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Here is MLB’s No. 1 prospect at each position

January 25, 2023

MLB Pipeline has put out its lists of the top 10 prospects at each position leading up to Thursday night’s reveal of the 2023 Top 100 Prospects list on MLB Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 PT. As we await the Top 100, here is the No. 1 prospect at each

Dana Brown named Astros GM: 'He's the perfect fit'

39 minutes ago

HOUSTON -- Astros owner Jim Crane said his club went through a “pretty vigorous” interview process in trying to find its new general manager, and ultimately turned to Dana Brown, who Crane said was analytics-savvy, a great talent evaluator, seasoned at player development and is, like himself, a former college

Every team's projected top player for '23

@_dadler
January 25, 2023

Every team has a star worth watching this year. But who will those top players be? Let's take a look at the Steamer projections on FanGraphs to find each team's No. 1 player for the upcoming season. Here's the top projected player for all 30 teams in 2023 by Wins

Top 100 prospects list revealed tonight on MLB Network (7 ET)

@JoshJacksonMiLB
10:30 AM EST

With the action of the 2022 season a few months in the rearview mirror and not quite a month to go before Spring Training games get underway, the reveal of MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects list for 2023 is imminent. Watch MLB Network's Greg Amsinger and Steve Phillips count down

O's-A's trade: Southpaw Cole Irvin heads to Baltimore

@JakeDRill
4:38 PM EST

The Orioles spent nearly two months exploring all avenues for acquiring another experienced starting pitcher. On Thursday, they pulled off a trade to land a reliable one. Baltimore received left-hander Cole Irvin in a deal with Oakland, adding a quality starter who should slot into its five-man rotation to open

Tigers have Minors deal with former Gold Glove winner Hernández (report)

January 25, 2023

DETROIT -- The Tigers added veteran depth to their infield by agreeing to terms with César Hernández on a Minor League contract with a non-roster invite to Spring Training, MLB Network insider Jon Heyman first reported Wednesday. The Tigers have not made the agreement official. Hernández has spent parts of

Higashioka to receive Thurman Munson Award

10:45 AM EST

NEW YORK -- Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka has been announced among the honorees for the 43rd annual Thurman Munson Awards dinner, which recognizes success and inspiration on the fields of play as well as community spirit off the field. Also selected to receive Munson Awards are Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo,

Top outfield prospects, ranked 1-10

January 25, 2023

MLB Pipeline will reveal its 2023 Top 100 Prospects list at 7 p.m. ET tomorrow with a one-hour show on MLB Network and MLB.com. Leading up to the release of the Top 100, we'll examine baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. We saved our most exciting Top 10 positional

Cubs add backstop depth, sign Luis Torrens to Minors deal

11:19 AM EST

This page will be updated throughout the offseason as the Cubs prepare their roster for 2023.

What the future looks like for Jack Leiter

January 25, 2023

We're excited to reveal MLB Pipeline's 2023 Top 100 Prospects list today at 7 p.m. ET in a one-hour special on MLB Network and MLB.com. We'll have all the scouting reports online and a deluge of related content over the next several days. Now it's on to the organizational Top

Shim realizes first part of dream as prospect signs with Bucs

@justdelossantos
2:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH -- Snow intermittently descended upon PNC Park as Jun-Seok Shim, the headliner of the Pirates’ international class, nestled into a seat inside the stadium’s press conference room. His family occupied the front row. Every camera pointed in his direction. It was a day that the 18-year-old right-hander from South

Why Cruz and the Padres are a perfect match

January 25, 2023

This story was excerpted from AJ Cassavell’s Padres Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

BFFs? Judge, Rizzo forming bond as Yankees

11:18 AM EST

This story was excerpted from Bryan Hoch’s Yankees Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

7 White Sox top prospects receive NRIs to Spring Training

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CHICAGO -- Colson Montgomery, the No. 1 White Sox prospect per MLB Pipeline, and Billy Hamilton, a veteran who strongly resonated with the fan base from a bench role in 2021, were two of the 26 players extended non-roster invites to 2023 Spring Training. The team agreed to terms on

Rumors: Who's in play for former batting champ?

LATEST FREE AGENT & TRADE RUMORS
January 24, 2023

We're keeping track of all the latest free agent and trade rumors.

Here are the Brewers' 2023 non-roster invitees so far

42 minutes ago

The following players have signed Minor League contracts with the Brewers that include invitations to Major League Spring Training camp, or have been invited to big-league camp from within the system:

Spring roommates Soroka, Anderson to compete for rotation job

12:07 PM EST

This story was excerpted from Mark Bowman's Braves Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Here's how McCutchen chose his iconic No. 22

@justdelossantos
1:04 PM EST

This story was excerpted from Justice delos Santos’ Pirates Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Class is now in session at Rangers University

@kennlandry
4:14 PM EST

ARLINGTON -- On Thursday, the Rangers announced a newly formed partnership with Abilene Christian University to develop a unique program for players and staff to shape educational content and earn college credit toward both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. RangersU Powered by ACU, as it’s been called within the organization, was

Explore Eugene's PK Park 

11:00 AM EST

Welcome to Eugene's PK Park, where Giants play before they're fully grown. The hometown Emeralds share their stadium with the Ducks, an amiable bear and a perhaps not-so-amiable sasquatch.

Try not to smile as Tito reunites with stolen scooter

@MandyBell02
January 25, 2023

CLEVELAND -- Guardians manager Terry Francona couldn’t have had a bigger smile on his face Wednesday afternoon. Francona’s mode of transportation in Cleveland is his scooter, which he refers to as “the hog.” He’s often spotted motoring downtown before and after games during the season as he navigates from his

Rays sign lefty Springs to 4-year extension

January 25, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG -- Not long after officially signing a four-year, $31 million contract extension with the Rays that could pay him up to $65.75 million over the next five seasons, Jeffrey Springs had trouble putting the moment into perspective. “Honestly, I don't even know if it's fully sank in quite

A's acquire Baltimore's No. 16 prospect for Irvin

3:47 PM EST

OAKLAND -- The Oakland A’s traded left-handed pitcher Cole Irvin and Minor League right-handed pitcher Kyle Virbitsky to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league infielder Darell Hernaiz, the club announced today. Irvin went 9-13 with a 3.98 ERA and .709 opponents OPS in 30 starts in his second season with

Air Force service helps rookie umps aim high

First-year full-timers Nick Mahrley, Shane Livensparger share military background
@paul_casellaMLB
January 25, 2023

When Nick Mahrley and Shane Livensparger take the field for their respective Opening Day assignments, the duo will share a personal connection that goes well beyond being members of the largest rookie class of MLB umpires since 1999. Not only have Mahrley and Livensparger grinded through the Minor Leagues over