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Waring Them Out

Marc Katz -Premium Content

Ten days into the new season, Dayton Dragons teammates Todd Frazier and Brandon Waring were not just hitting opponents, they were clobbering them. Frazier, the shortstop out of Rutgers in his home state of New Jersey, failed to get a hit in one official at-bat in the opener, then connected in eight straight games to lift his batting average to .394. At one point, he was hitting .476.

Minors | #2008#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Giants Catcher Alfonzo Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Giants catcher Eliezar Alfonzo was handed a 50-game suspension Wednesday for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Though he’s playing for Triple-A Fresno now, the 29-year-old Alfonzo is a member […]


Morales Optioned to Triple-A

Ben Badler -

Rockies lefthander Franklin Morales didn’t spend much time in the major leagues. He also didn’t find any success there, which is why the Rockies optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs. […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Low A Dish: Enter Blake Beavan

Jim Shonerd -

Zach McAllister stifled Augusta, Michael Burgess keeps htting and Blake Beaven made a nice debut. South Atlantic League Prospect Of The Day Charleston (Yankees) righthander Zach McAllister wins the prize […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Special K’s

Bill Ballew -Premium Content

Doug Linton is obviously a mentor who wants his hurlers to aim high. That was obvious during the first two weeks of April when the Asheville pitching coach compared Jhoulys Chacin to a fellow countryman who currently twirls his home games at Shea Stadium. "He's a righthanded Santana," Linton said.

Minors | #2008#Classification Reports#Low Class A