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BUXTON OUT OF AFL WITH FINGER INJURY

BUXTON OUT OF AFL WITH FINGER INJURY

OF Byron Buxton had his Arizona Fall League stint come to an end Monday night when he dislocated the middle finger on his glove hand diving for a ball. Buxton was selected by the Twins with the second overall pick of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and is ranked as the top prospect in all of baseball […]

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TEAMS

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TEAMS

With the MLB playoffs in full swing right now, and as entertaining as anyone could have hoped, the launch of the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday will surely fly under the radar. But many of the elite minor league prospects will be playing in the desert for the next six weeks as the AFL provides a place […]

PRELIMINARY AFL ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

PRELIMINARY AFL ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

The rosters for the six Arizona Fall League clubs have been announced, headlined by high-profile prospects Byron Buxton and Addison Russell. The AFL runs October 7th through November 15th and will showcase many of the top prospects from each major league club. MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo has a story on the roster announcements HERE. The AFL’s […]

AFL SHOWCASES TALENT IN FALL STARS GAME

AFL SHOWCASES TALENT IN FALL STARS GAME

The Arizona Fall League has its annual all-star contest on Saturday and the talent on display will rank with the best of any of the previous seven Fall Stars games to date. 3B Kris Bryant (Cubs), OF Byron Buxton (Twins) OF Delino DeShields (Astros), SS Addison Russell (A’s),  and C Austin Hedges (Padres) are among the highly-rated […]

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE OPENS TODAY

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE OPENS TODAY

The Arizona Fall League begins another season today with some of the best minor league talent seeing action against each other, including Baseball America’s 2013 Minor League Player of the Year Byron Buxton. The Twins’ OF prospect is one of many talented minor leaguers that will get extra work this fall in the AFL. MLB.com’s […]

AFL ROSTERS FILLING UP

AFL ROSTERS FILLING UP

Earlier this week, MLB teams announced many of the players they will be sending to the Arizona Fall League and, as expected, there were some big names on the list. Minnesota’s super-prospect OF Byron Buxton will be headed to the desert for some extra work as well as A’s top prospect SS Addison Russell and Cubs 3B […]

2012 TOP 3 DRAFT PICKS IN THE MINORS

2012 TOP 3 DRAFT PICKS IN THE MINORS

Here’s a quick look at the top three picks from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and how they did in their minor league assignments. These are small sample sizes with most of the numbers coming in short season leagues, but it is a first indicator as to how they adjusted to the pro game. 1. […]

TOP 10 DRAFT PICKS UPDATE

TOP 10 DRAFT PICKS UPDATE

Nine days after the First-Year Player Draft, and one month out from the July 13th signing deadline, only four of the top 10 selections have signed with their clubs. Houston at #1 (Carlos Correa), Minnesota at #2 (Byron Buxton), Kansas City at #5 (Kyle Zimmer) and Colorado at #10 (David Dahl) have all reached deals. Still unsigned: […]

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

The Houston Astros went against the pre-draft speculation in picking SS Carlos Correa of Puerto Rico with the top overall pick of the 2012 First Year Player Draft. Houston took Correa rather than college pitcher Mark Appel or high school outfielder Byron Buxton. Much debate centered on whether the Astros would get more immediate help in Appel […]

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