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Prospects Archive

News and Features | Returned: 12 result(s)

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  • 10/02/2015 | Matz not seeing improvement in sore back

    A lack of improvement in Steven Matz's sore back has the Mets increasingly concerned that he will not be ready to pitch in the National League Division Series against the Dodgers.

  • 10/02/2015 | Scouting profile: Richie Shaffer

    Versatile right-handed-hitting Richie Shaffer was an outstanding baseball player at Providence (Charlotte, N.C.) Senior High School. In fact, he was an all-state selection in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.

  • 10/01/2015 | Weber shows 'no fear' in impressive final start

    When Ryan Weber made his Major League debut on Sept. 8, he was playfully viewed as essentially the only pitcher the Braves had not previously promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett this season. But despite the fact that it is never wise to put much stock in evaluations completed over the regular season's final month, Weber has at least given the Braves something to think about this offseason.

  • 10/01/2015 | Reed's choice of baseball over football pays off

    Michael Reed decided after his sophomore year of high school to give up football, the sport that took his father all the way to the National Football League, and devote all of his energy to baseball. As he prepared Thursday to make his first Major League start as the Brewers' right fielder at Petco Park, it was obvious that the decision paid off.

  • 10/01/2015 | Eickhoff impresses Phils in first taste of bigs

    It is too early to be certain about the future, but if rookie Jerad Eickhoff pitches like this next season, the Phillies will feel even better about the trade that shipped Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman to Texas in July.

  • 10/01/2015 | Inbox: Who will be the top 10 on the 2016 Top 100 Prospects lists?

    Jim Callis answers questions about who the top 10 prospects prospects will be when MLB Pipeline updates its list, the ceiling for Trayce Thompson and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.

  • 10/01/2015 | Lee, Verdugo earn Dodgers' Minors honors

    Pitcher Zach Lee and outfielder Alex Verdugo were named the Dodgers' Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Year, respectively, on Thursday.

  • 10/01/2015 | Trade returns, draftees impressing at A's instructs

    For the first time, many of Oakland's recent additions are playing on the same field in instructional league. The A's added players through trades and Draft picks.

  • 10/01/2015 | Mancini named O's top Minor League player

    Infielder Trey Mancini was named the Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year and right-handed pitchers Oliver Drake and Mychal Givens were co-recipients of the Jim Palmer Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award, the Orioles announced on Thursday.

  • 10/01/2015 | Phils honor top Minors players Knapp, Pinto

    Andrew Knapp sported one of the Eastern League's best mustaches this season. But he also played about as well as anybody, especially behind the plate. The Phillies honored Knapp and Ricardo Pinto on Thursday as Paul Owens Award winners for being the organization's Minor League Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year, respectively.

  • 10/01/2015 | Youth being served at Mariners instructs

    After years of graduating top prospects to the Major Leagues, the Seattle Mariners' farm system has become thin on upper-level talent. The Mariners' lower levels, however, are stacked with high-ceiling prospects, many of whom are currently participating in the club's instructional league in Peoria, Ariz.

  • 10/01/2015 | Matz to get work in out of 'pen vs. Nationals

    Steven Matz's upper back soreness has diminished enough for the Mets to pencil him in for an appearance this weekend against the Nationals at Citi Field. The Mets hope that Matz, their No. 1 prospect, can pitch approximately five innings out of the bullpen Saturday or Sunday in tandem with one of their other starting pitchers, who will be limited in their final turn through the rotation.