1. Who Are the Next Top International Players Who Could Jump to MLB?

    The sweepstakes for Masahiro Tanaka officially came to an end on Wednesday, as the Japanese right-hander agreed to a seven-year, $155 million deal with the New York Yankees, as first reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports ...

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  2. Predicting MiLB's All-Breakout Team for 2014

    Every year, virtually unknown prospects become household names by surpassing expectations in the minor leagues...

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  3. How CC Sabathia Can Fix What Went Wrong in Nightmare 2013 Season

    Things went from bad to ugly for CC Sabathia in 2013. In spite of logging 200 or more innings for the seventh straight season, the 33-year-old posted a disconcerting 4.78 ERA (4...

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  4. Former 'Can't-Miss' MLB Prospects Now Facing Make-or-Break Years in 2014

    Due to the overwhelming failure rate of prospects, an organization can rarely afford to be overly patient or forgiving with its top young players...

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  5. 7 Young Players Suddenly Under a Ton of Pressure in 2014

    Every prospect feels pressure to surpass expectations upon reaching the major leagues. After all, if the player is a high-profile prospect, then chances are he’s already viewed as a potential franchise cornerstone...

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  6. Top MLB Prospects Who Could Be on the Move in Winter Trades

    The free-agent and trade markets have been quiet since the conclusion of December’s Winter Meetings. However, with the Jan...

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  7. Milwaukee Brewers' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The last Brewers pitching prospect drafted in the first round that developed into an impact major-league starter was Ben Sheets in 1999 . Since then, the organization has struck out repeatedly when drafting a pitcher in the first round...

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  8. Each MLB Team's Untouchable Top Prospect

    If we learned anything from the 2013 offseason — when Wil Myers, Travis d’Arnaud, Trevor Bauer, Noah Syndergaard, Jake Odorizzi and Jake Marisnick were each involved in ...

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  9. Colorado Rockies' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    With the offseason acquisition of Brett Anderson from the Oakland A’s, the Colorado Rockies' half-decade-long quest for a mid-rotation left-hander is officially over...

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  10. Pittsburgh Pirates' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    With a wave of impact prospects poised to reach the major leagues as early as late 2014 and more high-ceiling talent developing in its lower levels, a strong case can be made that the Pittsburgh Pirates ’ farm system is the best in baseball...

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  11. Miami Marlins' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The Miami Marlins ’ farm system is a shell compared to its pre-2013 state, though that was expected following the graduation of two monster prospects in Jose Fernandez and Christian Yelich...

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  12. Cincinnati Reds' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The Cincinnati Reds’ system ranks in the bottom half among all 30 MLB teams, but it’s rich with players that should contribute in the major leagues over the next several years...

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  13. Arizona Diamondbacks' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    For the third consecutive season, the Arizona Diamondbacks prospect pool is headlined by a host of promising young pitchers...

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  14. San Diego Padres' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The Padres’ farm system is one of the finest collections of high-ceiling talent among all 30 teams, highlighted by Austin Hedges, the top-ranked catching prospect in the minor ...

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  15. 2014 MLB Prospects: Mike Rosenbaum's Top 50 Update, Winter Edition

    Over the last week Prospect Pipeline has been rolling out its team-specific prospect coverage, breaking down the top 10 prospects in every organization and their chances of making an impact at the highest level...

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  16. Tampa Bay Rays' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The Rays’ farm system was weakened with the graduation of American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers and runner-up Chris Archer to the major leagues in 2013...

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  17. Washington Nationals' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The Washington Nationals reaped the benefits of drafting within the top-10 slots in the first round for five consecutive seasons (2007-11), landing players such as Stephen Strasburg ...

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  18. Baltimore Orioles' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    Though Baltimore’s system is thin on positional talent, its decision to draft high-ceiling pitching prospects in the first round in each of the last three years could produce one of the best homegrown, major league rotations by late 2016...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 12,457 reads 5 comments

  19. Toronto Blue Jays' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    If you're a fan of young, high-ceiling pitching prospects, then it doesn't get much better than the Toronto Blue Jays' system...

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  20. Philadelphia Phillies' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    While the Phillies system is thin on projectable talent and ranks in the bottom tier among all organizations, things are starting to look up thanks to the emergence of slugger Maikel Franco and shortstop J...

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  21. Detroit Tigers' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The Detroit Tigers farm system once again ranks in the bottom tier headed into the 2014 season, with only one potential impact prospect and a host of probable late-innings arms...

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  22. Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    The Chicago Cubs ' collection of top prospects is among the best in baseball, with four players who will rank in next week’s top 50 prospects update and a few more who would land in the top 100...

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  23. Boston Red Sox's Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    In 2012, Boston’s dismal season and last-place finish in the American League East obscured the enormous progress made by their top prospects down on the farm. Last season, though, everything clicked for the organization from top to bottom...

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  24. San Francisco Giants' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    While it was a down year for San Francisco Giants pitchers, the same can’t be said for the organization’s promising young arms in the minor leagues...

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  25. St. Louis Cardinals' Top 10 Prospects for 2014

    With four World Series appearances in the last decade, the St. Louis Cardinals are baseball’s closest thing to a dynasty...

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