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Breaking Down Salty’s Debut

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When Jarrod Saltalamacchia made his major league debut Wednesday night against the Phillies, Braves fans in Atlanta welcomed the 2003 first-rounder with open arms. After Saltalamacchia, who was celebrating his […]

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BAPR Plus: May 3

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Ian Kennedy, Adam Miller, Hong-Chi Kuo, Brad James and Andrew Miller were among a plethora of pitching stars on Wednesday night. Triple-A Matt Garza picked up his first win of […]

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The Mighty Winds Of Lancaster

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Baseball America’s favorite non-prospect diarist Dirk Hayhurst’s next diary posting will debut tomorrow, but until then, check out Hayhurst demonstrating just how insane the wind at Lancaster’s Clear Channel Stadium […]

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BAPR Plus: May 2

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Red Sox prospect Clay Buchholz took a perfect game into the seventh to lead the way on a Tuesday that was dominated by pitching performances. Triple-A Shane Youman and Brian […]

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KC Calls Up Butler

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The Royals called up outfielder Billy Butler on Tuesday and the 21-year-old was expected to be inserted into the starting lineup immediately. Butler, a 2004 first-round pick, was hitting .337/.445/.584 […]

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Megrew Battles Back

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It’s been a long road for Mike Megrew. A 2002 sixth-rounder, the Dodgers lefthander was on the rise through the system before needing Tommy John surgery at the end of […]

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BAPR Plus: May 1

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Steven Pearce’s home run binge has earned himself a promotion, Dustin McGowan is back in the big leagues, Cesar Carrillo left Monday’s game with an injury , Yovani Gallardo showed […]

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Two More 50-Gamers

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Tigers righthander Sendy Vasquez was suspended for 50 games on Monday for violating Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing drug policy. Signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2003, Vasquez ranked No. […]

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Tensions Will Be High

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Last week, high Class A Winston-Salem and Potomac got into an ugly brawl at Ernie Shore Field that local police wound up having to break up. Tonight, the Warthogs and […]

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Elbert Hurting

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Dodgers lefthander Scott Elbert has been sidelined with shoulder soreness ever since his last start . . . and that was two weeks ago. This season, Elbert is 0-1, 3.86 […]

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BAPR Plus: April 30

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There aren’t many outings that could make Justin Upton’s fifth straight game with a home run only the second biggest story of the day, but Tim Lincecum’s starts are starting […]

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