We’re more than halfway through the season in the minor leagues, which means it’s time to reevaluate prospect rankings and dive a bit deeper into who sits on top of the lists. This week, it was MLB Pipeline’s turn to adjust their rankings as the outlet released a new MLB Top 100 along with top 30 lists for each team. And of course, the Orioles were included in the fresh rankings. The full Orioles Top 30 has quite a few adjustments and quite frankly several surprises. Below, a few of the most notable storylines to emerge from the new list that includes high praise for several selections from the 2017 Draft. Austin Hays leapfrogs Ryan Mountcastle, ranked #2 in the organization If you’ve been following
An altercation involving Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green in East Lansing, Mich., last summer has now become the subject of a lawsuit. On July 10, 2016, Green was arrested for misdemeanor assault after he and another man, former Michigan State cornerback Jermaine Edmondson, tangled outside Conrad's Grill in downtown East Lansing. As detailed on The Crossover on Monday, Los Angeles attorney Lisa Bloom filed a lawsuit in a California Superior Court on behalf of Edmondson and Edmondson’s girlfriend, Bianca Williams, who, like Edmondson, is a Michigan State alumnus.
When Pudge raises his plaque, there will be young men in major league clubhouses, in minor-league dugouts, and boys and girls on the fields in Vega Baja, some of them Puerto Ricans, some of them catchers, all of them proud, who’ll share in the gesture.