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MLB Trade Rumors
Yankees, Orioles, Brinson, Blanco, Vieraon September 5, MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez reports (via Twitter). Blanco, a 23-yea
Yankees, Orioles, Brinson, Blanco, Viera
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 19 hours ago
on September 5, MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez reports (via Twitter). Blanco, a 23-year-old described by Baseball America’s Ben Badler as owning blazing speed but somewhat raw hitting and fielding skills, still has to receive clearance from MLB to... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Yoan Moncada Already Receiving Solid Reviews For His Third Base Defensequicker. So far, so good for the Cuban prospect, who broke into American baseb
Yoan Moncada Already Receiving Solid Reviews For His Third Base Defense
New England Sports Network / Posted 6 days ago
quicker. So far, so good for the Cuban prospect, who broke into American baseball at second base. Baseball America’s Ben Badler, considered one of the top prospect evaluators in the baseball media, saw Moncada play third Monday night, and he... Read more
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CBS Sports
Cuban prospect Lourdes Gurriel is declared a free agent by MLBhis birthday because teams would not have to use money from their international
Cuban prospect Lourdes Gurriel is declared a free agent by MLB
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
his birthday because teams would not have to use money from their international bonus pool to sign him. Back in February, Ben Badler -- the top source on all things international free-agent-related -- wrote that Lourdes had a lower present ability... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Lourdes Gurriel Declared Free Agenthis success coming in the last two years. In a scouting report from April 2015
Lourdes Gurriel Declared Free Agent
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 21 days ago
his success coming in the last two years. In a scouting report from April 2015 (subscription required), Baseball America’s Ben Badler ranked Gurriel as the fourth-best player in Cuba at the time, crediting his patient approach at the plate, bat... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
National experts not wowed by prospects acquired by D-BacksTwo national baseball experts, Baseball America editor John Manuel and Baseball
National experts not wowed by prospects acquired by D-Backs
The Arizona Republic / Posted 25 days ago
Two national baseball experts, Baseball America editor John Manuel and Baseball America national writer Ben Badler, gave their thoughts via phone and email on the three prospects the Diamondbacks acquired through trades in July. 6-3, 230... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
International Notes/Signings: Gutierrez, Padres, Cardinalsmention… The Padres have signed Cuban righty Ronald Bolanos for a bonus that w
International Notes/Signings: Gutierrez, Padres, Cardinals
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 26 days ago
mention… The Padres have signed Cuban righty Ronald Bolanos for a bonus that will be worth a bit more than $2MM, reports Ben Badler of Baseball America. Badler notes that Bolanos, 20, played mostly as an outfielder in the 18U leagues in Cuba but... Read more

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