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Japan’s starter Shohei Otani pitches against South Korea during the first inning of their semifinal game at the Premier12 world baseball tournament at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)

Ohtani Making Noise in Two-Way Player Debate - And an MLB Team Will Listen (Part One)

Shohei Ohtani is lighting up the NPB with his bat, while continuing to dominate on the mound this year.

Renato Nunez - Oakland Athletics 2016 spring training (Bill Mitchell)

Les Debutantes: MLB Debuts for the Week Ending September 19th

Two of the top power bats in the Oakland farm system made their debuts with the big club last week, while Rio Ruiz (3B, Braves) made his official debut without making an appearance in the game.

A.J. Puk - 2016 AZL Athletics (Bill Mitchell)

Here's My 2016 NY-Penn League All-Star Team

It’s not a full-season sample size, but I saw eighteen games of NY-Penn League action this year. Here are the prospects who stood out.

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Eight Prospects Ready to Break out in 2017

Nick J. Faleris and Dave DeFreitas take a look at eight prospects who could make big jumps next year, including the Padres 2016 first-rounder Cal Quantrill (pictured).

Recent Reports

Shohei Ohtani

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Dates Seen: Multiple, from 2012-16
Affiliate: Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters - NPB Japan
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Jae-Gyun Hwang

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Dates Seen: 6/23, 6/25, 6/30, 7/8, 7/14
Affiliate: Lotte Giants (KBO)
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Jared James

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Dates Seen: 7/22, 7/23, 7/24
Affiliate: Rome Braves
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Brett Cumberland

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Dates Seen: 7/21, 7/22, 7/23
Affiliate: Danville Braves
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Recent Prospect Videos

Richard Bleier

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Affiliate: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
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Sandy Baez

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Affiliate: West Michigan WhiteCaps
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Jon Harris

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Affiliate: Dunedin Blue Jays
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Jairo Labourt

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Affiliate: Lakeland Flying Tigers
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