Yu Darvish flirts with perfection again and Aroldis Chapman returns, plus more from a busy weekend and preview for Monday.
You might want to let someone else gamble on these players in your fantasy drafts and auctions this spring.
Mike runs down the worst player pitfalls owners may have encountered in the past spring’s drafts and auctions.
The return of Jeremy Bonderman, the return of Mark Teixeira, the outrighting of Ricky Romero, and more.
Each playoff team has injuries to deal with.
Albert Pujols says he’s not worried about his homerless streak because “home runs come in bunches.” But is there any truth to the cliche?
Umpires shouldn’t settle for “close enough” when it comes to perfection.
James Loney hasn’t exactly set Hollywood ablaze with his hitting prowess; can he still cash in on his mediocrity?
The PCL is famous for its pinball scores but there are other, better reasons to pay attention to it this year.
Part two of our look at the top 40 prospects.
As mentioned in yesterday’s Daily Prospectus, one of the best perks of an Arizona Fall League trip is seeing the players up close. Watching a Josh Karp curve fall off the table or seeing Chip Ambres staying back long enough to drive the ball enhances a fan’s enjoyment of the game immensely.
With that in mind, here are a few player observations from my recent trip to Arizona.
Mark Teixeira’s for real. OK, you probably didn’t me to tell you that. The Rangers’ superstar third base prospect has terrorized pitchers every step of his amateur and pro careers.
But did you know Adam Morrissey has one of the quickest swings you’ll ever see? That Kevin Cash’s defense may be even better than you’ve heard? That Luke Hudson could help push the Reds to the top of the NL Central in 2003? You would if you headed out to Phoenix for the Arizona Fall League season.