Yankees Release Jon Niese

26 Mar

Former New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jon Niese has been released by the New York Yankees. Neise was almost exclusively a starter for the Mets and Pittsburgh from 2008-2016. Niese, a 30-year-old left hander from Ohio, was signed by the Yankees in just February. In his time with the Mets and the Pirates, […]

Yankees’ Prospect Spotlight: Gleyber Torres

26 Mar

As baseball season is starting to heat up with Spring Training quickly coming to an end, it is time to take a look at some prospects that will possibly make some noise in 2017 with their respective clubs. First, we look at a player — who could be in the bigs soon — the Yankees […]

Scouting Yankees Prospect #7:Blake Rutherford

26 Mar

Vital Statistics:Name: Blake RutherfordPosition: OutfieldDOB: May 2, 1997Height: 6’3″Weight: 205Bats: LeftThrows: Right Batting and Power. Ruthefrord has all of the basics already in place to be a high-average hitter not only down the road but in the short-term too; above average or better bat speed, advanced pitch recognition, good plate discipline and patience, a very […]

2017 AL Central Preview – Minnesota Twins

26 Mar

The annual AL Central Previews are back for 2017 at IBI as Jake Dungan goes team by team and examines the strengths and weaknesses of each club heading into the new season as well as how competitive they will be in the divisional race. Be sure to check out our other team previews of the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland […]

Scout’s Top-100 MLB Prospects: Players 10-1

26 Mar

The Scout top 100 prospect list for 2017 is updated and can be found here. 100-91 can be found here 90-81 can be found here 80-71 can be found here 70-61 can be found here 60-51 can be found here 50-41 can be found here 40-31 can be found here 30-21 can be found here 20-11 […]

Tigers’ Anthony Gose To Try Out Pitching

26 Mar

Anthony Gose found himself reassigned to minor league camp, after hitting just .237/.275/.289 this spring. While his place in Detroit has been in question for quite some time now, he may have found a new role. http://www.scout.com/player/116985-anthony-gose?s=563 It was reported today that the Tigers were planning to convert the 26-year-old lefty to a pitcher. While […]

Austin Jackson To Be On Indians’ OD Roster

26 Mar

The Cleveland Indians have informed outfielder Austin Jackson that he will make the 25-man roster for Opening Day. The team announced their decision to include him on the Opening Day roster, among other roster cuts. https://twitter.com/mlbastian/status/846035987624968193 Despite getting a late start to spring, Jackson made the most of his time in camp slashing .375/.375/.708 with […]

Cubs March 26 Notebook

26 Mar

Cubs bomb Reds  Chesny Young, Kris Bryant, Ian Happ and Victor Caratini all homered as the Cubs beat the Reds 11-7 in a slugfest at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. Bryant treated his hometown fans with a long two-run homer as the Cubs scored six times in the sixth and hit three homers. Happ (.417) continued his […]

Scout’s Top-100 MLB Prospects: Players 10-1

26 Mar

The Scout top 100 prospect list for 2017 is updated and can be found here. 100-91 can be found here 90-81 can be found here 80-71 can be found here 70-61 can be found here 60-51 can be found here 50-41 can be found here 40-31 can be found here 30-21 can be found here 20-11 […]

Scout’s Top-100 MLB Prospects: Players 20-11

26 Mar

The Scout top 100 prospect list for 2017 is updated and can be found here. 100-91 can be found here 90-81 can be found here 80-71 can be found here 70-61 can be found here 60-51 can be found here 50-41 can be found here 40-31 can be found here 30-21 can be found here Taylor […]