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  1. Economy hits minors, too

    Rob Neyer

    As Baseball America's Josh Leventhal writes, the economy has hit baseball's minor leagues: For the first time in six years, minor league baseball did not set an attendance record. The economic slowdown proved too great for even the debut o...

    Blog | September 14, 2009
  2. A trip to the minors

    Rob Neyer

    On his swing to the East Coast, Rob took trips to Staten Island and Coney Island to take in some minor-league baseball.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2002
  3. Why isn't Ron Santo in the Hall of Fame?

    Rob Neyer

    Baseball players with Hall of Fame talent don't generally spend much time in the minor leagues, and Ron Santo, who died Thursday at the age of 70, was no exception. Signing with the Cubs out of high school in Seattle, Santo began his professional ...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  4. We get mail ...

    Rob Neyer

    Dipping deep into ye olde mailbagge ... Is Matt Herges out of baseball? He's a replacement player and I know he was with the Royals in spring training. Oh, yep. Just checked and he was pitching for their minor league club as of two days ago. Wonder...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  5. Chad Tracy among ex-regulars looking for job

    Rob Neyer

    More Hardball comes up with a list of ... well, see for yourself: I am a baseball geek, therefore I find tremendous joy in even the smallest of baseball related maneuvers. For instance, the minor league contract with non-roster spring training invi...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  6. Marlins have help on the way

    Rob Neyer

    Baseball America's Ben Badler on the Marlins' latest hot prospect: There are a lot of power hitters in the minor leagues, but there aren't many prospects like Marlins outfielder Mike Stanton. Stanton hit .294/.390/.578 in 50 games with...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  7. American League keys

    Rob Neyer

    Good (if preliminary) news from YankeeLand: BALTIMORE -- Alex Rodriguez could resume baseball activities back at the team's Tampa, Fla. minor league complex as early as next Monday, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. ...

    Blog | April 08, 2009
  8. Rob Neyer: Keeping an eye on some minor league moves

    Rob Neyer

    Some highlights from Baseball America's latest list of minor league transactions: • The Red Sox signed 29-year-old reliever Rocky Cherry, who was taken by the Mets in the Rule 5 draft, then offered back to the Orioles ... who didn't want hi...

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2009
  9. There could be room for everybody

    Rob Neyer

    It's unlikely the Japanese leagues will crumble the way the Negro leagues did after Jackie Robinson left for the majors.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2007
  10. Stats, age foretell prospect's story

    Rob Neyer

    To identify future stars, just find the youngest players in each good league who are holding their own.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2005