In March 2010, Little, Brown outbid seven other publishers for the rights to an unemployed author’s first book, paying $650,000 to publish Chad Harbach’s tale about a slick-fielding shortstop at a fictional Division III college in Wisconsin. It was a h…
After manager Buck Showalter took over the Orioles on Aug. 3, 2010, the club went 34-23 over the remainder of the 2010 schedule, and the Orioles’ young pitching staff led the way. The starters produced 36 quality starts and an ERA of 3.16 in that time….
Bill Ballew answered subscribers’ questions about Rays prospects.
The accepted wisdom around most baseball front offices is you have to give up something to get something. Generally that means giving up prospects to get major league talent in return.
The Angels spent most of the final day of the Winter Meetings focusing on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson. So you can’t blame them for inactivity in the Rule 5 draft. Or you can look at it another way and say the Angels thought it better to give rather t…
Blessed with the first pick in the Rule 5 draft six months before their real consolation prize for a 56-106 season—the No. 1 pick in the amateur draft—the Astros went with speed, then need.
After rocketing through his first two minor league seasons, Wil Myers had a new challenge to overcome in 2011: failure.
The Winter Meetings came and went without any sport-rattling developments in the minor leagues. No franchise relocations. No realignment. No teams folding under the weight of a recession. And while there are still plenty of developments coming baseball…
Scouting reports on Tampa’s best prospects, led by Matt Moore.
We rank Tampa’s top prospects led by the minors’ best pitching prospects, Matt Moore.