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Prospects Archive

News and Features | Returned: 48 result(s)

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  • 09/02/2014 | Schwarber, Vogelbach lead Daytona to postseason win

    Led by Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach, the Cubs' Nos. 7 and 11 prospects, Class A Advanced Daytona defeated Dunedin, 11-1, Tuesday in Game 1 of their Florida State League semifinals series.

  • 09/02/2014 | Kahnle returns from DL as Rox add reinforcements

    As expected following his successful live bullpen session on Saturday, Rockies right-hander Tommy Kahnle was activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday.

  • 09/02/2014 | Legally lethal: Bogaerts, Betts rake in rout

    With a pair of 21 year-olds belting the baseball all over Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night, the Red Sox were treated to an intriguing glimpse of what the future could hold in a 9-4 win over their rivals.

  • 09/02/2014 | Gray to sit out first round of Double-A playoffs

    Rockies top prospect Jon Gray is dealing with shoulder fatigue and will not pitch in the first round of the Double-A Texas League playoffs. The move is precautionary and he has an outside chance of pitching for Tulsa if the Drillers were to advance to the next round.

  • 09/02/2014 | Astros add seven to big league roster

    Nick Tropeano is among seven players the Astros added to the Major League roster on Tuesday, joining L.J. Hoes, Max Stassi, Jonathan Villar and Jorge De Leon. Darin Downs was activated from the disabled list, and Samuel Deduno joined the team after being acquired off waivers.

  • 09/02/2014 | Walker eager to step up for Mariners

    This hasn't been the season Taijuan Walker envisioned when he reported to Spring Training seven months ago in Arizona. But after struggling with shoulder issues the first two months of the season and then spending most of the rest of his time at Triple-A Tacoma, the Mariners' top prospect figures there's still time to make something of 2014.

  • 09/02/2014 | White Sox deliberate, but Rodon not called up

    General manager Rick Hahn acknowledged that debate took place about bringing up Carlos Rodon in the same year that he was drafted, with good arguments on both sides of the decision-making process.

  • 09/02/2014 | Top prospect Gordon breaks left index finger

    Top prospect Nick Gordon broke his left index finger when he was jammed by a pitch on Monday, and will miss the rest of the playoffs with rookie-level Elizabethton, Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said Tuesday.

  • 09/02/2014 | Padres giving Wisler feel for big league setting

    Matt Wisler, considered San Diego's No. 2 prospect by, has a locker in the team's clubhouse. But Wisler, 21, won't be pitching this month in games for the Padres.

  • 09/02/2014 | Bochy becomes seventh to manage a son

    Brett Bochy, who once patrolled the Padres dugout as a bat boy when father Bruce Bochy managed the club, joined dad once again on Tuesday, only this time as a player. The right-hander joined the second round of Giants September callups.

  • 09/02/2014 | Struggling Puig sits as Pederson gets first start

    Dodgers manager Don Mattingly benched the slumping Yasiel Puig on Tuesday, giving Joc Pederson, the team's No. 3 prospect, his first Major League start against the Nationals.

  • 09/02/2014 | Former 46th-round pick Achter called up to big leagues

    As right-handed reliever A.J. Achter likes to put it, he was taken in a round of the First-Year Player Draft that doesn't even exist anymore. Achter was selected by the Twins in the 46th round of the 2010 Draft two years before the Draft was changed to include only 40 rounds in '12.

  • 09/02/2014 | Top prospect Heaney could fill in for Alvarez

    Don't count out Henderson Alvarez returning to the Marlins' rotation this month. It's just a matter of exactly when. If Alvarez is not ready, an option to fill in is Miami's No. 1 prospect, Andrew Heaney.

  • 09/02/2014 | Ranaudo likely to stay in rotation rest of season

    Anthony Ranaudo already experienced the thrill of beating the Yankees, the team he rooted for as a kid, in his Major League debut on Aug. 1.

  • 09/02/2014 | Epstein discusses futures of Soler, Baez and Bryant

    Jorge Soler has made a strong first impression, Javier Baez is learning on the job, and Kris Bryant is headed home. It's all part of the development process for the trio of highly touted Cubs prospects.

  • 09/02/2014 | Determined Brown gets first call to Giants

    Outfield prospect Gary Brown, who joined the second wave of Giants callups Tuesday, insists that he has never felt bitter as he watched many of his peers ascended to San Francisco.

