Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders dies of cancer

...Saunders, who rose from the backwaters of basketball's minor leagues to become one of the most powerful men in the NBA as...and often retold stories of his adventures in the minor league while expressing affinity for the NBA coaches who followed...
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Roster size fuels debate

...221 and drove in only 15 runs in 106 games at two minor league levels. But he can run like the wind, so the Royals...rare occasions it was used, it was done more to reward minor league players for a good season than it was to give the major...
Ozuna, Prado power Marlins to 9-7 win over Phillies

...players acquired from Texas in the Cole Hamels trade on July 31. He is 12-5 with a 3.85 ERA and 22 starts with three minor league teams this season.Marlins: RHP Kendry Flores (1-1, 2.35 ERA) will make his first career start after six appearances...
Brewers minor leaguer says he's gay; MLB lauds courage

...his agent was the same person who now represents Denson."I know David a little bit from going to see him in the minor leagues," Counsell said. "I always looked out for him a little bit when I went to see him and had conversations with him...
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Tigers' Cabrera on DL for 1st time, out 6 weeks

...back."Detroit selected the contract of third baseman Jofry Marte from Triple-A Toledo. Marte, who has played 10 minor league games at first, was hitting .271 for the Mud Hens and has not played in the major leagues,.With Victor Martinez...
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Tyler Johnson leads young high-scoring Lightning Triplets

...proving Tampa Bay is much more than a one-man show.The speedy trio, which began playing with each other in the minor leagues, has accounted for more half of the Lightning's 55 goals this postseason.Johnson, 24, leads the way with 12...
Tough test finds most students miss marks

...from previous standardized tests, explained education commissioner Mike Hanley."We've likened the analogy to a minor league baseball player who's hitting .300, gets moved to the majors and now he's hitting .225. The expectations, the...
Orioles to play White Sox today in closed stadium

...league game, although there have been instances in the minor leagues."It's definitely going to be unchartered territory...National League matchup on Sept. 28, 1882.At the minor league level, Iowa hosted Nashville in a June 2008 game of...
A-Rod, Yankees break out for 14-4 win over Red Sox

...ROOMRed Sox: Farrell said Koji Uehara (left hamstring strain) should rejoin the team on Monday after his successful minor league rehab outing Saturday. Farrell said Uehara will step right back into his role as closer, too.Yankees: Girardi said...
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Hernandez gets 8th win as Mariners top Rays 3-0

...Balfour, pitching at Triple-A Durham, asked for and was granted his release. The Rays re-signed Balfour to a minor league deal after designating him for assignment in April and then releasing him.DEJA VUHernandez set a career high with...
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