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 [...]
Prospect Hot Sheet (April 26): Jesse Biddle’s 16 Strikeouts Stand Out
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. This [...]
New Developments In Player Development, East Organizations
Hope springs eternal each year as players modify some aspect of their game in an attempt to rewrite their scouting reports. Here are examples of players making a fundamental change [...]
Two Red Sox Minor League Pitchers Draw 50-Game Suspensions
Two Red Sox minor league pitchers will miss 50 games after drawing suspensions for violating baseball’s drug program. High Class A Salem lefthander Miguel Pena failed a second test for [...]