19th May | Story

Still waiting for the call

Brett Butler played and coached 18 seasons in the Majors. Now in his seventh season as a manager in the minors — and his fourth in Reno — he wonders when he might return to the bigs.

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14th Jun | Story

A clean, well-lighted place? Not really

Every season, six Arkansas Travelers stadium operations interns live in an apartment at Dickey-Stephens Park. Free rent? Hardly. They work for every cent.

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1st Jun | Story

The sun will come out tomorrow

On some days, general managers and groundskeepers are resident meteorologists. They try to predict when the storms will come, if they come at all, and when the players should take the field.

Clinton LumberKingsRead More

30th May | Story

Perfect for a night

Nine years ago, John Wasdin pitched a perfect game in the minors. Now the pitching coach for the Burlington Bees, most of his players have no idea about his accomplishments.

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22nd Apr | Story

Forgotten no-hitters

Every year, minor leaguers throw a couple no-hitters — five or seven innings solo, nine innings combined, rarely nine innings solo — and all of them ultimately footnotes. There is no single list of minor league no-nos. They just fade away.

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07 Jul | Videos

Jonny Gomes

Before he played in the majors, Jonny Gomes hit 63 homers in the minors, suffered a heart attack and, on a lighter note, became a certified personal trainer.

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21 Jul | Photos

Dayton Dragons

The Dragons faltered on their way to a 9-1 loss to the Kane County Cougars, but fans were still entertained between innings ... by the ZOOperstars.

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Our 2013 schedule still is in development.