1. Is Carlos Martinez Ready to Become Impact Starting Pitcher in MLB?

    It wasn’t long after the end of the 2014 season that general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny informed Carlos Martinez that he’d report to spring training as a starter in 2015...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 13,220 reads 15 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 34,468 reads 27 comments

  3. All 30 MLB Teams' Top 5-Tool Prospect in Spring Training Camp

    In the last week Prospect Pipeline has been previewing spring training prospects in different ways, whether it is highlighting little-known players , predicting breakout candidates ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 124,595 reads 69 comments

  4. What to Expect from Dodgers' Teen Pitching Sensation Julio Urias This Spring

    Dodgers prospect Julio Urias made a statement last spring in his first big league camp, as the then-17-year-old struck out a pair of Padres as part of a scoreless inning...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 16,199 reads 12 comments

  5. The 2015 MLB Prospects-to-Watch Team at Spring Training

    The start of Cactus and Grapefruit League games next week means all eyes will soon be trained on baseball’s top prospects. However, with so many top-ranked young players in major league camp, focusing may be a little tricky...

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  6. Top MLB Prospects Who Won't Make MLB Rosters Even with Huge Springs

    It’s always a big deal when a prospect makes an Opening Day roster, and even more so when it’s at least partly the result of a standout performance in spring training...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 18,177 reads 9 comments

  7. 10 Important 2015 Spring Training Names You've Never Heard Of

    Not every successful major league player is a former top prospect. One of the more rewarding aspects of scouting comes from the identification of young players who, despite flying ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 13,597 reads 6 comments

  8. Will Dodgers Be Patient with Joc Pederson in World Series or Bust Pressure?

    Change was the theme of the offseason for the Los Angeles Dodgers , both on and off the field. It began with an overhaul of the team’s front office, as ownership hired Andrew ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 14,634 reads 15 comments

  9. Spring Training Expectations for MLB's No. 1 Pitching Prospect, Lucas Giolito

    Last month we took an in-depth look at Washington Nationals right-hander Lucas Giolito , the consensus No. 1 overall pitching prospect heading into the season, as well as what should be expected of him realistically in 2015...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 14,659 reads 1 comments

  10. Mike Rosenbaum's Spring Training Breakout Prospects to Watch

    Baseball fans' excitement about prospects always picks up with the start of spring training, as it presents an opportunity to view some of the sport’s future stars playing alongside its current ones...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 14,940 reads 9 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's Top 25 Prospects Who Could Make MLB Teams This Spring

    At long last, the offseason has finally come to an end. On Wednesday, pitchers and catchers will begin reporting to spring training , with the full squad scheduled to arrive within the following week...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 15,340 reads 21 comments

  12. 10 MLB Hitters Who Could Experience a Power Surge in 2015

    Every season features countless players who enjoy an uptick in power and hit more home runs than they did the previous year...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 15,180 reads 27 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 4,881 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB Farm System Rankings: Pre-Spring Training Edition

    Spring training is set to begin next week when pitchers and catchers report to camp, meaning Major League Baseball’s long and at times insane offseason is coming to an end...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 45,234 reads 56 comments

  15. Breaking Down MLB's Next Golden Era of Left-Handed Pitching Prospects

    2014 was a good year to be a left-handed pitcher. Clayton Kershaw is proof of that, as the Los Angeles Dodgers ace captured both the Cy Young Award and Most Valuable Player ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 24,989 reads 19 comments

  16. What to Expect from MLB's No. 1 Prospect Byron Buxton in Spring Training

    Byron Buxton entered 2014 as the consensus No. 1 prospect in baseball, and all signs pointed to him debuting with the Twins before the end of the season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 14,874 reads 40 comments

  17. Can Former Cubs Uber-Prospect Javier Baez Save Himself from Bust Status?

    Javier Baez was one of the hottest names in baseball last year heading into spring training. In 2013, Baez, in his age-20 season, smashed 37 home runs and slugged .578 in 130 games between High-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 20,394 reads 62 comments

  18. Predicting Non-Roster Invitees Who Will Have Huge Spring Trainings

    With less than two weeks until the start of spring training, most organizations have already extended invitations to their non-40-man-roster players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 39,724 reads 32 comments

  19. Previewing the Hottest Questions of 2015 Spring Training, 2 Weeks Out

    Spring training is just around the corner, with pitchers and catchers set to report to camp sometime between Feb. 19 and 23, depending on the team, and position players arriving the following week...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 20,266 reads 18 comments

  20. Ranking All 30 MLB Teams on Homegrown Talent

    All 30 MLB teams emphasize building from within and cultivating their own homegrown talent. A lot of it has to do with payroll, as small-market teams are forced to get the most out ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 103,899 reads 138 comments

  21. Predicting the Big-Name MLB Prospects Who Will Get Called Up Fastest

    Even though prospects such as Joc Pederson , Andrew Heaney and Aaron Sanchez are expected to earn spots on their respective teams' Opening Day rosters, a majority of the game's ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 28,586 reads 18 comments

  22. What to Expect from Top Cuban Signing Yasmany Tomas' 1st MLB Season

    The Arizona Diamondbacks made a splash this offseason with the high-profile signing of Cuban outfielder/third baseman Yasmany Tomas, the biggest name on the international market...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 18,335 reads 7 comments

  23. 7 Prospects Who Will Improve the Most in 2015

    Not every successful major league player is a former top prospect. Typically, it’s the high-profile, high-ceiling players who typically garner the most hype as they ascend the organizational ladder...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 30,218 reads 11 comments

  24. Dark Horses Who Could Win MLB's Hottest Upcoming Spring Position Battles

    Major League Baseball’s offseason is winding down, and before we know it pitchers and catchers will start reporting for spring training...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 19,081 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 51,720 reads 31 comments