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Lee Warren

  • joined Jul 21, 2013
  • last login Jul 08, 2014
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Lee Warren writes about the Pacific Coast League, the Omaha Storm Chasers (the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals) and the College World Series.

He has interviewed and written features about a number of MLB players, including Albert Pujols, Manny Ramirez, Torii Hunter, Mark Teixeira, Mike Sweeney, Todd Jones, Kent Bottenfield and many others for various magazines, newspapers and websites.

He also has six non-fiction books in print. His latest, "Racin' Flat Out for Christ" was published in 2013 by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Kansas City Royals
  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NASCAR Mark Martin, Carl Edwards, Michael McDowell
  • Tennis Andre Agassi, David Ferrer, Andy Murray, Petra Kvitova, Maria Kirilenko
User Blog

Triple-A All-Star HR contest participants named

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List includes Mike Hessman, who recently clubbed his 400th career minor league home run.

The kinder, gentler Manny Ramirez

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When a photographer aimed her camera in his direction to get a candid shot on Monday night, he caught her and hammed it up instead. Later, he offered her a S'mores Bar as a peace offering.

Why the PCL HR leader isn't an All-Star

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Adam Duvall could still be added as a replacement though.

Pacific Coast League announces '14 All-Star team

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The PCL All-Stars will play the International League All-Stars on Wednesday, July 16 in Durham, North Carolina.

Flat tire conversations: radio, phones, baseball

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How one conversation about topics as simple as radio, smartphones and minor league baseball bonded total strangers.

Royals assess 2014 first rounder Brandon Finnegan

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Royals senior advisor to the general manager says Finnegan has three plus pitches and expects him to move through the system quickly.

CWS: Hospital visit makes impact on TCU players

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Long after the tour was over and the video cameras were off, the players talked among themselves about the patients, mentioning them by name.

Change to Verdugo's delivery producing results

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The Royals made a small change to Ryan Verdugo's delivery, improving his results and resulting in Pitcher of the Week honors in the PCL

Viola overcomes heart surgery, now coaching Vegas

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Says his first thought after learning he would miss the first part of the season due to open-heart surgery was that he would let his team down.

Astros OF prospect Domingo Santana making strides

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Oklahoma City radio broadcaster Alex Freedman says he's noticed a difference in Santana's approach at the plate recently.

Around the Pacific Coast League

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A round-up of some of the personal PCL happenings you might have missed.

Why you should be watching 'The Pecos League'

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The league consists of teams from Colorado, New Mexico and West Texas. Players endure low salaries, long bus rides, junk food and communal living. And sometimes they play in front of very few fans. But it is still baseball, so the dream is alive.

A crazy month in the Pacific Coast League

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In a league known for home runs, the Pacific Coast League made headlines in May for other reasons.

Moustakas accepts responsibility for demotion

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Says he didn't get the job done in Kansas City, so he views his time in Omaha as an opportunity to get back on track.

Royals PD Director Scott Sharp on MiLB adjustments

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The Director of Player Development for the Royals articulates the differences that MiLB position players have to make from one level to another to advance.

Jimmy Paredes Hits for the Cycle

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The 25-year-old third baseman was 4-for-6 with 8 RBIs en route to hitting for the cycle in Omaha

Chris Rusin's no-hitter, via Twitter

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MiLB no-hitters may not have received a lot of attention as they unfolded in the past because baseball fans outside of local markets didn’t have access to media outlets that might be covering one. But now, Twitter can take us anywhere, anytime.

Storm Warning in Omaha

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Tidbits about the Omaha Storm Chasers, from celebrating Jackie Robinson Day, to Husker Night at the ballpark, to an emotional story about Matt Fields' comeback

How the Kansas City Royals use baseball analytics

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Mike Groopman, the director of baseball analytics, says they use information from both traditional sources and new technology to evaluate talent

Visiting HOF 'like stepping in Rockwell Painting'

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The museum has big plans this summer to commemorate its 75th anniversary

Baseball stories galore at Bob Gibson banquet

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Jack McKeon, Frank White and Bill Beck reminisced during a roundtable discussion

Johnny Hellweg remains a work in progress

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He is able to light up the radar gun, but command issues continue to plague him

Umpire ‘with a personality’ gets call to the bigs

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Tom Woodring has experience in several leagues, including the Pacific Coast, Gulf Coast, California, Eastern and Arizona Fall League.

Opening the PCL record book

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The Omaha Storm Chasers scored 20 runs on 29 hits on April 9 against the Memphis Redbirds, prompting a check of the PCL record book for other offensive explosions.

Storm Warning: Notes from the Omaha Stormchasers

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Fluorescent blue shoes, a swaying foul pole and Brett Tomko’s birthday celebration

Danny Duffy solid in first start for Omaha

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Topping out at 95 mph, with his fastball ranging from 91-94 most of the afternoon, Duffy gave up two earned runs on five hits and one walk, striking out four in six innings

Storm Warning: New from the Omaha Stormchasers

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New Storm Warning column -- includes info about ridiculous logos, Chris Dwyer, Bubba Starling & fantasy MiLB

Kansas City Sets Omaha's Preliminary 2014 Roster

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Thirteen of the 25 players appeared for the Storm Chasers during the 2013 season, including five returning position players and eight returning pitchers

Around the PCL: Spring Training Edition

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Darth Vader likes minor league baseball

1953 Pacific Coast League MVP: Dale Long

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Long is most known for homering in eight consecutive games for the Pirates in 1956.

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