5th May | Story

Oyster Grabbers? Ore Diggers? Flood Sufferers?

Tim Hagerty developed an interest in minor league team names almost a decade ago. Now he is an expert on the subject — and the author of the definitive guide to monikers new and old.

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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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12th May | Story

One tweet at a time

The Stockton Ports have a roster filled with young players raised on social media and comfortable in the digital world. Outfielder Rashun Dixon might just be the most entertaining — and outspoken — of the bunch.

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14th Apr | Story

Teachers and students

Nineteen years ago, Threshers manager Chris Truby, third from left, was a kid in his first spring training. Then he found a mentor who helped him reach the Majors.

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6th Apr | Story

The Mayor of Jackie Robinson Ballpark

Twelve years ago, Ohio native Andy Rayburn bought a minor league baseball team in Florida because he thought it would be fun. It has been.

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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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Who's on Deck? Here's Who We Are Visiting Next

Our 2013 schedule still is in development.