1. 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 5 months ago 20,542 reads 15 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 157 reads 30 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 17,043 reads 6 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 86,462 reads 113 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 38,104 reads 5 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 17,015 reads 10 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 26,807 reads 17 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 28,160 reads 21 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 25,799 reads 43 comments

  10. Not Signing Brady Aiken Will Come Back to Haunt Houston Astros

    The signing deadline for 2014 draft picks officially passed Friday at 5 p.m. ET, and the Houston Astros were not able to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken, according Jim Callis of MLB ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 67,294 reads 109 comments

  11. How David Price Not Being Shopped Would Shake Up Trade Deadline

    It’s long been believed the Tampa Bay Rays would trade David Price before the July 31 deadline. As of now, though, the team appears to still be on the fence about dealing its All-Star left-hander...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 9,838 reads 22 comments

  12. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 16

    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. Highly regarded youngsters like George Springer, C...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 15,944 reads 2 comments

  13. The Minor League 'All-Untouchable' Team at the 2014 MLB Trade Deadline

    With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline edging closer every day, trade talks have begun to heat up as teams prepare to address their needs for the second half of the 2014 season and beyond...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 81,625 reads 86 comments

  14. How Alfredo Simon Has Become MLB's Biggest Mound Surprise in 2014

    Everything about Reds starter Alfredo Simon’s season has been a pleasant surprise. Originally expected to open the season in the Reds bullpen, Simon, 33, was given a chance ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 6,616 reads 6 comments

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

    We’re now well over halfway through 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 5 months ago 10,239 reads 5 comments

  16. How Will Chicago Cubs Best Use Pile of Top Prospects to Build a Winner?

    It’s official: The Chicago Cubs have the best collection of young hitters in all of baseball. The acquisition of shortstop Addison Russell from the Oakland A’s as ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 19,390 reads 52 comments

  17. Predicting the MLB All-Star Game Rosters 5 Years from Now

    The 85th MLB All-Star Game will commence Tuesday night, airing at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX and features a mix of baseball's most well-known veterans as well as its stars of tomorrow...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 61,769 reads 273 comments

  18. Joey Gallo's Superhuman Power Steals the Show at 2014 All-Star Futures Game

    The SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday night featured 50 of baseball’s brightest young talents, but it was Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo who stole the show. Serving as the designated hitter for the U...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 22,715 reads 18 comments

  19. MLB Futures Game 2014: Live Score, Analysis and Top Prospect Grades

    Major League Baseball's stars of tomorrow will be on display in the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game , which will be played Sunday at 5 p.m. ET at Target Field and air on the MLB Network and MLB...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 44,172 reads 14 comments

  20. Mike Rosenbaum's Top 50 MLB Prospects Ahead of All-Star Futures Game

    At long last, Prospect Pipeline’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects has arrived. If it feels as though it’s been a long time since we published the preseason rankings , well, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 58,940 reads 99 comments

  21. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 15

    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. Highly regarded youngsters like George Springer, C...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 13,021 reads 5 comments

  22. Introducing Rob Refsnyder, the Yankees' Potential 2nd-Half X-Factor

    It’s scary to think about where the New York Yankees would be right now if not for the success of their rookie class...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 20,381 reads 25 comments

  23. 2014 MLB All-Star Futures Game: Predicting MLB ETAs for Each Top Prospect

    In addition to offering fans a unique opportunity to watch baseball’s brightest prospects on the same field, the annual All-Star Futures Game serves as a stepping stone for young players destined for greatness in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 26,203 reads 10 comments

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

    Few things thrill fans like watching a homegrown talent toe the rubber for their favorite big league club and shut down the opposition...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 6,487 reads 7 comments

  25. MLB Futures Game 2014: Pro-Player Comparisons for Each Prospect

    Many of baseball's top prospects will be on display in this year's MLB Futures Game at Minnesota's Target Field, which will be played Sunday at 5 p.m. ET. Until then, we'll continue to break down all the players from the U...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 36,510 reads 35 comments