MLB commissioner Robert Manfred announced today that the league is set to voluntarily recognize the MLBPA as the new collective bargaining representatives for minor league players. The announcement comes a few weeks after the MLBPA sent authorization cards to minor league players seeking to represent them. Days after, the union received significant majority support, requesting […]

astros top five prospects
Braden Herb - Mar 9, 2022

With Major League Baseball and the Players Association struggling to agree to a new CBA, the start of the major league season is in question. While we still don’t know when MLB will be in action, the minor league season is still a go. MiLB Spring Training is still set for mid-March and Opening Day […]

Alek Thomas
Evan Thompson - Feb 24, 2022

Alek Thomas Discusses His Minor League Progression SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, Feb. 23 — On a cold, rainy Wednesday at Salt River Fields, a handful of media members bundled up and hung out in a white tent for most of the morning. Their patience paid off when Arizona Diamondbacks center field prospect Alek Thomas sat at a […]

Angels prospects
Jay Sheehy - Aug 29, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels farm system has seen an incredible amount of movement over the last few weeks. The combination of injuries, promotions, and draft signings has led to drastic changes at each level. With top Angels prospects Brandon Marsh and Jo Adell getting routine playing time in the bigs, other Angels prospects are going […]

Jay Sheehy - Aug 11, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels‘ future was on full display with a flurry of moves this past week. Draft picks and undrafted free agents made debuts across the lower levels of the Angels system. 2021 1st round draft pick Sam Bachman made his debut for the Tri-City Dust Devils. The full season teams combined for a […]

Zach Walling - Aug 5, 2021

The San Francisco Giants have promoted their top-ranked prospect, Marco Luciano, to the High-A Eugene Emeralds. The 19-year old from the Dominican Republic is the #11 ranked prospect in baseball, according to Luciano was the top-rated middle infielder in the 2018 international class and figures to be an all-star level talent in the majors. Marco […]

Jay Sheehy - Aug 4, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels farm system posted an 18-24 record overall last week. The Angels made a flurry of moves that included promotions for top prospects Reid Detmers, Chris Rodriguez, and Jo Adell. Detmers made his major league debut against the Oakland Athletics last Sunday. Although he struggled, his stuff and overall polish had Angels […]

Reid Detmers
Jay Sheehy - Aug 2, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels are set to call up Reid Detmers, the team’s top pitching prospect, to start against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. The 22-year-old southpaw was the Angels’ first-round pick in 2020. Detmers spent last season at the Angels alternate site after the minor league baseball season was canceled due to COVID-19. The young […]

Jay Sheehy - Jul 27, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels minor leagues played better than .500 baseball over the last week. Yet, that wasn’t the biggest news of the week. The Angels promoted Reid Detmers and Chris Rodriguez to Triple-A. The Angels win over the Minnesota Twins last night moved their record to 49-49. Things are starting to look up in […]

Jay Sheehy - Jul 20, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels minor league system excelled over the last couple of weeks. Every club in the system played .500 ball or better, led by Inland Empire’s 8-3 record during that time. Overall, the organization went 30-21 across all five levels. The biggest highlight came yesterday as the Angels called up top prospect Brandon Marsh […]

Andrew Painter
Akshaj Gaur - Jul 11, 2021

Andrew Painter is one of the most fascinating prep arms in the 2021 MLB Draft. The Pompano Beach native is entering the MLB Draft as a projected first-round pick following four years at the Calvary Christian Academy. Painter has committed to Florida, but it is unlikely that he will fulfill this commitment due to his […]

Jay Sheehy - Jul 9, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels farm system took it to another level over the last week with the help of many Angels prospects. The inclusion of the Rookie-league Angels helped the organization to a winning record over the past week: 18-17. The Angels were one of three organizations to have three players win the Player of […]

2021 MLB Draft
Akshaj Gaur - Jul 9, 2021

The 2021 MLB Draft kicks off on July 11th and there are many unknowns up and down the draft board. Here is a 2021 MLB Mock Draft.

Jay Sheehy - Jul 2, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels farm system continued to improve last week despite the organization’s 11-13 overall record. And there is help on the way. The complex leagues started yesterday in Arizona and Florida. The Angels rookie-level club plays in the renamed Arizona Complex League, which was formerly called the Arizona League (AZL). Eight of the […]

Jay Sheehy - Jun 23, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels minor leagues combined for an 11-13 record last week. On the season, the Angels organization is 72-91 throughout the four levels. There were, however, superstar-level highlights found on the pitcher’s mound at Double-A. Led by Angels #2 prospect Reid Detmers, the Rocket City Trash Pandas dominated Biloxi. Not surprisingly, the pitching […]

Angels minor league
Jay Sheehy - Jun 16, 2021

It was a winning week for the Los Angeles Angels minor league system due to the excellent play of the Rocket City Trash Pandas. The Trash Pandas went 5-1 last week, while the organization ended up 14-12. The strong week pushed the Trash Pandas over .500 on the season. They are the only Angels farm […]

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Lewis Masella - Jun 16, 2021

Wisconsin is best known as America’s Dairyland, but it also has a rich sports culture. Although winter sports such as football and hockey are generally more popular, the Badger State owns its fair share of baseball history. The Milwaukee Braves brought the state its first World Series title in 1957. The Braves’ stint in Milwaukee […]

Jeremy Breland - Jun 16, 2021

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Tony Fernandez
Justin Merrlles - Jun 16, 2021

The Toronto Blue Jays have been a significant part of baseball since 1977. The Blue Jays have stories that include iconic playoff moments from Joe Carter in 1993 to Jose Bautista in 2015. Not to mention two World Series titles and nine playoff appearances. But, there’s more to it than just that- former Blue Jays […]

Rockies 2023 Success
Brandon Willman - Jun 16, 2021

The Colorado Rockies will not be competitive in 2023. The team won’t be close to winning the NL West division, nor will they even have a chance of a playoff berth. Betting odds do not have the team going to the playoffs or even playing .500 baseball. According to Vegas Insider, the Rockies have an […]

Ken Griffey Jr. For Babe Ruth
Benjamin Sabin - Jun 16, 2021

How does this sound for the ultimate trade: Ken Griffey Jr. for Babe Ruth? Never happen right? Ken Griffey Jr. was born on November 21, 1969, and Babe Ruth died on August 16, 1948, so there’s that. Also, Ruth played in his last big league game on May 30, 1935, and Griffey played in his […]

Justin Merrlles - Jun 16, 2021

The Montreal Expos were an important part of Major League Baseball’s history. As the first Canadian franchise and first team in a French-speaking area, it brought in new fans. All-time greats like Randy Johnson, Vladimir Guerrero, Pete Rose, and Andre Dawson played for them. Even players such as Russell Martin and Eric Gagne may not […]

Caleb Begley - Jun 16, 2021

The state of Washington is known for many things. Beautiful mountain scenery, the Space Needle, and one of the most consistently top-rated college basketball programs in the nation. That said, we are not here to divulge which Gonzaga player is best, or which of the many Seattle-based coffeehouses serves the best cup of joe. No, […]

Ranger Suarez, key member of the Phillies' optimal rotation

After taking a trip down the lineup card, we now turn our attention to what would make up the Phillies’ optimal rotation. Entering the 2023 season with a perennial Cy Young contender, one of the most underrated pitchers in baseball, and a pitcher that had his breakout season in 2022, just how should they be […]