1. 2014 MLB Mock Draft: Mike Rosenbaum's Final 1st-Round Picks

    With the 2014 MLB Rule 4 draft set to commence Thursday night, it’s time to take one final stab at predicting how the first round will unfold. For the third consecutive year, the Houston Astros have the No...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 79,344 reads 38 comments

  2. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Each Minor League Level

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

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 11,505 reads 10 comments

  3. 2014 MLB Draft: 10 Prospects with the Highest Superstar Ceilings

    With draft prospects, it’s all about projecting how a player’s game will translate in the major leagues. And when talking about a prospect's overall potential in the major leagues, we're basically referring to his ceiling...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 71,671 reads 30 comments

  4. Jon Singleton's History-Making Pre-MLB Deal a Smart Trend to Begin

    In mid-May, Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow suggested that first baseman Jonathan Singleton was “on deck” for a call-up. On Tuesday, the 22-year-old will finally step up to the plate, both figuratively and literally...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 17,742 reads 16 comments

  5. MLB Draft 2014: Ranking the Top 100 Prospects

    At long last, draft week has arrived. Yet, while the 2014 MLB Rule 4 draft is set to begin Thursday, June 5, it's still unclear how the top half of the first round will play out...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 57,508 reads 8 comments

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

    The 2014 season has already seen a collection of notable prospects receive promotions to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are many, many more to come. And soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 25,325 reads 15 comments

  7. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Each Minor League Level

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

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 14,027 reads 13 comments

  8. MLB Draft Big Board 2014: Mike Rosenbaum's Final Predraft Rankings

    With the 2014 MLB Rule 4 draft less than two weeks away, one would think that the teams with early first-round picks already know who they’re going to take...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 67,221 reads 27 comments

  9. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 8

    The 2014 season already has seen a collection of notable prospects receive promotions to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are many, many more to come. And soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 20,097 reads 16 comments

  10. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re now well into 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 12,930 reads 10 comments

  11. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 7

    The 2014 season already has seen a collection of notable prospects receive promotions to the major leagues, and undoubtedly, there will be many, many more to come. Highly regarded prospects George Springer, C...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 22,256 reads 4 comments

  12. The 2014 All-MLB Rookie Team at the Quarter Mark

    With small sample sizes representing a lesser concern now that teams have played roughly 40 games, we're starting to get an idea about this year's rookie class...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 30,304 reads 59 comments

  13. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re roughly six weeks into 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 4 months ago 9,194 reads 2 comments

  14. MLB Draft Big Board 2014: Mike Rosenbaum's Complete Predraft Rankings

    With the 2014 MLB Rule 4 draft less than a month away, it ’ s time to take a look at the top prospects in this year ’ s class...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 31,895 reads 12 comments

  15. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospects at the One-Quarter Mark

    Byron Buxton just can’t catch a break. After making his season debut May 4 and playing in five games last week, the top-ranked prospect is back on the disabled list at High-A Fort Myers after re-injuring his wrist Saturday...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 19,052 reads 18 comments

  16. MLB Prospect Watch: 10 Players on the Verge of Being Called Up

    In the past week alone, Detroit Tigers lefty Robbie Ray, Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman and Los Angeles Angels first baseman C.J...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 37,260 reads 11 comments

  17. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re over a month into the minor league season, and countless prospects are making strong impressions, for one reason or another, at each of the four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 12,157 reads 8 comments

  18. Will Jeong Choi Be MLB's Next International Hitting Star?

    South Korean third baseman Jeong Choi won’t become an international free agent until after the season, but there’s already speculation he might pursue a jump to the major leagues in 2015...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 14,868 reads 22 comments

  19. Will Jorge Soler Develop into Cubs' Crosstown Version of Jose Abreu?

    We’re a little more than a month into the season and it’s already clear the Chicago White Sox ’s Jose Abreu is this year’s Cuban sensation. In 2012 it was Yoenis Cespedes ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 14,797 reads 7 comments

  20. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospects After Week 5

    The big news last week on the prospects front was the return of Byron Buxton, who had been sidelined since spring training with a left wrist injury...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 10,554 reads 3 comments

  21. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Pitchers at Every Minor League Level

    We’re nearly a month into the minor league season and countless prospects are making strong impressions, for one reason or another, at each of the four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 9,464 reads 12 comments

  22. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Hitters at Every Minor League Level

    We’re nearly a month into the minor league season and countless prospects are making strong impressions, for one reason or another, at each of the four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 5,499 reads 2 comments

  23. Will Manny Machado Pick Up Where He Left off in Stellar 2013?

    Manny Machado is back. The Baltimore Orioles are expected to activate the 21-year-old third baseman before the series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates , according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 6,114 reads 15 comments

  24. Introducing MLB's Newest out-of-Nowhere Success Story

    Every season features players who take nontraditional, roundabout paths to unexpected success in the major leagues. Last year it was the Atlanta Braves ’ Evan Gattis ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 8,001 reads 4 comments

  25. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 25 Prospects After 1 Month

    It has been an eventful first month of the season for some of baseball’s top prospects. For others, not so much. Shortstop Carlos Correa and outfielder Oscar Taveras are both off to hot starts at their respective levels, with Correa batting ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 17,416 reads 11 comments