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Cross Another One Off

Josh Leventhal -

The long-term future of the Omaha Royals remains in doubt as the team explores potential new homes for when its lease at Rosenblatt Stadium expires in 2010—the frontrunner appears to […]

Minors | #Business Beat

Arizona Fall League Rosters

Rosters for the Arizona Fall League have been announced. To get you ready for the Fall League, we've singled out some players who are using their trip as a last tune-up for the big leagues, others who are trying to put bad 2008 seasons behind them, and some who may be emerging onto the prospects scene.

Minors | #2008#Arizona Fall League#Winter Baseball

Five Minor Leaguers Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Five low-level minor leaguers received 50-game suspensions after each tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. A change in reporting policy has made public the names of Dominican Summer League players […]


AAA Dish: Swarzak Settles In

Matt Eddy -

INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Prospect Of The Day Though his strikeout rate has taken a downward tick at Triple-A, Rochester righthander Anthony Swarzak (Twins) has been much more successful, overall, than he […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Pirates Shut Down Morris

Jim Shonerd -

According to a report in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pirates are shutting down righthander Bryan Morris for the remainder of the season due to pain in his right biceps just […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Starting To End Up in The Pen

Kary Booher -Premium Content

The puzzled look on Kris Medlen's face was probably to be expected. Summoned into his manager's office at Double-A Mississippi in early June, the Braves pitching prospect wondered what to make of his immediate future. At the time, he owned a nearly 5-something earned run average out of the bullpen and there was manager Phillip Wellman delivering the surprise news that the righthander should plan on pitching elsewhere—as in Mississippi's rotation, as a starter.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Pulse