A self-taught calligraphist, Mobile manager and former big leaguer Sal Fasano takes great care when filling out his lineup cards. "I always believed being in the lineup was special," he said.
After leaving his Opening Day outing early, Braves No. 8 prospect Max Fried put injury concerns behind him and tossed six strong innings in his second start for Mississippi.
Right-hander Michael Kopech (White Sox) and southpaw Stephen Gonsalves (Twins) are among a number of exciting young players scheduled to start 2017 in the Southern League.
After realizing he had to take a less aggressive approach at the plate, Tyler O'Neill has turned himself into one of the Minors' most dangerous hitters and one of the Mariners' top prospects.
The Southern League is proud to announce the induction of three members to the Southern League Hall of Fame Class of 2017: Tom Glavine, Gabe Kapler and Tony La Russa.
Bubba Watson won the Masters twice, but he's enjoying his very first foray to the Baseball Winter Meetings as a co-owner of the award-winning Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos.