1. 3rd MLB Draftee in Gillaspie Family Poised to Pave Way for Own Legacy

    One could say that 2014 first-round draft pick Casey Gillaspie was born to play baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays selected Gillaspie out of Wichita State with the No...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 11,171 reads 3 comments

  2. Kris Bryant Will Set MLB Ablaze If Given Much-Deserved 2014 Call-Up

    Twitter erupted Saturday night following news that Kris Bryant was pulled during the middle of Triple-A Iowa’s game...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 67,446 reads 43 comments

  3. Surprising MLB Prospects Making a Late Push for September Call-Ups

    With rosters set to expand from 25 to 40 players on Sept. 1, it's only a matter of time until there's an influx of fresh, young players arriving in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 16,876 reads 5 comments

  4. How Corey Kluber Has Broken into Baseball's Elite Starter Class in 2014

    Apparently 10 is the magic number for Corey Kluber. The Cleveland Indians ace was brilliant on Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles , allowing one run on five hits and two walks while striking out 10 batters over 7...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 6,706 reads 5 comments

  5. Each MLB Team's Most Exciting Potential September Call-Up, 2 Weeks out

    While there already has been a large influx of prospects promoted to the major leagues this season, there are even more set to arrive when active rosters expand from 25 to 40 players on September 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 24,585 reads 19 comments

  6. Nationals Clicking at the Right Time to Grab a Firm Hold on NL East Crown

    The Washington Nationals are feeling it. On Thursday night, the Nationals completed a three-game road sweep of the New York Mets , winning 4-1 behind a dominant start from ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 2,983 reads 8 comments

  7. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 20

    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 8 months ago 18,242 reads 4 comments

  8. 5 Early Flops of the 2014 MLB Draft Class

    When a highly touted draft pick gets off to a slow start as a professional, we tend to draw hasty conclusions about his long-term potential or assume that something was missed in the scouting process...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 20,343 reads 15 comments

  9. Inside the Hype, Doubts of Minor League Baseball's Home Run King

    FRISCO, Texas — Joey Gallo, the Texas Rangers’ hulky Double-A third baseman, described leading the minor leagues in home runs last season as “kind of a one-of-kind ...

    Jeff Miller Written by Jeff Miller about 8 months ago 144,462 reads 115 comments

  10. A's Will Need Josh Donaldson's Raw Power More Than Ever Down the Stretch

    The Oakland A’s put an end to the Kansas City Royals ’ eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, as they exploded for 11 runs on 20 hits to back another strong outing from left-hander Jon Lester ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 7,019 reads 11 comments

  11. Felix Hernandez's Historic Season Deserves Kershaw-Like Attention

    Felix Hernandez is having a historically good season, arguably the best of his 10-year career with the Seattle Mariners ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 20,128 reads 169 comments

  12. Brandon McCarthy's Rebirth Keying Yankees' Defiant Postseason Chase

    Where would the Yankees be right now if not for Brandon McCarthy ? With CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova out for the season with injuries, and Masahiro Tanaka on the disabled ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 5,947 reads 7 comments

  13. 10 Early Breakout Stars of the 2014 MLB Draft Class

    While it will be several years until most of the 2014 draft picks are ready for the major leagues, that doesn't mean we can’t get excited about the early returns from some of baseball’s brightest young players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 20,814 reads 13 comments

  14. Selecting MLB's 2014 All-Prospect Team at the Quarter Pole

    As the final quarter of the 2014 Major League Baseball season approaches, it's time to take stock of the top performances to date from the best prospects in the sport down in the minors...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 months ago 38,110 reads 70 comments

  15. What to Make of Stephen Strasburg's Wildly Inconsistent 2014

    Things were looking up for Stephen Strasburg headed into his start on Friday night against the Atlanta Braves . At least that’s how it seemed. After posting a 3.18 ERA with 44 strikeouts over 39...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 10,220 reads 21 comments

  16. September Call-Up Odds for MLB's Top 25 Prospects, 3 Weeks Out

    While there already has been a large influx of prospects promoted to the major leagues this season, there are even more set to arrive when active rosters expand from 25 to 40 players on September 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 29,699 reads 38 comments

  17. Javier Baez's Immediate Stardom Just Tip of the Iceberg for Cubs

    It’s official: Javier Baez is must-watch television. The 21-year-old continued to blow past all reasonable expectations Thursday against the Rockies with a 3-for-4 performance that included a pair of impressive home runs...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 24,036 reads 51 comments

  18. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 19

    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 8 months ago 18,531 reads 16 comments

  19. Future MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Will Stand 3 Years from Now

    There’s less than two months remaining in the regular season, but the playoff races in both leagues are anything but decided...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 months ago 122,441 reads 414 comments

  20. Marcus Stroman's 2014 Transformation from Unreliable Rookie to Pennant Race Ace

    The Toronto Blue Jays (60-54) have dropped four consecutive games, but the team still holds a half-game lead for the second wild-card spot...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 14,353 reads 11 comments

  21. Why Javier Baez Is Hyped as MLB's Next Power-Hitting Infield Phenom

    It’s finally happening: Javier Baez is getting called up. According to Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com ( via Twitter ), Baez will join the Chicago Cubs before Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 41,184 reads 72 comments

  22. 5 High-Profile MLB Prospect Callups That Cannot Wait Until September 1

    Last week's non-waiver trade deadline opened doors for some prospects. The St. Louis Cardinals' decision to trade Allen Craig to the Boston Red Sox cleared room for highly touted ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 10,172 reads 6 comments

  23. Will Billy Beane's Win-Now Trade Deadline Philosophy Pay Off or Backfire?

    Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane is tired of his team being “one-and-done” in the playoffs...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 25,534 reads 85 comments

  24. Re-Ranking All 30 MLB Farm Systems Post-Trade Deadline

    As we put a final bow on the 2014 non-waiver trade deadline, it is a great time to look at the state of the farm systems. The passing of the deadline, which occurred at 4 p.m...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 106,862 reads 129 comments

  25. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Recap and Report Cards for Every Deal

    The 2014 MLB non-waiver trade deadline has concluded, and it didn't come and go quietly. On Wednesday, only one major trade transpired, as the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 237,989 reads 231 comments