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Prospects Archive

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  • 06/03/2016 | Jenkins' move to 'pen may speed path to Atlanta

    As the Braves have evaluated the future look of their starting rotation and their current needs at the Major League level, they have determined it is best to transition Triple-A Gwinnett's Tyrell Jenkins from a starting pitcher to a reliever.

  • 06/06/2016 | Pitching may be priority for Sox in Draft

    The 2016 Draft will take place today through Saturday, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB Network and today at 6 p.m. ET.

  • 06/03/2016 | Naquin's first career homer impresses Indians

    Tyler Naquin's first season in the Majors has been very taxing on his truck. He has become all too familiar with I-90 on his trips from Cleveland to Triple-A Columbus and vice versa between multiple promotions and demotions to start the season.

  • 06/06/2016 | Marlins hold seventh overall Draft pick

    The 2016 Draft will take place from Thursday through Saturday, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB Network and on Thursday at 6 p.m. ET.

  • 06/03/2016 | Dodgers mum on Urias' immediate future

    After struggling through his first two Major League appearances, whether Julio Urias makes a third start remains an ongoing discussion in the Dodgers' front office.

  • 06/06/2016 | Cards to make four picks on Day 1 of Draft

    The 2016 Draft will take place today through Saturday, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB Network and today at 5 p.m. CT. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 6 p.m., with the top 77 picks being streamed on and broadcast on MLB Network.'s exclusive coverage of Day 2 begins with a live Draft show at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, with exclusive coverage of Day 3 beginning at 12 p.m. on Saturday.

  • 06/03/2016 | Astros' Kemp grieves with Vanderbilt

    Astros outfielder and Vanderbilt University graduate Tony Kemp said his stomach dropped when he heard the news that Vanderbilt pitcher Donny Everett died Thursday night in a drowning accident at a Tennessee lake.

  • 06/03/2016 | Turner looks to make most of brief stay in bigs

    Trea Turner sat in the visitors' dugout here at Great American Ball Park for his first stint in the Majors this season, but he was wearing shorts with a Syracuse Chiefs logo on it. He could be forgiven, considering his stay in the big leagues this time around will be brief.

  • 06/03/2016 | Merrifield looking like Royals' regular at 2B

    On Friday night, Royals rookie Whit Merrifield was back in the lineup and playing second base, where he's expected to stay for most of the season.

  • 06/03/2016 | Pipeline Inbox: Which Draft prospect has the edge?

    Here are a few Draft-related questions to even further whet your appetite for Thursday, when the Phillies will get things rolling with the No. 1 pick.

  • 06/03/2016 | Hoffman, Moises named Futures Game managers

    Two former players with lasting MLB legacies will retake the field in July to manage some of the players with the brightest futures in baseball.

  • 06/03/2016 | Bradley, 2011 first-round pick, dealt to Braves

    The Brewers traded Jed Bradley to the Braves organization on Friday for a player to be named later or cash.

  • 06/03/2016 | Taillon strikes balance while waiting for callup

    To everyone else, Jameson Taillon's last Triple-A outing looked like another quality start in his comeback season: six innings pitched, four hits, one earned run, three strikeouts. To him, it wasn't good enough. Regardless of opponent, his thought lingers: "What if this was Game 7 of the World Series?"

  • 06/03/2016 | 5 early picks play into Braves' Draft strategy

    Though the Braves are set to make their earliest selection since they took Chipper Jones with the top overall selection in the 1990 MLB Draft, the fact that they own the No. 3 pick this year is trumped by the reality that they own five of the first 80 selections in a Draft that will not feature a once-in-a-generation talent like Bryce Harper or Manny Machado.

  • 06/03/2016 | Beede nearly unhittable, leads top prospect performers

    Tyler Beede stole the show, but he was just one of many top prospects to standout on Thursday.

  • 06/02/2016 | No guarantees for Urias after stormy outing

    Dodgers lefty Julio Urias was left wondering where he'll make his next start after allowing six runs (five earned) on eight hits, including three home runs, over five innings in a 7-2 loss to the Cubs on Thursday at Wrigley Field.

