Posted on February 17, 2013 by Daniel Marino
Dan Marino is trekking through each division in the major leagues and giving you one player he thinks is the: Rookie to Watch, Breakthrough Player, The Party’s Over, Non-Roster Invitee Most Likely to Stick, and Just Not Seeing it.
He has already given us his AL East Players to Watch. Now, in part two of six, he brings you the National League East: (more…)
Filed under: Digging Deep - Analysis | Tagged: Atlanta Braves, Bill Bray, Blake DeWitt, Bobby Parnell, Brandon Lyon, Christian Bethancourt, Daniel Murphy, Domonic Brown, Drew Storen, Eric O'Flaherty, Eury Perez, Frank Francisco, Gerald Laird, Jacob Turner, Jhonatan Solano, John Mayberry, Jonathan Pettibone, Jordan Schafer, Jordany Valdespin, Kyle Kendrick, Marlon Byrd, Matt Downs, Miami Marlins, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Rafael Soriano, Reese Havens, Ricky Nolasco, Sean Gilmartin, Travis d'Arnaud, Tyler Clippard, Washington Nationals, Wilmer Flores, Yuniesky Betancourt, Zach Duke, Zack Cox | 4 Comments »
Posted on July 31, 2012 by Jonathan C. Mitchell
Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Peter Gammons is reporting that the St. Louis Cardinals are shipping third base prospect Zack Cox to the Miami Marlins in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Edward Mujica. The Cardinals are adding Mujica in an effort to bolster their bullpen which boasts the second worst fWAR total at -0.2 and the third worst FIP and HR/9 rates in the Majors. (more…)
Filed under: Digging Deep - Analysis | Tagged: Edward Mujica, Miami Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Trades, Zack Cox | Leave a Comment »
Posted on March 7, 2012 by Jonathan C. Mitchell
The St. Louis Cardinals have one of the best systems in the game thanks to a scouting group that has nabbed a handful of late round gems in recent drafts and some top-shelf arms that compare with the best in the game.
Below are my top 16 prospects with 2012 opening day age, position, and comments on each player. Below the top 16 is a small list of additional notable names. Enjoy.
Filed under: On the Farm - Prospects | Tagged: 2012 Top Prospects, Adron Chambers, C.J. McElroy, Carlos Martinez, Carlos Matias, Charlie Tilson, Eduardo Sanchez, Joe Kelly, John Gast, Jordan Swagerty, Kolten Wong, Lance Lynn, Maikel Cleto, Matt Adams, Matt Carpenter, Oscar Taveras, Prospects, Ryan Jackson, Shelby Miller, St. Louis Cardinals, Trevor Rosenthal, Tyrell Jenkins, Zack Cox | 4 Comments »
Posted on February 20, 2012 by Michael Schwartze
I present to you my 2012 top 100 prospect list. I have ranked the players evaluating ceiling, how likely a player reaches that ceiling, risks that come with a player, experience, and all the other stuff along those lines. I hope to hear what you guys think whether it be in agreement or disagreement. Enjoy.
Filed under: On the Farm - Prospects | Tagged: 2012 Top Prospects, A.J. Cole, Aaron Sanchez, Addison Reed, Allen Webster, Anthony Gose, Anthony Rendon, Anthony Rizzo, Archie Bradley, Arodys Vizcaino, Billy Hamilton, Blake Swihart, Brad Peacock, Brett Jackson, Bryce Harper, Bubba Starling, Carlos Martinez, Casey Kelly, Chad Bettis, Chelsor Cuthbert, Christian Yelich, Cory Spangenberg, Daniel Norris, Danny Hultzen, Dellin Betances, Devin Mesoraco, Drew Pomeranz, Dylan Bundy, Eddie Rosario, Enny Romero, Francisco Lindor, Garin Cecchini, Gary Brown, Gary Sanchez, George Springer, Gerrit Cole, Hak-Ju Lee, Jacob Turner, Jake Marisnick, Jake Odorizzi, James Paxton, Jameson Taillon, Jarred Cosart, Jarrod Parker, Javier Baez, Jean Segura, Jed Bradley, Jedd Gyorko, Jesus Montero, Joe Ross, John Lamb, Jonathan Schoop, Jonathan Singleton, Jonathan Villar, Jorge Alfaro, Jose Campos, Josh Bell, Julio Teheran, Jurickson Profar, Justin Nicolino, Leonys Martin, Manny Banuelos, Manny Machado, Martin Perez, Mason Williams, Matt Harvey, Matt Moore, Matt Szczur, Michael Choice, Miguel Sano, Mike Montgomery, Mike Olt, Mike Trout, Nick Castellanos, Nick Franklin, Noah Syndergaard, Nolan Arenado, Oscar Taveras, Prospects, Randall Delgado, Robbie Erlin, Rymer Liriano, Shelby Miller, Sonny Gray, Starling Marte, Taijuan Walker, Taylor Guerrieri, Taylor Jungmann, Travis d'Arnaud, Trevor Bauer, Trevor May, Tyler Skaggs, Wil Myers, Wilin Rosario, Will Middlebrooks, Wily Peralta, Xander Bogaerts, Yasmani Grandal, Yonder Alonso, Zach Lee, Zack Cox, Zack Wheeler | 17 Comments »
Posted on January 6, 2012 by Michael Schwartze
It is obvious that the Athletics are in a rebuilding process. They have dealt Trevor Cahill, Gio Gonzalez, and Andrew Bailey this offseason for prospects in return. In an article I wrote the other week, I took a look at the Athletics potential future rotation with all the pieces in the organization. There are many top prospects and young pitchers that could make for one of the best rotations in the league. Well a handful of these guys are close to the big leagues and once ready, it could make for quite the logjam in the rotation. In the article I mentioned above I also took a shot at projecting the A’s opening day rotation which is as follows:
1. Brandon McCarthy
2. Guillermo Moscoso
3. Dallas Braden
4. Brad Peacock
5. Tom Milone
That rotation is solid looking but there are still a lot of guys that are very close to being major league ready; Jarrod Parker, Tyson Ross, and Sonny Gray. Brett Anderson should also be back in the rotation by the middle of the season. Well with those guys knocking at the door, some space may need to be cleared in the rotation. The perfect opportunity for that: The Trade Deadline.
Filed under: Digging Deep - Analysis | Tagged: Adeiny Hechavarria, Albert Pujols, Andrew Bailey, Brad Peacock, Brandon McCarthy, Brett Anderson, Chris Carter, Collin Cowgill, Dallas Braden, David Freese, Derek Norris, Gabriel Rosa, Gio Gonzalez, Grant Green, Guillermo Moscoso, Jarrod Parker, Josh Reddick, Juan Francisco, Mat Latos, Michael Choice, Michael Taylor, Oakland A's, Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun, Scott Rolen, Sonny Gray, Tom Milone, Trevor Cahill, Tyson Ross, Zack Cox, Zack Cozart | 2 Comments »