Category Archives: New York-Penn League

Hot Rods get five top-30 Rays prospects to start season

Five players ranked among the top 30 Tampa Bay Rays prospects (according to Baseball America) are starting the season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods, including all three starting outfielders. In fact, Baseball America ranks all three of those outfielders … Continue reading

Posted in Appalachian League, Augusta GreenJackets, Bowling Green Hot Rods, Kane County Cougars, Midwest League, New York-Penn League, Princeton Rays, South Atlantic League | Leave a comment

Power pitcher Whitley among Astros prospects assigned to QC

Five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Astros prospects are assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits, including Houston’s top 2016 draft pick. Forrest Whitley (No. 6), a 6-foot-7 power pitcher drafted 17th overall last year, is … Continue reading

Posted in Midwest League, New York-Penn League, Quad Cities River Bandits, Tri-City ValleyCats | Leave a comment

Chalmers headlines A’s assignments to Beloit

Right-handed pitcher Dakota Chalmers is the top Oakland Athletics prospect assigned to the Beloit Snappers for the start of the 2017 season. Chalmers, a third-round draft pick out of high school in 2015, is ranked No. 16 among A’s prospects, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 All-Star Game, Beloit Snappers, Madison Mallards, Midwest League, New York-Penn League, Northwoods League, Vermont Lake Monsters | Leave a comment

Former No. 1 pick Aiken highlights Captains roster

The Lake County Captains will start the season with six players ranked by Baseball America among the Cleveland Indians’ top 30 prospects. The most notable of them is two-time first-round draft pick, LHP Brady Aiken (No. 4). He was drafted … Continue reading

Posted in Cedar Rapids Kernels, Lake County Captains, Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Midwest League, New York-Penn League | Leave a comment

Whitecaps roster includes six top-30 Tigers prospects

Six players ranked among the top 30 Detroit Tigers prospects (according to Baseball America) will start the season with the West Michigan Whitecaps. Five of those prospects are pitchers: RHP Kyle Funkhouser (No. 5), LHP Austin Sodders (No. 16), RHP Bryan Garcia (No. … Continue reading

Posted in Connecticut Tigers, Midwest League, New York-Penn League, West Michigan Whitecaps | Leave a comment