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Prospect Hot Sheet: Can’t Hit Scherzer

Another week, another Hot Sheet. And as usual, it's top to pick between some of the hottest prospects in the minors. Do you prefer the utter domination of Max Scherzer's strikeouts or Trevor Cahill's ability to deal with the conditions of the California League?

Minors | #2008#Prospect Hot Sheet

Blue Jays Call Up Purcey

Matt Eddy -

From Prospect Hot Sheet to the big leagues, David Purcey was called up and  will make his debut tonight or this weekend as the Blue Jays get back on track […]


AA Dish: Swarzak Dominates

Ben Badler -

Twins righthander Anthony Swarzak overmatched New Hampshire batters, Indians third baseman Wes Hodges hit his fifth home run of the season, 19-year-old Yankees right fielder Jose Tabata clubbed a pair […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Low A Dish: Stanton Streaking

Jim Shonerd -

Mike Stanton extended his hitting streak, Chris Parmelee had a huge night, and Craig Italiano followed his no-hitter with another strong showing. South Atlantic League Greenville (Red Sox) 7, Greensboro […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

A Mighty Wind, Part II

J.J. Cooper -

We’ve known for quite a while that Lancaster, home to the JetHawks, is best known for its jet stream. It’s the ballpark where shutouts turn into 11-10 games and a […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Opening Days Are Always Special

Will Lingo -Premium Content

Opening Day is something special throughout baseball, and it's particularly interesting in the minor leagues, where it's a sprawling mass of games from coast to coast. Everyone gets jazzed for Opening Day, but for minor league general managers it's like a hammer that looms over them throughout the offseason. Particularly for the leaders of new franchises, there's a never-ending push to get things done before the first pitch is thrown out.

Minors | #2008#Column

Young Ones

Chris Solari -Premium Content

Clayton McCullough, at 28 years old, is one of the youngest managers in baseball. Fittingly, the Blue Jays handed McCullough the youngest roster in the Midwest League for his first full-season managerial job. It also happens to be one of the league's most talented, boasting nine of Toronto's top 30 prospects and eight of the team's top 12 picks from the 2007 draft.

Minors | #2008#Classification Reports#Low Class A