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Highs & Lows: May 5

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TRIPLE’“A HIGHS: Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury made his Triple-A debut at Pawtucket after getting called up from Double-A Portland on Thursday night. Ellsbury, who batted .452/.518/.644 in73 at-bats […]

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BAPR Plus: May 4

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Matt DeSalvo and Devern Hansack are headed to the big leagues, Jacoby Ellsbury is headed to Triple-A and Luke Hochevar proved he’s not invincible. Triple-A Rochester’s Scott Baker was cruising […]

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Minor League Transactions

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This post documents all transactions reported between April 21-30. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Recalled: RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Yusmeiro Petit Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Yusmeiro Petit, RHP […]

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Martinez Heats Up

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Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez got off to a hot start at Double-A Binghamton, going 5-for-8 over his first two games in the Eastern League as an 18-year-old. But then things […]

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Ian Stewart on Tim Lincecum

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Triple-A Fresno righthander Tim Lincecum whiffed 14 in his last start against Colorado Springs, getting Sky Sox third baseman Ian Stewart twice. And it’s not like Stewart is struggling this […]

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Redmond Good Enough

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High Class A Lynchburg righthander Todd Redmond shut down Kinston on Wednesday, tossing a one-hitter over seven innings in the Hillcats 2-0 win against the Indians. Dominican righthander Luis Valdez […]

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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

J.J. Cooper -

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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