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Prospects Archive

News and Features | Returned: 25 result(s)

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  • 03/02/2015 | KBO's NC Dinos wrap up inaugural spring at Compton UYA

    While Major League clubs are preparing for Spring Training games in Arizona and Florida, one team from the Korea Baseball Organization wrapped up its first spring camp at the Urban Youth Academy on Monday.

  • 03/02/2015 | Purke hopes to move past injuries, contribute to Nats

    Left-hander Matt Purke has been injury prone since he was selected by the Nationals in the third round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.

  • 03/02/2015 | Rodon prefers to let his game do the talking

    Left-hander Carlos Rodon makes his Cactus League debut Friday when the White Sox take on the Padres, and the highly touted prospect doesn't seem overwhelmed or nervous about the opportunity.

  • 03/02/2015 | Rolen to bring expertise to Nay at Blue Jays camp

    The Blue Jays are planning to bring in Scott Rolen later this week to work with prized prospect Mitch Nay. The former All-Star is set to work with Nay on his fielding at third base and possibly his hitting as well.

  • 03/02/2015 | Soler comes to camp prepared for big league pitching

    Jorge Soler arrived in Spring Training 25 pounds heavier and with a better understanding of what big league pitchers are trying to do to him.

  • 03/02/2015 | Outfield prospect Hawkins not rushing his progress

    Outfielder Courtney Hawkins, ranked as the fifth-best White Sox prospect, once put pressure on himself to reach the Majors yesterday. Now, the team's top Draft pick from 2012 is letting his progress take its natural course.

  • 03/02/2015 | Gustave could stick on Royals' 25-man roster

    Right-hander Jandel Gustave, a Rule 5 Draft pick, intrigued the Royals' scouting department enough with his 101-mph fastball that the club considers it a real possibility that it could carry him on the 25-man roster all season.

  • 03/02/2015 | Royals prospect Dozier aiming to bounce back

    After a decent start at Double-A last season, something strange happened to Royals prospect Hunter Dozier. He went through a slump, an actual, nasty two-week stretch in which he went 5-for-42. Dozier calls it the worst hitting slump of his young baseball life.

  • 03/02/2015 | 'Eager' prospect Jenkins grabs front office's attention

    Braves president of baseball operations John Hart and manager Fredi Gonzalez were among the many members of the organization who seemingly made a point to watch Tyrell Jenkins complete his live batting practice session on Monday.

  • 03/01/2015 | Padres work to maximize innings for surplus of arms

    The Padres are looking to get as many innings as possible for the 29 pitchers in camp, several of whom are competing for a spot in the rotation.

  • 03/01/2015 | Kubitza preps for future starting third-base role

    Kyle Kubitza has what every prospect wants -- a clear path. The Angels traded one of those young, high-upside starting pitching prospects they barely have because they needed someone to play third base in 2016, and the club believes Kubitza can be that player.

  • 03/01/2015 | Cubs' Bryant to start Opening Day? Kind of

    Kris Bryant has impressed Cubs manager Joe Maddon so far this spring. "He's solid, he's motivated," Maddon said Sunday of the Cubs' top prospect.

  • 03/01/2015 | Pair of Matt Duffys creates double trouble

    When Matt Duffy made his Major League debut for the Giants last Aug. 1, a certain Astros prospect started receiving congratulatory messages from a couple of his distant relatives. There was no confusion on his part, though. He knew exactly what was up.

  • 03/01/2015 | Ramirez, Pries among arms to take mound in intrasquad game

    Erasmo Ramirez and Jordan Pries are scheduled to start Monday's intrasquad game for the Mariners.

  • 03/01/2015 | Glasnow impressing Bucs with his work in camp

    The Pirates brought Tyler Glasnow to big league camp to show him something about a Major League environment. Instead, the 21-year-old right-hander has been showing them something.

  • 03/01/2015 | Corcino impressed Reds, but has work to do

    The Reds got a long look at right-handed pitching prospect Daniel Corcino when he was a September callup last season. Corcino made three starts and fared well, but he doesn't appear to be under consideration for one of the rotation spots up for grabs this spring.

  • 03/01/2015 | Astros' prospects report for mini-camp duty

    About 30 of the Astros' most promising prospects, including several members of the 2014 Draft class, reported to the Minor League complex at Osceola County Stadium on Sunday morning in advance of a mini-camp that begins Monday.

  • 03/01/2015 | Bernard's faith in his work lands him on Tigers' 40-man roster

    There's a voracious reader in the Tigers clubhouse. Wynton Bernard has always found books as a way to fill the free time in a Minor League season.

  • 03/01/2015 | Wojciechowski pumped up to be healthy, competing

    Right-hander Asher Wojciechowski may have been one of the most excited players to hit Astros camp this year, for no other reason than he was finally healthy after missing all of last year's camp with a strained right lat muscle.

  • 03/01/2015 | Guerrero believes he can help contribute to Dodgers now

    The Dodgers like Alex Guerrero's offensive potential, but are still trying to determine if and where the infielder fits in the organization. The 28-year-old will see action at second base, third base and in the outfield during Spring Training.

  • 03/01/2015 | Urias impresses Dodgers in live batting practice

    Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire, general manager Farhan Zaidi, pitching coach Rick Honeycutt and special advisor Sandy Koufax all gathered on the field behind a batting cage at Camelback Ranch to watch a teenage phenom throw live batting practice Sunday afternoon.

  • 03/01/2015 | Morris looks to climb back into Brewers' first-base mix

    Hunter Morris, once the Brewers' heir apparent to Prince Fielder at first base, finds himself exiled from the 40-man roster and sliding down the depth chart. He knows exactly what's at stake this spring.

  • 03/01/2015 | Hardy looks to sharpen command in Tigers' 'pen

    Blaine Hardy was an unlikely story a year ago, brought to camp as a non-roster invitee and making enough of an impression to earn a midseason callup and a bullpen spot.

  • 03/01/2015 | Meyer returns to camp with heavy heart

    Twins pitching prospect Alex Meyer returned to camp Sunday following the loss of his grandfather, Don Meyer.

  • 03/01/2015 | One-time elite prospects set for breakout season in 2015

    While we salivate at the release of the Top 100 prospect lists, the fact is that very few players become superstars. But some still manage to surprise you when most have stopped paying attention. Who could it be this season?