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Dakota Mekkes, RHP, Cubs, Chicago Cubs Prospects

Cubs’ Dakota Mekkes used unique delivery to impress in first full season

Splitting time between Class A South Bend and High A Myrtle Beach, the Cubs’ 2016 10th-rounder relied on a deceptive arm action and deep release point to keep hitters off balance this year. The results were impressive.

Christian Villanueva, Padres, San Diego Padres Prospects

The Debutantes Ball: MLB debuts for the week ending September 25

Lefty Tanner Scott (Orioles), righty Keury Mella (Reds) and third baseman Christian Villanueva (Padres) debuted last week, bumping the total to 261 MLB debuts this season.

J.P. Crawford, SS, Phillies, Phillies Prospects

The Debutantes Ball: MLB debuts for the week ending September 11

Top prospects Victor Robles (CF, Nationals) and J.P. Crawford (SS, Phillies) are among this week’s truckload of 16 major league debuts.

Tyler Cyr, Ginats, Giants Prospects, San Francisco Giants Prospecrts

2080 Prospect Spotlights (09/09 edition)

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.

Recent Podcasts

Defensive Indifference: Ep. 25 — Otani and NPB with John Gibson

In Episode 25 Dave DeFreitas and Nick Faleris welcome John E. Gibson (Japan Baseball Weekly Podcast) to the show for a deep dive on Shohei Otani and to discuss several other NPB names to know.

Defensive Indifference: Ep. 24 — Waldon and Wyllys

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.

Recent Prospect Videos

Tyler Beede

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Affiliate: Sacramento River Cats
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Chris Shaw

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Affiliate: San Jose Giants
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Jacob Waguespack

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Affiliate: Reading Fightin' Phils
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Justus Sheffield

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Affiliate: Trenton Thunder
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Recent Draft Videos

Ryley Gilliam

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Class: 2018
School: Clemson Univ.
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Ben Harris

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Class: 2018
School: Milton
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Camden Sewell

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Class: 2018
School: Cleveland
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Derek Bangert

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Class: 2018
School: Bradley Univ.
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