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Mariners' stars of past lead way to Futures Game

Reynolds, Ibañez named managers; Beltré, King Felix will coach
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May 24, 2023

When the All-Star Game returns to the Emerald City for the first time in 22 years this July, it will have a distinctive Seattle flavor. Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday that a pair of former Mariners will manage the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, with Harold Reynolds leading the AL

Everything looking a-O 11 K's for Pérez

Top Marlins prospect racks up season high for Blue Wahoos
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May 3, 2023

If a season-high 11 strikeouts in five innings is any indication, Eury Pérez looks like he's ready to leave Double-A behind. The Marlins' top prospect -- No. 11 overall, according to MLB Pipeline -- allowed one run on two hits and a walk as Pensacola topped Mississippi, 2-1, on Tuesday.

Elly elevates for first Louisville roundtripper

Reds' top prospect golfs 37-degree fly ball over center-field fence
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April 29, 2023

Typically, when a hitter pops up a ball to center field, that's about the easiest play in the game. But most hitters aren't Elly De La Cruz. The Reds' top prospect -- No. 8 overall in baseball -- crushed one high in the air on Saturday, and it just kept

Drive benefits from accidental hidden-ball trick

Two runs cross plate when chalk befuddles Renegades catcher
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April 26, 2023

Top Red Sox prospect Marcelo Mayer displayed his 60-grade hit tool on Tuesday when he ripped a single to right field against High-A Hudson Valley. Driving in two runs on the play and ending up on third took a bit of luck and accidental trickery. Mayer's hard-hit grounder made it