Marvel, MiLB clubs forging their own origin story
New three-year partnership promises a universe of possibilities
Captain America sprinting up the line. Thor bringing the hammer at the plate. Spider-Man providing web gems. Hawkeye showing impeccable control. Rocket Raccoon entering from the mound for comic relief. Black Panther protecting home forever.
Defenders of the Diamond, assemble.
Minor League Baseball and Marvel Entertainment announced a promotional three-year
Alternate training sites to open 2021 season
Where Triple-A players will report during delay to MiLB campaign
The Minor League season is scheduled to begin May 4; before that date, however, prospects and farmhands alike will take the field at MiLB ballparks across the country.
Alternate training sites will once again be used in 2021 during the delay to the Minor League season as all 30 organizations
Red Sox acquire catcher Hernandez from Rays
Former Top-100 prospect fills position of need in Boston system
Red Sox pitchers and catchers are scheduled to hold their first Spring Training workouts on Thursday. On Wednesday, the organization added one new backstop to the group.
Boston acquired Ronaldo Hernandez along with infield prospect Nick Sogard from Tampa Bay on Wednesday in a trade that sent pitchers Chris Mazza,
2021 Prospect Projections: NL West rookies
How D-backs, Rox, Dodgers, Padres, Giants prospects stack up
This is the sixth and final entry in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers,
Roundup: Twins taking Lewis, Larnach to camp
Braves also invite Top-100 talents Waters, Langeliers to Florida
The Twins are taking a pair of Top-100 prospects to Major League camp this spring.
No. 17 overall prospect Royce Lewis and No. 80 Trevor Larnach received non-roster invitations to Spring Training on Monday, Minnesota announced. Fellow Top-100 prospects Alex Kirilloff (No. 26) and Jordan Balazovic (No. 97) will already
Roundup: Giants invite Luciano, Ramos to camp
Padres, Orioles also bringing Top-100 talents to Spring Training
Joey Bart made his Major League debut during the shortened 2020 season. This spring, the Giants will take a closer look at their three other Top-100 prospects.
No. 16 overall prospect Marco Luciano, No. 82 Heliot Ramos and No. 83 Hunter Bishop all received non-roster invitations to San Francisco's Major
Roundup: White Sox invite Vaughn to camp
Cardinals, Angels also bringing Top-100 talents to Spring Training
The White Sox addressed their rotation, bullpen and outfield situation by adding Lance Lynn, Liam Hendriks and Adam Eaton this offseason. Their biggest opening might be at the designated hitter spot. They'll get a closer look at one talented internal option very soon.
No. 14 overall prospect Andrew Vaughn is
2021 Prospect Projections: AL West rookies
How Astros, Halos, M's, A's, Rangers prospects could fare in 2021
This is the fifth in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for
Bleday, Meyer lead Marlins spring invites
Two Top-100 prospects headed to Jupiter as non-roster players
The Marlins saw the arrival of several top prospects in the Majors last year on the way to their first postseason appearance since 2003. In a few weeks, the club will get a closer look at the next wave headed toward southeast Florida.
Miami invited No. 20 overall prospect JJ
Royals invite Witt, Lynch, Lacy to spring camp
Three Top-100 prospects lead loaded group headed to Arizona
It could be a big weekend in Kansas City. After that, KC fans might want to turn their attention toward the youth movement headed to Arizona in a few short weeks.
The Royals are bringing Top-100 prospects Bobby Witt Jr., Daniel Lynch and Asa Lacy to Major League Spring Training
Freeman among Cleveland non-roster invitees
No. 98 overall prospect headed to Major League camp in Arizona
Before he can say, "Hello, Cleveland," one of the Indians' top prospects is going to say, "Hello, Goodyear."
No. 98 overall prospect Tyler Freeman headlined Cleveland's group of players receiving non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training on Thursday. Pitchers Kyle Dowdy, Anthony Gose, DJ Johnson, Nick Sandlin and Bryan
2021 Prospect Projections: NL Central rookies
Pirates' Hayes should factor into awards race in second season
This is the fourth in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for
Pirates invite Gonzales, Priester to MLB camp
Fellow Top-100 prospects lead list of Bucs heading to Bradenton
The Pirates have set every button to rebuild mode. This spring, they will get a closer look at the young stars that could form a foundation of their next contender.
Pittsburgh extended non-roster invitations to No. 43 overall prospect Nick Gonzales, No. 52 Quinn Priester and 24 other players to
Rays invite Franco to Spring Training camp
Top overall prospect headed to Major League side in Port Charlotte
The defending American League champs will have a big name in their Spring Training camp, and he isn't even out of his teenage years just yet.
The Rays have invited top overall prospect Wander Franco to Major League Spring Training as a non-roster player, the club announced Monday.
Report: Orioles pick up Jones in deal for Cobb
Angels sending No. 7 prospect to Baltimore for starting pitcher
A former Top-100 prospect will be part of the Orioles' ongoing rebuild.
No. 7 Angels prospect Jahmai Jones is headed to Baltimore as the return for right-hander Alex Cobb, according to a report by The Athletic's Fabian Ardaya and Ken Rosenthal. The O's are also expected to send money to
Mariners invite Kelenic, Rodriguez to camp
Gilbert makes three Top-100 prospects preparing for Arizona
The Mariners' future success depends on their farm system. The organization is about to get close look at where the stars of its system currently stand.
Seattle extended non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training to No. 9 overall prospect Jarred Kelenic, No. 15 Julio Rodriguez and No. 35 Logan
2021 Prospect Projections: AL Central rookies
White Sox prepared to pounce again with a little prospect help
This is the third in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for
MLB Draft Combine coming in 2021
New showcase event featuring 88 players will take place in June
The First-Year Player Draft will have a different look in 2021. As of Monday, so will the leadup to the annual event.
On Monday, MLB and USA Baseball announced the inaugural MLB Draft Combine will take place June 20-26 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina.
Red Sox acquire German from Yanks in Ottavino deal
Yankees send No. 24 prospect with veteran reliever to Boston
Frank German is about to learn the other side of one of baseball's most intense rivalries.
The Yankees have traded their No. 24 prospect to the Red Sox in a deal centered around veteran reliever Adam Ottavino, the clubs confirmed Monday. Boston receives up Ottavino, German and $850,000 while New