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Hanrahan fires no-hitter

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July 8, 2002 Vero Beach righthander Joel Hanrahan tossed his second no-hitter of the season yesterday in a rain-shortened 5-1 win against the Brevard County Manatees. The game was called […]

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June-July News Archive

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July Autopsy reveals LSU’s Wally Pontiff had heart abnormalityJuly 30 Royals fire farm director Bob HegmanJuly 25 Radical changes proposed for draftJuly 18 Ottawa owner sees bleak futureJuly 18 Iowa […]

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Montreal shockingly nabs Colon

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By Jim CallisJune 27, 2002 If Major League Baseball had its way, the Expos would have ceased to exist during the offseason. Yet on Thursday it was Montreal that bolstered […]

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Myers, Henson involved in brawl

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June 25, 2002 A Monday night game between Triple-A Columbus and Scranton-Wilkes/Barre–which the Red Barons won in a rout, 19-1–resulted in a fight involving two of the game’s top prospects, […]

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Expos burn their ties to Bridges

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By Jim CallisJune 25, 2002 Donnie Bridges was the first of eight Expos first-round picks in 1997, and entering 2001 he was considered Montreal’s best prospect. On Tuesday the Expos […]

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St. Paul signs Cuban lefthander

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June 22, 2002 The St. Paul Saints activated lefthander Arian Cruz, who the team signed in April out of Costa Rica, where the country’s government had issued him a family […]

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Bierbrodt Shot Near Ballpark

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FROM STAFF REPORTSJune 7, 2002   Devil Rays lefthander Nick Bierbrodt was shot twice early this morning in Charleston, S.C., where he had been assigned earlier this week. Bierbrodt was […]

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Bauldree, 25, dies in sleep

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May 30, 2002 ALLENTOWN, Pa.–Joe Bauldree, a starting pitcher for the Allentown Ambassadors in the independent Northern League, died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 25. An autopsy was scheduled […]

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Harrington headed back into draft

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By John MaffeiMay 28, 2002 Matt Harrington SAN DIEGO–The Padres’ Matt Harrington gamble is over. And so the longest holdout saga in draft history continues. The Padres, who took the […]

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Pirates prospect House has surgery

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By John PerrottoMay 17, 2002 After six months of struggling with a strained abdominal muscle, Pittsburgh Pirates catching prospect J.R. House has had the problem corrected with surgery. House, ranked […]

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Royals hire Pena as manager

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By Alan EskewMay 15, 2002 KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Kansas City Royals, who have eight Latin American players on their 25-man roster, named Tony Pena their manager Wednesday. Pena, who is […]

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