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 [...]
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 [...]
Ask BA: Is Carlos Martinez Going To Remain A Reliever?
Have a question for Ask BA? Send it to email@example.com and please include your name and hometown. In a World Series that has seen one game end on an obstruction [...]
Ask BA: Does Clint Frazier Draw Mike Trout Comps?
Could Loganville (Ga.) HS outfielder Clint Frazier be the next Mike Trout and/or the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft? Where would Rubby de la Rosa rank among Red Sox prospects if he were eligible? How did the Royals take Luke Hochevar with the top choice in the 2006 draft?
What does the voting breakdown look like for the players who made the Top 100 Prospects? Where would Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima fit on an updated Athletics Top 10 Prospects list? What did Jim Callis' three-years-in-advance predictions look like for 2012 and 2013?
Who are the five best amateur prospects? Which colleges have the most players on Top 10 Prospects lists? Can a team avoid free-agent compensation by signing Kyle Lohse to a minor league contract?
What are the many ramifications of the Justin Upton trade, and did the Mariners offer more than the Braves gave up? Is a one-year ban really much of a punishment for Aledmys Diaz if the Cuban defector has falsified his age? Should the Mets' No. 11 overall pick be protected if they sign compensation free agent Michael Bourn?
Why isn't the Padres farm system ranked higher? Could the Yankees make a three-way Justin Upton trade work with Curtis Granderson? Who are the best remaining minor league free agents?