Mark Appel hardly appears deserving of his recent promotion, but the Astros' prospect could actually benefit from his move up the ladder.
They are looking at Dallas Keuchel and Jarred Cosart now.
Those American League teams that feel like they are out of the playoff race could soon decide to evaluate young talent. Here are the prospects from those teams that Fantasy owners need to know.
After 2013 number one overall pick Mark Appel was promoted to Double-A and threw a bullpen session in Minute Maid Park, a few Astros players were reportedly upset.
Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa are getting enshrined into the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday.
Saturday's MLB recap -- news, transactions, rumors and injury updates -- can be found within.
Even though Mark Appel's 2014 numbers are pretty bad, the Astros are reportedly poised to promote to highly regarded right-hander to Double-A.
What plans should the Athletics, Angels, Mariners, Rangers and Astros be making in advance of the trade deadline?
Injury updates and a healthy does of trade deadline rumors highlight Friday's daily news recap.
The MLB players union has reportedly filed a grievance against the Astros for manipulating the draft system with regard to top overall pick Brady Aiken and two later selections.

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