The long-time prospect receives his break courtesy of a Starling Marte injury.
Even smart teams can get stubborn.
Craig doesn’t like being wrong, but he doesn’t mind owning up to it about the Pirates outfielder.
Headfirst slides are under fire (perhaps for good reason), but they aren’t without their virtues.
A look at the players who could outperform their PECOTA projections when it comes to crossing the plate.
Notes on prospects, big leaguers, and former big leaguers playing abroad.
Starling Marte makes Bobby Parnell throw 13 pitches.
Can Pittsburgh make Starling Marte more selective without hurting him in other areas?
Will putting Starling Marte at the top of Pittsburgh’s order pay off?
Which Dominican Winter League prospects should we expect to see making major contributions to big-league clubs next season?
Notes from around the Caribbean Winter Leagues.
Notes from the Dominican Winter League, Venezuelan Winter League, and Puerto Rico Baseball League.
Jason Martinez of MLBDepthCharts makes his Minor League Update debut …
Part two of a roundtable discussion about how action in the NL Central will shake out in 2012.