Minor League Team Commits Three Errors On The Same Play

Minor league baseball is a cheap good time, as long as you don’t hold the players to too many expectations. Here’s Rockies AA affiliate New Britain committing three errors on the same play in the bottom of the fifth today at Harrisburg. Here’s how the official play by play recorded it: » 5/23/15 9:58pm Saturday 9:58pm

Crazy Minor League Manager Throws Another Patented On-Field Tantrum

Frisco RoughRiders manager Joe Mikulik is no stranger to the in-game meltdown; his name first appeared in these pages nine years ago en route to a SHOTY nomination; a more recent tantrum a year ago also earned our admiration. So while it’s no surprise Mikulik exploded Saturday night after umpire Bryan Fields ejected… » 4/13/15 10:45am 4/13/15 10:45am

Jesus Montero Heckled By Scout, Throws Ice Cream Sandwich At Him

Jesus Montero was a can't-miss catching prospect who appears to be missing, badly, and an incident last night during a minor league rehab appearance in which he tried to fight a scout who had been heckling him is probably not going to speed his trip back to the majors. It's a pretty incredible story, though. » 8/29/14 8:50am 8/29/14 8:50am

Brennan Boesch Flings Bat In Stands On Consecutive Swings; Crowd Pissed

Brennan Boesch, now with the Angels' triple-A team, angered a lot of Fresno Grizzlies fans on the first base side last night. He let go of his bat on a swing, apparently injuring a girl. Then, on the very next pitch, he flung his bat again, and everybody decided he was doing this on purpose. » 8/06/14 10:43am 8/06/14 10:43am

Dodgers And Diamondbacks AAA Teams In Sprawling, Benches-Clearing Brawl

Tempers flared in the second inning with the first pitch of the at bat between Reno Aces (AZ) pitcher Mike Bolsinger and Albuquerque Isotopes (LA) shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena. Bolsinger threw up and in and Arruebarrena had to duck out of the way, as the pitch hit his bat for a foul ball. Arruebarrena hit a… » 7/27/14 11:30am 7/27/14 11:30am

GM Gets Prostate Exam In Stadium, Sings "Take Me Out To The Ballgame"

Andy Milovich, general manager of the Texas Rangers' Single-A affiliate Myrtle Beach Pelicans, took minor league baseball stunts to a whole new level. He got a prostate exam in front of the whole stadium at tonight's game against the Frederick Keys and did so during the seventh-inning stretch while singing "Take Me… » 7/24/14 11:42pm 7/24/14 11:42pm

How To Keep A Prospect From Getting Suspended For Weed? Promote Him.

Minor league baseball rules dictate that players who test positive for "drugs of abuse"—the fun, non-performance-enhancing ones like weed, cocaine, and ecstasy—receive a 50-game suspension for a second offense, 100 games for a third, and a lifetime ban for the fourth. There are no such penalties for players on major… » 7/01/14 3:44pm 7/01/14 3:44pm