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Future’s Game Gets An Olympic Twist

Ben Badler -

This year, the Futures Game is getting an Olympic twist. Players on the United States roster for the Futures Game this year will be the among those who are being considered for the 2008 U.S. Olympic team. Those players won't necessarily play on the team that USA Baseball sends to the Beijing Games in August, but USA Baseball will draw from this pool of players to help form the Olympic team.

Minors | #2008#Futures Game

Christian Gets The Call

J.J. Cooper -

Anytime a player gets his first call to the big leagues, it’s special. But in Justin Christian’s case, it’s a little more special than usual, especially if you love rooting […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

A Great Time Of The Year

Will Lingo -

I feel like I say this at every time of year, but this is an absolutely great time of year to be a Baseball American. Professional baseball is in full swing, with prospects and young players either stepping forward and stepping back, and it's the culmination of the year for two signature areas of BA coverage, with the draft and the College World Series. It's amazing how far we've come with the draft being televised, and Baseball America's Jim Callis being part of the broadcast, and national coverage of super regionals leading up to Omaha as well.

Minors | #2008#Column

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between June 14 and 20. The previous installment is available here. The draft pick signings will come fast and furious over […]

Minors | #Transactions

Always On The Run

J.J. Cooper -

Justin Christian hasn't had much of a chance to get settled anywhere during his baseball career. In college, he played a year at Skyline (Calif.) Junior College, a year at Auburn and a year at Southeast Missouri. He hasn't been able to get settled at a position, moving from second base to shortstop this season. He earned the position switch by showing improved arm strength during spring training.

Minors | #2005#Independent Audit