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The year of the prospect continues with three potential front-line starters -- the Rockies' Jon Gray, the Red Sox's Henry Owens and the Yankees' Luis Severino -- making their debuts in the span of 24 hours.
Words weren't needed when Jon Gray entered the office of Albuquerque Isotopes manager Glenallen Hill on Sunday night. The Rockies' most heralded pitching prospect was handed a plane ticket and knew where to take it from there.
Mariners rookie infielder Ketel Marte had just four games of Minor League experience in center field, but Seattle's highly-regarded prospect will definitely get some time there going forward as manager Lloyd McClendon looks for ways to get him in the lineup.
With a month to go in the Minor League season, here is an updated look at some Padres prospects broken down into three categories: Closest to the Major Leagues, Kids to Watch and Advancing.
Ruben Amaro Jr. took a seat in the GM box Sunday morning at Citizens Bank Park, and he spoke for more than 20 minutes about everything that happened in the days, weeks and months before Friday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline.
First baseman Michael Morse has reported to Pittsburgh, and he will be active for Monday night's game against the Cubs.
The White Sox have called up outfielder Trayce Thompson -- the brother of Klay Thompson from the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors -- from Triple-A Charlotte, the club announced Monday.
Left-hander John Means barely snuck onto MLBPipeline.com's Orioles Top 30 Prospects list, checking in at No. 29. While he may not have the highest profile in Baltimore's system, he's raising it after his performance in July.
he Yankees believe that Luis Severino is the type of talent that will not be affected by the big moments, and by sending the right-hander out for his big league debut Wednesday against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, they will quickly find out if that is the case.
Right-hander Tyler Duffey was officially promoted by the Twins on Monday, although the rookie took an interesting route to join the club in Toronto.
Jon Gray, the Rockies' top pick in the 2013 Draft and their top-ranked pitching prospect, will make his Major League debut on Tuesday night against the Mariners at Coors Field.
Left-hander Daniel Norris -- the top prize in Detroit's Trade Deadline haul -- had a three-run lead before he threw his first pitch as a Tiger on Sunday. He also had his catcher impressed.
The Rays called up infielder Richie Shaffer from Triple-A Durham before Monday's road game against the White Sox, and left-hander Matt Moore was optioned to Durham.
Not many of the Mariners' leadoff candidates this season really looked like a true threat, until the arrival of rookie Ketel Marte, who got on base four times in Sunday's 4-1 victory over the Twins and wound up scoring the go-ahead run in the 11th inning.
The prospects the Tigers acquired leading up to Friday's Trade Deadline have begun to filter into the farm system, changing the look at Triple-A Toledo and Double-A Erie for the final month of the Minor League season.
Chris Reed and Jose Fernandez are now teammates, but back in 2011, they were selected two picks apart in the Draft. Fernandez -- the Marlins' ace -- went to Miami with the 14th pick, while Reed was chosen by the Dodgers with the 16th selection.
Right-hander Tyler Wilson was in the Orioles' clubhouse Sunday morning, and he will travel with the big league club to the West Coast, ready to plug a hole that will likely open Monday.
Rick Porcello suffered another setback as the team placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a right triceps strain. Replacing him for Tuesday's scheduled start is left-hander Henry Owens, who will make his Major League debut in the Bronx against the Yankees' lefty-heavy lineup.
Nationals right-hander Joe Ross continued to show that he has a bright future. During Washington's 3-2 loss Saturday, Ross gave the Mets a battle, pitching 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six.
Kyle Schwarber passed more tests Saturday night in his crash course on how to play in the big leagues. The rookie hit his fourth big league home run in the Cubs' 4-2 victory over the Brewers, but he also battled starter Matt Garza in an 11-pitch at-bat, and coaxed relievers Jason Motte and newcomer Tommy Hunter in a stressful ninth.
The Giants selected right-handed pitcher Tyler Beede with the 14th overall pick in the 2014 Draft.
Outfielder Alex Jackson, the Mariners' No. 1 ranked prospect on MLBPipeline.com, has been sidelined for one or two weeks with a left hand injury.
Left-hander Daniel Norris -- who was acquired from Toronto in the David Price trade -- is not looking at his Tigers debut as an audition for next year, but rather as a chance to make a difference for a club still in postseason contention.
Based on a tweet from NBA star Klay Thompson on Saturday, a tweet that since has been deleted, the White Sox might be adding a position player soon -- his brother Trayce, Chicago's No. 15 prospect.
Outfielder Kyle Waldrop understands his time up in the big leagues with the Reds for now will be short lived, but he's still trying to make the most out of it.
With little free space on their revamped roster, the Mets optioned No. 2 prospect Michael Conforto back to the Minor Leagues on Saturday to make room for trade acquisition Yoenis Cespedes. Conforto will report to Triple-A Las Vegas, a level ahead of his prior assignment at Double-A Binghamton.
The Orioles placed Mike Wright on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain prior to Saturday's game, recalling reliever Jorge Rondon in his place.
Standout right-hander Luis Severino, ranked as the Yankees' No. 1 prospect by MLB.com, is scheduled to make his Major League debut against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.
With right-hander Brandon Morrow having his second rehab start cancelled with Triple-A El Paso Thursday night, the Chihuahuas made several moves that resulted in their eighth win in the past 10 games.
Travis Shaw knows the drill by now because he's lived it a few times this season. When the Red Sox have a nagging injury to a corner infielder, he usually gets the call from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Nola has an effective repertoire that includes a two-seam fastball that sits between 92 and 94 mph, an infrequent four-seam fastball, a very good changeup and a curveball that can be very effective. He mixes and matches well between those pitches.