This is the list of the Angels 30 top prospects in 2023 according to MLB. Here is the overall top 100. Edgar Quero and Logan O’Hoppe made the list. Bleacher Report gives the Angels a grade of C for their draft picks. Now A-Rod has joined the “trade Ohtani” bandwagon. He wants to throw Trout in as well.
The Astros are coming to town. J.P. France is expected to pitch Friday. He held Ohtani hitless in three at bats the last time they faced off.
Rob Manfred met with the Mayor of Oakland and they talked about stadium deals for the Athletics. The Athletics, for their part, have formally begun the application process to move to Las Vegas. On the topic of Manfred, he hopes to be re-elected as MLB Commissioner. He says Pete Rose will remain under his lifetime ban notwithstanding MLB’s new relationship with gambling entities. The MLBPA wants to tinker around with the pitch clock rule in the off season.
Here is a list of the players who have benefited the most so far by the ban on the shift.
Anthony Bemboom just accepted his outright assignment with the Orioles. The White Sox acquired Mike Mayers from the Kansas City Royals while the Dodgers acquired Tyson Miller from the Brewers. The Mariners claimed Adam Oller off waivers from the Athletics and sent him to Triple-A. Matt Bush is back with the Rangers now. They inked a minor league deal.
There was some discussion of this in comments yesterday but, for those who haven’t seen it, here is the new Yankees uniform patch.
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