West Coast League, Major League Baseball Announce Partnership Agreement

|

The West Coast League (WCL) announced a historic partnership deal with Major League Baseball. Both leagues agreed on pursuing a mutual interest in player and coach development, technology innovation related to scout and fan experience, and community engagement. The partnership will begin in 2023. West Coast League Partnership The @WCLBaseball and Portland Pickles are proud […] READ MORE


MLB Will Recognize Minor League Players’ Unionzation with MLBPA

|

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 […] READ MORE


Reds Farm System Report: Elly De La Cruz

|

The Cincinnati Reds farm system has improved over the year. With¬†additions¬†like Noelvi Marte and Edwin Arroyo, they have built one of the best minor league systems in all baseball. There is one prospect in particular who is making waves, though. That prospect is shortstop Elly De La Cruz. The 18-year-old is dynamite with both the […] READ MORE


Gabriel Moreno Promoted to the Blue Jays

|

Gabriel Moreno promoted to the Toronto Blue Jays is finally happening. The Blue Jays No. 1 prospect will join the team for their weekend series against the Detroit Tigers, per Keegan Matheson of MLB.com. Moreno’s call-up to the majors comes after catcher Danny Jansen was put on the IL with a fracture in his pinky […] READ MORE


The First Baseman’s Mitt: Why It Is What It Is

|

A baseball glove has fingers. A mitt doesn’t. By rule only catchers and first basemen are permitted to wear a mitt, while all other players must wear a glove. According to the Baseball Rules Academy, a first baseman’s mitt may be no longer than thirteen inches. It can also be no wider than eight inches […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins Minor League Stable Set

|

More news on the offseason front as teams across Major League Baseball have reconfigured their four-team minor league setup. For the Miami Marlins, they recently released their new look minor league system. The new list includes the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, Pensacola Blue Wahoos, Beloit Snappers, and Jupiter Hammerheads. That’s without mentioning the Rookie League GCL […] READ MORE


MLB Sues Insurance Providers

|

Amid the multitude of player moves during the MLB offseason there lies some legal actions taking place. Recently, Major League Baseball MLB and all 30 teams engaged in a lawsuit suing their insurance providers. The league is citing billions of dollars in losses during the COVID-19 stricken 2020 campaign that was void of fans. The […] READ MORE


Staten Island Yankees Sue New York Yankees and MLB

|

On Thursday, the Staten Island Yankees officially ceased operations, they announced they are filing a lawsuit against the New York Yankees and MLB. The lawsuit is for falsely promising they were safe as MiLB restructures. Since 1999, the Staten Island Yankees have been in the New York Yankees farm system playing in the NY-Penn league. […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers to Call-Up Trio of Prospects

|

Motor City Future Starts to Come Into Light The Detroit Tigers have been in the middle of a rebuild for the past few seasons. The 2020 regular season has been much of the same for the franchise. Going into play Monday, the Tigers sat in fourth place in the American League Central with a 9-10 […] READ MORE


Colorado Rockies #8 Prospect: Aaron Schunk

|

The Colorado Rockies have one of the best left-side infields in baseball but more depth has been the focus in recent drafts. Aaron Schunk is one of the system’s few prospects with a real shot at being a future everyday third baseman. He has several tools that give him potential at the hot corner. Aaron […] READ MORE