1. 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 7 months ago 10,139 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 25,148 reads 4 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 12,994 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 11 months ago 11,179 reads 3 comments

  5. 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 11 months ago 20,384 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 11 months ago 20,870 reads 13 comments

  7. 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 12 months ago 28,470 reads 21 comments

  8. 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 12 months ago 67,525 reads 109 comments

  9. 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 12 months ago 35,478 reads 33 comments