Eastern League Notes: BMets, Senators – 4/18

Sometimes, when the game gets the dull and there isn’t much to get excited about, the thing that excites a crowd the most is a strike. And that is exactly what happened to Domingo Tapia, a former Mets top prospect who seemingly lost his command in the fifth inning. It makes sense now because he has since been…


Bubba Starling produces mixed results in KC farm system

There are few other prospects I’ve been more excited to watch this year in the Royals farm system than Bubba Starling. Starling was set to join the Nebraska football program in early 2011, and given the quarterback situation in Lincoln, it seemed that Starling was wise to choose baseball as his profession, signing a 3…


Under The Radar – NL East Edition

Of all the divisions in baseball, perhaps no division has a larger gap between the best team in the division (Washington) and the worst team in the division (Philadelphia) than the NL East. Unfortunately for Philly fans, they also lag well behind the Nationals when it comes to their farm system. As for the other…

MLB: Spring Training-Pittsburgh Pirates at Baltimore Orioles

Why Mike Wright Has Closer Potential

Pre-Order the Prospect Handbook! Buck Showalter was quoted this afternoon as saying Orioles prospect Mike Wright touched 99 MPH in his start last night for Norfolk Tides. That immediately prompted me to log into our account and watch his outing from last night to see if this was true. I didn’t see any 99’s…


Looking at the prospects in the Craig Kimbrel trade

The San Diego Padres have easily been the busiest team this offseason. The signing of James Shields along with the acquisitions of Justin Upton, Matt Kemp, Will Myers, Derek Norris and Will Middlebrooks made it clear that Padres GM A.J. Preller is looking to contend this year in the NL West. All of these moves…


Prospect Handbook Kickstarter

Hey all, Since I have started at the site, it has been a blast. We have gathered a group of excellent writers, and we’re now ready to churn out content. And one goal for the site is to put together a prospect handbook. This book will cover the draft and MiLB players from around the…


Live Notes on Matuella, Tate

Duke at California February 13, 2015 Michael Matuella-RHP-Duke After this game it was revealed that Matuella had an elbow injury, and eventually, required Tommy John Surgery. During the game Matuella looked solid, though not in the class of a 1-1 pick. Some of this is likely related to the elbow injury, as his velocity dipped…

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SEC Prospect Stat Roundup – 4/8

First things first (cuz I’m the realest), I want to acknowledge that this is my debut post for Draft To The Show. I’d like to thank Matthew Provenzano for welcoming me aboard the writing staff. Just a brief bio before we get into my column which you may feel free to skip: My name is…

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