's league notebooks

News & notes for the week of Monday, August 20

(Phil Richmond/

By | August 27, 2007 10:26 AM ET


International League
The Durham Bulls are putting together an impressive late-season run to take over first place in a tight pennant race with Richmond in the South Division. More

Pacific Coast League
Nashville's Laynce Nix may have narrowly missed making history but he still homered in seven straight games in the middle of August. More


Eastern League
Alan Horne was honored by the Eastern League as the Pitcher of the Year for his performance with Trenton this season. More

Southern League
John Jaso's hot hitting as led the Montgomery Biscuits to a seven-game winning streak and a small lead over Jacksonville in the South Division. More

Texas League
Josh Geer's two-win week has helped the San Antonio Missions maintain their first-place standing as the playoffs draw near. More

Class A Advanced

Carolina League
Kinston's Matt Whitney has picked a good time to get hot for the first-half Southern Division champions as they begin to prepare for the approaching postseason. More

California League
Brad Correll has fueled Lancaster's potent offense since his arrival in June. He hit three more homers and drove in 15 runs this week. More

Florida State League
Eric Nielsen and the Dunedin Blue Jays are pulling ahead in the tight FSL West race, but Tampa and Clearwater are not far behind. More

Class A

Midwest League
The Cedar Rapids pitching staff put together a dominating stretch, holding opponents to a run or less in nine of the 10 straight wins the Kernels compiled. More

South Atlantic League
Ryan Royster, who's compiling an MVP-like season, is leading the Columbus Catfish in an SAL Southern race that will come down to the wire. More

Class A Short-Season

New York-Penn League
Oneonta and Lowell are separated by just a few games in the Stedler Division as the regular season rapidly comes to a close. More

Northwest League
Salem-Keizer wrapped up the West Division but the NWL East has one of the tightest pennant races in Minor League Baseball. All four teams in the league -- Tri-City, Spokane, Boise and Yakima -- are within two games of the league lead. More


Appalachian League
The Elizabethton Twins claimed both the Appalachian League MVP and Pitcher of the Year with Ozzie Lewis and David Bromberg taking home the respective honors. More

Pioneer League
Zach Peterson set a new Pioneer League record this week when he struck out 11 consecutive batters in a 9-1 Chukars win over Billings on Tuesday. More

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