1. Breaking Down Baseball America's Midseason Top 50 Prospects

    Baseball America released their midseason edition of their Top 50 prospect rankings for Major League Baseball about a week ago...

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  2. MLB Trade Speculation: The Best Prospect at Every Position Who Could Be Moved

    Like it or not, if you root for a team that is in contention--I'm looking at you Milwaukee, Atlanta, Colorado, Arizona, Texas and Tampa Bay--you're likely to witness one or more big-name prospects heading out of town before this year's trade deadline...

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  3. Grant Green and the Top Performers from the MLB Futures All-Star Game

    By all accounts, this year's version of the Futures Game, pitting the top prospects in all of baseball against each other, was the best in a very long time—possibly the top contest ever...

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  4. 2011 MLB Home Run Derby: 15 Players We Would Have Loved to See in a HR Derby

    Looking back at past lists of Home Run Derby participants, it's hard to believe that some of these guys ever warranted an invitation...

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  5. 2011 MLB Futures Game: A Position-by-Position Look at the Players

    The Futures Game was created some time prior to the first ever matchup between the World and USA squads that took place during the 1999 All-Star break. That first-ever contest featured some top prospects who went on to become big-league superstars...

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  6. Every MLB Team's Prospect Most Likely to Become a Big-Time Bust

    Bryce Harper entered the professional ranks with more hype than any other prospect (not named Stephen Strasburg) in baseball history. He also has more pressure than any other prospect...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about almost 4 years ago 31,407 reads 37 comments

  7. MLB Trade Speculation: Each Team's Double-A Prospect Most Likely to Get Dealt

    When the trade deadline rolls around this year, you're going to see plenty of rumors flying about the Yankees, Red Sox and Rangers looking to add some pieces to their roster via trades...

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  8. The 10 Worst Coaching Comebacks in Sports History

    Coaching comebacks are nothing new. Especially in a sport like baseball, where managers are recycled like newspapers...

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  9. Kevin Gausman: No Rest for Draft-Eligible LSU/Team USA/Cape Cod League Pitcher

    Few schools have as solid of a track record with draft-eligible sophomores as Louisiana State University. Micah Gibbs and D.J...

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  10. MLB Trade Speculation: Each Team's Triple-A Prospect Most Likely to Get Dealt

    When the trade deadline rolls around this year, you're going to see plenty of rumors flying about the Yankees, Red Sox and Rangers looking to add some pieces to their roster via trades...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 1,225 reads 0 comments

  11. Omaha Eye-Openers: 2012 MLB Draft Prospects at the 2011 College World Series

    The final round of eight of the College World Series kicked off this weekend, and boy were we treating to some excellent games. The second-day nightcap that pitted last year's champion South Carolina against Texas A&M was especially exciting...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 3,825 reads 5 comments

  12. MLB Trade Speculation: 30 Prospects Who Could Be Moved at the Deadline

    Fans always crave the knowledge of what players will be changing addresses at the MLB trade deadline, and you've absolutely come to the right place if you're likewise curious...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 3,945 reads 10 comments

  13. Baltimore Orioles Top Prospects: Who's Hot and Who's Not? June 11th

    Coming into the season, the Orioles had one of the worst farm systems in baseball, according to Baseball America...

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  14. 2012 MLB Mock Draft: Early Predictions For Next Year's Top 10 Picks

    The 2011 MLB draft has only been in the books for less than a day, but don't fret, draftniks. Only 363 more days until the 2012 draft! Let's get right down to business...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 44,610 reads 3 comments

  15. 2011 MLB Draft Results: 10 Day-One Draft Picks Who Will Be Toughest to Sign

    Check out the Major League draft results from the past 15 years and you'll see that the players that don't sign a contract are about 95 percent of the time high school seniors who have strong college commitments...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 1,155 reads 1 comments

  16. MLB Draft 2011: It's Finally Here! All the Latest Draft-Day Buzz

    Alas, draft day is finally here. No more mock drafts, no more projections, no more wondering who the Pirates, Mariners and Diamondbacks will take Nos. 1, 2 and 3...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 2,301 reads 1 comments

  17. MLB Draft 2011: All the Chatter on the Final Day Before the Draft

    I can think of no better way to introduce coverage for the MLB draft,starting today and ending sometime tomorrow, than with a link to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story by ...

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  18. MLB Draft 2011: Draftees Likely to Command the Largest Bonuses

    MLB draft bonuses have spiraled out of control over the past decade. A $5 million bonus used to make heads spin and general managers faint...

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  19. MLB Draft 2011: Team-by-Team Updates on All the Latest Draft Talk

    The draft is a little less than two full days away, and everybody is on their toes to see who goes number one overall, whether or not Kansas City pops local product Bubba Starling, and whether or not Josh Bell will be drafted in the first-round...

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  20. 2011 MLB Mock Draft: Weighing Each Teams Biggest Need into Their Decision

    The Major League Baseball draft is unique. And while hockey is the only other sport that has a similar style draft, in which players who are drafted aren't immediately a member of ...

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  21. MLB Draft 2011: The Top Draft Prospect from Each of the 50 States

    Last year's MLB draft featured selections from every single state except for two, Alaska and Montana. This year, in one of the deepest drafts in recent memory, there are potential ...

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  22. MLB Draft 2011: All the Latest Buzz from Around the Web

    The draft is officially a week away and rumors are flying like crazy. Let's start near the top, with projected No. 1 overall pick Anthony Rendon . Rendon saw time at second base during a two-game stretch in the Conference USA tournament...

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  23. MLB Draft 2011: 15 Prospects Who'll Be Stars but NOT First Round Picks

    Clearly, you don't have to be a first-round pick in baseball to have a successful career. Just look to 13th-round pick Albert Pujols for proof...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 2,458 reads 4 comments

  24. 2011 MLB Draft: Most Likely to Hit 40 HR, Steal 60 Bases and Other Superlatives

    Last year, I posted an article listing the players I believed would be the best bet to reach the Majors from the 2010 draft class and do incredible things like hit 40 home-runs (Bryce Harper), steal 60 bases (Delino DeShields Jr...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 4 years ago 1,436 reads 1 comments

  25. Cal Ripken, Eddie Murray and the 10 Best Draft Picks in Orioles Team History

    The Orioles have had their fair share of terrible draft selections over the past decade-and-a-half. Chris Smith, Keith Reed, Mike Paradis and Billy Rowell have all failed to live ...

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