It has been a strong start to the season for the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats. Chris Biderman updates us on the Sacramento season to date, with a focus on the team's hot-hitting offense and the development of three of the squad's young starting pitchers.
April 14, 2012
It was a make it or break it year for this former top prospect, and the season ended with broken pieces having major surgery done. For years, he was among the top names mentioned in trade requests and prospect rankings, and now he won't be mentioned at all at any stadium in baseball for the 2007 season. Is there any hope for him to bounce back? Top Prospect #26 is Merkin Valdez!
January 2, 2007
Spring Training is always a time to get a look at the high-level prospects and see what they might become, and when they might make the majors. To that end, one of the most talked about young Giants is Merkin Valdez. But the recent talk that he might be switched to relief (again) is very unsettling.
March 26, 2006