1. Blue-Chip MLB Prospects That Are Linchpins of Possible Blockbuster Trades

    It’s not a coincidence that many of the biggest trades in recent years have involved blue-chip prospects...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 30,144 reads 37 comments

  2. Blue Jays Take Gamble with Russell Martin $82 Million Contract Splash

    It’s long been known that Russell Martin , the top free-agent catcher on the market, would command a large contract this offseason. After rejecting the Pittsburgh Pirates ' $15...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 37,186 reads 90 comments

  3. Big-Name Offseason Targets Who Should No Longer Be Considered MLB Stars

    This year’s free-agent class has its share of star players, with Max Scherzer , Jon Lester, Pablo Sandoval and Yasmany Tomas expected to receive contracts of at least $100 million...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 15,356 reads 10 comments

  4. Potential MLB Trade Targets Who Could Be True Franchise Game-Changers

    The free-agent market is yet to develop, but it’s only a matter of time until the dominoes will start to fall. When they do, expect the trade market to take shape as well...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 30,527 reads 22 comments

  5. Everything You Need to Know About Yoan Moncada, 19-Year-Old Cuban Phenom

    The sweepstakes for outfielder Yasmany Tomas appears to be winding down. The 24-year-old outfielder could sign with a team as soon as this weekend, according to Jorge ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 30,801 reads 20 comments

  6. Ranking the Top 25 MLB Prospects Making Waves in Offseason Leagues

    There’s only one game remaining on this year’s Arizona Fall League schedule, but it’s a big one. The Salt River Rafters (17-11-4) and Peoria Javelinas (15-4-3) will play in the AFL Championship Game on Saturday, beginning at 3:08 p...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 25,230 reads 19 comments

  7. How Top International Targets Becoming Available Would Impact MLB Free Agency

    The New York Yankees made Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka the highest-paid international free agent in baseball history last offseason, signing him to an unprecedented seven-year, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 21,102 reads 10 comments

  8. Predicting 5 Impact MLB Free Agents Who Will Sign Quickly This Offseason

    One big name came off the board Wednesday, as Victor Martinez re-signed with the Detroit Tigers for four years, $68 million, per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 66,318 reads 21 comments

  9. Complete 2014 Arizona Fall League Update with Breakout Stars, Disappointments

    The 2014 Arizona Fall League is set to end this weekend, with the championship game to be played Saturday at 3:08 p.m. ET, airing on MLB Network/MLB.com ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 16,073 reads 7 comments

  10. 10 MLB-Ready Prospects That Will Benefit Most from the Free-Agent Frenzy

    During the regular season, teams usually call up their top prospects to fill a role that’s been affected by injuries or productivity issues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 20,857 reads 15 comments

  11. Yankees Would Be Smart to Stick to Plan of Avoiding Big-Name FAs This Winter

    Believe it or not, the New York Yankees don’t plan on being big spenders this offseason. At least compared to previous years...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 7,504 reads 18 comments

  12. MLB International Free Agency: Contract Predictions for Top 10 Players

    This year’s class of free agents features top-tier pitchers such as Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields, as well as a few middle-of-the-order hitters such as Hanley Ramirez, Victor Martinez and Pablo Sandoval...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 8,095 reads 1 comments

  13. Japanese Star Kenta Maeda's Scouting Report, Top Potential Suitors

    The (multi) million-dollar question this offseason is whether Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda will be posted by Nippon Professional Baseball’s Hiroshima Carp...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 8,098 reads 8 comments

  14. Are 2014 AL, NL Comeback Winners Good Bets to Sustain Future Success?

    Major League Baseball announced the 2014 Comeback Players of the Year in the American and National Leagues on Friday, and they got both of them right...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 3,683 reads 3 comments

  15. Impact MLB Prospects Who Could Be Traded This Winter

    Baseball’s offseason has only just begun, but with the winter meetings roughly a month away, speculation regarding this year’s trade market is already heating up...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 18,810 reads 17 comments

  16. Odds of Top Potential Suitors Signing Each Elite 2014-2015 Free-Agent Target

    The offseason is officially underway, as Major League Baseball on Thursday released its list of 121 players set to become free agents. However, that number has already increased, as both teams and players have already declined options...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 35,707 reads 34 comments

  17. 2015 MLB Free Agency: 4 Available Players Who Are About to Hit a Decline

    The conclusion of the World Series on Wednesday means that free agency is nearly upon us. This year’s free-agent class features three high-end pitchers in Max Scherzer, Jon ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 25,767 reads 4 comments

  18. Biggest Takeaways/Lessons Learned from 2014 World Series Action

    The 2014 season came to an end Wednesday night, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series, 3-2, to claim their third title in the last five years...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 21,987 reads 29 comments

  19. MLB International Free Agents 2014: Projecting Landing Spots for Biggest Names

    With the 2014 Major League Baseball season set to end Wednesday night with Game 7 of the World Series, teams will soon direct their focus toward the free-agent market...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 22,508 reads 9 comments

  20. Full Preview, Pitcher vs. Lineup Breakdown of Winner-Take-All World Series Game

    In a postseason that has been nothing less than spectacular, it’s only appropriate that it all comes down to Game 7 of the World Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 21,546 reads 16 comments

  21. Arizona Fall League 2014: Stock Watch for All the Biggest Prospect Names

    If you love prospects, then it doesn’t get any better than the Arizona Fall League. With six teams comprised of players from all 30 organizations, the prestigious AFL offers ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 21,150 reads 6 comments

  22. SF Giants vs. KC Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 6

    It's win-or-go-home time for the Kansas City Royals. After losing 5-0 to Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants in Game 5 of the World Series, the Royals find themselves ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 27,235 reads 27 comments

  23. Updated 2014 World Series MVP Odds as Fall Classic Enters Home Stretch

    The San Francisco Giants evened the 2014 World Series at two games apiece Saturday, as the National League champions scored seven unanswered runs to defeat the Kansas City Royals 11-4 in Game 4...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 19,477 reads 16 comments

  24. All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Roadblock to a Successful Offseason

    The offseason has already begun for every team but the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, and once the World Series is over, teams will begin to address their biggest needs through trades and/or free-agent signings...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 52,529 reads 10 comments

  25. Grading the Performance of Top MLB Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    If you love prospects, then it doesn’t get any better than the Arizona Fall League. With six teams comprised of players from all 30 organizations, the prestigious AFL offers ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 10,692 reads 5 comments