2015

Checking In On The 2014 First-Rounders

The 2014 draft class was one of the weakest in years, and the post-draft signing period was nearly as underwhelming as the draft itself. The top-overall pick, LHP Brady Aiken, wound up not signing with the Houston Astros after a physical exam revealed enough to warrant the team lowering their bonus offer. Aiken refused a…

First Aid Station 2

Breaking Down Some Notable Injuries

It happens every year. A dozen or so (or maybe more) prospects who have some helium leading into their draft season suffer some sort of season-ending injury that puts their draft status in doubt. Sometimes, the situations look worse than they are. Take, for example, the case of Jeff Hoffman. The right-hander tore his UCL…