Posts in category "Minor Leagues"

Local minor league tarp disaster video goes viral

Local minor league tarp disaster video goes viral
What is it some people say about all publicity being good? The Joliet Slammers hit the publicity jackpot, in a very unusual—and scary—manner this week, and more than half a million people have seen the visual evidence. Since no one was injured when a major thunderstorm hit Silver Cross Field in the suburban Chicago community, I believe there was a message in the fact it was the Slammers, not other teams, who got dumped on. (watch it after jump)...

Sox Prospect Jared Mitchell knows bright lights of national championships

Sox Prospect Jared Mitchell knows bright lights of national championships
All Major League first round draft picks get plenty of publicity. As such, their performances are highly scrutinized. If they’ve accrued MLB time in spring training (sure, it’s exhibition but still) and played at the highest level of major national college football, the lights are even brighter. Chicago White Sox top prospect Jared Mitchell, the... Read more »

Anthony Rizzo Rumors: Iowa Cubs PR drops ball BIG TIME!

Anthony Rizzo Rumors: Iowa Cubs PR drops ball BIG TIME!
The Chicago Cubs AAA affiliate, the Iowa Cubs, made a huge PR department blunder tonight; their media relations employees appear either a.) incompetent or b.) manipulative. When the organization itself (the insider of all insiders) gets the news wrong, as they did regarding top prospect Anthony Rizzo, it’s either gross negligence or a desperate play... Read more »
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