The Asheville Tourists had two of the hotter hitters in all of Minor League Baseball in the month of April, as James Cesario and Jordan Pacheco tore the cover off the ball. Though the team finished the month 10-11, they did have some major bright spots, and Christian Friedrich showed why he is such a highly ranked prospect. As the calendar changes to May, watch out for Asheville.
May 4, 2009
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State University pitcher Aaron Weatherford of Crystal Springs, Miss., a third-round draft selection of the Colorado Rockies, has come to terms with the Rockies and is preparing to begin his professional baseball career in the Class A Northwest League.
June 26, 2008
Mississippi State closer Aaron Weatherford was drafted in the third round by the Colorado Rockies in last week's Major League Baseball draft. He's talked to new head coach John Cohen and he's talked to the pro team that drafted him. Now, it's decision time for the hard-throwing righthander.
June 10, 2008
Over the past couple years, the Yankees and their drafts have been associated with handing out the big bucks and making the big splash. Given the nature of this draft class, the type of splash and flexing of financial muscle may not be possible. Keeping that in mind, which players could figure into New York's plans? Find out now in this Yankees' Draft Preview.
June 4, 2008