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Louisville shortens name to Bats

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By Will Kimmey October 2, 2001 Louisville’s new logo Louisville’s baseball team will begin the 2002 season as the proud owners of an International League championship and a new name. […]

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USA Baseball taps Francona as coach

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By John ManuelOctober 1, 2001 USA Baseball’s preparations for the 2001 World Cup in Taiwan continued with the naming of the coaching staff Monday, led by former Phillies manager Terry […]

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Golden Spikes finalists announced

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By John ManuelSeptember 30, 2001 USA Baseball, in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Players Association, has named five finalists for the 24th annual Golden Spikes Award, which honors amateur […]

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Karp signs with Expos

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By John ManuelSeptember 28, 2001 The Expos have signed first-round pick Josh Karp, the sixth overall pick in the 2001 draft. Karp, a righthander out of UCLA, agreed to a […]

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Gwynn to SDSU all but final

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By John ManuelSeptember 19, 2001 The foregone conclusion will become official Thursday. That’s when San Diego State, in a press conference scheduled for 1 p.m. Pacific Time, will name Padres […]

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Newest Pirate Goes Under Knife

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By John Perrotto September 13, 2001 PITTSBURGH–Pittsburgh Pirates rookie righthander Ryan Vogelsong got the expected bad news Wednesday. Vogelsong will need reconstructive surgery on his right elbow that will likely […]

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Rangers, Teixeira On Verge Of Deal

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By Mac Engel Fort Worth Star-Telegram August 20, 2001 Mark Teixeira Rangers owner Tom Hicks talked with Scott Boras directly Sunday and made a breakthrough in the negotiations that makes […]

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California League teams on the move?

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By Lance Pugmire August 16, 2001 LOS ANGELES–Amid a flood of false rumors, conspiracy theories that would make Oliver Stone proud and a surge of California League contraction stories that […]

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Griffin Signs With Royals

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By Alan Eskew August 8, 2001 KANSAS CITY, Mo.–Colt Griffin slipped into a Kansas City Royals’ No 45 uniform top Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium after agreeing to a $2.4 million […]

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Morales Signs With Sonoma County

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By Kevin BaxterThe Miami Herald August 7, 2001 Cuban defector Andy Morales, released last month by the New York Yankees as part of a contractual dispute, has signed with the […]

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Acevedo changes addresses again

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By Jim Callis August 6, 2001 Juan Acevedo should be getting accustomed to getting traded. On Monday, the Rockies shipped him to the Marlins for minor league infielder Josue Espada, […]

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Dodgers add another reliever

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By Jim Callis July 31, 2001 Shortly after landing Terry Mulholland from the Pirates, the Dodgers beat the 4 p.m. Eastern trading deadline Tuesday and picked up more bullpen fodder […]

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