21.05.2012 [Patch.com] - Phinley is facing off against Bolt, of the Winston-Salem Dash, in the first round of the "Best Mascot in Minor League Baseball" which runs through May 29. By Jared Leone Phinley is in the running for "Best Mascot in Minor League Baseball.
21.05.2012 [SB Nation] - Find out who it was, how he did, and what other prospects had performances of note in this week's Mets Minor League Update. Zack Wheeler is the Mets top prospect, and profiles as a good number two starter at the big league level.
22.05.2012 [CBSSports.com] - An expected matchup with minor league callup Graham Godfrey might bring a different result for the Angels on Tuesday night. Los Angeles produced three singles and two doubles during a 2-1 loss at O.co Coliseum on Monday night.
14.05.2012 [ESPN] - AP NEW YORK -- Former first-round draft pick Billy Rowell, selected by the Baltimore Orioles with the ninth overall pick in 2006, has been suspended for 50 games for a second violation for a drug of abuse under the minor league drug program.
22.05.2012 [The Augusta Chronicle] - By Billy Byler In the world of affiliated minor league baseball, Augusta GreenJackets manager Lipso Nava knows his task is to develop the players sent to him and prepare them for the next level. When it comes to speedy prospects Kelby Tomlinson and
22.05.2012 [Santa Cruz Sentinel] - Sunday, the La Selva Beach native signed a minor-league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Professional baseball player Aaron Bates didn't stay unemployed long. Less than a week ago, the 6-foot-4, 230-pound first baseman was cut from the Rochester
22.05.2012 [Astros.com] - By Brian McTaggart / MLB.com | 05/21/12 8:30 PM ET HOUSTON -- Armando Galarraga, the pitcher who was denied a perfect game two years ago when umpire Jim Joyce missed a call at first base that would have been the final out, has signed a Minor League
22.05.2012 [MLB.com] - By Bryan Hoch and Steven Miller / MLB.com | 05/21/12 7:20 PM ET NEW YORK -- Yankees pitching prospect Manny Banuelos and infielder Eduardo Nunez have been placed on the seven-day Minor League disabled list by Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
21.05.2012 [ESPN (blog)] - Hairston is slated for something like a minor league rehabilitation assignment on Monday and Tuesday, even though that isn't what it officially is because it will take place at extended spring training in Glendale, Ariz., rather than with one of the
21.05.2012 [Baltimore Sun (blog)] - By Peter Schmuck The Baltimore Sun Left-hander Zach Britton threw 69 pitches in an extended spring training performance on Monday and will throw on the side Wednesday before a determination is made whether to send him on a minor league rehabilitation
17.05.2012 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - Thompson woke up as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies minor-league organization, was traded to the Rays just before lunchtime and arrived in Florida for a game against the Red Sox just before dinner. Known for his speed, he entered the contest in
22.05.2012 [Bucs Dugout] - by WTM on May 21, 2012 11:03 PM EDT -P- Indianapolis blew a three-run lead late, but won anyway over Buffalo, 8-6. Starter Daniel Cabrera went six, allowing three runs on seven hits and two walks. Cabrera fanned four. He left with a 6-3 lead
21.05.2012 [MASNsports.com] - Speaking about his possible return to the Orioles a few minutes ago in the O's clubhouse, Brian Roberts said he thinks he can begin a minor league rehab assignment sometime within the next few weeks. "I would hope so, yeah. I don't have a day
21.05.2012 [True Blue LA] - Minor League Player of the Day – Nathan Eovaldi - 5 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Hits, 2 K's. Sure he had twice as many walks as strikeouts on Sunday, but Eovaldi still managed to get through 5 innings on just 60 pitches which earned him the player of the day award.
20.05.2012 [Timesonline.com] - "We're not jumping into anything or making any rash judgments," Pirates minor league operations director Larry Broadway said. "There are things he's working on down there that are specific to what he needs to do before he comes up here.
