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Monitoring Lewis

Chris Kline -

Indians lefthander Scott Lewis was rocked around at Double-A Erie on Monday, giving up five extra-base hits’”including a first-inning, three-run home run to Sea Wolves second baseman Michael Hollimon’”in just […]

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BAPR Plus: April 24

J.J. Cooper -

It was a typically busy Monday around the minors as we say good-bye to Philip Hughes, watch Ryan Braun continue to crush the ball and find West Michigan protesting their […]

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Prepare For Takeoff

Jim Callis -

The Phil Hughes era is about to begin. After getting swept by the archrival Red Sox over the weekend and watching rookie starters Jeff Karstens (4.1 IP, 7 R) and […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: April 23

J.J. Cooper -

Augusta keeps winning, Jeff Larish drove in six runs and the Red Sox continue to have plenty of reasons to wish they had never ended up in Lancaster. Triple-A Mike […]

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Crowe Learning To Fly

Chris Kline -

READING, Pa.–It’™s been a struggle for Trevor Crowe in his first full season in the Eastern League. Though he spent a small chunk of time trying to learn second base […]

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Highs & Lows: April 22

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE-A HIGHS: Tigers righthander Virgil Vasquez was brilliant in Toledo’™s 10-2 rout of Durham, punching out 10 over six shutout innings. Vasquez allowed just four hits and walked one . […]

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Highs & Lows: April 21

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE-A HIGHS: It didn’™t get any hotter than the Portland offense on Friday as the Beavers defeated Sacramento, 17-3. Craig Stansberry went 3-for-6, Luis Cruz doubled three times and Jack […]

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Ask BA

Jim Callis -

In honor of Virginia Tech victim Brian Bluhm, we revisit his question about the Tigers' 2005 draft. Also: Will Max Scherzer sign with the Diamondbacks? Is White Sox relief prospect Dewon Day for real?

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Twins No. 5 Prospect Suspended

Will Lingo -

The commissioner’s office announced this afternoon that Twins righthander Anthony Swarzak, 21, had been suspended 50 games for testing positive for “a drug of abuse,” in violation of the minor […]

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Tough Year For Yankees Pitchers

Matt Eddy -

Righthander Humberto Sanchez had Tommy John surgery Wednesday, making him the fourth Yankees pitching prospect to have a significant elbow procedure since the conclusion of the 2006 season. Sanchez, the […]

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Walk This Way

John Manuel -

The Huntsville Stars had no singles among their hits Thursday night and drew 15 walks in a nine-inning game. Rather than an easy victory, though, the Stars were beaten 10-4 […]

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Hughes Overcomes Early Hiccup

Matt Eddy -

Through his first 10 Triple-A innings, Yankees righthander Phil Hughes had struck out “just” seven batters, walked four and allowed seven earned runs. His effort Wednesday in his third start […]

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BAPR Plus: April 19

J.J. Cooper -

The first triple play of the season highlighted a night where Randy Johnson took a step closer to getting back to the big leagues, Kevin Slowey continued to paint the […]

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