Tag Archives: Minor League Baseball

Ken Griffey Sr. Starts Managerial Career with Bakersfield Blaze

The Cincinnati Reds announced Wednesday that baseball great Ken Griffey Sr. has been assigned to head the field staff for the Bakersfield Blaze in 2011. Griffey, who was an integral part of the infamous Big Red Machine, joins the Blaze as a first-year manager … Continue reading


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Phenom Harper Strikes Out Twice in Professional Debut

Bryce Harper, the highly sought-after slugger, started his inevitable road to the majors Thursday afternoon at the Washington Nationals’ Minor League complex near Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. Because Harper didn’t sign his five-year, $9.9 million deal — a record for … Continue reading

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Columbus Clippers Pummel Tacoma Rainiers to Win Triple-A Championship

The International League champion Columbus Clippers ended the Minor League Baseball season by breezing to another easy postseason win in the Triple-A National Championship Game. Leftfielder Jerad Head went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBI to lead … Continue reading

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Royals Prospect Moustakas Wins Home Run Award

Kansas City Royals‘ hot prospect Mike Moustakas, who clubbed a combined 36 home runs with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals and Omaha Royals, won the 2010 Joe Bauman Home Run Award. The third baseman finished tied for the Minor League Baseball … Continue reading

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Portland Kicks Out Beavers After Nearly 100 Seasons

The Portland Beavers, who in various incarnations, have been around almost continuously since 1903 (sans 1973-77 and 1994-2000) played their last game in the Rose City yesterday afternoon. The reason: the Beavers’ stadium PGE Park was renovated as a soccer-only stadium in … Continue reading

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Snubbed Padres’ Prospect Hits for Cycle in Dramatic Fashion

Even though Matt Clark ranks second in the Texas League with 27 homers and is tied for first with 95 RBI, he was not selected to the Texas League Postseason All-Star Team. Really? I’d like to know what criteria the league uses … Continue reading

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