1. 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 3 months ago 4,628 reads 4 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 92,033 reads 33 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 16,036 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 13,522 reads 6 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 25,146 reads 25 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 259,175 reads 102 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 18,536 reads 12 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 8,432 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 4,110 reads 4 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 4,858 reads 5 comments

  11. 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 4 months ago 15,259 reads 15 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 6,668 reads 10 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 35,626 reads 31 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 7,930 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 62,230 reads 15 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 5,386 reads 3 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 117,570 reads 143 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 18,854 reads 56 comments

  19. Projecting Big League ETAs for Baseball's 5 Most MLB-Ready Prospects

    Even though prospects such as Billy Hamilton, Nick Castellanos and Kolten Wong earned spots on their teams' Opening Day rosters, a majority of the game's top-ranked young players are expected to debut in the major leagues as the season unfolds...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 30,044 reads 24 comments

  20. Introducing MLB Fans to Nick Castellanos, Baseball's Next 'Hot Corner' Star

    The Detroit Tigers believe in Nick Castellanos. After trading first baseman Prince Fielder this offseason to the Texas Rangers , the Tigers decided to move Miguel Cabrera back ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 49,325 reads 18 comments

  21. Mike Rosenbaum's End-of-Spring Top 100 MLB Prospects

    So far this offseason, Prospect Pipeline has broken down each team's top 10 prospects and ranked all the farm systems , and we even looked at baseball's top 100 prospects entering spring training...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 76,342 reads 65 comments

  22. Previewing MLB's Biggest Debuts Coming Early in 2014

    Baseball debuts are always memorable. Stephen Strasburg dropped jaws in his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 8, 2010, as the then-21-year-old right-hander struck out 14 batters in seven innings...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 17,508 reads 13 comments

  23. Kolten Wong, Carlos Martinez Will Carry Cardinals' Youth Movement into 2014

    The St. Louis Cardinals have a reputation for getting the most out of their players, especially rookies...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 14,856 reads 14 comments

  24. Top 5 MLB Prospects Playing Themselves onto the Trade Block This Spring

    Every year prospects jump on to the major league radar with a strong performance in spring training. However, it’s not necessarily always with their current organization...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 12,838 reads 8 comments

  25. Final Predictions for Prospects Making Every MLB Team's 25-Man Roster

    With spring training gradually winding down, teams have been busily cutting players (mostly prospects) from big league camp as they come closer toward finalizing a 25-man roster. As a result, battles for remaining roster spots have finally taken shape.

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 14,208 reads 6 comments