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Fish Call Up Vanden Hurk

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With the Marlins rotation now down two starters, Florida called up Double-A Carolina righthander Rick Vanden Hurk on Monday. The 21-year-old will make his major league debut Tuesday against the […]

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In Our Back Yard

Adam Foster -

A few guys from our office made it out to Durham’s first series, as the Bulls took on the Syracuse Chiefs. The Chiefs brought power in the forms of outfielders […]

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BAPR Plus: April 9

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The combination of Easter Sunday and winter-like temperatures throughout the Northeast and Midwest led to a small slate of games on Sunday, but there were some highlights, including Homer Bailey’s […]

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Highs & Lows: April 8

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE-A Highs: Pitching performances highlighted Saturday night’™s games across the Triple-A level, led by Giants’™ righthander Tim Lincecum. The 2006 first-rounder allowed just two hits over five shutout innings and […]

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Highs & Lows: April 7

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TRIPLE-A Highs: Pawtucket righthander Devern Hansack was a big reason behind the Paw Sox’™ 5-1 win over Charlotte. The Nicaraguan lobsterman allowed a run on four his over 5 2/3 […]

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Athletics Farmhand Suspended

Will Lingo -

The commissioner's office announced the suspension of Athletics lefthander Leonard Landeros for 50 games, effective today, for testing positive for a "drug of abuse" in violation of minor league baseball's drug prevention and treatment program.

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All Too Easy

Chris Kline -

When Deolis Guerra first encountered the high Class A Florida State League at the tail-end of last season, he was overmatched. Guerra went 1-1, 6.14 and allowed six runs on […]

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More Media Than Fans?

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The high Class A Florida State League isn’t exactly known for its ability to draw big crowds, so it’ll be interesting to see if the media outnumbers the paid attendance […]

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Positive First Impression

Chris Kline -

The Phillies had been saying all spring that they expected third baseman Mike Costanzo to have a breakout year at Double-A Reading this year. Let’s just say the 23-year-old didn’t […]

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Let It Snow?

Chris Kline -

Snow and frigid temperatures postponed several games across the east coast on Opening Day, and Triple-A Buffalo and Double-A Portland have already cancelled their scheduled doubleheaders today. The Sea Dogs […]

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BAPR Plus: April 6

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On Opening night, many players must have wondered why they had to leave Florida and Arizona. Nine games were postponed because of weather, while the teams that played in the […]

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Business Beat: April 5

Josh Leventhal -Premium Content

The spring marks the culmination of a busy season for equipment manufacturers and salesmen. After spending the fall and winter lining up contracts for everything ranging from gloves and bats to spikes and hats, promotions and marketing representatives hit the Grapefruit and Cactus league trails toting bags of goodies big enough to put Santa Claus to shame.

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