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Feeding Frenzy

Josh Leventhal -

Great read in this morning’s USA Today on the increasing popularity of all-you-can-eat ticket packages at major league ballparks and whether teams should be concerned about such a promotion’s potential […]

Minors | #Business Beat

No Room For Francisco

Ben Badler -

Indians outfielder Ben Francisco looks like he’s headed back to Triple-A Buffalo to start the 2008 season, according to Baseball America correspondent Andy Call. With Grady Sizemore in center field, […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Patton Done For The Year

Ben Badler -

New Orioles lefthander Troy Patton will miss the 2008 season to have surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, according to Baseball America correspondent Roch Kubatko. "It’s […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Gomez Makes Fast Impression

Ben Badler -

New Twins outfielder Carlos Gomez certainly appears confident that he can be a significant contributor at the major league level this year. "Sure!" he said the other day. "They don’t […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Colvin Talks The Walk

Ben Badler -

Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin proved last year that he has the tools to hit for power and average as a professional. The 13th overall pick from the 2006 draft hit […]

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Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Which farm systems have the best pitching prospects? How good are the prospects whom White Sox GM Kenny Williams has traded away? If Delwyn Young could play second base, where would he rank among prospects at that position?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Paul Picking His Spots

Ben Badler -

Dodgers outfielder Xavier Paul told Baseball America correspondent Tony Jackson that he is making a conscious effort this spring to be more selective at the plate. "One thing they wanted […]

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Aumont Makes Big Impression

Ben Badler -

In the 2008 Prospect Handbook, Mariners righthander Phillippe Aumont is listed at 6-foot-7, 230 pounds. This year, Aumont reportedly checked into spring training at 255 pounds. “I gained a lot […]

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Parisi Mixes It Up

Ben Badler -

Cardinals righthander Mike Parisi made his first Grapefruit League start yesterday, and Baseball America correspondent Derrick Goold notes that Parisi is still figuring out the optimal way to mix his […]

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Big V Moving To First

Ben Badler -

The Giants have been working out 17-year-old Angel Villalona at first base, and they are expected to keep him there when he opens the season at low Class A Augusta, […]

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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Feb. 23 and 29. Previous transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: OF Trot Nixon Though he’s coming off consecutive down […]

Minors | #Transactions