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Frisco Won With Prospects

Kary Booher -

At the Texas League all-star game in late June, shortstop Elvis Andrus seemed not far from becoming a one-man army at Double-A Frisco. The first half of the season had been full of stars and then promotions for the Rangers affiliate. One by one prospects advanced on to Triple-A Oklahoma, some on to the major leagues: Catcher Taylor Teagarden and outfielder John Mayberry departed in April. Within a three-week span just ahead of the all-star game, lefthander Matt Harrison, first baseman Chris Davis and catcher Max Ramirez followed suit.

Minors | #2008#Awards#Team Of The Year

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Oct. 11 to Oct. 17. The previous installment is available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Hector […]

Minors | #Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Who has the best lefty-righty prospect combo? What's the status of A's seventh-round pick Brett Hunter? If a team signs multiple Type A free agents, who gets its first-round pick as compensation?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Always Innovating

Will Lingo -Premium Content

You'd be hard-pressed to find an industry that's any better at innovating than minor league baseball. While major league franchises sometimes seem burdened by their history and tradition, minor league franchises show no hesitation to reinvent themselves when necessary.

Minors | #2008#Column