Cardinals Prospect Watch: Paul DeJong´╗┐

Today, lets take a trip down the St. Louis Cardinals farm system, where their 15th best prospect is drawing tons of attention within the organization. That man is third baseman Paul DeJong, a former fourth-round pick (131st overall) back in the 2015 draft. His minor league career has gone to plan, as he has improved…

Prospect Watch: Gleyber Torres

 Today’s special prospect watch is on Gleyber Torres, who was the big piece in return for Aroldis Chapman. Torres is the Yankees second best rated prospect and the future at the shortstop position pushing Jorge Mateo to being the future second baseman.  Now, Torres has had a rough time so far with the Tampa Yankees,…

Prospect Watch: Blake Trahan

 Today’s prospect watch will be on the Reds 19th overall ranked prospect Blake Trahan. He is currently at high Single-A.   Now, the 22-year-old shortstop has all the tools to remain at short. He has a strong arm to make all the throws that a shortstop should be able to make, especially when he throws deep…

Prospect Watch: Justus Sheffield

 Today, Justus Sheffield is the man of the hour, as he just completed his first Tampa Yankee start. He was in the Indians high Single-A team this year, but was just moved to New York for dominant reliever Andrew Miller. He is the Yankees seventh best overall rated prospect.  Now, Sheffield is a southpaw that…

Prospect Watch: Keury Mella

 Today, Keury Mella will be the center of attention, as he is one of the Reds better pitching prospects. He is ranked 8th in their minor league system. They acquired the young starter in a trade last year for Mike Leake.   Now, the 23-year-old right-handed pitcher is having a good 2016 campaign. He has done…

Prospect Watch: Phil Bickford

 Today’s special prospect watch is on Phil Bickford, who was just recently traded to the Brewers from the San Francisco Giants for southpaw reliever Will Smith.   Bickford is a right-handed pitcher that was having a really good season down in the Giants farm system. Between low and high Class-A, the 21-year-old starter has picked up…

Rays Get More For Moore

  Today, the Rays ended Matt Moore’s tenure in Tampa Bay by shipping him to San Francisco, according to Joel Sherman. Also, according to Henry Schulman, Buster Olney, and Jeff Passan, the Rays will receive Matt Duffy, Lucius Fox, and Michael Santos for Matt Moore. Now, with Matt Moore exiting Tampa, it is clear that…

Prospect Watch: Hansel Rodriguez

     Today, Hanzel Rodriguez was involved in a trade that would send him to San Diego and Melvin Upton Jr to Toronto. Jon Heyman reported that Hansel Rodriguez was the piece in this whole deal.    Now, the young right-handed pitcher was the Blue Jays 18th best overall prospect in their farm system. He…

What Did The Yankees Get For Chapman?

   Today, the Yankees decided to trade away one of the three headed monsters in their bullpen. Aroldis Chapman will be heading to the Northside of Chicago. Now, the Yankees did good here by picking up a major league pitcher in Adam Warren, prospects in Gleyber Torres and Billy McKinney, plus outfielder Rashad Crawford.  Now,…

Prospect Watch: Domingo Acevedo

Today’s prospect watch will be on a Yankee giant. That giant is Domingo Acevedo, who is the Yankees seventh best prospect in their farm system. He stands at 6’7″ and weighs 190 pounds. He will continue to get stronger over the years and eventually pump up his fastball to a consistent 97 to 98 mph….

Prospect Watch: LaMonte Wade

Today’s prospect watch is about LaMonte Wade, who is currently having a phenomenal 2016 campaign between low and high Single-A, which he is at high Single-A right now. The 22-year-old outfielder was drafted last year in the ninth round (260 overall). He is estimated to reach the show in 2018, but if he continues to…

Prospect Watch: Jack Flaherty 

Today’s prospect watch is about the Cardinals second best prospect in their farm system. Jack Flaherty is the man to keep eyes on, as he battles in high Single-A. He has been up and down this year, but the team has not challenged other teams this year, as they are ending games more on the…