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Scouting Report: Boston Red Sox Top Prospect Garin Cecchini

Scouting Report: Boston Red Sox Top Prospect Garin Cecchini

By | June 30, 2013 at 1:54 am | No comments

Scout footage (embedded below) of top third base prospect Garin Cecchini playing for the class-A advanced Salem Red Sox during the 2013 season. Included are high definition clips of Cecchini batting, fielding and baserunning, in two games against the Potomac Nationals...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Reports

Washington Nationals Win with Adam LaRoche Signing; Mike Morse Still a Keeper

Washington Nationals Win with Adam LaRoche Signing; Mike Morse Still a Keeper

By | January 8, 2013 at 3:37 pm | No comments

// //   According to The Washington Post's Adam Kilgore, the Nationals have signed Adam LaRoche to a two-year deal worth approximately $24 million. LaRoche's new contract includes a mutual option for 2015. After spending the offseason fielding outside bids,...

Posted in: News, Trades and Free Agent Signings

Yankees Sign Kevin Youkilis to One-Year Deal

Yankees Sign Kevin Youkilis to One-Year Deal

By | December 11, 2012 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments

According to FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal (on Twitter), the Yankees have signed third baseman Kevin Youkilis to a one-year deal. The deal is worth $12 million, and will become official once Youkilis passes his physical with team doctors. Formerly the face of the...

Posted in: News, Trades and Free Agent Signings

Highway Robbery: Dodgers On the Losing End of Big Trade with Red Sox

Highway Robbery: Dodgers On the Losing End of Big Trade with Red Sox

By | August 28, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 5 comments

Complete insanity. On Sunday, the Red Sox and Dodgers completed an earth-shattering, blockbuster trade, and the biggest post deadline deal in history. Over $270 million in contracts and nine players changed hands, including three All-Stars. Sitting at 62-67 and thirteen games...

Posted in: News, Trades and Free Agent Signings

Switching Sox: Youkilis to Chicago in Exchange for Stewart, Lillibridge and Cash

Switching Sox: Youkilis to Chicago in Exchange for Stewart, Lillibridge and Cash

By | June 24, 2012 at 10:30 pm | No comments

The 'Youk' era is over in Boston. On Sunday, the Red Sox traded Kevin Youkilis to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for utilityman Brent Lillibridge and right-handed pitcher Zach Stewart. Because Youkilis is still due $7.8 million of the guaranteed $13 million left on his...

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2012 MLB Draft: Top Prospects with Scouting Grades

2012 MLB Draft: Top Prospects with Scouting Grades

By | May 29, 2012 at 6:10 pm | No comments

The upcoming 2012 MLB Draft, held June 4th through June 6th, marks an exciting time for baseball fans. Every June, unlucky franchises get first crack at the brightest talent, and savor their chance to rebuild their future. The draft offers spectacular athletes with skill sets...

Posted in: Fantasy Baseball, MLB Draft, MLB Draft Player Rankings

MLB Home Plate Umpire Performance Data (2000-2011) Excel File

MLB Home Plate Umpire Performance Data (2000-2011) Excel File

By | May 16, 2012 at 11:48 pm | One comment

Finally! A reliable source that offers MLB home plate umpire performance data! Now, when you're watching a ballgame, seething in frustation over Tim Tschida's postage-stamp-sized, floating strikezone, you can refer to BaseballNewsHound.com's [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=1...

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Scouting Report: Alex Meyer

Scouting Report: Alex Meyer

By | April 29, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments

Alex John Meyer Right-Handed Pitcher Washington Nationals Born: January 3, 1990 in Greensburg, Indiana Height: 6'9" Weight: 220 LBS Drafted: First Round (23rd Overall) in 2011 MLB Comparison: Jason Schmidt, A.J. Burnett, Fastball (Present/Future): 90-97 mph...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Reports

Barnes Storming in Greenville: Red Sox Prospect Matt Barnes off to Spectacular Start

Barnes Storming in Greenville: Red Sox Prospect Matt Barnes off to Spectacular Start

By | April 15, 2012 at 8:22 pm | No comments

Red Sox pitching prospect Matt Barnes is off to a running start to his professional baseball career. Selected with Boston's first pick in last June's MLB Amateur Draft, Barnes was sent to the Greenville Drive of the class-A South Atlantic League to open the season. He made...

Posted in: News, Prospect Buzz

The Red Sox Are Hurting, Place Jacoby Ellsbury on 15-Day DL with Shoulder Injury

The Red Sox Are Hurting, Place Jacoby Ellsbury on 15-Day DL with Shoulder Injury

By | April 14, 2012 at 8:24 pm | No comments

The Boston Red Sox have officially placed their star centerfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury, on the 15-Day Disabled List.   The Red Sox' Opening Day victory over their division rival, the Tampa Bay Rays, turned out to be more bitter than sweet. During the bottom of the fourth inning...

Posted in: Injury News, News