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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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Drug charge against Benson dropped

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May 7, 2002 Midland County prosecutors dismissed a marijuana possession charge against Texas running back and Dodgers outfield prospect Cedric Benson for lack of evidence, according to the Associated Press. […]

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Benson could face jail time

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April 29, 2002 Cedric Benson, a University of Texas running back and Dodgers outfield prospect, was arrested on misdemeanor drug and alcohol possession charges over the weekend, the Associated Press […]

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Berroa out at least 1 month

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By Alan EskewApril 22, 2002 Shortstop Angel Berroa, the top prospect in the Kansas City Royals organization, will have arthroscopic surgery April 23 to repair a meniscus cartilage tear in […]

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Dodgers sign 16-year-old Dominican

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By Josh BoydApril 10, 2002 The Dodgers continue to feed their farm system by aggressively signing the top international talent. They signed 16-year-old Dominican Jonathan Corporan for $930,000. “We certainly […]

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Pirates grab Guerrier

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By John ManuelMarch 27, 2002 The Chicago White Sox traded righthander Matt Guerrier, their No. 4 prospect, to the Pirates on Wednesday for lefthander Damaso Marte and second baseman Edwin […]

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Teixeira to have MRI

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By Evan GrantMarch 27, 2002 Mark TeixeiraPhoto: Rick Battle PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.–The Rangers leave Florida for good Thursday. They can’t seem to get out of town fast enough because the […]

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Padres injuries abound

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By John MaffeiMarch 19, 2002 PEORIA, Ariz.—You expect pulls and strains in training camp. With more than 100 players vying for jobs, injuries are inevitable. The Padres, however, have suffered […]

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Saints offer up zany promotions

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March 18, 2002 Mimes re-enacting double plays, not-quite accurate fairy tales and a simultaneous Big Bang will all be sights and sounds at Midway Stadium during the St. Paul Saints’ […]

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