1. Top Prospects That Can Get Cincinnati Reds over the Hump Next Season

    It was another disappointing postseason for the Cincinnati Reds. After making the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons, the Reds once again failed to make it out ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 5,421 reads 4 comments

  2. Will Michael Wacha, Shelby Miller Carry Incredible Rookie Seasons into October?

    The St. Louis Cardinals ’ torrid offense deservedly received most of the credit for the team’s success this season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 3,759 reads 5 comments

  3. Predictions for Every Top MLB Rookie in the 2013 Postseason

    A big deal was made earlier in the day after the Cincinnati Reds announced speedster Billy Hamilton would be included on their postseason roster. Frankly, it was understandable...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 2,844 reads 2 comments

  4. Rookie Pitcher Martin Perez Will Save the Texas Rangers' Season

    To say that Martin Perez’s start on Monday night is the most important of his young career is an understatement...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 1,265 reads 2 comments

  5. 2013 Grades, 2014 Outlook for Each MLB Team's Top September Call-Ups

    Whether you are watching a team fighting for a playoff spot or enduring the misery of another losing season, the beauty of September baseball is the wave of prospects that we get to see play in games...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 54,151 reads 28 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball: 10 MLB Prospects Who Will Be Huge 2014 Draft Sleepers

    Just because Major League Baseball's 2013 regular season hasn't yet come to an end doesn't mean it's too early to start prepping for fantasy baseball's 2014 draft season...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 31,590 reads 17 comments

  7. Mike Rosenbaum's Official Year-End Top 100 MLB Prospects

    In the past, my top prospect rankings were published either during the offseason or in the spring, but never following the conclusion of the minor league season. Well, that’s about to change in a big way...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 62,513 reads 88 comments

  8. Re-Ranking Top 10 MLB Farm Systems After the MiLB Season

    It's that magical time of year again where we look back at the recently completed minor league season and examine the state of the farm for Major League Baseball teams...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 36,458 reads 49 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball Prospect Report: Hottest Names to Watch for on the Waiver Wire

    Every inning , every plate appearance — heck, every pitch — counts. At this stage, with barely a week left in both the regular and fantasy seasons, there can be ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 3,280 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking L.A. Dodgers' Top 10 Prospects After the 2013 Minor League Season

    The Los Angeles Dodgers ’ system took a hit this season with the graduation of top prospect Yasiel Puig to the major leagues. However, the organization had a slew of other promising young players step up in his place...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 7,756 reads 2 comments

  11. Ranking the SF Giants' Top 10 Prospects After the 2013 Minor League Season

    While it was a down year for the San Francisco Giants starting pitchers, the same can’t be said for the organization’s promising young arms in the minor leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 9,080 reads 6 comments

  12. Comparing Top Hitting Prospect Byron Buxton to Andrew McCutchen

    When the Minnesota Twins made Byron Buxton the No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft, there was some idea about how good he could be in time. But no one expected him to vault to the top of every prospect list and become the new "It" star after one year..

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 3,753 reads 7 comments

  13. 5 MLB Call-Ups That Could Impact the 2013 MLB Postseason

    It’s been a big week for September call-ups, especially those involved in a playoff race. Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura got the party started on Tuesday night, making his major league debut in a must-win game against the Cleveland Indians...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 2,204 reads 0 comments

  14. Ranking New York Yankees Top 10 Prospects After the 2013 Minor League Season

    To say that the New York Yankees season has been plagued by injuries is an understatement. The Yankees have been absolutely decimated by injuries this year, though it did allow ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 10,664 reads 5 comments

  15. Ranking the Best, Worst Minor League Seasons for Top Hitting Prospects

    The hardest tool to evaluate when scouting prospects is hitting. There are so many layers that go into it, some easily quantified and others requiring a keen, veteran eye, you can get lost just looking at raw numbers...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 3,559 reads 7 comments

  16. How Tim Beckham Went from No. 1 Overall Pick to Forgotten Man

    Tim Beckham , the No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 MLB draft, has been promoted to the big leagues by the Tampa Bay Rays in time for the end of their critical four-game series against Texas, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 17,097 reads 17 comments

  17. Ranking the Best, Worst Minor League Seasons for Top Pitching Prospects in 2013

    Pitching prospects are volatile by nature. Every year, there are countless young hurlers that enjoy breakthrough performances and emerge as a top prospect...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 1,311 reads 3 comments

  18. Ranking Boston Red Sox's Top 10 Prospects After the 2013 Minor League Season

    Boston’s dismal 2012 season at the major league level overshadowed the organization’s enormous progress made on the farm...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 7,677 reads 1 comments

  19. Comparing Top Pitching Prospect Yordano Ventura to Craig Kimbrel

    In their quest to remain in the American League wild-card race, the Kansas City Royals are promoting right-hander Yordano Ventura , who was ranked as the No...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 3,021 reads 4 comments

  20. How Do Top MLB Rookies Perform in First Taste of Postseason Pressure?

    The Major League Baseball playoffs provide a national stage for rookies to become superstars. In 2003, Miguel Cabrera, a slender 20-year-old at the time, established himself as ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 2,856 reads 8 comments

  21. 5 Top Prospects Who Could Be Called Up After the Minor League Playoffs

    With the Double- and Triple-A playoffs nearing completion, there’s a chance there will be one final wave of call-ups before the end of the season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 6,648 reads 5 comments

  22. Fantasy Baseball Prospect Report: Hottest Names to Watch for on the Waiver Wire

    There's still time. Prospect promotions may have slowed down after the early-September flurry we noted in last week's column , but there are still plenty young players who have ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 3,678 reads 0 comments

  23. 2013 MLB Rookie of the Year Stock Watch, Week 23

    With roughly three weeks remaining in the regular season, the Rookie of the Year awards in both leagues are still anything but decided...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 7,349 reads 11 comments

  24. Early Grades for Top 12 September Call-Ups' First Weeks in MLB

    It’s been less than two weeks since teams announced their initial September call-ups. But in that short amount of time, some of baseball’s top prospects have made their presence felt in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 2,287 reads 2 comments

  25. 1 Prospect Each MLB Contender Can Still Call Up to Impact the Race

    While top-ranked prospects Nick Castellanos and Billy Hamilton were both called up to the major leagues when the rosters expanded on September 1, only a few teams offered their best prospects an immediate promotion...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 1,519 reads 1 comments