1. 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 7 months ago 41,178 reads 72 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 10,167 reads 6 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 25,533 reads 85 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 106,257 reads 129 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 237,938 reads 231 comments

  6. Is Justin Masterson Trade Enough to Steady Shaky Cardinals Roster?

    The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed starter Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians , reports Peter Gammons...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 20,524 reads 41 comments

  7. Odds of Each Top Remaining MLB Trade Target Being Dealt on Deadline Day

    With the non-waiver trade deadline set to expire Thursday at 4:00 p.m. ET, the hours ahead have the potential to make or break the season for teams with playoff aspirations...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 53,666 reads 31 comments

  8. How Good Can 2014 Breakout MLB Star Scooter Gennett Be?

    The first-place Milwaukee Brewers have been an unexpected surprise this season, and the same goes for the team’s second baseman, Scooter Gennett ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 26,440 reads 12 comments

  9. Slumping Giants Must Take Action Before Trade Deadline

    When it rains, it pours. At least that seems to be the case right now for the San Francisco Giants . After getting swept over the weekend by the L os Angeles Dodgers , the Giants’ ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 1,188 reads 35 comments

  10. Pre-Deadline Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospect Trade Chips

    With the 2014 trade deadline set to expire Thursday at 4 p.m. ET, teams are busily exploring the market with the hope of adding the final piece needed for a run at the postseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 28,650 reads 41 comments

  11. Full Predictions for MLB's Next 5 Hall of Fame Induction Classes

    The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be inducted Sunday, with the ceremony beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET and airing live from Cooperstown on MLB Network and MLB.com...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 43,270 reads 98 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 20,550 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 160 reads 30 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 17,049 reads 6 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 86,475 reads 113 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 38,159 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 17,029 reads 10 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 26,808 reads 17 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 28,283 reads 21 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 25,806 reads 43 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 67,419 reads 109 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 9,840 reads 22 comments

  23. 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 8 months ago 15,949 reads 2 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 81,648 reads 86 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 6,620 reads 6 comments