Yankees Rookie Pitchers Shine in Rout of Orioles

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There is a undoubtedly a lot of pressure on a young prospect making his MLB debut. For Luis Gil, there was more to the story than simply being a top-six New York Yankees’ prospect making his first MLB start. Gil, slated to start Tuesday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre, was called up to make an emergency […] READ MORE


Jameson Taillon Has Turned a Corner

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The New York Yankees took a big gamble when they traded for pitcher Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Brian Cashman needed to rebuild a rotation that was losing three notable pitchers from 2020, and Taillon was an addition to a pitching staff filled with question marks after Gerrit Cole. Taillon joined the Yankees as […] READ MORE


Christian Franklin 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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Christian Franklin is the 52nd ranked prospect, according to MLB.com, and he does a lot of good on the diamond. He is a power over hit player, who fields well, runs well, and throws well. While his ranking suggests he is a late-second round pick, his upside is good enough that he can sneak into […] READ MORE


Ryan Cusick 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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Wake Forest University’s Ryan Cusick has experienced peaks and valleys since 2018. As a Massachusetts prep pitcher, he flashed the potential of a top-three round draft pick. His desire too pitch at Wake Forest was stronger than his desire to turn professional at that time, and he ultimately slipped to the 40th round. As expected, […] READ MORE


Anthony Solometo 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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New Jersey does not perennially produce blue chip MLB Draft prospects. That is not the case in 2021 as Anthony Solometo of Bishop Eustace High School and Chase Petty of Mainland Regional High School both look like possible first-round picks. Although Solometo does not have one aspect of his game graded a 60/80 by scouts, […] READ MORE


Adrian Del Castillo 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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Although he was marred by inconsistency in 2021, Adrian Del Castillo remains one of the top catching prospects ahead of the MLB Draft. His bat appeals to scouts more than his defense. The same was the case when the Chicago White Sox drafted him in 2018. The 41st-ranked prospect has seen his stock slip from […] READ MORE


Sam Bachman 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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Not every high-profile draft prospect hails from big-time college baseball programs. Ahead of the 2021, one of the best arms belongs to Sam Bachman. Bachman, a junior from the University of Miami in Ohio is set to be one of the next high-draft picks from a mid-major school. Miami (Ohio) has produced players such as […] READ MORE


Matt McLain 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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The 2021 MLB Draft is loaded with high school shortstop prospects. Four of the top-eight prospects are shortstops from different prep schools. However, for teams that want a more polished prospect up the middle, they have Matt McLain of UCLA. Ranked 12th according to MLB.com, the shortstop is a little undersized at 5’11 tall, but […] READ MORE


Chase Petty 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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Perennially, New Jersey is not a high school powerhouse state for the MLB Draft. Rick Porcello was drafted in 2007, and no right-handed high school pitchers from New Jersey have gone in the first round since then. In that span, only two left-handed pitchers from NJ have gone¬† in the first round, as well. That […] READ MORE


Jordan Wicks 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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When it comes to collegiate arms in the 2021 MLB Draft, Jack Leiter and Kumar Rocker stand out most. Still, there are plenty of quality arms later in the middle of the first round of the draft. One such name is LHP Jordan Wicks. Wicks will likely be the first Kansas State pitcher ever drafted […] READ MORE