21.05.2012 [Bucs Dugout] - by WTM on May 20, 2012 9:25 PM EDT -P- Having scored runs yesterday, Indianapolis got even more radical today and scored more runs than the other team, specifically, four to Buffalo's one. Three Indians' pitchers combined to allow only two hits.
22.05.2012 [NBCSports.com] - Nearly two years after he was almost perfect against the Indians, Armando Galarraga has signed a minor league contract with the Astros. Galarraga owns a 4.69 ERA over 86 starts and nine relief appearances in the major leagues.
20.05.2012 [True Blue LA] - Minor League Player of the Day – Blake Smith - 4 for 5, 2 2B's, 1 3B, 4 RBI's. Smith not only had a big game at the plate on Saturday, but he also drove in the game winning run in the 10th inning to lead the Lookouts to victory.
19.05.2012 [WEEI.com] - His .579 slugging percentage is the third best among the organization's minor leaguers, behind only Will Middlebrooks and Mauro Gomez (counting only the minor league stats for both). He has seven homers, nine doubles and four triples, averaging better
20.05.2012 [FakeTeams] - The AAA levels have been busy in the past two weeks, as we saw a number of prospects move from AA up to their AAA affiliates. Some of the bigger names included Royals' OF Wil Myers and P Jake Odorizzi, and on Thursday we found out that the
20.05.2012 [Bucs Dugout] - by WTM on May 20, 2012 1:24 AM EDT -P- Indianapolis scored a run in the first inning on an error by the shortstop, breaking their string of four straight shutouts. Later on they even scored some earned runs. Thanks to some rare bad pitching, though
19.05.2012 [True Blue LA] - Minor League Player of the Day – Jeff Baisley - 3 for 4, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 BB, 2 RBI's, 2 Runs. Even though his error in the 9th allowed the tying run to score, Baisley still had the best day at the plate to earn this award.
19.05.2012 [Twinkie Town] - by roger13 on May 19, 2012 8:47 AM EDT The Twins farm clubs were two games under .500, finishing their week at 12-14. The first place Beloit Snappers led the way by winning six of seven. New Britain was 3-3 with Rochester (2-5) and Fort Myers (1-5)
22.05.2012 [Seedlings to Stars] - Nick Noonan is having the best season of his six year minor league career this year while playing for the Fresno Grizzlies. Yesterday he turned in what will likely be one of the best offensive performances turned in all season as he went 4-5 with a
21.05.2012 [Seedlings to Stars] - There's not a lot of commonality between Mets 2B Daniel Muno and Giants RHP Luis Rojas but on Friday they became the latest players to receive 50-game suspensions for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
17.05.2012 [WEEI.com] - By Alex Speier In all likelihood, Gavin Cecchini will not be a member of the Red Sox. The highly regarded shortstop is a near lock to be off the board by the time the Red Sox have a chance to make their first first-round selection at No. 24 overall.
16.05.2012 [WEEI.com] - Lin has struggled with being too passive at times throughout his minor league career, something that has driven high walks totals and solid OBPs despite low batting averages. But hitting coordinator Victor Rodriguez and PawSox hitting coach Gerald
17.05.2012 [The Atlantic Cities] - More than 12000* people poured into Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo Mud Hens minor league baseball team, which was taking on its parent club, the Detroit Tigers, in a pre-season exhibition. For many, it was the first time they'd searched for a
18.05.2012 [MASNsports.com] - WASHINGTON - The Orioles have signed outfielder Lew Ford to a minor league deal, and he's starting in center field tonight for Triple-A Norfolk. Ford, 35, hasn't played in the majors since batting .233 in 55 games with the Twins in 2007.
12.05.2012 [WEEI.com] - If Matsuzaka needs another rehab start beyond Saturday, it is possible that he could travel with the PawSox next week to Durham, NC, where he might face Hideki Matsui, who is in Triple-A after signing a minor league deal with the Rays.