Top Prospects that Never Were: Ty Howington, Cincinnati Reds

Prospects come in all shapes and sizes, and their shortcomings at the big-league level can stem from any number of things. Last week we looked at Corey Patterson, formerly of the Chicago Cubs. While you may be thinking, ‘Hey, he did spend 12 years in the show,’ it has to be clear that everyone’s situation is different. The hype surrounding Patterson was extreme; he was a third...
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May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Top Prospects that Never Were: Corey Patterson, Chicago Cubs

Digging through Baseball America’s All-Time Top 100 lists—which go all the way back to 1990—it was time to find a player for the Chicago Cubs. It wasn’t too difficult once I started cycling through, but narrowing it down to a single player became an issue. The search returned numerous names, each with their own story. Take Juan Cruz, signed as an amateur free agent in 1997...
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April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Patterson In, Rodriguez Out

In the next several weeks leading into Spring Training, the White Sox, like every other ball club, will be making some minor moves to fill any small holes they may have throughout the organization. A couple have gone down recently, with one veteran coming in and another low-end prospect heading out. Photo Credit: US Presswire The team signed 30 year-old utility man...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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