Predicting changes to the big league and 40-man roster for September

It’s that time of the year again summer is about to wind down and the leaves are about to turn colors and football season is about to start.  These are all good indicators that the baseball season is coming to an end.  August is the last full month of the AAA season which makes its…

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NWA Week in Review: August 6-12

NWA Week in Review: August 6 – 12 Weekly Record: 5-1 Overall Record: 58-61, 23-26 in the second half Standings: 3rd  (5.5 GB) Weekly +/-: +25  (42 runs scored, 17 runs allowed) Transactions: 8/7 – Jon Perrin assigned to NWA 8/7 – Bryan Brickhouse reassigned to Wilmington 8/9 – Jon Perrin activated 8/9 – Pedro…

I See Progress for Matias

You’ve heard enough about the mountain-top potential of Seuly Matias, about power that passes light towers and heads for outer orbit. You’ve heard him compared to Giancarlo Stanton and Nelson Cruz, guys who turn baseballs into marshmallows. So, I don’t want to bore you with more plaudits and praise for a 19-year-old who’s still in…

Looking at the Future of Samir Duenez

Prospect fatigue could be a phrase that you might use to describe Samir Duenez.  After all, it seems like the 22-year-old has been around forever after being added to the Royals 40-man roster in November of 2016.  Duenez is no longer on the Royals top 30 prospect list according to MLB Pipeline or our own…

Minor League Minutes: 8/9/18

Omaha had the day off. Northwest Arkansas won both games of their doubleheader against the RockHounds 4-3 and 2-0.  The Naturals have won 6 in a row and 8 of their last 9. Wilmington won 6-2 over the Salem Red Sox.  The Blue Rocks have a 2 game lead on the Carolina League Northern Division.…