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2019 prospect Bazley signs deal with New Balance worth up to $14M

One of the top amateur basketball prospects appears to be locking in some future earnings. Darius Bazley, a likely lottery pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, has signed an endorsement deal with New Balance that’s guaranteed for at least $ 1 million, his agent, Rich Paul, confirmed to The New York Times’ Marc Stein. If certain performance benchmarks are reached, ...

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Blue Jays prospect Guerrero Jr. named top Canadian offensive minor leaguer

Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been named the winner of the Randall Echlin Award as the Canadian offensive minor-league player of the year. Guerrero split his 2018 season between class-A Advanced Dunedin, double-A New Hampshire and triple-A Buffalo, putting up big offensive numbers at all levels. The 19-year-old third baseman, who was born in Montreal while his ...

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Report: Yankees call up top prospect Justus Sheffield

The New York Yankees are about to get some pitching help for the stretch drive from one of their brightest youngsters. New York has called up left-hander Justus Sheffield – the team’s top-ranked prospect according to MLB Pipeline – from the … MLB | theScore

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An automated strike zone’s looming, and the Rockies — like all of baseball — are split on the prospect of a robot calling pitches

There’s an evolving opinion in baseball that has come to the forefront once again this month, as it has so often in recent every-pitch-matters, Statcast-tracked Septembers. The strike zone, many in the game and the Twittersphere say, is not safe in the hands of man. Such was the uproar after the Rockies’ 4-2 loss to open the series against the ...

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Tommy John likely for No. 13 prospect Kopech

White Sox fireballer Michael Kopech will likely undergo Tommy John surgery after tests revealed a UCL tear in his right elbow, the White Sox announced on Friday. He will receive a second opinion to confirm the diagnosis. If Kopech has the procedure, the team said he is expected to be ready for Spring Training in 2020. <a class="article-item__gameday-link" href="http… MLB ...

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'18 Prospect Team: Vlad Jr. … and who else?

A year after making their full-season debuts, Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and White Sox right-hander Dylan Cease dominated the Minor Leagues throughout 2018. Guerrero made a run at becoming the Minors’ first .400 hitter in 29 years and Cease was unhittable for much of the season, especially down the stretch. :: Complete prospect coverage ::<… MLB News ...

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Padres calling up prospect Francisco Mejia

The Padres will promote top catching prospect Francisco Mejia from Triple-A El Paso before their game tonight in Arizona. Mejia, who is ⁦‪MLB Pipeline‬⁩’s No. 21-ranked overall prospect, came to the Padres from the Indians in July in the <span class="token token-p… MLB News Index

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Report: White Sox won't call up top prospect Eloy Jimenez

Floundering in fourth place, the Chicago White Sox are not expected to call up outfielder Eloy Jimenez when rosters expand in September, according to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY. This comes one day after the outfielder’s agents expressed <a href="https://fancredsports.com/articles/jon-heyman-eloy-jimenezs-camp-unhappy-hes… MLB | theScore

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