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Indians Acquire Jay Bruce for Wild Card Prospect

The Indians and injury-ravaged Mets got together for a rather big trade – with likely minimal regular season impact – in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Cleveland acquired three-time All-Star – and impending free agent – Jay Bruce for former UNC two-way player Ryder Ryan, a move precipitated by Michael Brantley’s return to the…


2017 College Draft Profile: J.B. Bukauskas

School: University of North Carolina; Class: Junior Position: RHP; B/T: R/R Height: 6-0; Weight: 201 Previously Drafted: Arizona Diamondbacks, 20th round, 2014   Background: In a word: dominant. The hard-throwing right-hander, who hails from Ashburn, Virginia, has simply been one of the best pitchers at whichever level he’s performed. After helping his prep team, the…


2015 Draft Profile: Skye Bolt

School: North Carolina; Class: Junior Position: CF; B/T: B/R Height: 6-2; Weight: 180 Previously Drafted: Washington Nationals, 26th round, 2013   Background: While not quite on the same level as Carlos Rodon’s production as a true freshman – though he came close to matching Alex Bregman’s impressive debut – Skye Bolt was a revelation for…