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Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Who are the top prospects in the minors? What is the longest minor league hitting streak ever? How good is Yankees righthander Brett Smith?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

Saturday Quick Hits

Chris Kline -

A ton of top prospects were in action Friday, but you have to go all the way down to the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League to find the top highlight of […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Triple-A Leaderboards

Matt Eddy -

With the minor league season past its midpoint, it’s time to start taking stock in accumulated statistics. This year, instead of presenting midseason classification all-star teams, we decided to mix […]

Minors

Blackburn Rolls On

John Manuel -

It had to be over; Nick Blackburn saw the swing Jeremy Owens put on the ball, heard the sound off the bat. After Thursday night’s 12-0 win over the host […]

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BAPR Plus: June 29

J.J. Cooper -

There are several players who will hate to see June turn into July. Nick Blackburn’s outstanding June wrapped up just as well as it started and Jeff Clement added his […]

Minors

Pacific Coast League All-Stars

Matt Eddy -

One day after the visiting International League announced it’s team, the Pacific Coast League today unveiled its roster for the 20th annual Triple-A all-star game. The contest takes place July […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Business Beat: June 14

Josh Leventhal -Premium Content

It appears the Sally League is set to begin a new era, as several sources confirmed that league officials plan to introduce Minor League Baseball executive Eric Krupa as its new president at the league's June all-star game in Rome.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat

Low Class A Report

Thom Henninger -Premium Content

Hank Conger bypassed Southern California and the Pacific-10 Conference experience when he signed with the Angels out of high school a year ago. The Huntington Beach native couldn't turn down his hometown team, but finds he's still facing college pitching in his first full pro season with low Class A Cedar Rapids.

Minors | #2007#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Double-A Report

Josh Cooper -Premium Content

Double-A Mississippi manager Phillip Wellman has an interesting way to describe Braves' lefthanded-hitting outfielder Brandon Jones' swing. "It's like when you look at a piece of art and it is beautiful and you can't understand why," Wellman said. "That is how his swing is. You can't pinpoint why it is more beautiful than others, but you can tell that it is."

Minors | #2007#Classification Reports#Double-A

BAPR Plus: June 28

J.J. Cooper -

A couple of top prospects who have had seasons to forget got a chance to shine on Wednesday. Larry Broadway had a big day for Columbus, while Trevor Crowe’s struggles […]

Minors