From the start, Toledo wasn't expected to have a lot of top prospects on their squad – especially after the preseason trade of Cody Ross to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Nonetheless, some players still considered prospects emerged, with a pair of guys stepping up to claim the player and pitcher of the year awards for Toledo in 2004.
September 22, 2004
Each month, TigsTown.com will evaluate the minor league farm clubs and elect among the prospects the player (position player or pitcher) that had the best month and was in turn that team's top prospect. Want to know which prospects are rising to the top of the group on each club, and who had the best month? Find out inside.
June 14, 2004
In a deal announced early Friday, the Yankees traded minor-league outfielder Marcus Thames to the Texas Rangers for OF/DH Ruben Sierra. Thames was batting .278 with two homeruns and 28 RBI in 52 games for the Columbus Clippers so far this year. Sierra – who was also a Yankee briefly in the 1995-96 seasons – was hitting .263 with three homers and 12 RBI in 43 games for Texas.
June 6, 2003