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Round Rock RHPs Drew Anderson and Jharel Cotton Promoted to Texas 

RHP Glenn Otto Added to Express Roster from New York Yankees Organization
July 30, 2021

ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Texas Rangers announced a trio of roster moves involving the Round Rock Express following Friday afternoon’s trade deadline in Major League Baseball. Express RHP Drew Anderson and RHP Jharel Cotton both earned promotions to the Rangers while RHP Glenn Otto joins the Round Rock roster

Toolshed: Prospect projections gone wrong

Steamer couldn't quite predict big seasons for Judge, Bellinger
October 6, 2017

Earlier this week we covered what went right. Now it's time for what went wrong. Toolshed once again revisits the Steamer600 projections used during's preseason Prospect Projections series, which looked at how prospective rookies would perform during the 2017 season if given 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate

Sounds Play Home Run Derby in Win Over 51s

Nashville Drills Four Homers to Back Jharel Cotton's Gem
11:20 PM EDT

The Nashville Sounds launched four home runs and returned home with an emphatic 10-4 win over the Las Vegas 51s in front of 8,187 fans at First Tennessee Park Tuesday night.Mark Canha drilled a pair of home runs, his 10th and 11th of the season for Nashville to lead the

Blackburn extends Sounds' shutout streak

No. 22 A's prospect posts seven zeros to run stretch to 29 frames
May 24, 2017

Triple-A Nashville's hurlers won't stop talking and pitching coach Rick Rodriguez loves it.Paul Blackburn became the latest member of the Sounds rotation to deliver a scoreless start, extending the team's streak to four days and 29 straight innings as Nashville blanked Omaha, 4-0, on Wednesday at First Tennessee Park. The

Offense Explodes in Sounds' Win over Grizzlies

Seven-Run Fourth Inning Highlights Second Straight Win in Fresno
May 17, 2017

The power surge continued for the Nashville Sounds as they belted three home runs on the way to an 11-6 win over the Fresno Grizzlies at Chukchansi Park Tuesday night.Nashville got homers from Matt Chapman, Matt Olson, and Jaycob Brugman in the blowout win. Brugman led the offensive charge with

Toolshed: Fantasy prospect sleeper picks

Mariners' Haniger, Mets' Gsellman among solid options available late
March 24, 2017

As anyone who's ever played fantasy baseball can report, it's not always the decisions in the first few rounds that make the difference between a title and sitting out the September playoffs. Rather it's those late-round selections -- where the gulf in production can be widest among players -- that

2017 Prospect Projections: AL West rookies

Cotton should get the chance to crack Oakland's Opening Day rotation
February 7, 2017

This is the fifth in a six-part series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for starting pitchers and 65

With two blasts, Seager propels Quakes

Top Dodgers prospect continues power surge, drives in four runs
June 7, 2014

Corey Seager showed in April that he could hold his own in the California League. In May, he began to flex his muscle at the plate. June may be something else entirely. The Dodgers' top prospect hammered two home runs on a three-hit night to continue a recent power surge