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Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’™s installment considers all transactions reported between August 14-17. Last week’™s transactions available here. Or visit the transactions archive. The signing deadline came and went, and all draft picks […]

Minors | #Transactions

BAPR Plus: Aug. 23

J.J. Cooper -

Laynce Nix hit his seventh home run in eight days and pitchers all around the minors were reaching double digits in strikeouts. Triple-A Paul Janish’s glove has never been a […]


Low Class A Report

Bill Ballew -Premium Content

Baseball's version of Mutt and Jeff can be found most afternoons at McCormick Field. At age 49, the 5-foot-7, 150-pound Houston Jimenez performs his daily routine of breaking down the nuances of the shortstop position to his star pupil, Hector Gomez. Only 19, the 6-foot-3, 170-pound Gomez listens attentively while towering over his mentor.

Minors | #2007#Classification Reports#Low Class A

Raynor May Not Steal Again In 2007

Nathan Rode -

John Raynor’s MVP caliber season could be ending a little bit early. The Greensboro outfielder left last night’s game with an injury to his right ring finger after diving back […]


BAPR Plus: Aug. 22

J.J. Cooper -

Craig Brazell took a further step toward winning the minor league home run race and Kevin Slowey stayed in the thick of the minor league ERA race on Tuesday night. […]


Ask BA

Jim Callis -

What are the advantages to major league contracts vs. standard bonus deals for draftees? Why didn't the Dodgers sign Kyle Blair? Why doesn't Cubs catcher Geovany Soto get more prospect love?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

BAPR Plus: Aug. 21

J.J. Cooper -

You’ve seen a lot recently here about outfielders who are hitting after being promoted, but there are several pitchers who are also getting comfortable in new cities. Clayton Kershaw and […]


Jay Bruce On . . .

Chris Kline -

Reds outfielder Jay Bruce keeps himself informed on what’s going on around the game. And not just his 2005 draft class, either. The 20-year-old outfielder for Triple-A Louisville stopped by […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

DSL Phillies Win 19 Straight

Chris Kline -

There’™s nothing like a winning streak to get a team going. But when it’™s a 19-game streak, things are a little unprecedented’”even if it’™s the Rookie-Level Dominican Summer League. The […]

Minors | #Daily Dish