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Miami Marlins open contract talks with All-Star Giancarlo Stanton

...Acquired catcher Hank Conger in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels.The Angels got right-hander Nick Tropeano and minor league catcher Carlos Perez in the deal. DODGERS: Have agreed to hire Oakland Athletics assistant GM Farhan Zaidi as the club's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-05/miami-marlins-open-contr
Pittsburgh Pirates first-rounder Reese McGuire shows talent behind plate

...Atlantic League.McGuire entered the weekend with a 51 percent caught stealing rate, which is off the charts for a minor league catcher.To compare, Ryan Hanigan, now a catcher for the Tampa Bay Rays, led Major League Baseball in caught stealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-17/pittsburgh-pirates-first
Prospect Link Wrap: Twins have strong system but lose one to suspension

...information. ($) AnalysisSan Francisco Giants catching prospect Andrew Susac - Susac has emerged as a quality minor league catcher and projects as a major league regular. Final Arizona Fall League stats - FanGraphs gives Giants prospect and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2013-11-25/prospect-lin
MLB Notes

...stint with Cleveland - and another playoff run - as Texas traded the 40-year-old outfielder to the Indians for minor league catcher Max Ramirez. Lofton arrived in Cleveland and was in the lineup for the series opener against the Minnesota Twins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/28/bas_137502.shtml
Baseball
Minor-league promotions poke fun at LeBron

...players suspended were New York Yankees pitchng prospects Daury Aquino and Alexander de los Santos, Tampa Bay Rays minor league catcher Jhancartos Infante, Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Joel Matos and Kansas City Royals minor leaguer Freddy Rodriguez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-07-10/minor-league-promotions-
Baseball | Sports
Overtime

...Sacramento, and Lehr, and selected Blanton. To make room for Blanton on their 40-man roster, the A's designated minor league catcher Mike Rivera for assignment. Carpenter, 15-5 with a 3.46 ERA, might have been hurt making a throw to first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/19/oth_429000.shtml
Other sports | Augusta State University | University of South Carolina - Aiken
McKeon leads team to surprising season

...comes from the manager." McKeon calls this season the highlight of his career, which he began in 1949 as a minor-league catcher. He managed at Kansas City, Oakland, San Diego and Cincinnati, going 770-733 in 12 seasons, and was general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/18/bas_397536.shtml
Baseball
Miley finally makes it back to majors

...Perez ease into the job. At that point, the former minor league catcher seemed to be on the fast track as a coach. Forty-four...spending his entire career with the Reds, first as a minor league catcher and then as a minor league coach or manager, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/30/bas_382503.shtml
Baseball
Lopez is back on track, and going deep

...Braves already have his successor. In the offseason, Atlanta traded pitcher Kevin Millwood to Philadelphia for minor league catcher Johnny Estrada. General manager John Schuerholz said the move was driven by economics - Atlanta couldn't afford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/10/bra_377998.shtml
Braves
Glavine prepares for first start against Braves

...offseason of retooling for the Braves, who also traded pitcher Kevin Millwood to NL East rival Philadelphia for minor league catcher Johnny Estrada. Still, Atlanta has the best record in baseball - 32-15 entering Friday night's game - and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/24/bas_373463.shtml
Baseball