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Rowell Nearing Return

Adam Foster -

After coming into spring training with an injured oblique muscle, Billy Rowell is finally close to making his 2007 debut. “Billy is participating in games and getting his innings built […]

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BAPR Plus: May 18

J.J. Cooper -

In Today’s BAPR, Justin Upton is human; he only doubled on Thursday to halt his home run streak. Jake Fox continued to punish Southern League hitters, and Brian Bogusevic seems […]

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Hotter Than Hot

Chris Kline -

To say Justin Upton is hot would be the understatement of the season so far. The first overall pick in 2005, who was at times criticized by scouts in the […]

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Promotion of the Day

Josh Leventhal -

TP Night at Knights Stadium There are so many potential puns with this one’”after all, does bathroom humor ever get old? Anyway, we’ll just say Charlotte wiped away the competition […]

Minors

Fox On A Tear

Chris Kline -

Over his first four years in the Cubs’™ system, Jake Fox steadily climbed the ladder while continuing to learn the nuances of life behind the plate. A third-round pick out […]

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The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around the Minors . . . We’ve been up to our elbows in pre-draft coverage the past two days at Baseball America but we’re back to business […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: May 17

J.J. Cooper -

If you follow prospects at all you know that Justin Upton is on an amazing hot streak, but Heath Rollins amazing first full pro season, which includes a 38-inning stretch […]

Minors

Mini-Me

Chris Kline -

Everyone in the Phillies organization refers to reliever Mike Zagurski as ‘Mini-Me.’ Not that this is meant to be flattering, as the 2005 12th-round pick’s body–thick through the middle like […]

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Parnell Impressing in FSL

Chris Kline -

Righthander Bobby Parnell is back to being Bobby Parnell, and the 22-year-old Mets righthander might even be more than that. The 2005 ninth-round pick out of Charleston Southern burst on […]

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Urdaneta Will Sit Out 50 Games

Matt Eddy -

Mets righthander Lino Urdaneta was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, the office of the commissioner of baseball announced today Urdaneta, 27, has spent much […]

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Everybody . . . On Three

Chris Kline -

Everyone knows minor league games can be unpredictable–whether it’s on the field, in the stands or on the concourse, strange things often happen. One of those events occurred at high […]

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Carrasco Also Goes Down

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It was a night for prospect injuries Tuesday, as Phillies righthander Carlos Carrasco left his start with a groin pull after facing just three batters. Carrasco, who has been up […]

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