Business Beat: Aug. 8
Talk that the College World Series may some day be played in a venue other than Rosenblatt Stadium doesn't sit well with some Omaha baseball fans.
Business Beat: July 25
Despite its on-field woes, Arkansas was enjoying a record season at the gate. The Angels affiliate had already topped last season's total of 207,507 fans shortly after the start of the second half of 2007.
Business Beat: June 14
It appears the Sally League is set to begin a new era, as several sources confirmed that league officials plan to introduce Minor League Baseball executive Eric Krupa as its new president at the league's June all-star game in Rome.
Business Beat: May 23
Going back to the days when Branch Rickey built the game's first farm system for the St. Louis Cardinals, minor league teams' primary focus has been on developing players. The Slippery Rock Sliders, an expansion team in the independent Frontier League, are putting a new spin on that idea.
Business Beat: May 9
An ownership change in one of baseball's biggest markets appeared cleared for approval, but it was not expected to affect the team's minor league affiliates.
Business Beat: May 4
Randy Newsom's funky, submarine delivery is enough to make him unusual, but something else he does on the side makes the Indians prospect truly stand out among his fellow minor leaguers. Newsom, a righthanded reliever for high Class A Kinston, is one of three industrious minor leaguers who work together in a business that humbly began during a Carolina League rain delay in 2005.