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Growing Up

Kary Booher -Premium Content

Quick, think back to your early days as a freshman in high school—when the upperclassmen couldn't resist tripping you on the way to class, loved to shove you into a wall every so often or, gulp, would swipe the miniature-sized milk carton off the lunch tray. So when it comes to the young Carlos Triunfel playing in the Arizona Fall League, would it be much of a surprise if the Mariners' infield prospect got caught looking over his shoulder, if not cautiously approaching his locker stall for the latest prank?

Minors | #2008#Prospect Bulletin

Trying To Recharge

Kary Booher -Premium Content

Scan any winter league roster—the Dominican, Venezuela, Mexico and Puerto Rico—and his name is nowhere to be found. And don't bother Google-searching lists for the Arizona Fall League, or even Hawaii Winter Baseball. Colby Rasmus, the Cardinals' top prospect despite a mostly forgettable 2008 season, is sitting this one out.

Minors | #2009#Prospect Bulletin

Holcomb Earns SAL MVP

Jim Shonerd -

In a league filled with teenage phenoms from Angel Villalona and Jesus Montero to Mike Stanton, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman, Asheville third baseman Darin Holcomb earned the South Atlantic League's MVP award with his consistent offensive production.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Bulletin

Midseason All-Star Teams

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The Futures Game and All-Star Game signal the midway point of the season has come and gone. It's the perfect time to reflect on the first half and hand out some figurative hardware to the first-half all-stars and all-surprises before the stretch run begins.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Bulletin

Santos Hopes To Regroup

Chris Kline -Premium Content

Blue Jays infielder Sergio Santos took a step back in his career in 2007. But the move back to Double-A after two seasons at the Triple-A level turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the Diamondbacks' 2002 first round draft choice.

Minors | #2007#Prospect Bulletin