Cubs Determined to Land Tanaka?

Righty Could Change The Outlook in the Windy City

Lindor Credits Mentors Aviles, Rodriguez For Guidance

In a particularly quiet segment of the offseason, Francisco Lindor spoke with MLB.com about the upcoming year, and his progression through the Cleveland Indians organization.  Story link. Lindor, considered one of baseball’s top shortstop prospects, discussed mentoring he has received from fellow Puerto Ricans Mike Aviles and manager Edwin Rodriguez.  Aviles, who played with Lindor…

Prospects Swapped on Wild Tuesday

In the midst of Tuesday’s epic flurry of MLB player movement, a number of minor leaguers were included in the action. OAKLAND TRADES MICHAEL CHOICE AND CHRIS BOSTICK TO TEXAS FOR CRAIG GENTRY AND JOSH LINDBLOM: Choice was drafted 10th overall in 2010 and has steadily risen through the Oakland Athletics’ system.  He entered the…

Giants Prospects Injured In Arizona Crash

Five minor leaguers from the San Francisco Giants organization appear to have escaped serious harm following a collision in Scottsdale, Arizona.  While early reports suggested one of the athletes incurred life-threatening injuries, updates from SFGate.com have confirmed that the players involved escaped relatively unscathed, and are “resting comfortably” at the team’s hotel. The players were…