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BAPR Plus: August 1

J.J. Cooper -

You get to read about great pitching performances in BAPR Plus everyday, but today one of the main stories is the struggles of two first-round pitchers from the 2006 draft. […]

Minors

Death Of Coolbaugh Stuns Baseball Community

Will Lingo -Premium Content

Mike Coolbaugh's shocking death prompts us to remember the hundreds of players and coaches who are making a career of baseball with little chance of riches or glory. We love prospects, but it's Coolbaugh and the people like him who form the essence of the minor leagues.

Minors | #2007#Column

BAPR Plus: July 31

J.J. Cooper -

If like me you remember Reggie Jackson as a Yankee and Nolan Ryan as an Astro than you probably share my disbelief at seeing guys born in 1990 succeeding in […]

Minors

Stroke Sidelines Butler

J.J. Cooper -

Mobile manager Brett Butler is said to be resting comfortably as he recovers from a mild stroke he suffered Friday night. The former 17-year major leaguer and cancer survivor is […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

BAPR Plus: July 30

J.J. Cooper -

Joba Chamberlain is headed to the Scranton bullpen in a tuneup for a callup to the big leagues. Edinson Volquez keeps winning and walking guys in Triple-A and there were […]

Minors

Sunday Quick Hits

Chris Kline -

Marlins’™ righthander Chris Volstad was expected to make his Double-A debut Sunday, after going 8-9, 4.50 in 126 innings at high Class A Jupiter. Volstad, Florida’™s first-round pick in 2005 […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Saturday Quick Hits

Chris Kline -

This weekend we’™ll start with the Red Sox, as both righthanders Clay Buchholz and Michael Bowden took the mound Friday. Buchholz allowed a pair of runs on three hits and […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Sadler Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Diamondbacks shortstop Donnie Sadler, who has spent most of the season with Triple-A Tucson, failed a drug of abuse test and was suspended for 50 games. Though Sadler, 32, has […]

Minors

MLB Suspends Released Pitcher

J.J. Cooper -

Tom King, a righthanded reliever who was recently released by the Giants, has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for a performance enhancing substance. King was actually quite effective […]

Minors

Lowrie Is Headed To Triple-A

J.J. Cooper -

In his second full pro season Jed Lowrie has made it to Triple-A. The Red Sox announced that they have promoted the shortstop after he hit .297/.410/.501 at Double-A Portland […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: July 27

J.J. Cooper -

Hitting for the cycle is rare enough that you could go years without seeing one. But fans all around the minors got the chance on Thursday as Visalia’s Derek Bruce, […]

Minors

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Where does newly acquired righthander Will Inman rank among Padres prospects, and how improved is San Diego's farm system? What's the prognosis for Dodgers lefty Scott Elbert, who had shoulder surgery?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA