Masahiro Tanaka Sweepstakes Preview: Ranking The Top 10 Teams For The Japanese Ace
Teams have spent the last year preparing for the opportunity to sign Masahiro Tanaka this offseason. The new posting agreement with Japan might have created some uncertainty and a slight [...]
Five Teams Had Strong Presence At Jose Abreu Showcases
Five teams had the strongest presence at this week’s open showcases for Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu, according to several sources in attendance. The Rangers and Red Sox, two teams [...]
As Teams Scout Masahiro Tanaka, Posting System Changes Could Be Coming
Several teams expect Japanese righthander Masahiro Tanaka to make the jump to Major League Baseball next season, but there could be changes to the posting system on the way that [...]
Rangers Sign No. 26 International Prospect Michael De Leon
Dominican shortstop Michael de Leon, the No. 26 international prospect for July 2, has signed with the Rangers for $550,000. De Leon, a 16-year-old switch-hitter, is 6-foot-1, 160 pounds and [...]
Rangers Sign Dominican Lefty Francis Cespedes For $750,000
The Rangers agreed to terms with one more high-priced pitcher before the end of the 2012-13 international signing period, signing Dominican lefthander Francis Cespedes for $750,000. The 2012-13 signing period [...]
Ten International Prospects To Watch For July 2
Ben Badler breaks down ten of the top international prospects eligible to sign on July 2, including Dominican outfielder Eloy Jimenez.
Should ‘Obispo Aybar’ Have Tried To Copy Jairo Beras?
Ben Badler runs through what might have happened had 'Obispo Aybar' tried to sign with a team as a 19-year-old before July 2.