Whoever fills the void in the Pirates’ outfield won’t be asked to replace Andrew McCutchen. For one, it’s not possible to supplant the former face of the franchise who was also, by most metrics, Pittsburgh’s most productive hitter a year ago.
As Spring Training opens on Tuesday with the reporting of Reds pitchers and catchers, the healthy returns of Anthony DeSclafani, Homer Bailey and Brandon Finnegan will be paramount.
Putting together MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list is a team effort. Needless to say, there isn’t 100 percent agreement right out of the gate and, as a result, some favorites who might be on an individual list don’t make the final 100.
Rockies middle-infield prospect Brendan Rodgers returns to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list in the No. 15 spot — the same one he held last year. But make no mistake, Rodgers has moved forward. Rodgers, who is joined on the 2018 list by Rockies first-base prospect Ryan McMahon (No. 41) and right-handed pitcher Riley Pint […]
Right-handed pitcher Walker Buehler, outfielder Alex Verdugo and catcher Keibert Ruiz are Dodgers listed in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects, which was announced on Saturday night. The Dodgers are represented by Buehler at No. 13, Verdugo at No. 33 and Ruiz at No. 52.
The Pirates’ top three prospects remained on MLB Pipeline’s list of baseball’s Top 100 Prospects, which was unveiled Saturday night.
Despite dealing away a bevy of prospects in recent trades for pitchers Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole and catcher Brian McCann, the Astros’ farm system remains stocked with some high-end talent.
If we’re really lucky, we’ll be debating the greatness of this era of young shortstops for the next decade. Sometimes, we just get lucky that way. Besides, what else are baseball fans supposed to feel when they channel surf through a baseball evening and catch glimpses of the Astros’ Carlos Correa, the Indians’ Francisco Lindor […]
With the start of Spring Training drawing closer, anticipation is building for the 2018 season. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Tempe, Ariz., by Feb. 13, so it’s time to break down the Angels’ roster. This is the fifth installment of a multi-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at the […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) While baseball’s offseason crawls along waiting for a logjam of free agents to clear, Minnesota Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey remains fluid in trying to improve the team’s pitching staff.
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow wouldn’t divulge Saturday if the team planned to go to hearings with their three remaining arbitration-eligible players: World Series Most Valuable Player George Springer, closer Ken Giles and starter Collin McHugh.
The Rangers have reached an agreement with infielder Jurickson Profar on a one-year contract and avoided an arbitration hearing. According to multiple reports Friday, Texas agreed to a $1.05 million deal for 2018 prior to the 1 p.m. ET arbitration deadline.