Giants minor leaguer gets 50-game drug penalty
the roster of Class A Augusta in the South Atlantic League. He hit .336 last season in 42 games in the Class A Northwest League . There have been 17 suspensions this year under the minor league program.
Cal baseball back on track after brief elimination
While in the midst of taking classes at California and simultaneously pondering his collegiate baseball future after his sport got cut, pitcher Kyle Porter considered leaving Berkeley for Oregon in early 2011 to play for the Ducks that season.
Former Rockies catcher Petrick battles Parkinson's
based on his fight with the disease. Then the Hops came to town. Once known as Yakima Bears, the relocated Northwest League team has proven to be popular in the Portland Area, which lost its last professional baseball team, the Beavers
Padres sign top pick Renfroe
the Colorado Rockies and will report Wednesday to Class-A Eugene, the Padres' short-season affiliate in the Northwest League . Padres director of scouting Billy Gasparino sees Renfroe as a five-tool player whose success in college makes
D-Backs sign first-round draft pick Shipley
year as a sophomore, going 9-4 with a 2.20 ERA. As a junior this season, he had a 2.77 ERA with 102 strikeouts and 38 walks in 107 innings. Shipley is expected to join the Hillsboro Hops of the Class A Northwest League this week.
Chicago Cubs finalize deal with 3B Kris Bryant
the rust'' in Mesa, Bryant's first club likely will be the Class A Boise (Idaho) Hawks in the short-season Northwest League . The next step up could be the Class-A Kane County Cougars, located about 40 miles west of Wrigley Field. How
Cubs 5, Mariners 3(11)
Sweeney left the game in the fourth inning with left rib soreness. . It was a Turn Back the Clock game. The Mariners wore the uniform of the 1909 Seattle Turks, who won a Northwest League championship. The Cubs wore early 1900s replicas.
Fierce brawl mars Canada's 10-3 win over Mexico
Updated Mar 10, 2013 11:09 AM ET PHOENIX (AP) A little bunt single turned this WBC matchup into a World Boxing Classic. Alfredo Aceves and several players threw nasty punches when a fierce, full-scale brawl broke out in the ninth inning Saturday of Canada's 10-3 romp over Mexico in the
Northwest League churning out talent
Moses Morgan, Ben Vozzola and Chris McCall are used to tough assignments on the basketball court. And the star Northwest League guards wouldn't have it any other way. The NCAA early signing period for most sports began Wednesday and will
Minor league free agent draws 50-game drug penalty
Martinez last pitched in 2011 for the San Francisco Giants' system. He was 2-1 with a 7.53 ERA in the Class A Northwest League . The penalty will take effect if Martinez signs with a big league organization. There have been 102 suspensions