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Dirk Hayhurst’s Favorite Parks

Dirk Hayhurst has seen his share of ballparks. The veteran minor league reliever, who spent March in Florida trying to break camp with the Blue Jays, has spent six seasons watching ball games (and killing time) in bullpens throughout the minor league landscape.

Minors | #2009#Business Beat

Lunch-Time Goodies

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  Optimism surrounding the start of the baseball season has been clouded with the reality that traditional Opening Day sellouts may soon be followed by an expanse of empty seats […]

Minors | #Business Beat

Morning Headlines

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Portland’s New Deal Could Bring Ballpark Triple-A Portland’s hopes for a new ballpark got a boost when team owner, Meritt Paulson, was awarded a new MLS soccer team. As part of […]

Minors | #Business Beat

Morning Headlines

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  A look at stories making headlines around the world of baseball. • Meet the Sacramento A’s? That could be a possible scenario as Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson broaches the topic […]

Minors | #Business Beat

Tough Times For Everyone

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Standing 6-foot-10, sporting a Jackie Moon hairstyle and a Keith Hernandez mustache, Steve Palazzolo doesn't look like a lot of minor leaguers. However the Giants farmhand finds himself in the same boat as many minor leaguers this offseason, as Palazzolo tries to stretch his meager season's salary over a full year during an economic downturn.

Minors | #2009#Business Beat

Meet The Dash

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  Winston-Salem passed on the Aviators, Wallbangers, Rhinos and Racers as the moniker for the high Class A Carolina League affiliate as it prepares to move into a brand new […]

Minors | #Business Beat