It’s important to know which current young MLB players that are now out of minor league options. If they are struggling, they can’t demote him unless they first put him on waivers. It would make him available for any MLB team to claim him and take on their contract. Some good players do get through waivers, but it’s due to their contract being too big to take on.
A notable player that could be affected is Dylan Bundy (Orioles) who struggled with injuries in the minors. He was once a top prospect, so the Orioles will try to keep him on the 25-man roster. He will be given every opportunity to improve while on the Major League roster.
I need to give a huge shoutout to MLBTradeRumors.com for this list. It consists of players with less than five years of serve time and are out of minor league options.
Are you the kind of fan who tracks their favorite MLB team’s minor league prospects from the draft all the way through their MLB debut?
If you are that kind of fan, we list all the Twitter accounts for the Top 100 prospects listed by MLB.com. A few prospects listed do not have a confirmed Twitter account, but that could be from an English translation issue.
An extra benefit from following the top MLB prospects could affect your fantasy baseball team. If you’re looking for an advantage, especially if you’re in a dynasty or keeper league, you’ll find a few nuggets from their Twitter accounts. I assume if one of them finally got called up, they would announce their excitement on Twitter.
Here are all the Twitter accounts (those who have them) from MLB.com’s Top 100 Prospects. Continue reading →