Just six players made their MLB debuts last week, including Victor Arano (RHP, Phillies), Willie Calhoun (2B/LF, Rangers) and Tomas Nido (C, Mets).
Top prospects Victor Robles (CF, Nationals) and J.P. Crawford (SS, Phillies) are among this week’s truckload of 16 major league debuts.
Justus Sheffield (LHP, Yankees), Jose Mesa (RHP, Yankees), Cole Irvin (LHP, Phillies), Jacob Waguespack (RHP, Phillies), and Tyler Cyr, (RHP, Giants) are profiled this week.
A.J. Reed (1B, Astros), Mitch Keller (RHP, Pirates) and Jared Young (2B, Cubs) highlight our looks from the last week of the minor league season.
The seventh-rounder has been the surprise of the 2017 MLB Draft for the A’s, throwing 38 1/3 innings in the NY-Penn League without allowing a run, and surrendering just 15 hits – all without a big fastball.
In Episode 24, Emily Waldon and Jared Wyllys join Nick J. Faleris and share their thoughts on the 2017 Minor League season, their favorite players of 2017, and a couple of names to watch for in 2018.
In Episode 23 of Defensive Indifference, Nick Faleris and Dave DeFreitas discuss their selections for Prospects of the Year.