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Mets landing Lee in three-team Benintendi deal

Red Sox get Cordero from Royals, righty Winckowski from Mets
February 10, 2021

Last year at this time, Khalil Lee was preparing for his first taste of big league Spring Training. On Wednesday, he found out he'll be preparing for his first taste of a whole new system. According to executive reporter Mark Feinsand, the 22-year-old outfielder is headed from the Royals

Toolshed: Prospect projections gone right

Steamer pretty close to the mark on Benintendi, Renfroe, Weaver
October 3, 2017

Don't worry, we came back to them.At the tail end of last winter, ran its annual Prospect Projections series using Steamer600 prognostications to see how the system expected prospective rookies to perform during the 2017 season if given 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers,

Top-100 prospects on MLB Opening Day rosters

Breaking down best- and worst-case scenarios for brightest stars
April 3, 2017

Enough speculation. Enough talk. Enough training. It's time for The Show.After an offseason filled with wonder about who would wind up where, 11 of's top-100 prospects will begin the 2017 season on a Major League 25-man roster. This isn't an inexperienced group, however. Reds lefty Amir Garrett is the

Toolshed: Recipe for Rookie of the Year

What the award's last 20 recipients mean for 2017's contenders
March 31, 2017

So you want to be Rookie of the Year?Well, we hate to break the news, but unless you're one of a handful of the game's top prospects close to the Majors -- or your name is Henry Rowengartner -- it isn't likely in the cards.As Opening Day rolls ever closer,

Benintendi finishes spring on high note

Boston's top prospect collects triple, RBI in spring finale
March 30, 2017

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Almora Jr. keeps sizzling in the desert

Cubs prospect homers twice, drives in five; Benintendi also goes deep
March 26, 2017

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Red Sox Prospect Primer: Top heavy

Devers, Groome lead next wave of talent in system thinned by trades
March 21, 2017

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2017 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Andrew Benintendi, OFAfter

Farm System Rankings: Overall (20-11)

Jimenez, Happ keep Cubs stocked; Benintendi ready to roll for Red Sox
March 12, 2017

With Spring Training underway and the 2017 season almost upon us, has been looking at the state of all 30 farm systems and ranking them according to certain changing criterion with each edition. Our final series of rankings focuses on the overall quality and quantity of top talent in

Benintendi enjoys perfect day at plate

Top overall prospect goes 4-for-4 with homer, double in Red Sox win
March 3, 2017

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Toolshed: Prospect guide to Spring Training

Players and storylines to follow as action heats up in Florida, Arizona
March 3, 2017

Baseball is back.The opening week of Spring Training can mean something a little different to everyone. Maybe it's seeing those favorite star players "in the best shape of their lives" or looking at how new acquisitions fit the uniform or basking in the glory of calling your team "the defending

Top prospect Benintendi breaks out for Sox

Outfielder lofts two-run shot for first spring hit; Padres' Margot triples
March 1, 2017

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System Rankings: Position players (10-1)

Deadline deals put Yankees system on top; Braves infielders excite
February 23, 2017

With Spring Training under way and the 2017 season almost upon us, looks at the state of all 30 farm systems over the next couple weeks and ranks them, according to certain changing criterion with each edition. This opening edition focuses specifically on position player prospects and considers the

Benintendi new top prospect ... for now

Red Sox outfielder to lose status soon, with Moncada ranked No. 2
January 28, 2017

Andrew Benintendi isn't going to sneak up on anybody this year.The 22-year-old Red Sox outfielder headlines's preseason Top 100 Prospects list, jumping up from No. 25 before the 2016 campaign. Last year saw the University of Arkansas product climb from Class A Advanced to Double-A to the Majors, where

2017 Prospect Projections: AL East rookies

Yankees will have to wait until spring to rule on Judge/Hicks debate
January 10, 2017

Standing 6-foot-7 and weighing 255 pounds, Aaron Judge probably has a tough time fitting into most crowds. This spring, however, the 24-year-old outfielder is hoping to do just that in what could be a crowded Yankees outfield.This is the first in a six-part series using FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look