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Bulls Get Grounded

Josh Leventhal -

Triple-A Durham’s game at Ottawa was postponed tonight because, of all things, mechanical failure. No the lights didn’t go out at Lynx Stadium and the sprinklers weren’t mistakenly turned on. […]

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IL Plans Anniversary Celebration

Josh Leventhal -

Next year will mark the International League’s 125th anniversary’”it’s the oldest minor league in sports and has turned out such players as Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson’”and league president Randy […]

Minors

Bailey Gets The Call

Matt Eddy -

Reds righthander Homer Bailey will make his major league debut Friday against the Indians. He gets the call after rattling off three consecutive strong starts for Triple-A Louisville, in which […]

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The Business

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors • The USA Today’s Jack Carey delves into the debate over wood and metal bats and the lawsuit being filed by bat companies and […]

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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’™s installment considers all transactions reported between May 26-June 1. Last week’™s transactions available here The draft-and-follow process ended with the 2006 draft, and you can follow along to […]

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BAPR Plus: June 5

J.J. Cooper -

Jon Lester’s return to Boston keeps inching closer and Gio Gonzalez saw his start largely washed away on Monday. Triple-A Jordan Tata’s second start of the season wasn’t nearly as […]

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BAPR Plus: June 4

J.J. Cooper -

Joe Whilhoit’s hitting streak record is safe. Mitch Hilligoss saw his hitting streak end at 38 games when Matt Durkin and two relievers held Hilligoss hitless on Sunday. Now Brandon […]

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Highs & Lows: June 3

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE-A HIGHS: Reds righthander Homer Bailey locked horns with Devil Rays righthander Jason Hammel on Saturday, and while Bailey (6-1, 2.31) emerged the winner, both pitches had nearly identical lines. […]

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Wellman Loses It

Chris Kline -

In case you missed it, you can read about Double-A Mississippi manager Phillip Wellman’s ultimate protest on Friday here, and he’s already a star on YouTube.com. And we thought low […]

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Weekend Injury Report

Chris Kline -

Four prospects are currently down with injuries, with Rockies righthander Greg Reynolds, Phillies lefthander J.A. Happ, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold and Mariners shortstop Carlos Triunfel all on the shelf. Truinfel […]

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Highs & Lows: June 2

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE-A HIGHS: There’™s a reason Yovani Gallardo was No. 1 on our weekly Prospect Hot Sheet last week, and the Brewers’™ No. 1 prospect took another step toward repeating in […]

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The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors It’s been a busy stretch here at Baseball America getting out our latest issue’”we bid farewell to the draft-and-follow with a feature by editor […]

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On Draft Day, Devil Rays Are Winners

Jim Callis -Premium Content

In their short existence, the Devil Rays never have won more than 70 games nor finished higher than fourth place. They've occupied the American League East basement in eight of their nine seasons. But one thing Tampa Bay has done well is execute first-round picks. The Rays reached for Paul Wilder with their first-ever draft choice in 1996, but since then they haven't missed too often.

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