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Minor League Team Finally Explains Why It Apologized For Corey Feldman

Minor league promotions are a mixed bag. For every gloriously bizarre event like “bring your badger to the ballpark” or whatever, there’s a 4-H Night or a grass giveaway or a sad appearance by a washed-up celebrity. Sunday’s appearance by Corey Feldman at the State College (Penn.) Spikes appeared to fall into the… » 7/22/15 9:20am 7/22/15 9:20am

Utah Minor League Team Cancels Planned "Caucasian Heritage Night"

The Orem Owlz canceled a planned “Caucasian Heritage Night” after the Angels’ Rookie League affiliate found itself in the center of controversy over the ill-chosen promotion. The team’s media director also resigned as a result of the backlash. The team offered this attempt to explain the promotion: » 6/20/15 11:19am 6/20/15 11:19am

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 5/23/15 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