1. Why Are MLB Teams Still Pitching to Giancarlo Stanton?

    Giancarlo Stanton has a reputation as a notoriously slow starter, or at least he did until this year...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 days ago 21,643 reads 47 comments

  2. Analyzing How Good Dodgers' 17-Year-Old Pitching Phenom Julio Urias Can Be

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have something special in Julio Urias . The 17-year-old Urias made himself known to a larger audience this spring after receiving an invitation to the Dodgers’ major league spring training...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 days ago 12,446 reads 19 comments

  3. Why Jose Abreu Will Run Away with 2014 AL Rookie of the Year

    Nobody really knew what to expect from Jose Abreu headed into the season. Sure, we’d all heard about his exploits while playing in Cuba’s Serie Nacional , but it ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 days ago 4,606 reads 22 comments

  4. Does Albert Pujols Still Have Hope of Ever Returning to MLB Stardom?

    After missing the final two months of the 2013 regular season due to injury, Albert Pujols is out to prove this year that he’s still the same guy who won three NL Most Valuable Player awards in a five-year span...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 days ago 9,497 reads 18 comments

  5. Why George Springer Is Hyped as MLB's Next Great Hitter

    The Houston Astros are promoting top prospect George Springer before Wednesday’s game. The 24-year-old outfielder gets the call after a red-hot start this spring at Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he batted ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 days ago 14,793 reads 20 comments

  6. Yordano Ventura Flashes True Stopper Potential in Netting Royals' First Road Win

    Yordano Ventura picked up the first win of his promising career on Tuesday night against the Astros , and he set new career highs with seven strikeouts and seven innings pitched...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 7,269 reads 8 comments

  7. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Hitters at Every Minor League Level

    The 2014 Minor League Baseball season isn ’t even two weeks young, but countless prospects have already made strong early impressions at each of the four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 4,625 reads 6 comments

  8. Is Brian McCann Coming out of Awful Early-Season Yankees Slump?

    After batting just .162 with zero extra-base hits and two RBI headed through his first 10 games, Brian McCann ’s bat finally came alive over the weekend...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 4,342 reads 4 comments

  9. Every MLB Team's Top Prospect off to the Worst Start in 2014

    One of the great disadvantages to playing professional baseball is that the structure of the season is such that a bad day can turn into a bad week very quickly, leading to inevitable questions about what's wrong with someone...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 91,553 reads 33 comments

  10. Nationals Prospect Lucas Giolito Shows Elite Potential for 2015

    When a teenage pitcher is ranked among the sport’s top prospects prior to his full-season debut, it’s a pretty big deal...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 days ago 14,244 reads 8 comments

  11. Top Outfield Prospect Gregory Polanco Poised to Become NL Central X-Factor

    Gregory Polanco proved during spring training that he’s nearly ready for an audition in the major leagues, as the 22-year-old posted an .804 OPS with three extra-base hits while appearing in 10 games...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 days ago 12,385 reads 6 comments

  12. Introducing the Next Wave of MLB Superstars Currently in the Minors

    The arrival of generational stars Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Manny Machado in the major leagues during the 2012 season set a new standard for all future rookie classes...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 days ago 24,650 reads 25 comments

  13. Every MLB Team's Prospect off to the Hottest Start in 2014

    The 2014 Minor League Baseball season is only a week old, yet there are already stellar performances being put forth by key prospects at every level...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 days ago 258,107 reads 102 comments

  14. 3 Big Leaguers Who Have No Business Blocking MLB Prospects

    It’s unusual for a prospect to experience a quick, uninterrupted ascent to the major leagues. Despite how it may seem after the emergence of Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Manny ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 days ago 18,244 reads 12 comments

  15. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Pitchers at Every Minor League Level

    The 2014 Minor League Baseball season began last Thursday, and there already have been countless standout performances by top prospects across all four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 days ago 7,835 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Yordano Ventura Will Live Up to the Hype in First Full MLB Season

    Yordano Ventura is quickly becoming must-watch television. On Tuesday night the 22-year-old made his season debut for the Kansas City Royals , nearly a week after his scheduled start was rained out...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 3,895 reads 4 comments

  17. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Hitters at Every Minor League Level

    The 2014 Minor League Baseball season began last Thursday, and there already have been countless standout performances by top prospects across all four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 4,614 reads 5 comments

  18. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospects After Week 1

    It’s been an eventful week for some of baseball’s top prospects. For others, not so much. Xander Bogaerts has been the star everyone expected through the first week of the season, batting ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 15,064 reads 15 comments

  19. Breaking Down How Wil Myers Will Be MLB's Next Great Outfield Star

    Wil Myers made headlines last year before the season even started. During the offseason, the Kansas City Royals sent Myers, fresh off a 37-homer season in the minor ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 6,448 reads 10 comments

  20. Full Scouting Report, Pitch Breakdown of Masahiro Tanaka's MLB Debut

    The Masahiro Tanaka era is under way. On Friday night, the 25-year-old Japanese pitcher made his highly anticipated Major League debut, taking the mound for the Yankees against the Blue Jays in their home opener...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 34,147 reads 31 comments

  21. 10 Top MLB Prospects Who Starred on Minor League Opening Day

    The 2014 Minor League Baseball season began on Thursday, with a total 54 games played by teams representing all four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 7,697 reads 1 comments

  22. 2014 MLB Mock Draft: Full 1st-Round Projections 2 Months from Draft Day

    The start of the major league season this week means we're roughly two months away from the 2014 MLB First-Year Player draft, held annually from June 6 to June 8...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 17 days ago 29,047 reads 14 comments

  23. What to Expect from Michael Wacha's Much-Hyped Sophomore Season

    He’s back. On Wednesday night, Michael Wacha made his highly anticipated season debut against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park, and the 22-year-old did not disappoint...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 4,342 reads 3 comments

  24. Selecting MLB's All-Future Team

    The start of the minor league season on Thursday means that things are about to heat up on the prospect front...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 19 days ago 117,396 reads 143 comments

  25. Ranking the 5 Most Overhyped New MLB Youngsters

    When we evaluate, project and rank prospects, we are essentially hyping them up. Every player that reaches the major leagues is a special talent and worthy of a degree of excitement, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 18,655 reads 56 comments