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 Friday 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

Sprinkler-Turned-Geyser Delays Minor League Baseball Game

This is one of those things that I feel like only ever happens at minor league baseball games. During today's game between the Class-A Fort Wayne TinCaps and the Great Lakes Loons, TinCaps first baseman Fernando Perez kicked a sprinkler head while pursuing a foul ball down the right-field line. Chaos ensued! » 4/30/14 4:49pm 4/30/14 4:49pm

This Is Probably Around The Time You Call The Game

Yes, that is a tornado (apparently not a tornado but just a really scary stormcloud) beyond the left-field wall at yesterday's opening night for the double-A Frisco RoughRiders. It was part of a series of storms that swept the Dallas area, and resulted in the RoughRiders' game being postponed in the third inning… » 4/04/14 12:41pm 4/04/14 12:41pm