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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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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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