Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Levine's Minor League notes

Some notes from Levine on the minor league front.

-The Instructional League, consisting of lower-level minor-leaguers, runs through October 17.

-Jay Austin, who missed time with hamstring problems, will be working on baserunning and baserunning.

-Tanner Bushue, out with stress fractures in his back, is about a week behind everyone else in the program.

-Drew Locke, out with a broken hand, is now expecting to play Winter Ball.

-The Arizona Fall League begins October 13 (which is later than anyone on the Big Club will be playing), and runs through November 21.