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Sweet Home Alabama: Taylor and Strong head to Double-A

Earlier this afternoon, Brevard County Manatees outfielder Tyrone Taylor and left-handed pitcher Mike Strong were transferred to Double-A Huntsville. Both players, who were so key to the Manatees success in 2014, will try and help the Stars emerge with their first Southern League title since they split the championship back in 2001. 551 more words

Crab Cakes: O'Conner, Reginatto named to FSL End-of-season All-Star Team

By JOSH VITALE, SunCoast Sports

PORT CHARLOTTE — There’s a reason catcher Justin O’Conner and shortstop Leonardo Reginatto were promoted from High-A to Double-A a few weeks ago. 294 more words


August 24, 2014 - UTR Hitters of the Day (DIFO is no Acronym)

  • Wilmer Difo, SS – LoA Hagerstown (WAS) -South Atlantic Lg. – 22 yo;
    • 4-5, HR(13), 2R, 2RBi, 2 SB(49) – (3.97/csPAG)
      • Difo, a 2010 international signee out of the Dominican Republic, entered the 2014 season batting .250 with 24 doubles, 19 triples, 5 home runs and 73 stolen bases in 224 career games.  
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August 22, 2014 - UTR Hitters of the Day (Closing Time)

Writing today’s post reminded me of a lyric from the 1998 hit song by American alternative rock group Semisonic “Closing Time” …

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end.” 634 more words


August 17, 2014 - UTR Hitters of the Day (Ode to Benjamin Hill)

I have a confession to make. With this year being the inaugural season for UTRMinors.com, I haven’t been able to spend nearly as much time as I prefer reading many of the baseball blogs I’ve enjoyed in the past.   763 more words


Cooking with Chef Q

The sounds of pots, pans and the humming of the exhaust hood are typical in the Tigertown kitchen. Chef Q stands off to the side preparing the next meal for the staff and baseball players of the Lakeland Flying Tigers. 502 more words

Feature Stories

Schwarber promoted to High-A; Almora hits for cycle

Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick this year, is being promoted from the Kane County Cougars to the High-A Daytona Cubs.

After five games with the short-season Boise Hawks, Schwarber batted .361 with 4 HR and 15 RBI in 23 games with the Cougars. 113 more words

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