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19 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Sox Beat: Major in education, minor in wins

The Red Sox minor league system has taken a hit this year, thanks to subpar performances from rookies including Jackie Bradley Jr. and Xander Bogaerts. But plenty of talent remains in the prospect pipeline, which means the Red Sox will be in a position of strength when it comes time to deal for pitching this winter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jackie Bradley Jr., Xander Bogaerts, Evan Longoria, Ben Zobrist

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Baseball Prospectus

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 12 by Matthew Kory

Hit List updates are published Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, starting April 2, 2014. Data presented here is based on games through the day prior to publication.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jed Lowrie, Baseball Players, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Yasiel Puig, David Ortiz, Kyle Gibson

BleacherReport

Rays' Ben Zobrist Becomes 2nd Player in Franchise History with 1,000 Hits

Teammate Evan should also join this club early in 2015, as the third baseman currently sits with 961 career hits . also leads the franchise with 226 doubles and is second to only Crawford with 559 runs scored.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ben Zobrist, Baseball Players

Wed Sep 03, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Braves 7, Phillies 4

Christian Bethancourt had three hits in his return to the major leagues, including a fifth-inning single that drove in the go-ahead run for the Braves.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Los Angeles Times

The Times' baseball rankings

While center fielder Mike Trout is the more celebrated Angels player, it's right fielder Kole Calhoun who is the only major leaguer with 10 homers, 50 runs and a .300 average since June 1. While center fielder Mike Trout is the more celebrated Angels player, it's right fielder Kole Calhoun who is the only major leaguer with 10 homers, 50 runs and a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Kole Calhoun, A.J. Ellis

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tomahawk Take

The B.J. Upton Trade That Wasn't Revisited

B.J. Upton 's stay in Atlanta has been without exception a disaster. The crescendo to trade him grew steadily over this season and shortly after the deadline we learned a deal was close but never materialized.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

As Orioles return home, Chris Davis' offensive struggles are still a major issue

The Orioles are back home after their first losing road trip of the season and will open an 11-game homestand Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Davis

Sat Aug 23, 2014

CBS Sports

Cubs turned down Jackson for Upton tradel?

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today , the Cubs rejected a trade offer that would have sent right-hander Edwin Jackson to the Braves for outfielder B.J. Upton .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tampa Bay Online

Saying goodbye to elite part of being a Rays fan

This afternoon, when the Rays close out a three-game series against Detroit, the hometown fans will be reminded of that cost as David Price takes the mound for the visiting team three weeks to the day he was traded by the Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, David Price, James Shields, Evan Longoria

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Maddon calls out Rays fans for cheering JeterMaddon calls out Rays...

Derek Jeter received a standing ovation from fans prior to his first at-bat, which rubbed Rays manager Joe Maddon the wrong way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Felix Hernandez, Philadelphia Phillies

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