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There was no delay in getting prospect David Lough right into the Royals' lineup when he reported on Friday.
Bubba Starling, the Royals' No. 1 Draft choice in 2011 and top prospect, underwent Lasik eye surgery on Thursday in Kansas City and is expected to return playing almost immediately.
Yasiel Puig fanatics won't want to hear this, but the Minor League outfielder that could get the next call-up is Puig's Double-A Chattanooga teammate, Joc Pederson.
Indiana State southpaw Sean Manaea's road to the upcoming First-Year Player Draft has been long and winding, but he's benefited from a cool exterior that masks his desire to prove his doubters wrong.
The Yankees moved to bolster their bullpen's depth on Thursday, recalling right-hander Dellin Betances from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Right-hander Brett Marshall was optioned to Triple-A in a corresponding roster move, one night after Marshall saved the bullpen by throwing 108 pitches in 5 2/3 innings of long relief as he made his Major League debut.
Alex Torres was sitting around watching TV around midnight Wednesday. He and his Triple-A Durham roommate, Alex Colome, had seen on Twitter that the Rays were going to need another pitcher in the wake of David Price's injury, and they knew it very well could be one of them. The Rays opted to call up Torres on Thursday.
The Rays know David Price won't be making his scheduled start Monday in Toronto, but they're not quite sure who's going to be filling in for their injured Cy Young Award winner. But they've narrowed it down to four candidates.
J.R. Graham, the Braves' No. 1 prospect and No. 95 overall, was put on the disabled list on Tuesday with what was officially listed as a right shoulder strain.
There is no clear-cut No. 1 choice in the First-Year Player Draft for the second year in a row, which means the Astros are putting in extra man hours and doing even more homework to make sure they make the right selection when they make the top pick next month.
The 2013 Big Ten Conference baseball tournament is coming to Target Field. It marks the first time the tournament, which will be held May 22-25, will be played at a Major League ballpark.
Oklahoma right-hander Jonathan Gray, Stanford right-hander Mark Appel and San Diego third baseman Kris Bryant figure to be the first three picks in the June 6-8 First-Year Player Draft.
As the Mets hoped and expected, top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler has no structural damage in his right arm, and will miss only one start for Triple-A Las Vegas.
The Yankees are giving David Adams an unforgettable present for his 26th birthday. The rookie celebrated the occasion on Wednesday by making his Major League debut at third base at Yankee Stadium and recording his first hit with a sixth-inning single off right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma.
The A's were held hitless through five innings, and sac flies from Derek Norris and Coco Crisp weren't enough as Dan Straily allowed five runs (four earned) in 4 1/3 innings in the 6-2 loss on Wednesday.
When the Nationals optioned third baseman Anthony Rendon back to Double-A Harrisburg on May 3, he didn't pout. Instead, he hit.
Brian Goodwin focuses his game around aggressiveness, and harnessing that may be the key to the Nationals' 22-year-old center-field prospect unlocking his considerable collection of tools.
Making his first big league start in Game 2 of Monday's doubleheader with the Indians, Yankees lefty Vidal Nuno threw five scoreless innings in a 7-0 win, and he helped bail out the Yankees from a pitching shortage caused by the twin bill. Nuno, who has a 0.00 career ERA in two big league appearances, was optioned back to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday.
Having dispensed of one substantial first in his Major League career on Saturday when he made his Major League debut against the Rays, Padres starting pitcher Burch Smith had yet another noteworthy first on Tuesday afternoon -- his first side session.
Zack Wheeler alerted Triple-A Las Vegas trainers on Monday of soreness in his right clavicle and the Mets, in what assistant general manager John Ricco termed a "conservative move," are flying him to New York for tests.
With a breakout game against the White Sox on Monday, the Twins are hoping rookie Aaron Hicks can get on a roll. Hicks, who entered Monday's game with a .137 average and one homer, had his best game in the Majors, hitting two homers and robbing a potential game-tying homer in center with a leaping catch.
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