24th Apr | Story

School days

Several times a year children take over a ballpark to eat ice cream, buy gear and, oh yeah, watch baseball.

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10th Jun | Story

Lucky call

Alex Freedman knows firsthand that moving up in baseball can be a mixture of talent and timing. And once you get the nod, you have to perform.

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3rd Apr | Story

Catharsis of the written word

Five years ago, Dirk Hayhurst was a middle reliever in the low minors. Today, he writes bestsellers about the game. What changed?

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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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15th Jun | Story

Always warming up

Todd Baker spends every inning of every Mississippi Braves game out in the bullpen in full uniform, waiting to work. He will never step on the field during a game, though. Such is the life of a minor league bullpen catcher.

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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.