Kevin Gengler

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Down On The Farm: May 20th


Down On The Rays Farm: May 20th

The Ones That Got Away


The Ones That Got Away - Former Rays Draft Picks To Watch For In The 2012 Draft

Down On The Farm: May 5


A quick look at yesterday's minor league box scores including a blowout win for the Stone Crabs and a strong start by Alex Cobb... South Bend 4, Bowling Green 3 MAY 04, 2012 | MIDW (A) Players P...

Prospect Performance Review: April


Prospect Performance Review: April

Down On The Farm: April 27


Down On The Farm: April 28

Deep Sea Diving: Hot Starts From Lesser-Known Prospects


You'll be hearing a lot about Tyler Goeddel, and rightfully so. He leads the Rays' system in OPS three weeks in despite being 19 years old and in the Midwest League (a notoriously tough league to...

Small Sample Size Theater: Prospect Edition


I think eleven games is enough to make definitive statements about how the year for prospects will go, don't you? No? Well, here's a look at two hot and cold starts from the depths of the minors...

Matt Moore: Slow Starter?


I don't think there's much analysis to be done after just a weekend's worth of minor-league games, but early box score round-ups are up every day at DRaysBay, and John and myself will be providing...

Minor League Opening Night Live Blog + Chat - Tonight at 6:30


The minor league season kicks off tonight, so join us tonight at 6:30 for a minor league chat and live blog with Steve, myself, and Doug and Scott from RaysProspects (and probably others). Tonight's starters are Alex Cobb, Shane Dyer, Grayson Garvin, and Jake Floethe, and Mikie Mahtook and Tyler Goeddel will be making their pro debuts.

10 Prospect Predictions For 2012


It must be predictions week. As Steve posted about yesterday, we're rolling out the RaysProspects prediction series. Over at Rays Digest, John Gregg posted his predictions for pitching prospects in...

Sleeper Prospects: RHP Arm-Strength Edition


Prospect ranking season has pretty much ended, a sad time for those who eat those lists up (then we realize that actual games are starting and everything's cool again). The Rays lists have been...

Minor League Lineups - Bowling Green Hot Rods


We've taken a look at the probable lineups for Durham, Montgomery, and Charlotte, and today we wrap up the series with a look at the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Thanks to the added emphasis on drafting...

Non-Roster Invitees: Pitchers


Spring Traning means finally getting to see James Shields, David Price, and Matt Moore pitch again after a long winter. It's our first look at acquisitions like Fernando Rodney, Burke Badenhop, and...

Minor League Lineups - Charlotte Stone Crabs


In case you missed them, you can check out my pieces on Durham and Montgomery. Catcher - Luke Bailey, Mayobanex Acosta While Bailey struggled with injuries -- he played in just 74 games -- and...

Minor League Lineups - Montgomery Biscuits


Continuing with our look at how the lineups might look for the Rays affiliates. If you missed Durham's, you can find it here. This week: Montgomery Biscuits. Catcher - Mark Thomas, Craig Albernaz,...

Minor League Lineups - Durham Bulls


Just as we did with the pitchers, it's time to take a glance at how the full-season affiliate lineups might stack up, beginning with the Durham Bulls. Catcher - Robinson Chirinos, Nevin Ashley C...

RaysProspects Podcast - Episode 15


With the BaseballAmerica Prospect Handbook out, Kevin and Scott examined the top 30 prospects and compared it against the RaysProspects Top 30 list with some notable differences. After the break, they discuss the Jeff Keppinger signing (and the Russ Canzler DFA'ing) and how he'll help this season, plus the Prince Fielder deal and the remaining free agents before wrapping up with some bonus Greg Schiano talk.

RaysProspects Podcast Episode 14


Carlos Pena Signing, AL East Top 25, Projected Full-Season Rotations, and Yu Darvish Enjoy

An Early Look at the 2012 Full-Season Rotations


Still over a month until pitchers and catchers report, even longer for minor leaguers, but we can already take a stab at how the rosters might shape up for the full-season affiliates. (Thanks to...

RaysProspects Podcast - Jim Callis on the Rays' system


Executive editor of BaseballAmerica Jim Callis (@jimcallisBA) answers some questions about the Rays farm system, the effects the new CBA will have on the club, and how he got started at BA.

AL East 2012 Top 25 Prospects


As I did last year, I've gone through the AL East farm systems and come up with a list of the division's top 25 prospects. 1. Matt Moore, LHP, Rays - A pretty easy choice at #1 as he's the best...

Rule 5 Draft Eligibles


The Rule 5 draft will be held at the Winter Meetings on December 8, and here are three Rays that may be taken: RHP Marquis Fleming - The change-up artist struck out 105 in 82.2 innings in 2011,...

Final Arizona Fall League Stats and Opinions


The AFL season came to a close with the Rays-laden Surprise Saguaros falling in the championship game after leading the league with 26 wins in the regular season. Here are the final stats for the...

John Sickels Top 25


Click for grades and comments, but here's the list: 1. Matt Moore 2. Hak-Ju Lee 3. Alex Torres 4. Alex Colome 5. Taylor Guerrieri 6. Mikie Mahtook 7. Brandon Guyer 8. Parker Markel 9. Ryan Brett 10. Drew Vettleson 11. Chris Archer 12. Enny Romero 13. Tyler Goeddel 14. Jake Hager 15. Tim Beckham 16. Oscar Hernandez 17. Granden Goetzman 18. Tyler Bortnick 19. Felipe Rivero 20. Derek Dietrich 21. Lenny Linsky 22. Nick Barnese 23. Josh Sale 24. Jeff Ames 25. Kes Carter

Sleeper Prospects for 2012


We talked about the top prospects, but in a system as deep as the Rays the conversation can continue to 20, 30, and beyond. Today we focus on the "beyond," the prospects who aren't like to show up...

Most Exciting Affiliate for 2012: Princeton


The Durham Bulls could have (*sigh*) Matt Moore and Tim Beckham. Montgomery will feature Hak-Ju Lee and Alex Colome. Charlotte could boast Enny Romero and Derek Dietrich and Bowling Green should...


So... Who Are Your Top 10 Prospects?

Given that it's only been a week since the last Arizona Fall League update, it's not worth checking in on 2-3 innings or 10 at bats. Instead, a conversation starter: What's your top 10 prospect...


Arizona Fall League Update

Just a quick check-in on the prospects in the desert: Tim Beckham - Hitting .286/.390/.657 in eight games (35 at-bats), including a 4-6 day with two doubles and two triples on Friday. Keith Law had...

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