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D-BACKS TO FIRST-ROUND PICKS – “MEH..”

D-BACKS TO FIRST-ROUND PICKS – “MEH..”

In the last couple of years the Arizona Diamondbacks have had a makeover done with their leadership and that makeover is filtering down to the field in a big way. With a team of Tony LaRussa (Chief Baseball Officer), Dave Stewart (Senior VP and GM) and DeJon Watson (Senior VP, Baseball Ops) coming together, the […]

RULE 5 PROTECTION DAY

RULE 5 PROTECTION DAY

November 20th was the deadline to place Rule 5 Draft eligible players on the 40-man roster or risk losing them. Rule 5 deals with players who have either four or five years with a club but haven’t been placed on the 40-man. At this point, clubs must protect them by placing them on the 40-man […]

THREE QUALIFYING OFFERS ACCEPTED

THREE QUALIFYING OFFERS ACCEPTED

There were a record 20 Qualifying Offers extended this season and, not one, but three players accepted.

QUALIFYING OFFERS

QUALIFYING OFFERS

It’s the time of the year again when clubs need to make a Qualifying Offer or not to their pending free agents and the list of players who received a QO is out.

ATHLETICS’ NUNEZ SWINGING IT IN THE DESERT

ATHLETICS’ NUNEZ SWINGING IT IN THE DESERT

3B Renato Nunez is off to a hot start in the Arizona Fall League with four longballs in 11 games and a line of .304/.347/.609 for the Mesa Solar Sox.

DODGERS/MATTINGLY ARE NOW ON THE CLOCK

DODGERS/MATTINGLY ARE NOW ON THE CLOCK

(Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) With the LA Dodgers’ ouster from the postseason party this week, the organization now faces one of the more interesting offseasons that any team will be confronted with.

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE STARTS TUE, OCT 13

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE STARTS TUE, OCT 13

While the eyes of the baseball world are focused on MLB’s postseason, prospect watchers have another set of games on their minds when the Arizona Fall League kicks off on Tuesday. The AFL is where major league clubs send some of their best prospects to play with and against one another for most of October […]

DIVISION SERIES ROSTERS

DIVISION SERIES ROSTERS

Links to the Division Series rosters are provided below from various media outlets. The WildCard winners were able to make changes for the Division Series, while the other teams are now set:

PLAYOFF ROSTER ELIGIBILITY

PLAYOFF ROSTER ELIGIBILITY

On July 31st, the non-waiver trade deadline came and went and then on September 1st, active rosters expanded from 25 to 40. So, who is on the post-season roster for clubs making the playoffs?

COREY SEAGER MAKES SEAMLESS TRANSITION TO MLB

COREY SEAGER MAKES SEAMLESS TRANSITION TO MLB

The LA Dodgers’ prized shortstop prospect Corey Seager has not missed a beat since being called up to the big leagues and making his debut September 3rd. After seven games, Seager has a batting line of .360/.429/.520 with four doubles and four RBI.