Ryan McKenna Inches Closer To Baltimore
McKenna profiles as a leadoff type who can run and defend center field. The Orioles viewed his upside as too valuable to risk losing in the Rule 5 draft.
Recent Deadline Deals Bear Fruit
The Blue Jays added two players to the 40-man roster—righty Thomas Hatch and middle infielder Santiago Espinal—who were acquired in deadline deals.
Injury Truncates Breakout Season From Jorge Ona
The 23-year-old Cuban corner outfielder had begun to show elevated power and patience before an injury ended his season.
Big Fastball Speeds Josiah Gray To Double-A
The 2018 supplemental second-rounder quickly recovered from the shock of being traded early in his career and dominated three minor league levels.
Andrew Lee Sees The Bullpen As His Future
Regularly scheduled relief work in the Arizona Fall League helped Lee build on a successful season and clarify his future role.
Matt Foster Could Factor In 2020 Bullpen
The time to win is at hand, and the White Sox could call on Foster in 2020 after the reliever pitched his way onto the 40-man roster.
Athleticism Helps Separate Nick Nelson
The hard thrower faces a potential move to the bullpen if his control doesn't improve, but his athletic ability could help him improve on that front.
All 42 Teams Reportedly Up For Elimination In MLB's Minor League Reduction Proposal
This list is highly preliminary, and Baseball America had heard rumors of other teams being on the list earlier in the process.
Cooper: MLB, MiLB Relations Have Turned Ugly
A rift over Minor League Baseball's future figures to make the Winter Meetings contentious.
Hard Work Pays Off For Tejay Antone
The 26-year-old righthander paired an improved swinging-strike rate with a groundball profile to pitch his way onto the 40-man roster.