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Bus Leagues Express: Opening Day, April 5

April 5, 2012
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Bus Leagues Express: Opening Day, April 5

Welcome to Bus Leagues Express. Every morning, you'll be able to stop here for a quick summary of the previous day's minor league action, what's to come, and interesting links the staff wants to share. While you're eating cereal getting ready for the day, you can check out the notable stories from each league and some of the top performers at the plate and on the mound. Since this is the first day of...

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Fiesta Mexicana De Beisbol

October 11, 2011
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In most states around the country baseball has come to an end until spring. But in Arizona baseball is just heating up. This past weekend the Tucson Padres hosted a 3-day event “Fiesta Mexicana De Beisbol” at Kino Stadium in Tucson, Arizona. The San Diego Padres Future Stars competed against three teams from the Mexican Pacific League. The Naranjeros of Hermosillo, the Aguilas of Mexicali and the Yaquis of Ciudad Obregon all made the...

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2011 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards: Full-Season Player of the Year

September 30, 2011
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It’s Awards Week here at Bus Leagues, that annual event in which we unveil the seasons that our voters determined to be the best in Minor League and Independent baseball. This year, we have nine awards to give out: Player of the Year, Starting Pitcher of the Year, and Relief Pitcher of the Year for Full-Season Minor League Baseball, Short-Season Minor League Baseball, and Independent Baseball. The awards so far: Independent Player of the...

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2011 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards: Minor League Starting Pitcher of the Year

September 29, 2011
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It’s Awards Week here at Bus Leagues, that annual event in which we unveil the seasons that our voters determined to be the best in Minor League and Independent baseball. This year, we have nine awards to give out: Player of the Year, Starting Pitcher of the Year, and Relief Pitcher of the Year for Full-Season Minor League Baseball, Short-Season Minor League Baseball, and Independent Baseball. The awards so far: Independent Player of the...

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Bus Leagues Q&A: Bruce Baskin of Baseball Mexico

July 6, 2011
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JordiMike brought the blog Baseball Mexico to our attention a few weeks ago. We all have this strange fascination with the Mexican League, which is an official MiLB AAA league, but none of the league's teams are officially affiliated with big league clubs. JordiMike broached the subject in his interview with MiLB commish Pat O'Connor (see and order book to the right), but we're still mystified and intrigued. Turns out, so is Baseball Mexico...

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And Now, A Few Words About Minor League Classifications…

March 15, 2011
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Picture: Reference.findtarget.com (my computer wouldn't open the link, but the map was cool so I wanted to mention it) I was working on one of my many projects the other day when I started wondering about the classification history of the modern minor leagues. Perhaps one day I’ll delve into this in greater detail – I’d love to research and write a series of books about the history of each individual league – but...

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2010 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards: MiLB Player of the Year

September 30, 2010
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This week, we will be presenting the 2010 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards in five categories: Independent Pitcher of the Year, Independent Player of the Year, MiLB Reliever of the Year, MiLB Pitcher of the Year, and MiLB Player of the Year. Voters selected their top five finishers for each award, with points awarded on a 5-4-3-2-1 scale. In addition to the regular Bus Leagues cast of characters, we invited a few friends to vote...

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2010 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards: MiLB Pitcher of the Year

September 29, 2010
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This week, we will be presenting the 2010 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards in five categories: Independent Pitcher of the Year, Independent Player of the Year, MiLB Reliever of the Year, MiLB Pitcher of the Year, and MiLB Player of the Year. Voters selected their top five finishers for each award, with points awarded on a 5-4-3-2-1 scale. In addition to the regular Bus Leagues cast of characters, we invited a few friends to vote...

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2010 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards: MiLB Relief Pitcher of the Year

September 28, 2010
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This week, we will be presenting the 2010 Bus Leagues Postseason Awards in five categories: Independent Pitcher of the Year, Independent Player of the Year, MiLB Reliever of the Year, MiLB Pitcher of the Year, and MiLB Player of the Year. Voters selected their top five finishers for each award, with points awarded on a 5-4-3-2-1 scale. In addition to the regular Bus Leagues cast of characters, we invited a few friends to vote...

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Make Sure You Have Your Playoff Procedures In Order, People

August 24, 2010
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I was all set to make myself a bunch of little note card cheat sheets containing the playoff procedures for Minor League Baseball's leagues, then I realized how complicated some of these scenarios get. Soooo, change of plans - I'll just link here to the pages that detail each league's procedure, and we'll have this post as an easy reference. AAA International League Mexican League - The Mexican League just instructs visitors to consult...

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MiLB Records Tracker

Billy Hamilton, Bakersfield Blaze
Current: 131 stolen bases in 109 games (1.20 per game)
Pace: 159 stolen bases in 133 games

Jurickson Profar, Frisco RoughRiders
50 game on-base streak (not on-going)

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