1. Highlighting the 12 Biggest Heroes of the 2014 MLB Pennant Races

    When things get tight at the end of the MLB season, some players show up and guide their teams into the playoffs. Last season, it was right-hander Michael Wacha, who joined the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 5,968 reads 6 comments

  2. Cuban Star Rusney Castillo Looks Like Major Piece of Boston Red Sox's Future

    It’s quickly becoming clear why the Boston Red Sox shelled out big bucks last month to sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 15,586 reads 14 comments

  3. 2014 Grades and 2015 Outlook for MLB's Top September Call-Ups

    This year’s September call-ups’ brief taste of the major leagues might be coming to an end, but it goes without saying that their futures are increasingly bright...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 5,596 reads 1 comments

  4. With NL West Clinched Behind Kershaw, Dodgers Are a Dangerous Postseason Team

    For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Dodgers are National League West champions. Led by another strong performance from probable NL Cy Young Award winner and legitimate ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 13,622 reads 64 comments

  5. Mike Rosenbaum's Official Year-End Top 100 MLB Prospect Rankings

    Over the last month, Prospect Pipeline has looked at the top prospects for each position at every minor league level and every team’s prospect of the year . We even went so far as to re-rank all 30 farm systems ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 67,103 reads 102 comments

  6. 2014 MLB Draft Picks Who Already Turned Heads in First Minor League Season

    It will be several years until most of the 2014 draft picks are ready for the major leagues, but that doesn't mean we can’t get excited about the professional debuts of some of baseball’s brightest young players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 26,670 reads 9 comments

  7. Updated Report Card Grades for MLB's Top 2014 September Call-Ups

    It hasn't even been three weeks since rosters expanded and teams announced their September call-ups, but some of baseball’s top prospects have already made a splash during their short time in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 19,566 reads 11 comments

  8. Re-Ranking All the MLB Farm Systems After the 2014 MiLB Season

    As we put a final bow on the 2014 minor league season, it is a great time to look at the state of the farm systems...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 60,178 reads 84 comments

  9. All 30 MLB Teams' Prospect of the Year for 2014

    The minor league season may be over, sadly, but our process of rolling out end-of-season awards is just beginning...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 24,987 reads 15 comments

  10. It Is Major League Baseball's Turn to Finally Address Player Safety

    And just like that, Giancarlo Stanton’s MVP-caliber season came to a tragic end. Batting in the fifth inning of Thursday’s game against Milwaukee , Stanton ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 7,389 reads 44 comments

  11. Every Team's Most Disappointing Prospect of 2014

    With September call-ups out of the way and the minor league playoffs winding down, it’s time to reflect on each organization’s minor league season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 86,229 reads 34 comments

  12. Early Report Card Grades for MLB's Top September Call-Ups

    It’s been a little over a week since rosters expanded and teams announced their September call-ups, but some of baseball’s top prospects have already made a splash in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 15,954 reads 10 comments

  13. Kris Bryant's Call-Up 'Snub' Highlights Big Flaw in MLB Roster Rules

    Kris Bryant was recently named Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year, and it would be shocking if the 22-year-old didn't sweep the award across all major outlets...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 17,425 reads 31 comments

  14. Selecting the 2014 All-Prospect Team at Each Minor League Level

    While the playoffs at full-season levels are starting to wrap up, it’s time to start looking back at another great year of minor league baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 11,082 reads 8 comments

  15. 2014 September Prospect Call-Ups Who Will Be Full-Time MLB Starters in 2015

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season is down to the final stretch, with contenders battling for playoff positioning and postseason berths...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 15,447 reads 19 comments

  16. Predicting 7 Non-September Call-Ups Who Will Have Huge 2015 MLB Impact

    This week we’ve seen the arrival of some of baseball’s top prospects. Highly touted outfielder Joc Pederson debuted on the day of his promotion, Sept...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 32,328 reads 39 comments

  17. Yordano Ventura Can Springboard Breakout Rookie Season into Big-Game Stardom

    The Kansas City Royals have their sights set on their first postseason berth since 1985, as the team holds a 1.5-game lead in the American League Central over the Detroit Tigers entering Thursday...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 9,980 reads 10 comments

  18. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 23

    Over the course of the 2014 season, a number of notable prospects have received call-ups to the major leagues. With the final month here, rosters are expanding and changing all the time, meaning more young talent will be arriving—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 4,375 reads 1 comments

  19. Selecting the 2014 All-September Call-Up Team, Position by Position

    With Major League Baseball rosters everywhere expanding now that September is here, it's easy to get lost in all the extra names that are on jerseys and in box scores each night...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 14,523 reads 5 comments

  20. Elite Prospect Oscar Taveras Finally Ready to Shine in MLB

    Oscar Taveras hasn’t gotten hot yet, but the 22-year-old rookie is getting close. Taveras was the reason St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 10,340 reads 21 comments

  21. How Quickly Will Cubs' Dominant Prospect Quartet Breed a Contender?

    The Chicago Cubs are ticketed for another last-place finish in the National League Central this year, but there won’t be a more exciting team to watch over the final month of the season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 16,396 reads 37 comments

  22. Mike Rosenbaum's Top 10 Prospects, September Call-Up Edition

    The door to The Show opened for some of baseball’s top prospects Monday with the expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 3,823 reads 1 comments

  23. Scouting Reports, Predictions for All 30 MLB Teams' Top 2014 September Call-Ups

    Sept. 1 marks the expansion of every team’s active roster from 25 to 40 players. In general, it allows teams to address their needs at the major league level by essentially plucking ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 71,410 reads 34 comments

  24. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 22

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. With the final month and the corresponding roster expansion approaching, there will be more to come—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 5,068 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB Must Change September Call-Up Rules to Be Fair to All 30 Teams

    The final month of Major League Baseball’s regular season is just around the corner. For many teams, that means help is on the way. Starting Monday, Sept. 1, teams are allowed to carry as many as 40 players on their active roster...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 6,351 reads 11 comments