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Newcomers, prospects among Bucs' NRIs
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Two new outfielders and a trio of highly regarded infield prospects highlight the Pirates’ list of non-roster players invited to Spring Training, which the club announced Monday morning.

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Royals prospects pay homage to Ventura
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Visiting the gravesite of Yordano Ventura, who died in an auto accident one year ago today in the Dominican Republic, was just one of many scheduled stops for a group of 17 Royals prospects during a recent visit to that country.

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Top MLB prospects ushering in new era of diversity
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Baseball, under its current construction, has a diversity problem. In a study published on the Society for American Baseball Research's website, Major League Baseball was at its most diverse back in 2001, when 60.7 percent of the league was comprised of Caucasians, 12.1 percent was African-American, and 26 percent was Latino. Since then, the amount […]

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Two Brewers among top 2B prospects in MLB
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While Brewers officials continue to mull their immediate options at second base, they appear to have two good ones climbing the Minor League ladder.

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Lowe earns spot on Top 10 2B prospects list
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Rays prospect Brandon Lowe could see time in the Majors as early as the second half of 2018.

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Keith Law's 2018 top 100 prospects – Nos. 100-51: Your team's future starts here
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Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior baseball analyst for Insider Was special asst. to Blue Jays GM Wrote for Baseball Prospectus Follow on Twitter If you're not going for it in today's MLB environment, you're — well, let's not use the T-word and just go with "developing."

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Young White among Top 10 first-base prospects
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With snow on the ground and temperatures in the teens outside his home in Columbus, Ohio, Mariners first-base prospect Evan White isn’t having a tough time imagining the warmth of sunshine and sounds of baseball that will greet him when he reports to his first professional Spring Training next month in Peoria, Ariz.

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Bradley's power ranks him among top prospects
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The old adage in baseball is that power is something that develops over time. Bobby Bradley has had it since he broke into the professional ranks with the Indians.

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Alonso among top prospects at first base
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Quite suddenly at first base, the Mets appear well-heeled. Five-time All-Star Adrian Gonzalez will man the position most days in April. Wilmer Flores remains a steady option against left-handed pitchers. Dominic Smith is still the Mets’ first baseman of the future, in the organization’s eyes — and a promising one at that.

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Prospects Tatis Jr., Urias among Padres' NRIs
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Padres general manager A.J. Preller has never been one to shy away from challenging his best prospects. He made that much clear once again on Thursday, when the club announced its non-roster invites to Major League Spring Training.

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O's Sisco ranked 7th among catching prospects
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The Orioles’ Chance Sisco was ranked as the seventh-best catching prospect on Thursday, joining a promising group ranked by MLB Pipeline.

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Caratini among top 10 catcher prospects
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The Cubs have yet to add a backup catcher to Willson Contreras. They may have that person already on the roster in Victor Caratini.

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