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Braves Minor Leaguer Small Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Braves righthander Matt Small, 20, tested positive for an amphetamine and received a 50-game suspension which will take effect next season. Small, a 14th-round draft-and-follow from 2006, went 1-2, 2.55 […]


Bromberg Gets Down To Details

Dave Perkin -

Over lunch at a Southern California deli, BA's Dave Perkin sat down with Twins prospect David Bromberg, the newly minted minor league strikeouts leader, and his father Mike to talk pitching drills, life in the minor leagues and Bromberg's home run prowess.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Diary

Midwest League Top 20 Prospects

Jim Callis -

Early on, 2008 looked like it would be a year that Mike Moustakas and the Burlington Bees would rather forget. Moustakas opened the season at shortstop, which wasn't a good fit. While his defensive struggles weren't a surprise, his offensive woes were a shock. But by the end of the year, Moustakas was the Midwest League's No. 1 prospect

Minors | #2008#League Top 20 Prospects#Rankings

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Do the Rangers have the best farm system in baseball? Would teams consider tanking to protect their first-round pick from free-agent compensation? Is Diamondbacks lefty Clay Zavada a legitimate prospect?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Sept. 13 and Sept. 19. The previous installment is available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Recalled: RHP Micah Owings Reinstated from DL: […]

Minors | #Transactions

Triple-A Set For 2009

Josh Leventhal -

This morning’s festivities in Buffalo will complete the player development shuffle on the Triple-A level. The Bisons will welcome the Mets to town amid much fanfare, with New York governor […]

Minors | #Business Beat