Elmore was given the "King of Baseball" award by minor-league
baseball on Thursday.
Agreed to terms with RHP Luis Ortiz to a minor-league
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.
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
Some of them will be receiving salaries as low as $18,000 for the five-month, minor-league