Cubs trade Brent Lillibridge, Hisanori Takahashi and other notes

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors, Transactions by dmick8930 Comments

Yesterday the Cubs traded Brent Lillibridge to the Yankees for a player to be named later or cash. Lillibridge had only 24 PA for the Cubs before being sent to the minors. He managed a .042/.042/.042 batting line and provided -0.5 fWAR. The city of Des Moines is thankful the Cubs have traded him. The Cubs also traded Hisanori Takahashi …

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2013 MLB Draft: Live Draft Thread- Day 2- UPDATES

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by GW137 Comments

Coverage Live coverage of the 2013 MLB Draft moves over to today, which hopefully means less Harold Reynolds and more Mayo and Callis. As always, complete OV draft coverage is here. The pace should be much more frenetic today. I’ll try to keep this thread updated with miscellaneous draftee blurbs rather than splitting out separate profiles. What to Watch …

2013 MLB Draft: best prospects still available

In Minor Leagues, News And Rumors by dmick892 Comments

Baseball America has the best available prospects after the first two rounds of the draft right here. 25. Jon Denney, c, Yukon (Okla.) HS 34. Connor Jones, rhp, Great Bridge HS, Chesapeake, Va. 35. Kyle Serrano, rhp, Farragut (Tenn.) HS 37. Bobby Wahl, rhp, Mississippi 42. Cord Sandberg, of, Manatee HS, Bradenton, Fla. 48. Rowdy Tellez, 1b, Elk Grove (Calif.) …