Last night, the Hall of Fame class for 2019 was announced with Roy Halladay, Mariano Rivera, Mike Mussina, and Edgar Martinez all being voted into the Hall.
Fred McGriff appeared on just shy of 40% of the votes in his final year on the ballot. He will now have to wait at least a few more years before being enshrined.
Also, it’s Prospect Day!
Rays News and Links
- Baseball Prospects released their top 101 prospects in the game, as well as the players who just missed the cut.
Wander Franco (10)
Brent Honeywell (25)
Jesus Sanchez (32)
Brendan McKay (42)
Lucius Fox (79)
Shane Baz (88)
Vidal Brujan (96)
He’s very good, he’s just not that good, and you have to be that good to make this list as a prep pitcher with only one start above the complex league on your resume.
Rotation if season started today
1. Blake Snell, LHP
2. Charlie Morton, RHP
4. Tyler Glasnow, RHP
- Rays top 50 prospects: No. 33, Austin Franklin - Mat Germain, Wander Rays
- Tatis leads talented group of Top 10 SS prospects (Wander Franco is 5th) - Jim Callis, MLB Pipeline
- 5 Rays that will surprise everyone in 2019 - Patrick Davenport, Rays Colored Glasses
- How Rays Blake Snell has been spending his off-season - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times
- Baseball America is expected to reveal their top 100 prospects later today, we already know their list will feature 9 members of the Rays organization
Around the League
- Roy Halladay elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame - Matt W, Blue Bird Banter
- Nick Markakis will make a not-so-much anticipated return to the Braves - Demetrius Bell, Talkin Chop
- Finally. Edgar Martinez is officially a Hall of Famer - Grant Bronsdon, Lookout Landing
- You have to see Mariano Rivera getting the Hall of Fame call - Tyler Norton, Pinstripe Alley
- Texas Rangers sign Zach McAllister to a one year deal - Adam J. Morris, Lone Star Ball
- American Family Insurance naming rights deal with Brewers to run through 2035, no stadium name yet - Jaymes L, Brew Crew Ball
- Mike Mussina elected into baseball hall of fame - Mark Brown, Camden Chat