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Jim Callis -

Who's the Pirates' third baseman of the future: Pedro Alvarez, Andy LaRoche or Neil Walker? Why won't the Angels give Brandon Wood a chance? What are the rules governing athletes who are pros in one sport and amateurs in another, such as New York Yankees outfielder/Arizona State wide receiver Mike Jones.

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Brawl Suspensions Announced

Jim Shonerd -

The Midwest League has announced the punishments handed out stemming from the July 24 brawl between the Peoria Chiefs (Cubs) and Dayton Dragons (Reds) in which Peoria pitcher Julio Castillo […]

Minors

Prospects On The Move

Matt Eddy -

Because we know it can be difficult to track the various prospect promotions and demotions on all 185 domestic minor league teams, we present a review of what’s happened in […]

Minors

Two More DSL Suspensions Announced

Matt Eddy -

Major League Baseball announced 50-game suspensions today for two more young Latin American players, following by less than a week news of five similar failed tests for performance-enhancing substances—here and […]

Minors

Prospect Hot Sheet: Aug. 1

They may be no harder prospect to get a handle on than Brandon Wood. Just when more people were talking about his strikeouts than his power potential, he's gone out and put together two weeks as good as any we've seen in the minors this year. And so, for once, we have a repeat leader on the Hot Sheet.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Hot Sheet

Rangers Call Up Hunter

J.J. Cooper -

At this time last year, Tommy Hunter was getting comfortable in the Northwest League. Now, he’s a big leaguer. The 2007 supplemental first-round pick will start for the Rangers on […]

Minors | #Daily Dish