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Giants Catcher Alfonzo Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Giants catcher Eliezar Alfonzo was handed a 50-game suspension Wednesday for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Though he’s playing for Triple-A Fresno now, the 29-year-old Alfonzo is a member […]


Morales Optioned to Triple-A

Ben Badler -

Rockies lefthander Franklin Morales didn’t spend much time in the major leagues. He also didn’t find any success there, which is why the Rockies optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs. […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Low A Dish: Enter Blake Beavan

Jim Shonerd -

Zach McAllister stifled Augusta, Michael Burgess keeps htting and Blake Beaven made a nice debut. South Atlantic League Prospect Of The Day Charleston (Yankees) righthander Zach McAllister wins the prize […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Special K’s

Bill Ballew -Premium Content

Doug Linton is obviously a mentor who wants his hurlers to aim high. That was obvious during the first two weeks of April when the Asheville pitching coach compared Jhoulys Chacin to a fellow countryman who currently twirls his home games at Shea Stadium. "He's a righthanded Santana," Linton said.

Minors | #2008#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between April 19 and 25. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: OF Alex Romero Released: RHP Roberto Familia Optioned […]

Minors | #Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Have Rick Ankiel and Josh Hamilton lived up to their scouting reports? Could Tim Alderson be better than fellow 2007 first-rounder Rick Porcello? What should the Astros do with the No. 10 overall pick?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA