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Brewers fire Selig-Prieb, Taylor

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By Don Walker and Drew OlsenSeptember 26, 2002 For the first time in Milwaukee Brewers history, a Selig will not be president of the franchise. Signaling a need for new […]

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Royals give instructs the ax

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By Alan EskewSeptember 17, 2002 Instruction TimeThe reporting dates for fall instructional league camps for each organization (games begin about a week after the reporting date): Team Reporting Date Anaheim […]

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Surgery A Setback For House

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By John PerrottoSeptember 10, 2002   PITTSBURGH–J.R. House, ranked as the Pirates’ top prospect each of the past two years, is going to have to fight through another career setback. […]

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Devil Rays Sign Upton

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By Marc TopkinSt. Petersburg TimesSeptember 7, 2002 ST. PETERSBURG–As a high school player in Chesapeake, Va., B.J. Upton would compare himself to Yankees star Derek Jeter. But now that Upton […]

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Royals Scrap Instructional League

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By Alan EskewSeptember 7, 2002 KANSAS CITY–While a threatened strike was aborted at the final moment, the Kansas City Royals’ instructional league this fall became a victim of the labor […]

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Northern League heads for K.C.

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By Alan EskewSeptember 6, 2002 The Northern League is coming to Kansas City, Kan. The Duluth-Superior Dukes will be moving next season to a new stadium near the Kansas Speedway, […]

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Cards to play in Jupiter

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By Sean KernanSeptember 6, 2002 Florida State League fans will be able to double their pleasure next year in Jupiter, Fla., because the complex there will be home to two […]

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Albuquerque returns as Isotopes

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By Will LingoSeptember 5, 2002 Albuquerque will get its Isotopes. The Pacific Coast League team announced yesterday that it will be called the Isotopes when it returns Triple-A baseball to […]

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Cardinals Return To FSL

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By Garry OverbeyAugust 30, 2002 PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.–The Rangers, preparing to move their spring training home to Arizona next year, have sold their Florida State League franchise to the Cardinals. […]

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Strike wouldn’t impact minors, AFL

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By John ManuelAugust 29, 2002 No matter what happens with baseball’s labor situation, the minor leagues will remain unaffected, at least in the short term. Minor leaguers on 40-man rosters […]

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Turay wears out Mets welcome

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August 28, 2002 It sounds like a plot straight out of the movies, maybe even a Tom Hanks movie: the ballplayer with the rotten attitude alienates teammates, fans and opponents […]

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IOC considers dropping baseball

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By John ManuelAugust 28, 2002 Two years ago, the Sydney Olympics gave the world an idea of how great international baseball could be. And yet, the sport finds itself fighting […]

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Groff resigns as Texas A&M AD

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August 24, 2002 Texas A&M athletic director Wally Groff, who also serves as chairman of the NCAA Division I baseball committee, is resigning his AD duties at the end of […]

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Astros add Gordon to bullpen

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By Jim CallisAugust 22, 2002 Though the Astros have fallen five games behind the Cardinals in the National League Central and 6½ behind the Dodgers in the NL wild-card race, […]

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