1. Will 2015 MLB Draft Prospect Brady Aiken Go No. 1 Overall in Back-to-Back Years?

    Last year's No. 1 overall draft pick became eligible for the 2015 draft on Thursday, as IMG Academy announced Brady Aiken will pitch for its postgraduate baseball team this spring...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 28 days ago 34,155 reads 27 comments

  2. 2014 MLB Draft Picks Who Are Fast-Tracked Toward MLB Debuts

    While it will be several years until most of the 2014 draft picks are ready, there is a contingent of players from the class who will enter the 2015 season already on the cusp of the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 4,847 reads 0 comments

  3. Texas A&M Football: Murray Picks Aggies, but Will He Make It to College Station?

    Texas A&M's coaches and fans were finally able to breathe a collective sigh of relief on national signing day, as 5-star dual-threat quarterback Kyler Murray signed his letter of intent to become an Aggie, per KHOU...

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  4. 2015 MLB Mock Draft: Fresh 1st-Round Projections, Winter Edition

    It’s never too early to start looking at the MLB draft. This year's class is especially deep on the mound, with college pitchers such as right-hander Mike Matuella (Duke), ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 41,784 reads 31 comments

  5. 2015 MLB Draft: Early Look at Top Players at Each Position

    The 2015 MLB draft is now less than six months away. The order is set (well, mostly). The top talents have been identified...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 2 months ago 2,803 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Rule 5 Draft 2014: Date, Start Time, Format and Top Prospects

    The arduous MLB winter meetings will clear the way for Thursday's annual Rule 5 draft, a last-ditch opportunity to poach an unheralded prospect...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 10,108 reads 1 comments

  7. MLB Teams Poised to Turn Free-Agent Losses into Big 2015 MLB Draft Gain

    Whether you love it or hate it, the implementation of the qualifying offer under Major League Baseball’s collective bargaining agreement has undeniably changed both free agency and the First-Year Player Draft...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 25,031 reads 4 comments

  8. Is Fast-Tracked Carlos Rodon the Second Coming of Dominant Ace Chris Sale?

    Chris Sale went from first-round draft pick in 2010 to big league reliever in a span of two months, beginning what has turned out to be a brilliant five-year career with the Chicago White Sox ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 12,850 reads 13 comments

  9. 3rd MLB Draftee in Gillaspie Family Poised to Pave Way for Own Legacy

    One could say that 2014 first-round draft pick Casey Gillaspie was born to play baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays selected Gillaspie out of Wichita State with the No...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 11,167 reads 3 comments

  10. 5 Early Flops of the 2014 MLB Draft Class

    When a highly touted draft pick gets off to a slow start as a professional, we tend to draw hasty conclusions about his long-term potential or assume that something was missed in the scouting process...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 20,339 reads 15 comments

  11. 10 Early Breakout Stars of the 2014 MLB Draft Class

    While it will be several years until most of the 2014 draft picks are ready for the major leagues, that doesn't mean we can’t get excited about the early returns from some of baseball’s brightest young players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 20,805 reads 13 comments

  12. Re-Ranking the Top 2014 MLB Draft Classes Post-Signing Deadline

    The deadline for signing 2014 draft picks was last Friday, July 18, at 5 p.m. ET. As you probably know by now, the Houston Astros made headlines for all the wrong reasons with their failure to sign highly touted prep arms Brady Aiken, the No...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 28,318 reads 21 comments

  13. Not Signing Brady Aiken Will Come Back to Haunt Houston Astros

    The signing deadline for 2014 draft picks officially passed Friday at 5 p.m. ET, and the Houston Astros were not able to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken, according Jim Callis of MLB ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 67,463 reads 109 comments

  14. Kyle Schwarber's New MLB ETA, Projection After Unreal Pro Start

    The Chicago Cubs surprised the baseball world last month by selecting Kyle Schwarber out of Indiana University with the No. 4 overall pick in the first-year player draft...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 34,888 reads 33 comments

  15. 2014 College World Series: 4 MLB Draft Picks Who Will Be Finals X-Factors

    The finals of the 2014 College World Series are set to begin Monday with the first game of a best-of-three series between Virginia and Vanderbilt. Each team will be seeking its first CWS title in program history...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 15,541 reads 1 comments

  16. 2014 College World Series: Ranking Top 7 Must-Watch MLB Draft Picks

    If there’s one reason to appreciate the overlap between Major League Baseball’s amateur draft and the College World Series, it’s because the final eight teams to ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 months ago 23,212 reads 3 comments

  17. College World Series 2014: Top MLB Prospects on Display in Omaha

    Numerous players selected in the 2014 MLB draft had little time to celebrate because the team they were still on was in the College World Series. Eight teams remain in double-elimination play...

    David Daniels Written by David Daniels about 10 months ago 375 reads 0 comments

  18. San Francisco Giants: Examining the Potential Benefits of Their Draft Class

    The homegrown talent present on the current San Francisco Giants roster isn't easy to ignore. However, it's also hard to forgive the team for its lack of talent in the farm system...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about 10 months ago 1,062 reads 0 comments

  19. MLB Draft 2014: Prospects Who Will Make the Fastest Rise Through Minors

    In the wake of the 2014 MLB draft, several franchises came away with a crop of players they hope will materialize in the coming years. That goes for every team, but not all will be so lucky...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 10 months ago 1,392 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB Draft 2015 Big Board: B/R's Initial Position-by-Position Rankings

    We're only a few days removed from the conclusion of the 2014 draft, but it's never too early to start looking ahead at what next year's class has to offer...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 months ago 25,072 reads 5 comments

  21. MLB Draft 2014: Full Grades and Top Results from Baseball's Selection Process

    The 2014 Major League Baseball draft was a wild three-day event that featured 40 rounds of action and an unbelievable 1,204 picks...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 10 months ago 1,098 reads 0 comments

  22. 2014 MLB Draft Results: Every Team's Biggest Steal

    From Touki Toussaint to Jeff Hoffman, there were some serious steals in the 2014 MLB draft, and what follows is a rundown of the biggest bargains for each MLB team. There are a variety of reasons why prospects tumble down the draft board...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 10 months ago 69,732 reads 21 comments

  23. MLB Draftee Do's and Don'ts: The Minor League Survival Manual

    Congratulations, you’ve just been selected in the 2014 baseball amateur player draft! The baseball gods have smiled on you, and the world is your oyster...

    Dirk  Hayhurst Written by Dirk Hayhurst about 10 months ago 41,095 reads 27 comments

  24. Mike Rosenbaum's Updated Top 50 MLB Prospects Post-2014 MLB Draft

    With the 2014 MLB first-year player draft now in the books, it's time to see how baseball's new crop of talent compares to its current top prospects...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 months ago 119,206 reads 129 comments

  25. MLB Mock Draft 2015: B/R's Official Early Predictions for Next Year's Top 10

    Even though we are still sifting through all the names taken in the 2014 Major League Baseball draft over the weekend, it's never too early to start looking ahead to next year's class...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 47,880 reads 17 comments