Athletics’ Maxwell Making Strides Behind The Plate
OAKLAND—From the moment Bruce Maxwell opens his mouth, the message is clear: He loves baseball and he will pursue the game with the utmost enthusiasm. Maxwell, 22, showed that clearly [...]
2013 Qualifying Offers: Which Teams Could Receive An Additional First-Round Pick in 2014
Each of the 13 players listed below received a one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer from his 2013 team. Accepting that offer would mean the player forgoes free agency and is [...]
Ask BA: Does AFL Success Carry Over To The Big Leagues?
The news that the Braves will be leaving Turner Field after the 2016 season hit home with me, mainly because it’s another reminder of how quickly time passes. It seems [...]
Willie Mays Steals Show At Rawlings Gold Glove Awards
NEW YORK–Current and up-and-coming major league stars like Manny Machado and Andrelton Simmons took home most of the hardware at the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards ceremony on Friday night, but [...]
Ortiz, Nine First-Timers Among Silver Slugger Winners
David Ortiz, fresh off a World Series MVP, added more hardware Tuesday as he won his sixth Silver Slugger award. The awards are given annually by Louisville Slugger to the [...]
Minor League Hirings: Nevin gets Reno post, Marlins coach bolts for Yanks
With the end of the major league season comes the beginning of the offseason movement, especially among minor league coaching staffs. The Reno Aces, Arizona’s Pacific Coast League affiliate, hired [...]
Ask BA: How Is Stolmy Pimentel Out Of Options At Age 23?
This week’s Ask BA once again dives into the arcane world of player options and the Rule 5 draft. If you have a question you’d like to see answered, please [...]