Trevor Story is a good athlete with the ability to hit for average with some power and run with good baseball instincts that can lead to stolen bases, writes MLBPipeline.com's Bernie Pleskoff.
Cubs officials say reliever Pedro Strop is "doing fine" after being involved in a two-vehicle accident in the Dominican Republic on Thursday night.
The wave of big-money deals for Cuban free agents continued to surge Wednesday, when sources told MLB.com that the D-backs have agreed to a six-year, $68.5 million contract with24-year-old slugger Yasmany Tomas.
Perhaps more than ever before, young players are the currency of baseball. Those old timetables have been torn up as teams have watched Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, Sonny Gray, Andrelton Simmons and others get fast-tracked to the big leagues. Almost every club has a young player or two being discussed. Are they ready? Will they be ready at midseason?
The World Series champion San Francisco Giants now have a rather large vacancy at the hot corner. General manager Brian Sabean is never shy when he knows what he wants and needs, and he's going to have some decisions to make regarding third base for 2015.