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Clint Longenecker -

Frontier League rosters are typically populated with players who recently advanced from the collegiate ranks after strong careers and want an opportunity to show major league organizations that it was […]

Minors | #2012#Independent Audit

2011 Independent League Top 10 Prospects

J.J. Cooper -

It's a pretty bleak year for scouting independent baseball. The shift to more veteran-laden independent league lineups, a reduced number of independent league teams and an increased number of affiliated teams that scout independent baseball have left the shelves as bare as a Toys-R-Us on Christmas Eve. This year's list lacks the clear-cut No. 1 prospect of past years when prospects like Daniel Nava or Reynaldo Rodriguez were clearly at the top of the list.

Minors | #2011#Independent Audit

Affiliated Clubs, Indy Ball Teams Face Off

J.J. Cooper -

At the business level, Organized Baseball and independent baseball are much like Bobby Cox and umpires—they just don't mix. But when you move down to the level of the players and coaches, it's a different story. Baseball is baseball, and as a pair of North American League teams found during spring training, teams like competition, even if it's spanning the gulf between affiliated and indy ball.

Minors | #2011#Independent Audit