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The top prospects responsible for MLB.com ranking the Cubs' farm system No. 1 have almost universally played as advertised, while a lot of other players have raised their games to try to capture a roster spot.
D-backs prospect Archie Bradley was vying for a role with the bullpen, but his stellar spring could put him in the rotation conversation.
Competing for one of the final spots in the D-backs bullpen, Archie Bradley stretched out and took a no-hitter into the sixth inning while his team took a 3-0 victory over the Reds on Wednesday.
Brendan Rodgers, the consensus No. 1 Draft prospect entering 2015, still looks like the favorite to go first overall to the D-backs on June 8. But with Duke's Mike Matuella and unsigned 2014 top pick Brady Aiken -- the top two eligible pitchers -- needing Tommy John surgery, few of the other highest-rated talents have met expectations, leaving many more questions than answers at the top of the Draft.
Duke right-hander Michael Matuella, who entered the spring as a strong candidate to become the first overall pick in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, will undergo Tommy John surgery after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, MLB.com's Jim Callis confirmed on Wednesday.
It seemed extremely unlikely six weeks ago, but the Blue Jays have informed top prospects Miguel Castro and Roberto Osuna that they will be on the 25-man roster for Opening Day.
Top White Sox prospect Carlos Rodon, who was sent to Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday, used his time in big league camp to work on his repertoire, build his confidence and become more comfortable with his future teammates.
The Astros set their 25-man roster on Wednesday morning, informing several players they had made the club while putting three pitchers on the 15-day DL -- Josh Fields, Brett Oberholtzer and Brad Peacock.