The Major League Baseball trading deadline was largely a disappointment for baseball and fantasy fans alike. While a host of August "waiver" deals are expected, there was a lack of movement of impact players by the end of July. We take a look at the prospects that were dealt over the ten days leading up to the deadline from the Matt Garza deal to Jake Peavy changing Sox.
The Sirius XM 2013 MLB Futures Game highlights the final weekend heading into the All-Star break. What better way to get a sneak peek at the best prospects in both the American and National leagues, not only home grown talent, but from around the world! The 15th annual Futures Game is being held at Citi Field in New York and will be carried LIVE on ESPN2 beginning at 2pm EST this Sunday afternoon. While some preseason favorites like Dylan Bundy (pictured) are either injured or not living up to expectations, both the USA and World rosters are loaded with talent! Let's take a look at those that may get a chance with "The Show" at some point later this season.
Two of the most highly regarded prospects in the American League and perhaps all of Major League Baseball got the call this week. The Texas Rangers brought up sensational middle infielder Jurickson Profar, while the Baltimore Orioles handed the ball to former LSU All-American Kevin Guisman. The Tampa Bay Rays looked to lessen the loss of the injured David Price by tabbing Jake Odorizzi, acquired from Kansas City in the offseason in the James Shields deal. More quality help awaits on the farm and we continue to take a look at the possibilities both in the field and on the mound, across each division. We continue with a look at "Who's Next", with the American League's Western Division.
Most of the elite minor league prospects that are in position to help your team have arrived in the majors. A few more will get the call when rosters expand a week from now. Who are among the next crop on the way? We take you on a quick tour through top college draft picks from this year’s First Year player draft that are signed and already on the diamond.