Outfielder Chris Young signed a one-year contract with the Angels with a Major League Spring Training invitation and first baseman Chris Carter has agreed to a Minor League deal on Sunday. Carter’s deal is for $1.75 million if he makes the Major League roster and includes $600,000 in incentives, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.
Sandy Alcantara, Nick Neidert, Zac Gallen, Merandy Gonzalez, Pablo Lopez and the list goes on of high-ceiling pitching prospects who have been added to what had been a thin Marlins’ system.
Tim Hudson has enjoyed watching Mike Soroka, Kolby Allard, Kyle Wright and some of the Braves’ other young pitchers experience the early days of Spring Training.
The Braves are going to give a ton of opportunity to a ton of unproven players this year, particularly in their rotation, and no one is smart enough to know how that goes. It’s the ceiling, though, that could make Atlanta this year’s surprise team in the National League.
There have been no shortage of expectations heaped upon 19-year-old Fernando Tatis Jr. in the past year. According to MLB Pipeline, he’s the No. 8 prospect in baseball, the second-ranked shortstop and among the top Padres prospects.
Chris Archer believes in looking forward instead of in the rearview mirror. The Rays right-hander expressed as much when asked about the odd feeling in the clubhouse sans Evan Longoria and Alex Cobb.
The Phillies are in the market to upgrade their rotation, but first-year manager Gabe Kapler has already seen some promising signs from his young starters.
If the Phillies don’t acquire a veteran starting pitcher in the coming weeks, what is Plan B? Simple: They will have their most critical roster battle of the spring.
After a long and relatively quiet offseason, Spring Training arrives for the Mariners this week with a couple of questions still looming. The biggest, at least in the minds of most fans, is whether Seattle has enough quality starting pitchers among the group scheduled to report on Wednesday in Arizona at the club’s Peoria Sports […]
Focus certainly will fall upon the plethora of young, talented hurlers.
Last year at this time, no one knew much about the Rockies’ young starting pitchers. Now, with the 2018 camp for pitchers and catchers opening Wednesday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, folks can’t stop talking about them.
Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Mike Hill addresses the media at the team's Fan Fest on Saturday afternoon.