Posts Tagged Players

  • Minor league team giving away star player’s old car

    On Friday, August 29th, the Albuquerque Isotopes are giving away star outfielder Joc Pederson’s 1994 Buick Century in a raffle. The car, nicknamed “Little Chucky,” has only 166,000 miles on it and has at least one operable window, which is really all you need. It is perfect for cruising around...

  • WATCH: Little League coach tells players ‘This is America!’

    Following a legendary speech from the Rhode Island little league coach earlier this week, it was evident no one could top the emotional pitch. However, another coach elected for a more patriotic approach. The Nevada  coached strolled to the mound as his squad was leading 3-1 in the 5th but faced a ...

  • Atlanta Braves: Those Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

    Through a down second half, the Atlanta Braves are not out of the 2014 playoff picture just yet, but it couldn't hurt to take a first peek at some possible roster moves for 2015. Atlanta has a number of talented, entrenched players on its team. Therefore, there are few specific starting spots "up fo...

  • Boston Red Sox: Top 3 players to watch for the rest of the season

    For a Boston Red Sox team whose shot at playoff baseball washed away in the wake of the Jon Lester deal, the remainder of the season will serve as one long audition for the younger players in the farm and on the major league club. Who’s expendable? Who can raise their trade value? Who’s worth ke...

  • Team sends eight position players into pitch in one game

    The Kalamazoo Growlers of the Northwoods League made a little history Saturday night. Now, I’m going to leave the specifics to the folks with the Elias Sports Bureau, but I’m going to wager that this feat has never happened.  While fans were lined up to meet Ozzie Guillen, the Growlers, who las...

  • MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re now over halfway through the minor league season, and countless prospects continue to open eyes with their performances at each of the four full-season levels. And with the rookie and short-season leagues now underway, we have even more prospects to break down each week. However, we&rsqu...

  • Eight players who should be in the Home Run Derby field

    MLB announced the team captains for the 2014 Home Run Derby on Monday, giving the Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista the captain’s “C” for the AL and awarding NL honors to the Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki. As our Bob Biscigliano detailed earlier, the rules and format for this year’s derby have changed...

  • Best MLB players by division

    As part of our 2014 MLB Preview, we rank the best players in baseball, by division. For each division we have ranked the top infielders, the top outfielders, the top starting pitchers, and the top relief pitchers. Some teams have placed multiple players on the lists, while other teams don’t have a...

  • MLB preview: best players by position – NL East

    As part of our 2014 MLB Preview we rank the best players in each division, by position. This edition focuses on the NL East. The Washington Nationals lead the way with seven players on the list. Meanwhile, the Braves, Phillies, Mets and Marlins each have two players on the list. Infield Catcher - Wi...

  • Bryce Harper awarded dubious honor by fellow players

    The results are in and the ruling is Bryce Harper is the most overrated player in Major League Baseball.As part of its MLB Preview Issue, ESPN The Magazine surveyed 143 players and asked for their thoughts on a variety of questions and topics. One of the questions asked to them was who they believe...