Stowers tours 'beautiful' Camden Yards
BALTIMORE -- The bleached blond hair stuck out from his cap, standing out against the brick backdrop of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Orioles hope to see it in black and orange a whole lot more going forward. The locks belong to Kyle Stowers, the Orioles' Competitive Balance Round...
NCAA champs, runners-up headline 2020 MLB4
The second edition of the MLB4 tournament will feature both the reigning College World Series champion and the runner-up, Major League Baseball announced on Monday. The showcase, which pits four of the best programs in the nation to celebrate the traditional opening weekend of the college baseball season, will take...
Top prospects Salas, Lewis, Misner visit Miami
MIAMI -- Miguel Rojas was seeing double on Saturday afternoon at Marlins Park, as two of the Marlins’ top international signings took the field wearing his No. 19. Jose Salas Jr. from Venezuela and Ian Lewis from the Bahamas each wore No. 19, reflecting the year of their international signing...
Bleday, Marlins' top Draft pick, signs deal
MIAMI -- Freshly clean-shaven, JJ Bleday spent his first day of professional baseball officially signing with the Marlins and then going through batting practice with the Major League club. The No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft, Bleday showed a glimpse of his huge upside as a power...
Draft signing deadline: Who signed, who didn't?
This was the quietest Draft signing deadline day ever. Only four players in the first 10 rounds remained unsigned headed into Friday, and the two prominent picks -- first-rounder J.J. Bleday and supplemental first-rounder Kameron Misner -- both signed with the Marlins. It was a sharp contrast to the last...
Futures check out Hall of Fame
Future MLB prospects Jo Adell, Wander Franco, Royce Lewis and Nolan Jones tour the Rock and Roll HOF in Cleveland and try out instruments
Prospect Pipeline reception
Participants in the Prospect Development Pipeline talk about being named to the All-Star Game and give their thoughts on the program
Howard on playing in Cleveland
Ed Howard talks about his dreams of making a big league team and playing a game in a Major League stadium during All-Star Weekend
Ed Howard on championship game
Ed Howard talks about the PDP championship game ending in a tie and his performance at the plate
Jeter talks to prospects
Derek Jeter stops by to answer questions from players in the Prospect Development Pipeline and talks about the program's importance
Source: Marlins have deal with top pick Bleday
MIAMI -- The Marlins have reached agreement with Vanderbilt outfielder JJ Bleday, the No. 4 overall selection in the 2019 MLB Draft, according to a source. His bonus will be $6,670,000, $6,000 over the slot value, MLB.com's Jim Callis reported. Negotiations also are progressing with Missouri outfielder Kameron Misner, the...
Draft signing deadline is at 5 ET: Here's who's left
Though four of the top 36 picks in the 2018 Draft failed to sign pro contacts, little drama is expected with this year's crop as the signing deadline approaches this afternoon....
A 16-year-old named Blaze won the HS HR Derby
CLEVELAND -- The prize for the Major League winner of Monday’s night’s T-Mobile Home Run Derby was $1 million. The award for being the top two in Sunday’s High School Home Run Derby was a chance to compete in the final round during Monday night’s home run party in front...
Marlins encouraged with Bleday, Misner talks
ATLANTA -- The Marlins on Friday announced the signings of four 2019 Draft picks: right-hander Bryan Hoeing (seventh round), two players from Vanderbilt’s national championship team -- left-hander Zach King (13th round) and infielder Julian Infante (36th round) -- and catcher Dustin Skelton (18th round) from Mississippi State University. Still...
Dodgers, 1st-round pick Busch agree (source)
LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers agreed to a deal with their second first-round pick of the 2019 Draft, second baseman Michael Busch of the University of North Carolina, for a bonus of $2,312,000 on Thursday night, a source told MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis. The bonus was the full slot value...
Swilling on what he's learned
Carson Swilling talks about some of the things he's learned and his overall experience playing at the Prospect Development Pipeline
Crews on time in PDP League
Dylan Crews talks about going 2-for-3 in his most recent game, his experience in the PDP League and his plans for the rest of the summer
Brown on experience in PDP League
Cam Brown talks about his time in the Player Development Pipeline League and describes how his game has improved from the experience
Inbox: M's Rodriguez or D-backs' Robinson?
This week’s MLB Pipeline Inbox comes to you from Bradenton, Fla., site of the inaugural Prospect Development Pipeline League. It’s been great getting a longer look at the top high school talent for the 2020 Draft. The good news is you’ll be able to see them, too. A total of...
