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