1. It Is Major League Baseball's Turn to Finally Address Player Safety

    And just like that, Giancarlo Stanton’s MVP-caliber season came to a tragic end. Batting in the fifth inning of Thursday’s game against Milwaukee , Stanton ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 days ago 5,812 reads 44 comments

  2. Every Team's Most Disappointing Prospect of 2014

    With September call-ups out of the way and the minor league playoffs winding down, it’s time to reflect on each organization’s minor league season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 80,724 reads 32 comments

  3. Early Report Card Grades for MLB's Top September Call-Ups

    It’s been a little over a week since rosters expanded and teams announced their September call-ups, but some of baseball’s top prospects have already made a splash in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 12,449 reads 9 comments

  4. Kris Bryant's Call-Up 'Snub' Highlights Big Flaw in MLB Roster Rules

    Kris Bryant was recently named Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year, and it would be shocking if the 22-year-old didn't sweep the award across all major outlets...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 15,607 reads 29 comments

  5. Selecting the 2014 All-Prospect Team at Each Minor League Level

    While the playoffs at full-season levels are starting to wrap up, it’s time to start looking back at another great year of minor league baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 days ago 9,458 reads 8 comments

  6. 2014 September Prospect Call-Ups Who Will Be Full-Time MLB Starters in 2015

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season is down to the final stretch, with contenders battling for playoff positioning and postseason berths...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 days ago 13,892 reads 19 comments

  7. Predicting 7 Non-September Call-Ups Who Will Have Huge 2015 MLB Impact

    This week we’ve seen the arrival of some of baseball’s top prospects. Highly touted outfielder Joc Pederson debuted on the day of his promotion, Sept...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 26,960 reads 38 comments

  8. Yordano Ventura Can Springboard Breakout Rookie Season into Big-Game Stardom

    The Kansas City Royals have their sights set on their first postseason berth since 1985, as the team holds a 1.5-game lead in the American League Central over the Detroit Tigers entering Thursday...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 8,901 reads 10 comments

  9. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 23

    Over the course of the 2014 season, a number of notable prospects have received call-ups to the major leagues. With the final month here, rosters are expanding and changing all the time, meaning more young talent will be arriving—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 13 days ago 4,021 reads 1 comments

  10. Selecting the 2014 All-September Call-Up Team, Position by Position

    With Major League Baseball rosters everywhere expanding now that September is here, it's easy to get lost in all the extra names that are on jerseys and in box scores each night...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 14 days ago 14,201 reads 5 comments

  11. Elite Prospect Oscar Taveras Finally Ready to Shine in MLB

    Oscar Taveras hasn’t gotten hot yet, but the 22-year-old rookie is getting close. Taveras was the reason St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 14 days ago 9,910 reads 15 comments

  12. How Quickly Will Cubs' Dominant Prospect Quartet Breed a Contender?

    The Chicago Cubs are ticketed for another last-place finish in the National League Central this year, but there won’t be a more exciting team to watch over the final month of the season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 15 days ago 15,788 reads 37 comments

  13. Mike Rosenbaum's Top 10 Prospects, September Call-Up Edition

    The door to The Show opened for some of baseball’s top prospects Monday with the expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 15 days ago 3,550 reads 1 comments

  14. Scouting Reports, Predictions for All 30 MLB Teams' Top 2014 September Call-Ups

    Sept. 1 marks the expansion of every team’s active roster from 25 to 40 players. In general, it allows teams to address their needs at the major league level by essentially plucking ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 70,704 reads 34 comments

  15. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 22

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. With the final month and the corresponding roster expansion approaching, there will be more to come—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 18 days ago 4,848 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB Must Change September Call-Up Rules to Be Fair to All 30 Teams

    The final month of Major League Baseball’s regular season is just around the corner. For many teams, that means help is on the way. Starting Monday, Sept. 1, teams are allowed to carry as many as 40 players on their active roster...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 5,447 reads 12 comments

  17. Predicting the Impact of MLB's Top 10 September Call-Ups

    With rosters set to expand from 25 to 40 players on Monday, September call-up fever is officially in the air...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 19 days ago 22,205 reads 19 comments

  18. Potential September Call-Ups Who Could Directly Change MLB Playoff Races

    Teams now have less than a week to decide which of their prospects, if any, will be promoted to the major leagues on Sept. 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 21 days ago 19,381 reads 12 comments

  19. 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 21 days ago 11,044 reads 13 comments

  20. September Call-Ups: Ranking the Top 25 MLB Prospects Most Likely to Be Promoted

    Even though a majority of the game's top prospects have already received promotions, teams will receive an infusion of fresh, young talent on Sept. 1 when the active roster expands from 25 to 40 players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 22 days ago 94,473 reads 60 comments

  21. 4 MLB Rookies Who Will Have to Perform Like Veterans in Pennant Races

    The 2013 playoff races were defined by strong rookie performances. There was Michael Wacha, who went from first-round draft pick in 2012 to No. 2 starter for the St. Louis Cardinals down the stretch and well into the postseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 25 days ago 29,895 reads 40 comments

  22. Matt Shoemaker Giving Angels Some Hope After Devastating Garrett Richards Injury

    The Los Angeles Angels suffered a potentially crushing blow Wednesday night when they lost ace Garrett Richards for the next six to nine months with a torn patellar tendon in his left knee...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 26 days ago 13,579 reads 3 comments

  23. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 21

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Even with the final month approaching, there will be more to come—and soon. September brings with it expansion to 40-man rosters...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 27 days ago 13,222 reads 6 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Top September Call-Up Candidates at Every Position

    The expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players on September 1 means something different to every team...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 27 days ago 12,063 reads 11 comments

  25. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re now approaching the end of the minor league season, but there are plenty of prospects who continue to open eyes with their performances across the rookie, short-season and full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 28 days ago 13,283 reads 10 comments