15th Apr | Story

Building a city

The Pirates are in the baseball and hotel business. They built a complex to house minor league players. More teams might follow suit.

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12th Jun | Story

Cardinals Way

When the St. Louis Cardinals bought a minor league team and moved it 215 miles from Busch Stadium, they tapped one of their own to run the show and maintain the tradition of the storied franchise.

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27th May | Story

2,697 and counting

Steve Klauke will never say how important he is to the Salt Lake Bees. Make no mistake, though, the veteran radio broadcaster — now in his 19th season with the team — has helped connect the Bees with their listeners and fans.

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26th Jun | Story

First person: Buddy Bailey

The Tennessee manager is in his first season with the Smokies, but managed his first team more than three decades ago when he was still in his 20s. The games have piled up over time — 4,000? Maybe 5,000? Who knows? Not Bailey.

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10th Jun | Story

Straight shooter

Burt Hooton never pitched much in the minors, but his long career in the Majors and more than two decades as a pitching coach give him the knowledge necessary to groom young pitchers — even if he all but ignores radar guns.

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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.