1. New York Yankees: Catching Prospect Gary Sanchez Has a Good Future

    Gary Sanchez, one of the top prospects in the Yankees ' farm system, has developed well and should have a good future with NY. His 2011 season ended early due to an injury to a finger, but he should have a great season in the minor leagues...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,800 reads 10 comments

  2. Tampa Bay Rays: Jeff Keppinger Signs One-Year Deal

    Jeff Keppinger , a seven-year MLB veteran, signed a one-year, $1.525 million deal with the Tampa Bay rays on Friday. Keppinger has bounced around a bit playing for the Mets , the Royals , the Reds , the Astros and the Giants ...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 459 reads 3 comments

  3. Toronto Blue Jays: Will Pitcher Kyle Drabek Reach His Full Potential?

    Right-handed pitcher Kyle Drabek of the Toronto Blue Jays has hit some rough spots since he was called up from the minors. Difficult outings on the mound can wreak mental havoc on young pitcher who just made it out of the minor leagues...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 654 reads 2 comments

  4. Baltimore Orioles: Pitching Prospect Dylan Bundy Reporting to Spring Training

    Right-handed pitching prospect Dylan Bundy was signed by the Baltimore Orioles last June and has been added to the 40-man roster. He will report to spring training and begin to prepare for a chance at some playing time in the 2012 season...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,785 reads 7 comments

  5. Arizona Diamondbacks Add Catcher Craig Tatum to 2012 Roster

    Craig Tatum , a catcher on waivers from the Houston Astros , has been claimed by the Diamondbacks and added to the 40-man roster. Tatum had been playing for the Baltimore Orioles before being picked up by the Astros...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 485 reads 3 comments

  6. Colorado Rockies: Catcher Prospect Wilin Rosario Ready for MLB 2012

    Wilin Rosario, the No. 5 catching prospect in all of baseball, is preparing for a chance to prove his skills with the Colorado Rockies ...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,467 reads 0 comments

  7. San Diego Padres: Was Trading Anthony Rizzo a Mistake?

    First baseman Anthony Rizzo has bounced around a bit over the last couple of years. After playing well for the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox , he was traded to the San Diego Padres , and now to the Chicago Cubs ...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 3,796 reads 7 comments

  8. Jesus Montero: 10 Bold Predictions for His Rookie Season with Seattle Mariners

    Top New York Yankees prospect Jesus Montero was recently traded to the Seattle Mariners . The trade will become official once Montero passes the required physical for Seattle...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 5,329 reads 41 comments

  9. Toronto Blue Jays Prospect Mike McDade: The Next Big Papi?

    Mike McDade, a first baseman with the Blue Jays ’ Double-A affiliate New Hampshire Fisher Cats, earned a spot on the 40-man roster for Toronto’s 2012 season...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 6,504 reads 28 comments

  10. New York Yankees and Brett Gardner Unable to Avoid Salary Arbitration

    The New York Yankees and outfielder Brett Gardner were unable to avoid arbitration, according to SB Nation . The deadline for submitting arbitration figures was Tuesday afternoon...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,469 reads 6 comments

  11. Kansas City Royals: Kevin Kouzmanoff Signed to Minor League Deal

    Kevin Kouzmanoff and the Kansas City Royals have come to terms for a minor-league contract and an invitation to the Royals’ spring training...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 865 reads 5 comments

  12. Jeff Locke to Have Solid Season Pitching for Pittsburgh Pirates

    Left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke should be better prepared for the start of the 2012 season with the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

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  13. New York Yankees: Jorge Posada and 10 Numbers They Need to Retire

    Jorge Posada ’s retirement announcement has stirred up a great deal of conversation. Much of that conversation surrounds his potential candidacy for election into the Baseball Hall of Fame when he is eligible for consideration...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,148 reads 28 comments

  14. Houston Astros: Jed Lowrie Trade with Boston Red Sox Makes Sense

    Boston Red Sox fans were probably unhappy to hear that their powerful backup shortstop has been traded...

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  15. New York Yankees: Pat Venditte the Switch-Pitcher

    Most die-hard Yankee fans are familiar with the prospects in the minor league farm system. Many know the name Pat Venditte, but there are some who don’t...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 3,970 reads 4 comments

  16. New York Yankees: Brian Cashman Needs to Develop Left-Handed Pitching

    2012 has arrived, and the New York Yankees still have not made any major changes. Yesterday, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported that Hal Steinbrenner met with agent Scott Boras who represents right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,139 reads 0 comments

  17. Houston Astros: Kyle Weiland Trade Was a Good Move

    Last month, the Houston Astros made a good move and traded right-handed pitcher Mark Melancon to the Boston Red Sox . The trade enabled the Astros to acquire right-handed pitcher Kyle Weiland and infielder Jed Lowrie...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,555 reads 2 comments

  18. Baseball Hall of Fame 2012: Jeff Bagwell Should Have Made It

    All of the votes have been cast and tallied. Barry Larkin has been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He deserves the honor and sincere congratulations from us all...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,378 reads 0 comments

  19. Jeff Bagwell Hall of Fame: Why the Houston Astro Legend Should Be Enshrined

    Major League Baseball is buzzing with the news that will shortly be delivered about the next round of inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,703 reads 53 comments

  20. Jorge Posada Retirement: 12 Unforgettable Moments of NY Yankees Career

    One of the greatest Yankees , Jorge Posada , will announce his official retirement within the next week or two. The news comes as no surprise to fans, but even so, it will leave a bit of a sting in their hearts...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,984 reads 5 comments

  21. Bernie Williams: 5 Reasons the Yankees Legend Needs to Be in the Hall of Fame

    Bernie Williams, one of the most loved Yankees by the fans, accomplished some impressive feats during his Yankee tenure. His success in pinstripes almost didn’t transpire earlier in his Yankee years...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 2,393 reads 34 comments

  22. New York Yankees: 3 Reasons Why the Yanks Will Win the AL East in 2012

    While I read through articles and blogs, I come across many, Yankee fans and Yankee haters alike, that are filled with concerns about the 2012 season...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 1,565 reads 11 comments

  23. New York Yankees: Starting Pitching Rotation Promises Strength for 2012

    2012 is upon us, which means that baseball fans have begun to salivate about the start of spring training in roughly six weeks. No major changes or trades have taken place thus far, and that appears to be the correct course...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 5,985 reads 13 comments

  24. New York Yankees: 10 Bold Predictions for the Yanks' 2012 Season

    True baseball fans always begin each season with the belief that their team will prevail. Even after a poor season, fans always keep the faith that things will be great next season...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 2,664 reads 4 comments

  25. New York Yankees: 5 Keys to Aging Yankees Remaining Competitive in 2012

    New York Yankee fans have been blessed with a successful baseball dynasty for quite some time. The occasional bump presented itself and has led to some problems since 1996, but overall, the Yankees have been a major baseball force...

    Bill Ford Written by Bill Ford about over 2 years ago 2,194 reads 8 comments