from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Sports Relating or belonging to a minor league.
- adjective Of subordinate position or importance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to a minor league.
- adjective Of mediocre talent or poor accomplishment; unimportant; -- of people.
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- adjective US Of or pertaining to a
- adjective Of relatively minor
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They have made only nine trades with each other, mostly involving marginal or minor-league players.
In a swap of minor-league pitchers, Alderson sent Rod Beck to the Giants for Charlie Corbell.
After signing Castillo, whom the Mets had released last week, to a minor-league contract Monday, the Phillies had expected him to arrive at their spring-training complex in Clearwater by 7 a.m.
After the mostly minor-league productions of recent months, this movie, which was directed by Bennett Miller, renews your belief in the power of movies.
Only after a tryout did they give him a minor-league deal.
In 1998, not long after Motuzas's minor-league playing career came to a close, the Diamondbacks hired him as their bullpen catcher.
Andrew Brackman, for instance, is probably known by four groups right now: his family, New York Yankees officials, minor-league baseball superfans and Tout Warriors.
In two minor-league seasons reaching as high as Double-A ball, he has compiled a 4.77 ERA.
He is slated to do the same Friday and, if all goes well, play the field in a minor-league game for the first time this spring Saturday.
Markets lurching on the scantiest fragment of news from a Parliamentary committee in a minor-league country.