1. What We Learned About Cuban Superstar Jose Abreu in Spring Debut

    All eyes were on Jose Abreu Friday afternoon, as the Cuban slugger made his highly anticipated White Sox debut after signing a four-year, $68 million contract during the offseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 7,625 reads 6 comments

  2. The 2014 MLB Prospects-to-Watch Team During Spring Training

    The start of Cactus and Grapefruit League games this week means all eyes are now trained on baseball’s top prospects. However, with so many top-ranked young players in major league camp, focusing may be a little tricky...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 27,387 reads 44 comments

  3. All 30 MLB Teams' Top 5-Tool Prospect in Spring Training Camp

    So far this offseason, Prospect Pipeline has ranked each team’s top 10 prospects , all 30 farm systems and Major League Baseball’s top 100 prospects for the 2014 season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 149,487 reads 75 comments

  4. Why Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu Won't Suffer a Sophomore Slump

    Hyun -Jin Ryu emerged as one of the top rookie pitchers in the National League in 2013, serving as the Los Angeles Dodgers ’ third starter for the entire season and making all but one scheduled start...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 15,589 reads 4 comments

  5. Recapping the Jameis Winston vs. New York Yankees Matchup

    It may not count in the standings, but all eyes were focused on George Steinbrenner Field on Tuesday afternoon as the New York Yankees played host to Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and the Florida State Seminoles...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 83,218 reads 67 comments

  6. MLB Prospects 2014: Top 50 Spring Training Performance Tracker

    Now that teams have reported to spring training and taken part in full workouts, the games can begin, which means we get a chance to see what the best minor leaguers in baseball will do against proven stars...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 65,824 reads 42 comments

  7. Top Potential Suitors, Trade Packages for Nick Franklin

    At this time last year, Nick Franklin was viewed as the Seattle Mariners ’ shortstop or second baseman of the future...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 14,748 reads 24 comments

  8. Mike Rosenbaum's Spring Training Breakout Prospects to Watch

    Every year, baseball fans' excitement about top prospects in major league spring training seems to grow. Unfortunately, it's also too easy to overlook some of the game's less glamorous, under-the-radar young players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 29,012 reads 11 comments

  9. Will Javier Baez-Kris Bryant-Albert Almora Trio Pull the Cubs out of Dark Age?

    The last half-decade has been rough for the Chicago Cubs . The franchise owns a 356-453 overall record since its last playoff berth in 2008, recording only one winning season (2009) during that span...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 16,487 reads 19 comments

  10. Zach Wheeler Is Not Ready to Become New York Mets' 2014 Ace

    With Matt Harvey likely out for the entire year following Tommy John surgery in October, the New York Mets are prepared to enter the 2014 season ace-less...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 8,044 reads 15 comments

  11. Odds of All 30 MLB Team's Top Prospect in Spring Camp Making 2014 Impact

    Now that we are in the throes of spring training, all eyes are going to be focused on the top prospects for all 30 Major League Baseball teams and how soon their impact can be felt...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 6,653 reads 12 comments

  12. Is Big-Money Cuban Signing Jose Abreu Capable of Instant MLB Stardom?

    The Chicago White Sox made Jose Abreu the richest Cuban player in Major League Baseball history this offseason, inking the slugging first baseman to a six-year, $68 million contract through 2019...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 15,454 reads 11 comments

  13. Bleacher Report's Top 100 MLB Prospects Rankings, Spring Training Edition

    So far this offseason, Prospect Pipeline has broken down each team's top-10 prospects and ranked all the farm systems . That means there's only one thing left to do: rank Major League Baseball's top 100 prospects...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 62,490 reads 89 comments

  14. Will Billy Hamilton Evolve Beyond a Base-Stealing Nightmare in 2014?

    It takes a rare and special talent to become a household name in Major League Baseball, especially if the player in question isn't going to hit many home runs...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 9,433 reads 22 comments

  15. 2013 MLB Draft Picks Who Are Fast-Tracked Toward MLB Debuts

    While it will be several years until most of the 2013 draft picks are ready for the major leagues, there exists a small contingent of players with the potential to contribute at the highest level in 2014...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 20,782 reads 29 comments

  16. 2014 Will Be Xander Bogaerts' Coming out Party in MLB

    When you are a 21-year-old baseball player with 18 games of professional experience under your belt and a team trusts you to take over as the starting third baseman in the middle ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 9,995 reads 20 comments

  17. MLB Prospects Who Could Play Themselves onto the Trade Block This Spring

    Spring training has barely begun, and already, a trade involving a trio of prospects has taken place. On Thursday, a swap occurred between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Washington Nationals, per Bill Ladson of MLB...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 7,827 reads 12 comments

  18. How the Cardinals' Young Flamethrowers Can Be Even Better in 2014

    It’s doubtful the St. Louis Cardinals would have finished with the best record in the National League and reached the World Series last season without the contributions from their rookie pitchers...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 4,470 reads 4 comments

  19. What Elite Pitching Prospect Archie Bradley Must Do to Live Up to 2014 Hype

    Having hype as a 21-year-old athlete can lead to inevitable disappointment if they don't perform exactly as advertised, especially when that athlete hasn't played a professional baseball game above Double-A...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 3,324 reads 2 comments

  20. How Does Suk-Min Yoon's Stuff Translate to Offense-Driven A.L. East?

    South Korean right-hander Suk -min Yoon and the Baltimore Orioles have reportedly reached an agreement on a three-year, $5.75 million contract pending a physical, according to MLB ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 13,225 reads 26 comments

  21. Full Scouting Report for Dodgers' New Cuban Shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena

    The Los Angeles Dodgers and Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena have reportedly agreed to terms, according to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 18,641 reads 18 comments

  22. Will Byron Buxton-Miguel Sano Duo Be MLB's Next David Ortiz-Manny Ramirez?

    Throughout Major League Baseball history, great pairings like Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, Roberto Clemente and Willie Stargell , Willie Mays and Willie McCovey , Yogi Berra and Mickey ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 8,198 reads 19 comments

  23. MLB Farm System Rankings: Pre-Spring Training Edition

    While spring training doesn’t officially begin until Feb. 13, the prospect-ranking season has been in full swing since the dawn of the new year...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 87,145 reads 83 comments

  24. 25 Must-Watch MLB-Ready Prospects in Spring Training

    Being a prospect in Major League Baseball requires a degree of patience that few people in the world can match...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 10,267 reads 33 comments

  25. Breaking Down MLB's Next Golden Era of Shortstop Prospects

    It’s hard to believe it’s been roughly two decades since the last great wave of shortstop prospects reached the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 25,857 reads 63 comments