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mi·nor-league

(mī′nər-lēg′)
adj.
1. Sports Relating or belonging to a minor league.
2. Of subordinate position or importance: a minor-league politician.
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minor-league

adjective
Below another in standing or importance:
Informal: smalltime.
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minor-league

[maɪnəʳˈliːg] CPD minor-league baseball N (US) → béisbol m de liga menor
minor-league criminals NPLcriminales mpl de segundo orden, criminales mpl de segunda
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Elmore was given the "King of Baseball" award by minor-league baseball on Thursday.
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For Valdez, who is a long shot to make the Dodgers' Opening Day roster but is out of minor-league options, spring training is as much about impressing scouts from other clubs as it is about impressing Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti and manager Grady Little.
News & World Report was reporting that "television is blamed by most minor-league clubs for their reversal of prosperity.
When, in November 1998, Mike Ellis announced plans to relocate his minor-league baseball team to Missoula, a group of local investors and baseball enthusiasts promised to build a riverfront stadium for the rookie club.
Minor-league outposts include such places as Harrisburg, Pa.
Outfielder Todd Donovan and infielder Jared Sandberg agreed to minor-league contracts with the Texas Rangers.
By November 20, each club must set its 40-man roster and submit reserve lists for all major and minor-league levels (See Minor League Rosters).
Carey, who has been either a minor-league manager or major-league coach for Colorado since the Rockies' inception in 1993, is expected to be named the Dodgers' new minor-league field coordinator pending a background check.
Also, in a more surprising move, the Dodgers acquired more infield depth with they picked up shortstop Julio Lugo from Tampa Bay in exchange for minor-league prospects Joel Guzman and Sergio Pedroza.
But when the Dodgers signed Martinez to a minor-league deal last month - and given the fact neither Colletti nor Little was around for Robles' emergence last season - it was clear Robles would have to earn his spot all over again, especially considering he has minor-league options.
Some of them will be receiving salaries as low as $18,000 for the five-month, minor-league season.