Before the Yankees’ receiving prized prospects Clint Frazier and Justus Sheffield from the Indians for Andrew Miller and Gleyber Torres from the Cubs for Aroldis Chapman at the trade deadline, Gary Sanchez and Jorge Mateo were considered the club’s top prospects. The arrival of the new players strengthened a minor league system that had gotten stronger in recent years. What the new blood also did was overshadow Miguel Andujar, who is impressing scouts during the early part of the Arizona Fall League.
It’s been a whirlwind 48 hours for Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ryan Merritt. After Merritt shut down the Toronto Blue Jays, deliriously grateful Indians fans found the wedding registry that belongs to Merritt and his fianceé Sarah Brushaber.