More BA honors.
Baseball America has
revealed its 2008 Classification All-Stars, recognizing minor league baseball’s
best performances from this season for each of the six levels (AAA, AA, High
Class A, Low Class A, Short-Season, and Rookie).
Holland and righthander Neftali Feliz both show up on the four-man Low Class A rotation,
and righthander Wilfredo Boscan makes the four-man Short-Season rotation. Texas joins Tampa Bay
and San Francisco
as the only franchises with three starting pitchers honored from the total of
Dexter Carter, the Rangers’ unsigned 12th-round pick from 2005,
landed on the Rookie level squad, after going 6-1, 2.23 for the White Sox’s Great Falls club this
publishers of Josh Hamilton’s new book, “Beyond Belief,” have sent me a copy to
read and review, which I will do soon, and they are also giving me five copies
to give away to the Newberg Report community.
(The book’s publication date is October 14.) I haven’t decided how to award the free
copies, but am open to your suggestions.