System Overview: Led by Taijuan Walker, Danny Hultzen and Brandon Maurer, Seattle was already home to a promising collection of prospects. It was last season’s draft, however, that pushed the organization’s farm system towards the upper echelon of baseball. Four of the team’s picks — catcher Mike Zunino, second baseman Timmy Lopes, left-hander Tyler Pike […]
Prior to the season, Baseball America ranked the Dodgers’ farm system as twenty-third overall, citing the McCourt ownership fiasco as the main culprit. And over the past several weeks the Dodgers traded a significant amount of their farm system, dealing away Nathan Eovaldi, Ethan Martin, Scott McGough, and Leon Landryamong others. Taking a mediocre – […]
Date: 07/06/12 Despite allowing just two runs and five hits through six innings against the Indians on Thursday night, Jeremy Hellickson consistently battled with his command, throwing just 55 strikes out of the total 107 pitches (51.4%). He allowed two homeruns – one to Shin-Soo Choo to lead off the game and the other to […]
Here’s a video of Rangers third base prospect Drew Robinson. Click here for the write up.
It’s quickly become the punch heard ‘round the world, a video showing Cleveland RTA bus driver Artis Hughes upper-cutting Shidea Lane. Hughes, 59, has been placed on unpaid suspension while the busing company investigates the matter. According to reports, Lane boarded without paying and claimed she “left her book bag (sic).” After several minutes of […]
Fresh off of winning their second World Series in three years, the San Francisco Giants have come to terms with Jeremy Affeldt, re-signing the left-hander to a three-year, $18 million. Considering how high the Dodgers set the bar for signing serviceable but replaceable relievers, the Giants did well enough in keeping the total amount far […]