1. September Call-Up Odds for MLB's Top 25 Prospects, 3 Weeks Out

    While there already has been a large influx of prospects promoted to the major leagues this season, there are even more set to arrive when active rosters expand from 25 to 40 players on September 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 29,624 reads 38 comments

  2. Javier Baez's Immediate Stardom Just Tip of the Iceberg for Cubs

    It’s official: Javier Baez is must-watch television. The 21-year-old continued to blow past all reasonable expectations Thursday against the Rockies with a 3-for-4 performance that included a pair of impressive home runs...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 23,928 reads 51 comments

  3. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 19

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come — and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 18,371 reads 16 comments

  4. Future MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Will Stand 3 Years from Now

    There’s less than two months remaining in the regular season, but the playoff races in both leagues are anything but decided...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 120,288 reads 413 comments

  5. Marcus Stroman's 2014 Transformation from Unreliable Rookie to Pennant Race Ace

    The Toronto Blue Jays (60-54) have dropped four consecutive games, but the team still holds a half-game lead for the second wild-card spot...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 14,198 reads 11 comments

  6. Why Javier Baez Is Hyped as MLB's Next Power-Hitting Infield Phenom

    It’s finally happening: Javier Baez is getting called up. According to Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com ( via Twitter ), Baez will join the Chicago Cubs before Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 41,090 reads 72 comments

  7. 5 High-Profile MLB Prospect Callups That Cannot Wait Until September 1

    Last week's non-waiver trade deadline opened doors for some prospects. The St. Louis Cardinals' decision to trade Allen Craig to the Boston Red Sox cleared room for highly touted ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 10,085 reads 6 comments

  8. Will Billy Beane's Win-Now Trade Deadline Philosophy Pay Off or Backfire?

    Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane is tired of his team being “one-and-done” in the playoffs...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 25,450 reads 85 comments

  9. Re-Ranking All 30 MLB Farm Systems Post-Trade Deadline

    As we put a final bow on the 2014 non-waiver trade deadline, it is a great time to look at the state of the farm systems. The passing of the deadline, which occurred at 4 p.m...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 97,161 reads 130 comments

  10. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Recap and Report Cards for Every Deal

    The 2014 MLB non-waiver trade deadline has concluded, and it didn't come and go quietly. On Wednesday, only one major trade transpired, as the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 237,660 reads 231 comments

  11. Is Justin Masterson Trade Enough to Steady Shaky Cardinals Roster?

    The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed starter Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians , reports Peter Gammons...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 20,501 reads 41 comments

  12. Odds of Each Top Remaining MLB Trade Target Being Dealt on Deadline Day

    With the non-waiver trade deadline set to expire Thursday at 4:00 p.m. ET, the hours ahead have the potential to make or break the season for teams with playoff aspirations...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 53,594 reads 31 comments

  13. How Good Can 2014 Breakout MLB Star Scooter Gennett Be?

    The first-place Milwaukee Brewers have been an unexpected surprise this season, and the same goes for the team’s second baseman, Scooter Gennett ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 26,296 reads 12 comments

  14. Slumping Giants Must Take Action Before Trade Deadline

    When it rains, it pours. At least that seems to be the case right now for the San Francisco Giants . After getting swept over the weekend by the L os Angeles Dodgers , the Giants’ ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 11,048 reads 35 comments

  15. Pre-Deadline Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospect Trade Chips

    With the 2014 trade deadline set to expire Thursday at 4 p.m. ET, teams are busily exploring the market with the hope of adding the final piece needed for a run at the postseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 28,592 reads 41 comments

  16. Full Predictions for MLB's Next 5 Hall of Fame Induction Classes

    The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be inducted Sunday, with the ceremony beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET and airing live from Cooperstown on MLB Network and MLB.com...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 38,881 reads 98 comments

  17. Picking MLB's Second-Half All-X-Factor Team, Position by Position

    Parity has been the story of the 2014 season. With a little more than two months remaining in the regular season, the Detroit Tigers are the only team with a division lead of more ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 20,491 reads 15 comments

  18. Tigers Put Their Championship Blueprint on Display in Win Over Angels

    The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels met in the first of a four-game series Thursday night, a series we may very well see again in October...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 123 reads 30 comments

  19. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 17

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come — and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 16,963 reads 6 comments

  20. 3 Win-Win Trade Scenarios MLB Teams Should Pull the Trigger on

    With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline just around the corner, t he next week has the potential to either make or break the season for some teams...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 86,409 reads 113 comments

  21. Grading the 10 Biggest Moves of the 2014 International Signing Period

    Though the 2014-15 international signing period began earlier this month, July 2, most teams have already locked up the best players in this year’s class...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 38,001 reads 5 comments

  22. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest Players at Every Minor League Level

    We’re now entering the final stretch of the minor league season, and countless prospects continue to open eyes with their performances at each of the four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 17,014 reads 10 comments

  23. Are High-Profile Trade Rentals Worth the Risk to MLB Deadline Buyers?

    With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline rapidly approaching, the question on everyone’s mind is whether the Tampa Bay Rays will trade David Price...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 26,755 reads 17 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 27,911 reads 21 comments

  25. 5 Breakout Candidates to Watch in MLB's 2nd Half

    Not every player gets off to a hot start to begin the season. Every year, there are countless guys who struggle during the first half of the year, for one reason or another, and are hastily labeled as disappointments...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 25,797 reads 43 comments