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Three bench-clearing incidents cause a Southern League game to be called before nine innings are played; Kevin Slowey deals in the Florida State League; New Orleans and Nashville square off for 24 innings; and 2005 Mariners first-round pick Jeff Clement heads for the DL after a pair of surgeries.

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Daily Dish: May 5

Low Class A Lexington lefthander Brian Bogusevic melts down, as the West Virginia Power set a record by hitting seven home runs—six in the first inning—to defeat Lexington, 17-2.

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Daily Dish: May 4

In today's Daily Dish, we profile Wednesday's matchup between Marlins righthander Anibal Sanchez and Padres righthander Cesar Carrillo at Double-A Carolina.

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Daily Dish: May 3

Triple-A Charlotte is off to the best start in the minors, winning their last eight games—all on the road. The Knights rode the arm of righthander Sean Tracey last night in a 4-0 shutout of Buffalo.

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Daily Dish: May 2

Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp extended his hitting streak to 16 games, and his power is starting to emerge at Double-A Jacksonville, where he is raking at a .406 clip during that span.

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Daily Dish: May 1

Phillies righthander Scott Mathieson got off to a slow start, but has come around nicely, going deeper into games and the strikeouts are starting to pile up at Double-A Reading.

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Daily Dish: April 27

Former Dodgers all-star outfielder and current high Class A Lancaster manager Brett Butler is scheduled to be released from the hospital today after complaining of chest pains. In other Dish news, Royals outfielder Chris Lubanski is heating up after a slow start at Double-A Wichita, and Mets righthander John Maine earns his first win of the season at Triple-A Norfolk.

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Daily Dish: April 21

In spite of bad numbers after his first three starts at Triple-A Pawtucket, lefthander Jon Lester is doing just fine as he prepares to make the final jump to the big leagues. Also, we check in on John Mayberry Jr., Ryan Webb and Ubaldo Jimenez, and Justin Upton prepares to make his professional debut.

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Daily Dish: April 19

The White Sox depleted their lefthanded pitching depth in the Jim Thome trade this past offseason, sending Gio Gonzalez and Daniel Haigwood to Philadelphia. But Sox lefty Tyler Lumsden has emerged this year at Double-A Birmingham after missing all of last season due to shoulder surgery.

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Daily Dish: April 14

Righthander Will Inman, a third-round pick of the Brewers last year out of a Virginia high school, threw five shutout innings in Greensboro, N.C., last night in front of friends and family who drove down from Virginia to see him.

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Daily Dish: April 13

Reid Brignac takes advantage of the hitters' havens in the California League, while Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez turns in a memorable night in low Class A Hagerstown.

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