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Cyr Serves Jail Sentence

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By Blair LovernDecember 28, 2001 Padres pitching prospect Eric Cyr has served 30 days in jail and pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor sex charge in a federal court in Los […]

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Smokies purchase almost finalized

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By Geoff WilsonDecember 15, 2001 BOSTON–Much of baseball’s Winter Meetings, especially on the minor league side, revolves around the meet-and-greet routine. And for Bill Haslam, that’s doubly true. The 43-year-old […]

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Mets ship Justice to A’s

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By Josh BoydDecember 14, 2001 BOSTON–A week after the Mets acquired David Justice from the Yankees, they sent him on to the Athletics for lefthander Mark Guthrie and minor league […]

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Bakersfield ownership up in the air

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By Lance PugmireDecember 14, 2001 LOS ANGELES–Confronting a collapsed deal, California League President Joe Gagliardi said he remains patient about placing a new owner and new ballpark in Bakersfield, despite […]

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Pirates send Ritchie to Chisox

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By John ManuelDecember 13, 2001 BOSTON–At his first Winter Meetings as a general manager, Dave Littlefield continued the makeover of the Pirates. Saying he wanted quality and quantity, Littlefield traded […]

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Escobar Era Ends In New York

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By Josh Boyd December 11, 2001 Alex Escobar BOSTON–Alex Escobar hit .310-27-91 with 49 stolen bases at Class A Capital City in 1998 and was anointed the Mets centerfielder of […]

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Mariners, Padres strike deal

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By John ManuelDecember 11, 2001 BOSTON–The Seattle Mariners won 116 games, as many as any team in baseball history, yet general manager Pat Gillick said he was coming to the […]

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Yankees name Afterman assistant GM

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December 5, 2001 The New York Yankees named Jean Afterman assistant general manager, making her only the third female to hold such a position in Major League Baseball history and […]

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Rockies go after Taiwan pitcher

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By Barney HutchinsonNovember 29, 2001 DENVER–Two players from one country does not constitute a “pipeline.” But for the Rockies, it definitely demonstrates a trend. Colorado has approached 16-year-old pitcher Luo […]

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Dent to manage Triple-A Omaha

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By Alan EskewNovember 29, 2001 Bucky Dent is going back to the minors. Dent, who has been the bench coach for the Rangers the past seven years, was named manger […]

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Pirates name Creech scouting director

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By John PerrottoNovember 21, 2001 PITTSBURGH–After nearly a three-month search, the Pittsburgh Pirates found a new scouting director late Tuesday night. The Pirates hired Ed Creech to replace Mickey White, […]

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