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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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Marlins in, Braves out in Jamestown

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March 18, 2002 Dave Wellenzohn’s short-season Jamestown franchise was technically still a Braves affiliate, but only because of a mountain of paperwork. “We haven’t signed anything yet,” the general manager […]

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Anderson tears labrum again

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By John HickeyMarch 13, 2002 PEORIA, Ariz.–Another spring, another bitter disappointment for Ryan Anderson. It was just over a year ago that Anderson had surgery to repair a torn labrum […]

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McHale leaves Devil Rays for MLB

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By Marc TopkinMarch 6, 2002 ST. PETERSBURG–John McHale Jr., hired to provide–in the exact words of commissioner Bud Selig–”strength and stability” to the Devil Rays franchise as chief operating officer, […]

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March News Archive

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Check the news page regularly during the offseason for updates Pirates acquire Matt Guerrier from White SoxMarch 27 Mark Teixeira could miss four weeks to one yearMarch 27 Nomo, Irabu, […]

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Indians signed underage player

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February 28, 2002 The Cleveland Indians have been fined $50,000 and had their Venezuelan baseball operations shut down for two months by the commissioner’s office for signing an underage player […]

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Randazzo, Johnson injured in wreck

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February 18, 2002 Two Twins minor leaguers were injured after their SUV rolled over in a one-car accident near Chattanooga, Tenn., early Monday morning. Jeff Randazzo, a 20-year-old lefthander, and […]

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Alexander, Golloway, Rupp join US team

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February 15, 2002 USA Baseball announced three assistant coaches for the college national team Wednesday. Terry Alexander of Jacksonville University, Sunny Golloway of Oral Roberts University and Terry Rupp of […]

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Arizona signs Japanese lefty

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February 15, 2002 The Arizona Republic reports the Diamondbacks have signed Tetsuya Yamaguchi, an 18-year-old lefthander out of Yokohama Commercial High School in Japan, to a contract pending the approval […]

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CBL says no for 2002

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By Jeff MacKinnonFebruary 14, 2002 CALGARY–The Canadian Baseball League has postponed its inaugural season until 2003. The independent circuit, which employs Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins as its commissioner, wanted […]

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Christensen discusses Molina incident

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By Jim CallisFebruary 7, 2002 After reaching an out-of-court settlement with Anthony Molina, Cubs pitching prospect Ben Christensen discussed the 1999 incident in which he beaned Molina while warming up […]

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Molina settles with Christensen

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By Jim CallisFebruary 5, 2002 Anthony Molina reached an out-of-court settlement with Cubs pitching prospect Ben Christensen, who beaned him while warming up before a 1999 college game, on Tuesday, […]

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February News Archive

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Indians fined $50,000 for signed underage playerFebruary 28 Two Twins minor leaguers injured in car wreckFebruary 18 Mike Darr killed, another Padre injured in wreckFebruary 15 Arizona signs 18-year-old Japanese […]

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