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Baseball's Minor Leaguers Eye Major Money

by Todd Traub 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Amateur players out of high school or college are either good enough to get drafted by one of the 30 major league teams or impressive enough in a tryout to draw interest as a free agent. Either way, they will sign a contract and be assigned to their new team’s minor league system, going through organizational spring training and then receiving their first assignments.