Prospect Hot Sheet (June 6): Xander Bogaerts’ Big Bat Leads The List
Because of the draft, this week’s Hot Sheet is being unveiled a day earlier than usual, so statistics reflect six days of games instead of the usual seven. Also because [...]
Prospect Notebook: Chris Reed Outduels Archie Bradley
If you could pick one minor league game to watch yesterday, you couldn’t have done better than to have taken in the Double-A Chattanooga-Mobile game. It wasn’t like we couldn’t [...]
Work To Do: A Disappointing Prospect From Each Organization
Every team has a prospect whose performance has not met expectations. Here’s a look at one significant prospect from each organization who has struggled in the first month and a [...]
Monday Prospect Notebook: Marcus Stroman Returns For Blue Jays
Marcus Stroman, rhp, Blue Jays: When the Blue Jays drafted Stroman in the first round (22nd overall) last year out of Duke, the expectation was that he could move quickly [...]
Monday Prospect Notebook
Kevin Gausman is showing incredible control for the Orioles, Sean Coyle is on a power surge for the Red Sox and other prospect notes from around the minors.
Prospect Hot Sheet (May 3): Jonathan Villar’s Bat Perks Up At Triple-A
Each Friday, the Prospect Hot Sheet examines which prospects had the best week, weighing raw performance, prospect status, age compared to level and the environment in which they play. Bear [...]
Don’t Sell Xander Bogaerts Short At His Natural Position
The notion of Xander Bogaerts playing shortstop in the big leagues one day resonates with Red Sox infield coordinator Andy Fox. The Aruba-born Bogaerts had just returned to minor league [...]
Henry Owens Looks For Another Step Forward
Henry Owens continues to move in the right direction for the Red Sox.
Wednesday Prospect Notebook: Zack Wheeler Rights The Ship
Mets righthander Zack Wheeler sets new season standards for both game score and swinging strikes at Triple-A Las Vegas.
Monday Prospect Notebook: Anthony Ranaudo’s Resurgence
Anthony Ranaudo, rhp, Red Sox: This is the version of Anthony Ranaudo the Red Sox thought they were getting when they signed him for $2.55 million as a supplemental first-round [...]