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Arias Throws No-Hitter

Chris Kline -

Dodgers lefthander Marlon Arias tossed a complete game no-hitter in high Class A Inland Empire’s 2-0 win against Bakersfield on Wednesday. Arias, who was signed by Los Angeles out of […]

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BAPR Plus: May 10

J.J. Cooper -

Inland Empire’s Marlon Arias threw a no-hitter, Jared Goedert became the minors’ home run leader, and Gio Gonzalez retook the minors’ strikeout lead. Triple-A The Louisville Bats’ bats were anything […]

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Cruceta Garners 50-Game Suspension

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Rangers righthander Francisco Cruceta has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Cruceta has […]

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Not-So Fab Five

Matt Eddy -

As minor league teams clear the 30 games played mark, five of them had failed to win even 30 percent of their games. It’s no coincidence that four of the […]

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McCutchen Just Fine

Chris Kline -

Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen might be struggling, but don’t tell Tigers righthander Eulogio De La Cruz that. Cruz, who struck out 20 in his last two starts–both of which were […]

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BAPR Plus: May 9

J.J. Cooper -

Chris Kline highlighted the Indians’ 18-year-old shortstop Carlos Rivero as a sleeper to watch this season. Rivero got off to a slow start this season, but his bat has heated […]

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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported between April 30-May 4. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Recalled: 3B Brian Barden Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Dana Eveland, 3B Brian […]

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Koehler Rolls ‘Em Over

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Carolina reliever Kurt Koehler has quietly been putting up good numbers in the Southern League, and scouts are taking notice. “Heavy sinker with a good breaking ball,” a scout from […]

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Prospect Q&A: Rick Vanden Hurk

Chris Kline -

Marlins righthander Rick Vanden Hurk fully expected to start the season at Double-A Carolina. He rode the bus from Jupiter, Fla., with the Mudcats. He made the first road trip of the year to Birmingham, when he received a suspicious phone call from the Marlins' brass.

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BAPR Plus: May 8

J.J. Cooper -

It was a day of debuts and comebacks around the minors on Monday. James Boone had no problems in his high Class A debut. Joba Chamberlain made his 2007 debut […]

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