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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between March 15 and 22. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Released: RHP Danny Rosen, OF Shane Byrne Optioned to […]

Minors | #Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Which prospects will make the biggest moves on the Top 100 list from this year to next? Does the Dodgers system have more talent on the way? Can the Tigers trade Brandon Inge for a young catcher and some relief help?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Bruce To Start In Triple-A

Ben Badler -

Reds outfielder Jay Bruce, the top prospect in baseball, will start the season in Triple-A after the Reds re-assigned him to minor league camp today. Bruce isn’t likely to spend […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Bocock To Start At SS For Giants

Ben Badler -

Baseball America correspondent Andy Baggarly reports that Giants general manager Brian Sabean confirmed that Brian Bocock will be San Francisco’s starting shortstop on Opening Day. "He’ll have to play the […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Weglarz Puts On Show In Taiwan

Ben Badler -

Indians outfielder Nick Weglarz was a big reason for Canada’s first-place finish at the final Olympic qualifier in Taiwan last week. The 20-year-old went 9-for-20 (.450) at the tournament with […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Marlins, Rays Spruce Up Sagging Markets

Josh Leventhal -

While promotions are as much a part of baseball history as Cracker Jacks and trading cards, teams like the Rays and Marlins are trying to overcome geographical and structural challenges by making their ballparks into destination attractions. Arriving to the park just before the first pitch and leaving after the seventh inning doesn't fit into their business model. Instead they invite fans to come early for a parking lot happy hour or concourse level mini-carnival and stay late for fireworks and a concert.

Minors | #2008#Business Beat

Patton Has Successful Surgery

Ben Badler -

Baseball America correspondent Roch Kubatko reports that Orioles lefthander Troy Patton had surgery on his left shoulder yesterday. "His rotator cuff was clean," manager Dave Trembley said. "He should be […]

Minors | #Daily Dish