The 2011 season was a banner year for young talent in the big leagues, and all early indications point to a similar crop of future stars making their way to the show in 2012. Scout.com's annual top prospects' list includes many of those names, as well as all the other names you need to know to stay up-to-date on the latest in minor league baseball.
January 4, 2012
The Kansas City Royals recently assigned two highly-regarded international free agents to their Low-A affiliate in Kane County. Indeed, Cheslor Cuthbert and Orlando Calixte are two of the most exciting – and youngest – players in the Midwest League. Inside, see some of our photos of the two talented prospects.
June 16, 2011
The red hot Kane County Cougars stormed back for a thrilling come-from-behind victory on Monday, while the Omaha Storm Chasers finally received some quality pitching and snapped their four-game slide. Meanwhile, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals were rained out again, and the Wilmington Blue Rocks dropped the first game of their key series with Frederick. Click inside to read today's Farm Report.
May 23, 2011
The news in the high minors wasn't good on Saturday. The Omaha Storm Chasers blew a late lead, while the Northwest Arkansas Naturals were swept away in a doubleheader. However, the A-ball clubs both emerged victorious. The Blue Rocks secured a 9-3 win over Myrtle Beach, while the Kane County Cougars held on for a 6-5 victory over Beloit. See the day's results and box scores inside.
May 22, 2011