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Tommy Kahnle: Rule 5 success story for the Rockies

Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins is 41 years old. Can rookie Tommy Kahnle take the closer role eventually?

Tommy Kahnle: Rule 5 success story for the Rockies

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Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins is 41 years old. Can rookie Tommy Kahnle take the closer role eventually?

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The best, the brightest, and the bull$!#t detector

It is better to have smart people working for you than dumb people. That said, smart people are human beings with foibles and weaknesses and blind spots. And like all of us, even smart people have...

The best, the brightest, and the bull$!#t detector

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It is better to have smart people working for you than dumb people. That said, smart people are human beings with foibles and weaknesses and blind spots. And like all of us, even smart people have...

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Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23

2B Eddie Rosario had a banner day for AA New Britain with two round trippers and a double while RHP Tyler Glasnow was untouchable once again, striking out 11 over six frames with just two walks.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23

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2B Eddie Rosario had a banner day for AA New Britain with two round trippers and a double while RHP Tyler Glasnow was untouchable once again, striking out 11 over six frames with just two walks.

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David Peralta: surprise rookie success for Dbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks rookie outfielder David Peralta was playing independent baseball in 2013. Now he's in the majors and hitting .322.

David Peralta: surprise rookie success for Dbacks

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Arizona Diamondbacks rookie outfielder David Peralta was playing independent baseball in 2013. Now he's in the majors and hitting .322.

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Shane Peterson and Caleb Clay earn PCL honors

The Pacific Coast League announced that Shane Peterson of the Sacramento River Cats and Caleb Clay of the Salt Lake Bees have been named Pacific Coast League Player and Pitcher of the Week for the...

Shane Peterson and Caleb Clay earn PCL honors

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The Pacific Coast League announced that Shane Peterson of the Sacramento River Cats and Caleb Clay of the Salt Lake Bees have been named Pacific Coast League Player and Pitcher of the Week for the...

Introducing the Prospect Retrospective Project

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People have asked for this over the years. And now it will happen: the John Sickels Prospect Retrospective Project, 1996-2013

Minor League Ball Top 75 Prospects July update

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Here's a mid-season update for the Top 75 prospects in baseball.

Thinking about Francisco Lindor's fantasy value

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You don't have to hit 30 homers to be a valuable shortstop.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 22

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RHP Aaron Blair dominated through 6.2 innings for Mobile in his AA debut, and RHP Jason Hursh threw six scoreless for AA Mississippi.

Padres trade Chase Headley to Yanks for prospects

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The San Diego Padres traded Chase Headley to the New York Yankees this afternoon, receiving infielder Yangervis Solarte and pitching prospect Rafael DePaula in return.

Toronto Blue Jays promote prospect Aaron Sanchez

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The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to promote right-handed pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez to the big league roster. Here's a report on his outlook.

Cody Martin: another Braves sleeper prospect?

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Cody Martin is having a solid season for Triple-A Gwinnett and profiles as a potential inning-eating type sleeper.

Prospect Retrospective: David Price, from A to ace

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The career of David Price, a Grade A prospect who became a Grade A ace.

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Who exactly is Chasen Shreve?

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A year ago, Chasen Shreve was an obscure, struggling Double-A pitcher with mediocre stuff. Now he's in the majors thanks to a large increase in velocity.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, July 21

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SS Addison Russell announced his presence in the AA Tennessee lineup with a pair of homers while org-mate CF Albert Almora tallied four hits for A+ Daytona, and LF Alex Glenn of A+ Visalia hit...

Hot start from Texas Rangers rookie Jake Smolinski

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Texas Rangers rookie Jake Smolinski is off to a hot start in the majors. Who is this guy exactly?

Rookie Drew VerHagen holds on in MLB debut

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Detroit Tigers rookie right-hander Drew VerHagen held his own in his major league debut Saturday.

*Firsthand analysis of Rob Kaminsky, Peoria Chiefs

Sunday's game did not go as planned for the Peoria Chiefs, despite having their ace on the mound. The Chiefs fell to the South Bend Silver Hawks, 6-0, and managed to muster only three hits on the...

Phillies prospect Jesse Biddle on the mend

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Philadelphia Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle pitched decently in April and May, but suffered a concussion during a hailstorm, got clobbered in June, and was shut down. He's on the mend now.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 20

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RHP Marcus Stroman dazzled with seven scoreless for the Jays while RHP Archie Bradley struck out 10 in seven frames for AA Mobile, and RHP Lucas Giolito fanned nine for Low A Hagerstown in 5.1...

Twins prospect Trevor May back in action

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Minnesota Twins pitching prospect Trevor May is off the disabled list at Triple-A Rochester.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 19

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CF Byron Buxton picked up four hits while teammate SS Jorge Polanco had five base knocks while both players went yard in a crazy 17 inning affair between A+ Fort Myers and Daytona. C Kyle Schwarber...

Padres trade Huston Street to Angels for prospects

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The San Diego Padres traded closer Huston Street and prospect Trevor Gott to the Los Angeles Angels Friday night, receiving four prospects in return. Here's the scoop on R.J. Alvarez, Taylor...

Top 20 Organization Baseball Prospect List 4/16

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Here's an updated menu for the Top 20 Organization prospect lists thru April 16, 2014

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