Jackson powers way to Player of the Week

Jackson powers way to Player of the Week Angels No. 5 prospect Jeremiah Jackson had a pair of multi-homer games and set an Orem single-season record for long balls in a power-filled week to lead the latest Offensive Player of the Week winners. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190819&content_id=310114958&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_opotw&sid=milb

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Rockies Claim Wes Parsons

Rockies Claim Wes Parsons The Rockies announced that they’ve claimed right-handed reliever Wes Parsons off waivers from the Braves, who had designated him for assignment over the weekend. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Rox moved Scott Oberg from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL, definitively ending his season. Oberg…

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Prospect Dispatch: New York-Penn League

Prospect Dispatch: New York-Penn League Over the weekend, I saw two New York-Penn League games. The first was Friday night’s matchup between the Lowell Spinners and the Staten Island Yankees; the second was Sunday afternoon’s matchup between the Tri-City Valley Cats and the Brooklyn Cyclones. Below are some notes about players from each game. Lowell…

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Julio Teheran Sinks to Success

Julio Teheran Sinks to Success At this point, it seems like common knowledge that the sinker has fallen out of favor. We’ve covered that development pretty often here at FanGraphs over the past couple of years. In fact, here’s Jeff Sullivan doing just that in a 2017 piece called, “Baseball is Moving Away From the…

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Athletics To Promote A.J. Puk

Athletics To Promote A.J. Puk The Athletics will promote left-hander A.J. Puk from Triple-A Sacramento prior to tomorrow’s game, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports (via Twitter). Puk, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2016 draft, will need to have his contract formally selected. Oakland has an opening on its 40-man roster to accommodate him.…

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