With the short-season leagues beginning in June, it's a nice reminder that not every prospect is a Bryce Harper or a Mike Trout who will get to the big leagues in no time. For most, it's a slow and steady process with any number of bumps in the road along the way. For many 2011 draftees, the short-season leagues represent their first chance to show up in box scores, so here's an all "Don't You Forget About Me" team comprised of some high picks from last June who are just getting their careers going.
Yankees president Randy Levine just criticized the agent for Dellin Betances for taking him to arbitration. Among other things, Levine called Betances a "victim" of his agent, Jim Murray, basically saying that Murray's proposal of $5 million was delusional. An arbitrator gave Betances $3 million, which was the Yankees' number.