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D-backs farmhands find major success in minor-league playoffs

PHOENIX -- The tree appeared a bit disheveled this season, but the root system is strong. The Diamondbacks have not not had the season they wanted, and part of the fallout will include a new position for general manager Kevin Towers should he remain in the organization. Part of Towers' legacy, however, will include a farm system that is deep in prospects and enjoying unprecedented...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
21 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs' Banda making strong first impression

PHOENIX -- Class-A left-hander Anthony Banda was the least experienced player the Diamondbacks received at the July 31 deadline, but he may have made the most headway since his arrival.  Banda -- pronounced BOND-a -- struck out 10 without a walk in a 12-2 victory for low-A South Bend on Thursday, extending a strong run that began in his two months with Wisconsin, the Brewers'...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: NL West Prospects

Each weekday during the minor-league season, FanGraphs is providing a status update on multiple rookie-eligible players. This particular Prospect Watch feature will focus on prospect notes from around the minors — focusing on both top prospects and sleepers. Arizona Diamondbacks Recently, I wrote about the Diamondbacks’ intriguing third base prospect Brandon Drury. He’s not the […]
Via Fangraphs
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Drury, Bedrosian, Giles

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
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson, Drury win D-backs' monthly minor league honors

The Diamondbacks on Friday named Double-A Mobile pitcher Chase Anderson and Single-A Advanced Visalia infielder Brandon Drury the organization's minor league pitcher and player of the month, respectively, for April. Anderson, a 26-year-old right-hander, went 3-2 with a 0.85 ERA and 31 strikeouts in five starts in April for the BayBears. He enters May carrying an active scoreless...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 Prospects

The Arizona Diamondbacks have two elite starting pitchers in their farm system, followed by solid infield and relief pitching depth. General Manager Kevin Towers has made multiple trades involving prospects over the past few seasons, and his actions have taken a toll on the volume of quality minor leaguers in the organization. However, Towers has shrewdly traded for overlooked players...
Via Batting Leadoff
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks Top Prospect Lists

Here is the composite list of Arizona Diamondbacks Top Prospects from across the web. The list will be updated as often as new lists are released. After each list, I’ll list the top 5 from that list. Closer to the beginning of the season, I’ll release the 85% Sports Top 20 Prospects for the Diamondbacks, along with averages and a composite ranking for each player listed. Updated...
Via 85% Sports
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

'Hawks Early Lead Holds up in 7-4 Victory

(South Bend, IN) – Rudy Flores hit a three run homerun off the scoreboard in right field to put the Silver Hawks (19-14) in front, and they never looked back in a 7-4 win over Lake County (16-16) on Thursday. In the first inning, Brandon Drury knocked in a run and scored on the homer and South Bend led 4-0. Three of the four runs were earned in the inning. The Captains put...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers First Rounder Chris Anderson Makes His Professional Debut

Chris Anderson, the Los Angeles Dodgers first-round selection (18th overall) of the 2013 MLB First-Year Draft, made his debut today with the Class-A Great Lakes Loons. The right-hander Anderson pitched two full innings on 27 pitches (20 strikes), and allowed only one hit off the bat of Arizona Diamonbacks prospect, Ronnie Freeman. Oh, I forgot to mention something. Anderson struck...
Via Valley Bay News
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Captains drop twinbill to South Bend

SOUTH BEND, IN- The South Bend Silver Hawks (41-17) swept the doubleheader from the Lake County Captains (20-37) on Thursday afternoon. South Bend won game one 6-1 and then they came back in game two to win 5-2. In game one, the Captains sent right-hander Jake Sisco to the mound to face right-hander Brandon Sinnery. South Bend scored first in the bottom of the second inning. Sisco...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Minor League Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2012 (5) | 2011 (23) | 2010 (28) | 2009 (26) | 2008 (20) 2012 Affiliate Records MLB: [81-81] NL West AAA: [81-63] Pacific Coast League – Reno AA: [69-71] Southern League – Mobile A+: [64-76] California League – Visalia A: [67-73] Midwest League – South Bend A(ss): [36-40] Northwest League — Yakima (Hillsboro beginning...
Via Razzball
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot Stove Update

                    One big move and a few middling ones has kept the hot stove burning warm through the end of January.  Let’s review: Justin Upton was trade to the Atlanta Braves along with Chris Johnson for Martin Prado, Randall Delgado and some minor leaguers including Zeke Spruill and Brandon Drury.  Upton had previously invoked his no trade clause on a deal...
Via Diamond Hoggers
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves acquire Upton from Dbacks in seven player deal

The Atlanta Braves have acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Atlanta and Arizona will exchange seven players. Arizona will recieve Martin Prado, Randall Delgado, Nick Ahmed, Zeke Spruill and Brandon Drury from the Braves. Atlanta will receive Chris Johnson in addition to Upton. Upton, 23, compiled a .289/.369/.529 line last season while hitting 31 home...
Via Tireball.com
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Prospect Stock Watch – 06/08/12

Kaleb Cowart, 3B, Los Angeles Angels Current Level: A 2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 2nd Current Value: Rising The Angels’ first round pick from 2010, Cowart is enjoying his first year in full-season ball. He’s currently hitting .294 with 24 extra base hits in 57 games. The third baseman started the year with average numbers in April but he heated up in May with 16 extra base...
Via Fangraphs
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Baby Braves on Display in Gwinnett

In the first of what hopes to be a yearly tradition in the Atlanta area, the Braves matched up against an all-star team of prospects from the organization. And while the nearly 10,600 fans in attendance were there to catch a glimpse of Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman and company, my interest was a handful of top prospects in the organization who had spent little-to-no time at the...
Via Fangraphs
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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