MLB Prospects Rumors & News

  • Florence Y’all is more than just a water tower now; it’s a team nickname.

    Lexington Herald-Leader "No, they didn’t. Yes, they did. Anyone who has driven Interstate 75 through northern Kentucky has encountered the red-and-white water tower emblazoned with the phrase “Florence Y’all.” And many probably know the story behind it. Now, the..." January 23

  • MILB Announces ‘Mayors’ Task Force To Save Minor League Baseball’

    Sportsnaut "As MILB fans and organizations continue to fight against MLB’s proposal to eliminate 42 minor-league teams, several mayors are now taking their own action to preserve baseball in their communities. In an announcement released with MILB, the mayors of Chattanooga, Tenn.,..." January 21

  • Blue Jays face challenges, temptations in handling of prospect Nate Pearson

    Sportsnet "In the lead-up to the 2019 season, the Toronto Blue Jays met with electric pitching prospect Nate Pearson and presented him with different plans to balance the year’s conflicting developmental priorities. Coming off a campaign in which injuries limited the..." January 17

  • An insider's view of the contentious MLB-MiLB dispute, from ex-pitcher, lawyer Garrett Broshuis

    Sporting News "The current contentious dispute between Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball became public in October, when Baseball America reported that MLB had offered a plan to eliminate as many as 42 minor-league teams after the 2020 minor-league season, when the Professional Baseball..." December 28

  • Report: Dodgers Won't Trade Top Prospect ‘In Any Scenario’

    Sportsnaut "After striking out on this year’s top free-agent talent, the Los Angeles Dodgers have turned their attention to the trade market to land an impact player. While they have plenty of talent to offer, one prospect will reportedly not be moved whatsoever. According to MLB..." December 17

  • Navy rejects Red Sox minor-league pitcher Noah Song's request to play pro baseball

    CBS Sports "Noah Song was hoping to continue his professional baseball career and goal of playing in MLB after graduating from the Naval Academy last May, but the new order from the Department of Defense that allows those in military academies to pursue professional sports immediately following graduation..." December 17

  • MLB says it's willing to walk away from minors deal, but what would take its place?

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball is angry with Minor League Baseball for continuing to negotiate a new business agreement in public. The feud escalated Friday to the point that MLB threatened to walk away entirely from its decadeslong partnership with the minors' governing body. Was that a..." December 14

  • Sergio Romo Close To Deciding On Next Team

    MLB Trade Rumors "Veteran reliever Sergio Romo appears to be cruising towards his next deal. Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter) says there’s momentum towards an agreement, with a decision anticipated during the Winter Meetings. " December 06

  • SK Wyverns To Post Lefty Kwang-hyun Kim

    MLB Trade Rumors "The SK Wyverns of the Korea Baseball Organization will post left-hander Kwang-hyun Kim, according to Naver Sports (via Dan Kurtz of Kim has already made it known that he’d like to pursue a major league opportunity in 2020. Under the..." November 22

  • Report: Mariners sign first-base prospect Evan White to $24M deal

    Sportsnet "The Seattle Mariners have agreed to a six-year, $24-million contract with first-base prospect Evan White, according to MLB Pipeline’s Jim Callis. The contract is an unusual one, as ESPN’s Jeff Passan points out, because White played all of last season with..." November 22

  • Congress sends MLB a letter condemning the plan to eliminate minor league teams

    NBC Sports "Last month we learned that Major League Baseball is planning a radical reorganization of the minor leagues, that would involve eliminating over 40 minor league teams. Today over 100 members of Congress sent Major League Baseball and all of its clubs a letter urging them to rethink their..." November 19

  • Here’s everything that’s happening in the 2019-2020 Off-season

    NBC Sports "Rogers Hornsby’s most famous quote goes like this: “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” Rogers Hornsby, of course, died in 1963 and back then they didn’t..." November 02

  • MLB weighing opioid testing after Tyler Skaggs' death

    ESPN "Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have had initial conversations about randomly testing players for opioids following an autopsy report that showed oxycodone and fentanyl in the blood of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. While the discussions..." September 07

  • Differential in Total Home Runs From 2018 and 2019 Triple-A Seasons is Absurd

    12 Up "The insane rate of home runs is not a problem in just the Major League, it has also been an issue in Triple-A. Triple-A players were introduced to the baseballs being used at the MLB level this year, and you can see from the numbers the difference these baseballs made. Juiced..." September 03