  • 06/02/2016 | Nationals call up speedster Turner

    The Nationals have added blazing speed to their roster. Shortstop Trea Turner joined the Nationals on Friday for their game against the Reds, while Ryan Zimmerman, whose wife gave birth to the couple's second child on Thursday, was placed on the paternity list.

  • 06/02/2016 | Emotions high as Barnes called up by Crew

    After getting word he'd earned a callup to the Major Leagues, Jacob Barnes' first telephone call was to his mother. The 26-year-old Brewers reliever's eyes welled with tears Thursday while talking about that call.

  • 06/02/2016 | Top 200 Draft Prospects: High school hurlers galore

    A little over a month ago, expanded its Top 50 Draft Prospects list to 100. A week before the Phillies announce who they are taking with the No. 1 overall pick, the deck is being reshuffled and 100 more cards are being added. That effort results in the new and improved Draft list just launched: The Top 200 list.

  • 06/02/2016 | Mock Draft: Top 4 unchanged but uncertain

    Less than a week from Day 1 of the Draft, the first four selections in Jim Callis' first-round projection match those from his previous mock two weeks ago. But those picks are far from locks.

  • 06/02/2016 | Padres loaded with extra picks early in Draft

    In A.J. Preller's eyes, preparation for the Draft is a year-round process, no matter where his club's selections may fall. When San Diego owned just one of the first 85 selections a year ago, the Padres' general manager treated the endeavor as a potential franchise-changer.

  • 06/02/2016 | Drafting high school arms: Risk vs. reward

    High school pitchers, led by New Jersey's Jason Groome and Kansas' Riley Pint, are the strength of this year's Draft class. But drafting prep hurlers early is a risky proposition. From 1965-2015, 100 high school hurlers have been taken in the top 10 picks, and 38 of those never reached, or have yet to reach, the big leagues.

  • 06/02/2016 | Reyes among top prospect performers Wednesday

    Alex Reyes' 11 strikeouts led the way, but he was just one of many top prospects to standout on Wednesday.

  • 06/02/2016 | Jackson, Claudio give rest of 'pen a breather

    Manager Jeff Banister had an obvious goal as the Rangers went into extra innings against the Indians on Wednesday night. Banister was trying to pull off a sweep against the Indians without using his prime-time relievers. So he went with right-hander Luke Jackson and left-hander Alex Claudio. Banister said both threw the ball well, but the Rangers didn't get the results they wanted as the Indians walked off with a 5-4 victory in 11 innings.

  • 06/01/2016 | Stephenson, Reed candidates to join rotation

    Following Daniel Wright's 3 1/3 innings of relief in the Reds' 17-4 loss to the Rockies on Tuesday, manager Bryan Price did not rule out returning the rookie to the rotation soon. But Price also tipped his hand on Wednesday that other young arms could be brought in as well.

  • 06/01/2016 | Glasnow's Triple-A no-hit bid cut short by rain

    Right-hander Tyler Glasnow, the Pirates' No. 1 prospect, was working on a no-hitter Wednesday afternoon until rain intervened at Victory Field. Glasnow pitched five scoreless, hitless innings, walked four batters and struck out three in Triple-A Indianapolis' 2-0 win against Rochester.

  • 06/01/2016 | Large bonus pool gives Reds flexibility in Draft

    One of the cornerstones of the Reds' rebuilding process is an aggressive investment in the amateur player market via the Draft. That could be a little easier to do this year, because Cincinnati has Major League Baseball's largest bonus pool for the first 10 rounds.

  • 06/01/2016 | Prospect Kepler to get more regular playing time

    A day after center fielder Byron Buxton joined the Twins because of a hamstring injury to Danny Santana, fellow top outfield prospect Max Kepler was officially recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday with Miguel Sano placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.

  • 06/01/2016 | Prospect Anderson impressing Hahn in Triple-A

    The 2016 plan for Tim Anderson seemed fairly straightforward: Let the White Sox No. 2 prospect per play the full season with Triple-A Charlotte in the International League and gain valuable experience before truly thinking about his Major League career.