1. San Rafael Pacifics: New Ownership in 2013

    The San Rafael Pacifics of the Independent North American League have a new owner. According to Our Sports Central , Redwood Sports and Entertainment Group, LLC purchased ...

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  2. Scott Kazmir Makes Solid Debut in Puerto Rico

    Scott Kazmir’s comeback season isn ’t done just yet. According to MLB.com , Kazmir recently made his debut in the Puerto Rican Winter League with the Gigantes de Carolina...

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  3. Ryan Harvey: Former Chicago Cubs First-Round Pick Signs with Atlanta Braves

    Ryan Harvey, the Chicago Cubs first-round pick in the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft (6th), had such a great year with the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Independent Atlantic League that ...

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  4. Toronto Blue Jays Interest in Anibal Sanchez Is Disturbing

    When I hear the name Anibal Sanchez one thing comes to mind… I would attempt to finish that sentence, but I can’t...

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  5. Office of the Commissioner Suspends Three Minor Leaguers

    According to MiLB .com , the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball has once again handed down some suspensions...

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  6. Colorado Rockies Sign Baseball America's Indy Player of the Year Blake Gailen

    Blake Gailen had one of the greatest Independent seasons ever. In 2004, Daniel Nava , now of the Boston Red Sox , was a member of the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League (now the North American Baseball League)...

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  7. Ricky Romero Injury: Players Hiding Injury Is a Problem for MLB

    Ricky Romero had arthroscopic surgery on his throwing elbow and platelet-rich plasma injections to his ailing knees according to Sportsnet ...

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  8. Miami Marlins Sign No.1 Baseball America Independent Prospect Kevin Gelinas

    Kevin Gelinas , whose contract was originally purchased by the New York Yankees , is now a member of the Miami Marlins organization, according to OurSports Central . Gelinas , who was recently rated the No...

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  9. John Farrell's Departure Turns the Toronto Blue Jays' Universe Upside Down

    It was one of the worst kept secrets in baseball: The Boston Red Sox wanted John Farrell as their manager. And in the end, all parties involved got what they wanted, except the Toronto Blue Jays...

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  10. Alex Rodriguez's Hatred Has Reached Barry Bonds Proportions

    Barry Bonds is the ultimate villain in baseball and the significance of his accomplishments never garnered the respect it deserved; 7 MVP awards, hammering a single season record ...

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  11. Prairie Dogs' Kevin Gelinas Rated No. 1 Independent Prospect by Baseball America

    The North American League has gone through some drastic changes this year. Since last year, it has seen a drastic 40 percent drop in attendance, and its reigning champion, the Edmonton Capitals, did not even return for the 2012 season...

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  12. New York Yankees' Derek Jeter Tops Annual MLB 'Popularity Contest'

    Love him or hate him, the New York Yankees' Derek Jeter is still the most popular player in MLB. MLBPlayers ...

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  13. Outfield Fly…whoops…Infield Fly Sparks Controversy

    According to the MLB rulebook : An INFIELD FLY is a fair fly ball (not including a line drive nor an attempted bunt) which can be caught by an infielder with ordinary effort, ...

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  14. Joey Gathright Suspended by MiLB for Positive Drug Test

    Joey Gathright has played in parts of seven major league seasons, over 450 games, swiped over 80 bases and has a respectable .263 career average...

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  15. Jose Canseco: Wrestling's Next Superstar?

    Since Jose Canseco ’s Independent baseball career seems to be on hiatus, rumors are running rampant that Canseco is now interested in becoming a WWE social ambassador or a TNA Superstar...

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  16. Former First-Round Pick Scott Kazmir Has Earned an MLB Spring Training Invite

    Scott Kazmir ’s final start of the season wasn ’t one to write home about about: 4.2 innings, two earned runs, three hits, six walks and three strikeouts...

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  17. Independent League Baseball Attendance Nearing 7 Million

    It has been one heck of a baseball season especially for the Independent League and their five core mainstays: American Association, Atlantic League, Can-Am League, Frontier League and the North American League...

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  18. Scott Kazmir Holds Long Island Ducks Scoreless, Strikes out Five

    For the third consecutive game, Scott Kazmir has pitched good enough to win. Monday night, Kazmir, who is coming off back-to-back victories, held the Long Island Ducks scoreless ...

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  19. Boston Red Sox: Let Bobby Valentine Manage the Team in 2013 MLB Season

    If the Boston Red Sox fire Bobby Valentine at the end of the 2012 season, what exactly was the point of hiring him in the first place? Valentine has been in this game for a very ...

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  20. Koby Clemens to Join Rocket Roger on Sugar Land Skeeters

    The Sugar Land Skeeters are on top of the Independent baseball world. As a first year organization things really couldn’t be going any better...

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  21. Sugar Land Skeeters Continue Streak Behind Scott Kazmir's 2nd Straight Victory

    Get that monkey off your back and things begin to work themselves out. For the most part, that’s what it seems like for Scott Kazmir and his comeback with the Independent Sugar Land Skeeters...

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  22. Scott Kazmir Dominant in First Victory with Sugar Land Skeeters

    5,764 fans witnessed something special on Wednesday night. It’s been a long time since we could say it, but Scott Kazmir got that elusive victory he’s been looking for...

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  23. Roger Clemens Appears Locked and Loaded for His Next Start

    Sources close to the Sugar Land Skeeters have told Deadspin that “Clemens has already penciled in September 7 as his next (and final?) start for the club...

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  24. Roger Clemens Impresses, Scott Kazmir Continues Comeback

    Roger Clemens was involved in yet another milestone: the most anticipated Independent League game in history. Clemens, at 50 years old, is at the beginning of a so-called comeback...

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  25. Roger Clemens Scheduled to Join Skeeters, Scott Kazmir Placed on Inactive List

    On Saturday, Roger Clemens will take the mound for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League. According to ESPN , Clemens is only making one start, and he’ll take it from there...

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