Minor League Opening Day Roster Analysis: Detroit Tigers
WHERE THE TOP 10 PROSPECTS ARE 1 Nick Castellanos 3/4/1992 3b/of Toledo Mud Hens (AAA) 2 *Avisail Garcia 6/12/1991 of Detroit Tigers 3 Bruce Rondon 12/9/1990 rhp Toledo Mud Hens [...]
Rondon’s Wish Could Help Tigers
Looking at Bruce Rondon's face, it is easy to see a 7-year-old boy in a 22-year-old man's body. The Tigers pitching prospect has a baby face with chubby cheeks and dimples that practically light up when he smiles. It is a face that belies his imposing 6-foot-3, 275-pound presence.
2013 Position Rankings: Relievers
Projecting which pitchers eventually will star in big league bullpens is never easy because many minor league starters end up shuffling to relief. But in recent years it has become a little more easy to predict who might close out big league games, as teams have grown more comfortable with the idea of grooming closers in the minors. Of the top 10 saves leaders in 2012, four were minor league closers in the year before they reached the big leagues.
Preseason Top 20 Rookies For 2013
Based on precedent of last year's rookie class, this year's preseason rookie ranking skews young, featuring 20-year-olds Jurickson Profar, Dylan Bundy and Oscar Taveras in prominent positions.
2013 Top 100 Prospects List
The 2013 Top 100 Prospects list, as determined by Baseball America’s editors.
2013 Top 100 Prospects
Our Top 100 Prospects with tools grades.