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A Mighty Wind, Part II

J.J. Cooper -

We’ve known for quite a while that Lancaster, home to the JetHawks, is best known for its jet stream. It’s the ballpark where shutouts turn into 11-10 games and a […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Opening Days Are Always Special

Will Lingo -Premium Content

Opening Day is something special throughout baseball, and it's particularly interesting in the minor leagues, where it's a sprawling mass of games from coast to coast. Everyone gets jazzed for Opening Day, but for minor league general managers it's like a hammer that looms over them throughout the offseason. Particularly for the leaders of new franchises, there's a never-ending push to get things done before the first pitch is thrown out.

Minors | #2008#Column

Young Ones

Chris Solari -Premium Content

Clayton McCullough, at 28 years old, is one of the youngest managers in baseball. Fittingly, the Blue Jays handed McCullough the youngest roster in the Midwest League for his first full-season managerial job. It also happens to be one of the league's most talented, boasting nine of Toronto's top 30 prospects and eight of the team's top 12 picks from the 2007 draft.

Minors | #2008#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Triunfel Expected Back Soon

Ben Badler -

Mariners shortstop Carlos Triunfel hasn’t played since April 7, but Mariners farm director Greg Hunter said Triunfel should be back in the high Class A High Desert lineup within the […]

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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between April 5 and 11. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Released: OF Dave Krynzel Traded: OF Daniel Perales to […]

Minors | #Transactions

Hellickson Shapes Up For 2008

Ben Badler -

Rays righthander Jeremy Hellickson has already done something this season that he didn’t do last year–pitch in a minor league game in early April. Last year, it took Hellickson until April […]

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