Inaugural PDP League title game ends in tie
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Team Larkin and Team Howard came to the field on Thursday at IMG Academy ready to battle it out for the right to be known as the inaugural Prospect Development Pipeline League champions. While no one walked away a loser, there wasn’t a winner, either, as the...
Rangers sign top Draft picks Jung, Wendzel
ARLINGTON -- A dream came true for two college third basemen on Wednesday when the Rangers officially announced the signings of their top two picks from last month’s MLB Draft. The Rangers reached an agreement on a $4.4 million bonus with Josh Jung of Texas Tech, who was the eighth...
Vaughn flourishing, could be promoted soon
CHICAGO -- Those fans in Arizona who want to get a look at Andrew Vaughn, the White Sox top pick and third selection overall in the 2019 Draft, might have only have a couple days to do so. “We do plan on moving him in a couple of days,” said...
PDP League title game features prime-time talent
BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Prospect Development Pipeline’s primary focus, as its name suggests, is to help high school players improve over the time they are together, working with former big leaguers and coaches. There are, of course, goals in play, from evaluating players for potential inclusion on USA Baseball’s 18...
Wolverines ace: 'Super-exciting' to join Rockies
DENVER -- Righty Karl Kauffmann, who led the University of Michigan to the College World Series final before Vanderbilt took the title, said he did not know the Rockies were zeroing in on him and would take him 77th overall in this year's MLB Draft. But there was a connection...
No curve, no problem: Pitching newbie deals at PDP
BRADENTON, Fla. -- For the entirety of his time in the Prospect Development Pipeline League, Carson Swilling (Smith Station, Ala.) has looked very comfortable on the mound. He’s so in command, in fact, it would be impossible to know that he’s a relative newcomer to pitching....
Jeter fields range of questions at PDP League
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Throughout the inaugural season of Major League Baseball’s Prospect Development Pipeline League, the team captains -- former Major League greats -- have come to IMG Academy to talk to all 80 players in attendance and spend time with them during games. The fourth and final captain to...
Brown draws crowd of scouts with 3 strong frames
BRADENTON, Fla. – With rain in the forecast later in the day, the organizers of the Prospect Development Pipeline League decided it would be prudent to move the afternoon game to an adjacent field to be played at the same time as the already-scheduled 10 a.m. game on Saturday. That...
Mets sign high-ceiling draftee Matthew Allan
NEW YORK -- All along, the Mets felt confident that they could sign high school pitcher Matthew Allan, a first-round talent that fell to them in the third round in the 2019 MLB Draft. But until Allan passed his physical and put pen to paper on Friday, doubt lingered. Friday,...
Allan on signing with the Mets
Mets 2019 third-round Draft pick Matthew Allan discusses why he feels that signing with the team was a good decision
Keith on playing in PDP League
Colt Keith talks about learning from former players like Chipper Jones an Barry Larkin in the PDP League and how his game has improved
Savino on learning new pitches
Nate Savino talks about the Prospect Development Pipeline and his mindset with learning new pitches from Major League greats
Savino on PDP, competition
Nate Savino discusses the Prospect Development Pipeline and the competition all of the players are experiencing during the game
Abel on road to Prospect Pipeline
Mick Abel talks about the road he's taken to get to the Prospect Development Pipeline
Romo on Prospect Pipeline
Drew Romo talks about participating in the Prospect Development Pipeline and how it benefits the players involved
Witt on playing in PDP
Tanner Witt discusses his experience at the Prospect Development Pipeline in Tampa and how exciting it is to play on a big-league field
Bradfield on using his speed
Enrique Bradfield talks about his experience in the PDP League and how he uses his speed to impact the game
Phils sign Stott
Phillies first-round Draft selection Bryson Stott shares his excitement for signing with the club
Henderson joins Orioles' booth
Gunnar Henderson joins the Orioles' booth to discuss his signing and the batting practice that he took today
Adley Rutschman, C
Bobby Witt Jr., SS
Andrew Vaughn, 1B
JJ Bleday, RF
Riley Greene, RF
CJ Abrams, SS
Nick Lodolo, P
Josh Lung, 3B
Shea Langeliers, C
Hunter Bishop, OF
Alek Manoah, P
Brett Baty, 3B
Keoni Cavaco, SS
Bryson Stott, SS
Will Wilson, SS
Corbin Carroll, OF
Jackson Rutledge, P
Quinn Priester, P
Zack Thompson, P
George Kirby, P
Braden Shewmake, SS
Greg Jones, SS
Michael Toglia, 1B
Daniel Espino, P
Kody Hoese, 3B
Blake Walston, P
Ryan Jensen, P
Ethan Small, P
Anthony Volpe, 2B
Michael Busch, 2B
Korey Lee, C