Instructional league reports

October 12th, 2016

With instructional leagues underway in Florida and Arizona, MLB Pipeline takes a team-by-team look at the top storylines and prospects at each club's camp.

Angels

Second-round Draft pick Brandon Marsh is seeing his first action as an Angel, and he's joined at instructs by fourth- and sixth-round picks Chris Rodriguez and Cole Duensing as well as Ranyelmy Alberto, who's transitioning to becoming a pitcher. More »

Astros

Several of Houston's top outfield prospects (Kyle Tucker, Daz Cameron, Gilberto Celestino, Ronnie Dawson, Stephen Wrenn and Myles Straw) are on display, as is 2016 first-rounder Forrest Whitley and some strong arms from the Dominican: More »

Braves

Three members of the Rome Braves' vaunted rotation, 16-year-old Venezuelan phenom Kevin Maitan and top pitching prospects and Lucas Sims are at Braves instructs. More »

Brewers

Milwaukee's star-studded instructional league roster features 13 of the Brewers' Top 30 prospects, including Phil Bickford and Cody Ponce, along with 2016 draftees Lucas Erceg and Corey Ray. More »

Cardinals

St. Louis' most recent top Draft picks were on display as first-rounders Delvin Perez (2016) and Nick Plummer (2015) took part in instructs. They were joined by young arms Junior Fernandez and Sandy Alcantara. More »

D-backs

Young catchers Andy Yerzy and Ryan January join Yoan Lopez and Wesley Rodriguez, both of whom are on their owns roads to getting on track. More »

Mariners

After a great year across their Minor League system, Seattle will be hosting mini-camps instead of a traditional Arizona instructional league squad. Former first-rounders D.J. Peterson and Alex Jackson will look to get back on track while promising pitchers and 2016 Draftees continue to improve. More »

Marlins

At Miami Marlins instructs, 2016 Draft picks -- led by Braxton Garrett -- are putting in work, Jordan Holloway is trying to get back on track and Justin Twine is looking to build off his successful position switch. More »

Orioles

The O's instructs features a trio of impressive arms from the 2016 Draft, with Cody Sedlock, Keegan Akin and Matthias Dietz all working on their game. Branden Kline is working to recover from injury, while slugger Ryan Mouncastle has impressed. More »

Padres

The Padres' top three pitching prospects (, Cal Quantrill and Adrian Morejon) are getting work in at San Diego's instructional league, and several of the team's top young players are set to play in the inaugural Padres Futures Game. More »

Phillies

A pair of impressive young outfielders (including 2016 No. 1 overall Draft pick Mickey Moniak), a southpaw who starred in the Junior College World Series and a strong crop of international players. More »

Pirates

The Pirates' instructs squad is loaded with pitching, including fresh faces both from trades and the 2016 Draft. , Jake Brentz and Pedro Vasquez were acquired this past summer while hurlers such as Travis MacGregor, Braeden Ogle and Max Kranick were selected in June. More »

Rays

Josh Lowe could shine the brightest in Tampa Bay's instructional league, but he will be joined by projectable arms Austin Franklin and Easton McGee as well as Dominican teenager Adrian Rondon. More »

Reds

Big-money Cuban signings Alfredo Rodriguez and Vladimir Gutierrez are seeing their first action in the U.S. and are joined by 2016 Draft pick Taylor Trammell and and Max Wotell, who was sent from the New York Mets to Cincy in the deal. More »

Rockies

The Rockies' instructional league, which features top prospects Forrest Wall, Riley Pint, and Tyler Nevin, operates a bit differently than those of other organizations. More »

Royals

Catcher Chase Vallot and 18-year-old outfielders Seuly Matias and Khalil Lee join advanced pitching prospects such as Nolan Watson and . More »

Tigers

A pair of former prep pitchers headline Detroit's instructs, as Matt Manning and Beau Burrows are looking to add some polish. Joining them is Jose Azocar, who is building off of a strong season. More »

Twins

Minnesota's instructional league includes 2016 Draft picks Akil Baddoo and Ben Rortvedt, a 17-year-old Dominican shortstop and an infielder converting to catcher. More »

White Sox

At Chicago White Sox instructional league, second-rounder Alec Hansen is among 21 different 2016 Draft picks on hand, Jace Fry is returning to the mound and Corey Zangari is seeking consistency. More »

Yankees

At instructs, the Yankees are getting a good look at 2016 trade acquisitions, including top prospects , and . Joining them are 2016 draftees Blake Rutherford and Donny Sands.More »