The roster for the USA Olympic Team was announced earlier this week. The following minor leaguers will travel to Beijing to represent their country at the 2008 Olympic Games. The group is filled with an interesting mix of stud prospects and career minor leaguers, all of whom have one goal: to take home the gold.
July 24, 2008
Four Durham Bulls on Thursday were elected to the International League All-Star team. Infielders Reid Brignac and Chris Richard, starter Jeremy Cummings and closer Dale Thayer will represent the Bulls at the Triple-A All-Star game at Slugger Field in Louisville on July 16.
July 3, 2008
The Tampa Bay Rays won their second consecutive road series on Sunday, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the rubber-match of a three-game set. Backed by Shawn Riggans' 3-for-4 performance and Andy Sonnanstine's seven effective innings, the Rays closed out their road trip with a 5-1 record. With the win and a Boston loss, Tampa Bay now has a one-half game lead in the American League East.
June 29, 2008