Pirates. The Royals took hard-throwing lefty Jose Lugo from […]

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Veal Time

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Pirates take Donald Veal, and the Orioles draft catcher Lou Palmisano. Word is the O’s will deal him to the Astros. Picking sixth, the Giants select Luis Perdomo, so things […]

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M’s Take A Corona

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Seattle drafted middle infielder Reegie Corona from the Yankees system. Corona’s a light-hititng second baseman/shortstop. Then the Padres follow with the Rockies’ Everth Cabrera with the third pick.

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Major League Phase Begins

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Roll call tells us which teams have room on their rosters; we’ll go the quick way to tell you who is at 40: Rangers, Rockies, Dodgers, Blue Jays and Yankees. […]

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With The First Pick . . .

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We’re hearing that the Nationals will take Reds righthander Terrell Young with the first pick in the Rule 5 draft. Young, 24, went 2-5, 2.88 in 59 innings between low […]

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Rule 5 Draft Order

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LAS VEGAS—The raw order for Thursday’s Rule 5 draft, which begins at noon Eastern time (9 a.m. local) at the Bellagio hotel. This order applies to the major league and […]

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Final Rule 5 Buzz

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LAS VEGAS—Catching up on a few news & notes before Thursday’s Rule 5 draft, which begins at 12 p.m. ET: • Rule 5 buzz remains faint, but that doesn’t mean […]

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Vegas Update: Rule 5 Draft

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LAS VEGAS—Usually, scouts, front-office types and media schmooze and meet informally in the lobbies and bars of hotels during the Winter Meetings. At the Bellagio, though, nothing is routine. Baseball […]

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Minor League Transactions

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This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Dec. 2 and 5. The previous installment is available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: SS Josh Wilson Atlanta Braves Traded: LHP […]

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Ask BA

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What does the White Sox Top 10 Prospects list look like after the Dayan Viciedo signing and the Javier Vazquez trade? Where would Junichi Tazawa fit on the Red Sox Top 10?

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Minor League Transactions

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This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Nov. 21 and Dec. 1. The previous installment is available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: RHP Seth Etherton Placed on restricted […]

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Meet The Dash

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  Winston-Salem passed on the Aviators, Wallbangers, Rhinos and Racers as the moniker for the high Class A Carolina League affiliate as it prepares to move into a brand new […]

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