1. Scott Kazmir Turns to "B" Game to Enhance His Comeback

    It’s not too often when you read about someone not wanting to be in the spotlight, instead taking the road less traveled...

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  2. Interview with Tony Davis: Indy Ball to a Contract with the Toronto Blue Jays

    I’m a big advocate of Independent League baseball, and I always love to read about when someone works their way through the ranks...

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  3. Colorado Rockies Sign Versatile Thunderbolt C.J. Gillman

    Within one year of leaving the University of Dayton, C.J. Gillman has realized the dream that so many strive for: signing a professional contract with an MLB organization. In his two years at Dayton he batted a combined ...

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  4. Scott Kazmir Impresses Again, Blanks White Sox

    The comeback continues, and for the second time this spring Scott Kazmir has held his opponent scoreless. It’s a long shot that Kazmir could make the starting rotation, but there is also nothing that says he can’t...

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  5. Scott Kazmir Holds Milwaukee Brewers Scoreless in First Spring Outing

    Stops in Sugar Land Texas and Puerto culminated in a minor league deal with the resurgent Cleveland Indians . It wasn ’t long ago that Scott Kazmir was all but written off from the baseball world...

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  6. Jose Canseco Will Play Texas Winter Baseball

    You have to give the guy credit: Jose Canseco wants to play baseball. A few months back, Canseco was under contract with the Worcester Tornadoes of the Can-Am League, and then ...

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  7. Edmonton Capitals Are Champions Without a Home

    Two years ago the Edmonton Capitals were crowned the champions of the North American Baseball League. Now they will have gone two years without taking the field and defending their championship...

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  8. Seattle Mariners Sign Eric Niesen

    Eric Niesen is now the newest member of the Seattle Mariners after receiving an invitation to spring training. Niesen was drafted by the New York Mets in the third-round of the 2007 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Wake Forest University...

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  9. Padres Sign Australian Baseball League's Triple Crown Winner Adam Buschini

    Adam Buschini had an All-Star season with the independent Amarillo Sox of the American Association. According to the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball , in 96 games, he batted ...

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  10. Baltimore Orioles Sign Diablos Catcher Zane Chavez

    The Baltimore Orioles have acquired a solid player to a minor league deal, according to Our Sports Central , purchasing the contract of catcher Zane Chavez from the El Paso Diablos of the American Association...

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  11. Arizona Diamondbacks Sign York Revolution Slugger Chris Nowak

    If you have power, they will come. Not quite the famous words uttered in Field of Dreams, but when you club 59 homers in two years with a club-record 34 in one, you’re ...

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  12. New York Yankees Sign Washington Wild Things Ace Chris Smith

    You can never have enough pitching. And the New York Yankees have proven over time that they will sign anyone from anywhere if they think they can help their organization...

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  13. Arizona Diamondbacks Sign Quebec Capitales' Chris Cox

    The No. 1 - and No. 2-rated Baseball America Independent League prospects have now both been signed by MLB clubs. In late October, the Miami Marlins signed No. 1 indie prospect Kevin Gelinas ...

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  14. Oakland Athletics Purchase Contract of RedHawks' Ryan Delgado

    Ryan Delgado, the designated hitter/catcher for the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks of the Independent American Association, has had his contract purchased by the Oakland Athletics ...

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  15. Can-Am League's POY Nick Giarraputo Signs with the Chicago White Sox

    Let’s not have the American Association have all the fun—let the other Independent Leagues make some headlines! The Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball ...

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  16. Former Yankee Shane Spencer Hired as Hitting/3B Coach for Somerset Patriots

    The five-time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots have hired Shane Spencer as their hitting and third base coach...

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  17. Washington Nationals Sign Former First-Round Pick Tyler Herron

    It’s never too late to spread the good news. The Washington Nationals are ripe with talent; Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper, to name a few. But prospects are never relegated to the normal talent pool...

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  18. Baltimore Orioles Sign Former San Francisco Giants Prospect David Quinowski

    The American Association is quite popular these days. And the Baltimore Orioles are sure taking advantage of it. A couple weeks ago they signed Sioux Falls Pheasants reliever extraordinaire Kyle Mertins ...

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  19. Toronto Blue Jays Sign Laredo Lemurs Strikeout Artist Mike Benacka

    The Toronto Blue Jays have shown once again that it doesn ’t have to be a blockbuster deal to raise some eyebrows...

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  20. Why Barry Bonds Is a First-Ballot Hall of Famer

    I am not telling anyone anything they don’t already know. Barry Bonds was a Hall of Famer before the steroids issue and he is a Hall of Famer after the steroids issue...

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  21. Toronto Blue Jays Purchase Tony Davis from the Quebec Capitales

    This isn ’t the blockbuster deal you have become used to from the Toronto Blue Jays , but it’s one that could have a serious impact down the road...

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  22. Scott Kazmir Inks Minor League Deal with Cleveland Indians

    It appears the comeback is complete. After spending time in the Independent Leagues with the Sugar Land Skeeters and more recently in the Winter Leagues honing his craft, Scott Kazmir is back...

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  23. Baltimore Orioles Sign Sioux Falls' P Kyle Mertins

    The Baltimore Orioles have purchased the contract of Kyle Mertins . Mertins spent the entire 2012 season with the Sioux Falls Pheasants of the American Association...

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  24. Jason Lane Returns to the Bigs, Signs with Minnesota Twins

    One significant year in Independent baseball, and Jason Lane is back in the big leagues. During the winter meetings, the Minnesota Twins signed Jason Lane to a minor league deal...

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  25. Scott Kazmir's Progress Leads to Rumblings Throughout MLB

    Two games into Scott Kazmir’s Winter League season and he is sitting with a 0-1 record and an ERA of 6.00...

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