  • 09/02/2014 | Polanco returns to watch Lambo play right

    One week after making his Major League debut, the smart guys established Gregory Polanco as the odds-on favorite to earn National League Rookie of the Year Award honors. Adjustment woes eventually herded Polanco back to Triple-A Indianapolis.

  • 09/02/2014 | Phillies seek to integrate prospect Franco into lineup

    The Phillies hope Maikel Franco is that young, impactful hitter they have been seeking for some time. He will get his opportunity to play this month.

  • 09/02/2014 | Bethancourt provides reliable option behind plate

    Now that he has completed a successful season with Triple-A Gwinnett, Christian Bethancourt will spend the regular season's final month attempting to help the Braves reach the postseason.

  • 09/02/2014 | Strong second half earns Rodriguez callup

    Only one of the Reds' 10 September callups was summoned from Double-A Pensacola, and at 22, outfielder Yorman Rodriguez is now the youngest player in the big league clubhouse.

  • 09/02/2014 | Large number of callups gives Halos flexibility

    The Halos added 11 players to the roster on Tuesday, including Brennan Boesch, who saw immediate action in place of the scuffling David Freese.

  • 09/02/2014 | Realmuto's return to bigs on hold for Double-A playoffs

    Catcher J.T. Realmuto's return to the Marlins has been put on hold for a while longer. His Double-A Jacksonville Suns clinched their first playoff berth since 2010 with a win over the Mobile Baybears on Monday, and Realmuto will stay with the team for the duration of its postseason run.

  • 09/02/2014 | Yankees make flurry of moves, recall four

    Chris Young had already made the arrangements to have the furniture taken out from his New York City apartment. He had been cut by the Mets on Aug. 15, but he suddenly decided to wait.

  • 09/02/2014 | Schwarber, Johnson are Pipeline Players of the Month

    Cubs' slugger Kyle Schwarber dominated in August, hitting eight homers and 17 RBIs, which was enough to earn him the title of hitting Prospect of the Month. Red Sox's pitcher Brian Johnson allowed just two runs in four starts to earn him the pitching Prospect of the Month honors.

  • 09/02/2014 | Milwaukee adds trio of infielders to roster

    The Brewers continued their roster expansion adjustments Tuesday by designating outfielder Caleb Gindl and releasing right-handed starter Hiram Burgos to clear space on the 40-man for infielders Hector Gomez, Matt Clark and Jason Rogers.

  • 09/02/2014 | White Sox deliberate, but Rodon not called up

    General manager Rick Hahn acknowledged that debate took place about bringing up Carlos Rodon in the same year that he was drafted, with good arguments on both sides of the decision-making process.

  • 09/02/2014 | Vizcaino among seven added to Cubs' roster

    The Cubs added seven players for the final month of the regular season, including right-handed pitchers Brian Schlitter, Dan Straily and Arodys Vizcaino. The team also recalled left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup and outfielder Junior Lake, and selected the contracts of pitcher Eric Jokisch and catcher Rafael Lopez from Triple-A Iowa.

  • 09/02/2014 | Astros announce callups, add six to roster

    Astros interim manager Tom Lawless will have an extra-long bench to work with in his debut on Tuesday, as Houston announced a series of September callups in advance of its game against the Angels.

  • 09/02/2014 | No. 1 prospect Norris, nine others join Blue Jays

    The Blue Jays made a series of moves to expand their roster on Tuesday, recalling the club's No. 1 prospect -- lefty Daniel Norris -- from Triple-A and reinstating first baseman Dan Johnson and right-hander Brandon Morrow from the disabled list.

  • 09/02/2014 | Pipeline preview: Postseason action set to heat up

    Right-hander Tyler Glasnow will take the mound as Class A Advanced Bradenton hosts Fort Myers in the Florida State League playoffs in one of Tuesday's Minor League playoff matchups.

  • 09/02/2014 | Rookie-level Indians top Arizona League in offense

    The Rookie-level Indians were the top team offensively all season in the Arizona League. First baseman Bobby Bradley, the club's No. 20 prospect, won the circuit's Triple Crown (.361 batting average, eight home runs, 50 RBIs) and, as a team, they led the league in nearly every offensive category, from runs (332) to OPS (.745).

  • 09/02/2014 | Royals Minor League report: Sept. 1

    Omaha finished the regular season with a five-game sweep vs. the Sky Sox. Andy Ferguson (5.0 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO) notched his first Triple-A win, with Andrew Triggs earning the save in his Triple-A debut. Matt Fields hit a three-run homer in the fourth. Brian Bocock doubled three times and scored twice. Omaha opens a playoff series on Wednesday against Memphis.

