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JORGE ALFARO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Prospect Watch: The Rangers’ Big Promotions

Yesterday, it was announced that the Texas Rangers promoted two of their top prospects, catcher Jorge Alfaro and outfielder Nomar Mazara, to Double-A Frisco. Both players arrive in the upper minors with plenty of hype and plenty of youth–Alfaro turned 21 in June, while Mazara is just three months and change past his nineteenth birthday. From a […]
Via Fangraphs
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Sign Four As International Signing Period Begins

The international signing period began on Wednesday, July 2nd and runs through the 15th. Here’s a quick rundown of how the process works from MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez … A 16-year-old international player is eligible to sign with a Major League team between July 2 through June 15 of next year if the prospect turns 17 before Sept. 1 of this year or by the completion of his first...
Via Grab Some Bench
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Futures Game Catchers

Each weekday during the minor-league season, FanGraphs is providing a status update on multiple rookie-eligible players. Note that Age denotes the relevant prospect’s baseball age (i.e. as of July 1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect’s place on Marc Hulet’s preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect’s rank on Hulet’s overall top-100 list...
Via Fangraphs
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' prospect Jorge Alfaro swings and his bat splits in half...lengthwise

Texas Rangers' prospect Jorge Alfaro swings and his bat splits in half. Lengthwise.Never seen that before.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers prospect splits baseball bat in half

Wooden baseball bats break quite often during games in the major and minor leagues, but rarely do they break quite like this. Taking batting practice for the Class-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Texas Rangers prospect Jorge Alfaro got jammed on pitch and split his bat in half, from top to bottom. Take a look: Not a shining endorsement for this particular bat company.
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 8 by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Rangers catcher Jorge Alfaro and Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor.
Via Baseball Prospectus
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Eyewitness Accounts: Eyewitness Accounts for May 6, 2014 by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

In a relaunch of the Eyewitness Accounts series for 2014, the BP Prospect Staff profiles Jorge Alfaro, Bubba Starling, Josh Hader, Aaron Sanchez, Lucas Sims, Tim Anderson, Brandon Nimmo, and Anthony Kemp.
Via Baseball Prospectus
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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