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Which minor-league teams will be most exciting in 2017?
April 7th, 2017 at 4:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Thursday saw the opening weekend of the 2017 Minor League Baseball season commence. Many of the rosters were finalized earlier this week. While none received the fanfare that the Columbia Fireflies received when they penciled Tim Tebow into the lineup, there are plenty of exciting rosters to keep an eye...

Braves sign Ryan Howard to minor league deal
April 6th, 2017 at 1:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to an official statement released by the club on Thursday morning, the Atlanta Braves have signed free agent first baseman Ryan Howard to a minor league contract. Sources have also informed FanRag Sports' own Jon Heyman that Howard will earn $750,000 if he is to reach the major...

Rumors and Rumblings: A look at some of the NL’s spring surprises
March 31st, 2017 at 1:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring training always brings about some surprises. Here is a look at four players in National League camps who have raised their stock greatly during the Cactus and Grapefruit League seasons with scouts' takes on each: Kyle Freeland/Antonio Senzatela Both are talented young pitchers, as evidenced by...

Non-roster invitees to watch in the National League East
February 11th, 2017 at 7:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hold your breath: Pitchers and catchers report next week. Some guys are already down in Florida and Arizona, putting in early work; others are in the best shape of their lives. The 2017 baseball season is right around the corner, even if the snow on the ground might suggest...

First Pitch: Rule 5 picks and more
January 31st, 2017 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** With First Pitch, we're here to share some of the best and most interesting baseball content from around the web. Here's what stood out this Tuesday: First up, Kristopher Olsen of Baseball HQ has a running series looking at some of the most interesting playing time and positional battles...