  • 09/01/2014 | Bryant edges Gallo in Minor League home run race

    There is a new Minor League home run king. Cubs' No. 1 prospect Kris Bryant edged Rangers' No. 1 prospect Joey Gallo, 43-42, in the season-long home run derby they had been waging from afar, as the Minor League's regular season came to a close Monday.

  • 09/01/2014 | Top prospect Franco leads Phillies' callups

    The Phillies added seven players to their roster following Monday's 7-0 win over the Braves, and one is Triple-A Lehigh Valley infielder Maikel Franco.

  • 09/01/2014 | Brewers prospect Coulter launches two homers in loss

    Catcher Clint Coulter, the Brewers' No. 7 prospect, hit two homers Monday to tie Class A Wisconsin's franchise record with 22 home runs this season. It wasn't enough to lead the Timber Rattlers to victory, however, and they lost, 11-5, at Beloit.

  • 09/01/2014 | Dodgers put prospect Pederson right into fire

    Joc Pederson had the stage, had the drama, had family in the stands, had everything he needed Monday to make his first Major League at-bat the stuff of legend -- a true Hollywood debut.

  • 09/01/2014 | No. 3 prospect Peterson finishes strong

    Third baseman D.J. Peterson, the Mariners' No. 3 prospect, homered twice and drove in five runs Monday, as Double-A Jackson defeated Montgomery, 13-6, in their season finale.

  • 09/01/2014 | Rookie-level Red Sox win Gulf Coast League title

    After splitting the first two games of the Gulf Coast League championship series, the Rookie-level Red Sox secured the title with an 8-1 victory against the Yankees in Monday's decisive third game.

  • 09/01/2014 | Tigers give prospect Moya warm welcome

    Steven Moya's first day in the big leagues got off to a great start when he arrived in the Tigers' clubhouse on Monday.

  • 09/01/2014 | Friars add three September callups

    The Padres on Monday took advantage of the expanded rosters by adding three players to the club for the season's final month. The team selected right-handed pitcher Leonel Campos and infielder Cory Spangenberg from Double-A San Antonio, and recalled left-hander Robbie Erlin from Triple-A El Paso.

  • 09/01/2014 | Burns joins A's as rosters expand

    The A's recalled right-hander Fernando Rodriguez and outfielder Billy Burns from Triple-A Sacramento and selected the contract of catcher Bryan Anderson on Monday as Major League rosters expanded.

  • 09/01/2014 | Soler makes highly anticipated Wrigley debut

    Ever since Jorge Soler signed his contract with the Cubs in June 2012, he's been waiting to play at Wrigley Field. It finally happened Monday. The 22-year-old outfielder, promoted from Triple-A Iowa on Aug. 27, went 2-for-4 with two doubles on Monday in the Cubs' 4-2 win over the Brewers.

  • 09/01/2014 | Hicks among eight callups joining Twins on Tuesday

    The Twins announced Monday that they plan to bring up eight September callups once they return home to Target Field on Tuesday against the White Sox.

  • 09/01/2014 | Top prospect Walker heads Mariners' callups

    Mariners top prospect Taijuan Walker and first baseman Justin Smoak were among seven players added from Triple-A Tacoma on Monday as Seattle's 25-man roster was supplemented by September callups, and both saw considerable action in a 6-1 loss to the A's.

  • 09/01/2014 | Terdoslavich among callups looking to help off bench

    Many eyes will be on catcher Christian Bethancourt in September, but outfielder/first baseman Joey Terdoslavich might have as much of an influence as Bethancourt.

  • 09/01/2014 | Jaime, Shreve hop back into Braves' bullpen

    Right-hander Juan Jaime and left-hander Chasen Shreve did not need any introductions when they entered the Braves' clubhouse to prepare for Monday afternoon's game against the Phillies. Both had been brought to the Majors earlier this year to be a part of Atlanta's 'pen.

  • 09/01/2014 | Soler, Bridwell are Pipeline Prospects of the Week

    Cubs' prospect Jorge Soler hit four home runs and 10 RBIs in five games with the big league club, while O's prospect Parker Bridwell allowed just two runs in two games started.

  • 09/01/2014 | Royals Minor League report: Aug. 31

    The Naturals lost a second straight vs. their in-state rivals. Starter Matt Murray yielded five runs, six hits and four walks with a strikeout over four innings. Aaron Crow tossed a scoreless seventh with one hit and one strikeout. Jorge Bonifacio drove in two, bringing his RBI total to 51. Christian Colon was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and a run.