Tim Lincecum, David Price and Mark Prior are among the college starting pitchers who spent very little time in the minor leagues before ascending to the majors.
The New York Yankees reached agreement on a minor league contract Tuesday with pitcher Mark Prior, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
From Mark Prior to Miguel Tejada to Andruw Jones, some players will be more motivated than usual to perform at a high level in 2008.
With Cubs officials confirming Mark Prior has a "hairline fracture" or a crack in his elbow, replacement options look bleak.
The Angels would like the 250-pound Bartolo Colon to miss a few meals and a few more bats.
For injured Cubs pitcher Mark Prior, the only thing worse than the inactivity is the speculation.
Todd Helton's numbers compare to Joe DiMaggio's, but he might end up being the next Ernie Banks.