Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Saturday, April 1st, 2017. It’s the last day of spring training! Here are today’s reading items of interest.
****Today’s MLB spring training scoreboard
****The New York Mets have assigned infielder Amed Rosario to Triple-A Las Vegas in the Pacific Coast League. This will move teammate Gavin Cecchini to second base.
****At Beyond the Boxscore, Azam Farooqui looks at the potential of hard-throwing Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Tim Mayza.
****Max Rieper at RoyalsReview makes six Bold Predictions for the Royals this year.
****Jeff Locke will open 2017 on the disabled list with the Miami Marlins.
****Gideon Turk at Baseball Prospectus Toronto has a nice profile of Toronto Blue Jays first base prospect Rowdy Tellez.
****Ben Badler at Baseball America continues his series of international class summaries with the Milwaukee Brewers.
****Mike Sonne at Fangraphs explains a new method for analyzing pitcher workloads and injury risk using “Fatigue Units.”