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Weekend Quick Hits

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FRIDAY, JUNE 8 • Indians lefthander Chuck Lofgren’™s spot start for Triple-A Buffalo on Friday didn’™t go so well as the 21-year-old allowed six runs on seven hits over five […]

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BAPR Plus: June 8

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Yovani Gallardo had one of his worst starts as a pro, Joba Chambelain continued to dominate the Florida State League and Henry Sosa is carrying his sub-1.00 ERA into June. […]

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The Business Front

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Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors • Short-season Lowell has made a name for itself the past couple of years by successfully marketing its anti-Yankees philosophy’”the club has donated more […]

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Bulls Get Grounded

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Triple-A Durham’s game at Ottawa was postponed tonight because, of all things, mechanical failure. No the lights didn’t go out at Lynx Stadium and the sprinklers weren’t mistakenly turned on. […]

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IL Plans Anniversary Celebration

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Next year will mark the International League’s 125th anniversary’”it’s the oldest minor league in sports and has turned out such players as Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson’”and league president Randy […]

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Bailey Gets The Call

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Reds righthander Homer Bailey will make his major league debut Friday against the Indians. He gets the call after rattling off three consecutive strong starts for Triple-A Louisville, in which […]

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The Business

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Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors • The USA Today’s Jack Carey delves into the debate over wood and metal bats and the lawsuit being filed by bat companies and […]

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Minor League Transactions

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This week’™s installment considers all transactions reported between May 26-June 1. Last week’™s transactions available here The draft-and-follow process ended with the 2006 draft, and you can follow along to […]

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BAPR Plus: June 5

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Jon Lester’s return to Boston keeps inching closer and Gio Gonzalez saw his start largely washed away on Monday. Triple-A Jordan Tata’s second start of the season wasn’t nearly as […]

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BAPR Plus: June 4

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Joe Whilhoit’s hitting streak record is safe. Mitch Hilligoss saw his hitting streak end at 38 games when Matt Durkin and two relievers held Hilligoss hitless on Sunday. Now Brandon […]

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Highs & Lows: June 3

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TRIPLE-A HIGHS: Reds righthander Homer Bailey locked horns with Devil Rays righthander Jason Hammel on Saturday, and while Bailey (6-1, 2.31) emerged the winner, both pitches had nearly identical lines. […]

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Wellman Loses It

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In case you missed it, you can read about Double-A Mississippi manager Phillip Wellman’s ultimate protest on Friday here, and he’s already a star on YouTube.com. And we thought low […]

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