Report: Rays acquire Edwards from Padres

Report: Rays acquire Edwards from Padres The Rays reportedly will acquire No. 72 overall prospect Xavier Edwards and outfielder Hunter Renfroe from the Padres in exchange for infield prospect Jake Cronenworth and outfielder Tommy Pham. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20191206&content_id=312095250&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

Toolshed: Jefferies earns A’s in recovery

Toolshed: Jefferies earns A’s in recovery After missing significant time following elbow surgery, Oakland Athletics No. 12 prospect Daulton Jefferies rebounded nicely in 2019 and showed enough promise to get added to the 40-man roster. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20191206&content_id=312082258&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

Legends of the Deep: Sea Unicorns emerge

Legends of the Deep: Sea Unicorns emerge The Detroit Tigers’ Class A Short Season affiliate is now known as the Norwich Sea Unicorns. MiLB.com’s Ben Hill has the details on this mythical seafaring New York-Penn League entity. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20191205&content_id=312063120&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

North Johnson Named New Northwest League President

North Johnson Named New Northwest League President The Northwest League (NWL) announced that North Johnson will become the new league president at the start of 2020. The NWL conducted a nationwide search, bringing interest from over 60 well-qualified candidates. Johnson, a 42-year MiLB veteran, stood out amongst the competition with his extensive resume of leadership…

Miracle morph into the Mighty Mussels

Miracle morph into the Mighty Mussels The Florida State League entity formerly known as the Fort Myers Miracle has transformed into the Mighty Mussels. Ben Hill reports on these purple-hued brawny bivalves. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20191203&content_id=312004940&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

Toolshed: Assessing Class A park factors

Toolshed: Assessing Class A park factors The Midwest and South Atlantic Leagues are similar in overall offensive profiles, but the factors at individual parks — like those belonging to Asheville and Great Lakes — certainly differ. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20191203&content_id=312046394&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

Looking back at the 10 best games from 2019

Looking back at the 10 best games from 2019 From Opening Day through the final championship game, MiLB.com chronicled the top on-field achievements throughout the 2019 season. This week we’re looking back and rolling out the 10 best games as voted by our staff. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20191202&content_id=312028032&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb