1. Jung-Ho Kang's Biggest Challenges in Quest to Become MLB Star

    On Monday we learned the Pittsburgh Pirates have won negotiating rights to Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang , tweets Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 12,058 reads 10 comments

  2. Yankees Acquire Not One, but Two Upside Arms in Nathan Eovaldi Trade

    The New York Yankees ’ quietly good offseason continued Friday, as the team acquired right-handed pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, first baseman Garrett Jones and right-handed pitching ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 days ago 36,163 reads 58 comments

  3. After Justin Upton Trade, Braves Have No Choice but to Commit to Rebuild

    When the Atlanta Braves traded outfielder Jason Heyward to St. Louis in November, it signaled that the club might be initiating a rebuild...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 days ago 5,049 reads 0 comments

  4. Top MLB Prospects Tearing It Up in the Winter Leagues

    Many of baseball’s top prospects are spending the offseason playing in winter leagues in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, hoping to get a head start ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 days ago 37,188 reads 7 comments

  5. Steven Souza Has Bright Post-Trade MLB Future as Offensive Threat

    The Tampa Bay Rays stunned the baseball world Wednesday, agreeing to trade 2013 American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres as part of a three-team ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 days ago 10,841 reads 2 comments

  6. Each MLB Team's Prospect That Will Become Household Name in 2015

    A prospect usually becomes a household name either by making an impact in the major leagues or exceeding expectations and thriving at multiple minor league levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 days ago 170,859 reads 86 comments

  7. Introducing Joey Gallo, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

    Rangers prospect Joey Gallo introduced himself to a national audience at this year’s All-Star Futures Game, as he put on an unbelievable power display during batting practice and followed it with a booming home run in the game...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 days ago 30,544 reads 29 comments

  8. Fresh MLB Landing Spot Odds for the 5 Best International Targets

    International free agents are receiving serious interest in the aftermath of Major League Baseball’s winter meetings, with teams looking for relatively cheap and creative options to plug holes on their rosters...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 18,113 reads 18 comments

  9. Forming the Perfect Rebuilding Plan for the Atlanta Braves

    The Atlanta Braves aren ’t officially rebuilding, at least not yet, but the organization certainly has its sights set on the future...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 21,532 reads 28 comments

  10. Introducing Noah Syndergaard, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

    A case can be made that the New York Mets possess the best collection of young pitching in the major leagues, with a projected 2015 starting rotation that includes right-handers ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 15 days ago 48,854 reads 93 comments

  11. Ranking, Scouting Top MLB Prospects Involved in Winter Meetings Trades

    Major League Baseball's winter meetings may be over, but the shock from what transpired on Thursday may linger...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 7,543 reads 2 comments

  12. Chances of Each MLB Rule 5 Draft Pick Sticking on the Big League Roster

    The winter meetings concluded Thursday with the annual Rule 5 Draft, as 13 players were selected by new teams in the event's major league phase...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 21,274 reads 4 comments

  13. MLB Winter Meetings 2014: Live Coverage of Rule 5 Draft, Latest Rumors and Deals

    The theme of this year’s winter meetings has been late-night deals, or at least it sure feels that way to those of us living on the East Coast...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 17 days ago 87,454 reads 39 comments

  14. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Mid-Winter Meetings Buzz

    The stove is officially piping hot, and so are the Chicago Cubs and White Sox. The White Sox quickly emerged as one of the big winners of Major League Baseball’s winter meetings ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 59,246 reads 32 comments

  15. Francisco Liriano Signing Keeps Perfect Marriage Together in Pittsburgh

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are keeping the gang together. Having already signed free-agent right-hander A.J...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 12,013 reads 5 comments

  16. Top MLB Prospects Left Exposed to Being Stolen in Upcoming Rule 5 Draft

    After days of wheeling and dealing at Major League Baseball’s annual winter meetings, general managers and scouting directors will cap the week with the Rule 5 draft on Thursday, Dec...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 19 days ago 36,991 reads 12 comments

  17. Brandon Moss Trade Brings Indians a Proven Power Bat at Small Price

    Last week, the Cleveland Indians were said to have considerable interest in acquiring Brandon Moss from the Oakland Athletics , and it was widely believed the two teams would strike a deal before the weekend ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 19 days ago 18,349 reads 33 comments

  18. Top MLB Prospects on the Pre-Winter Meetings Trade Block

    Major League Baseball’s annual winter meetings are nearly upon us, with the events to be held on Dec. 8-11 in San Diego, California...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 22 days ago 18,667 reads 21 comments

  19. Is Didi Gregorius Capable of Being Yankees' Long-Term Shortstop Fix?

    At some point, the New York Yankees were going to have to sign or trade for a shortstop to replace Derek Jeter...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 23 days ago 53,784 reads 95 comments

  20. Progress Reports on All 30 MLB Teams' Top Prospects in Winter Ball

    Although they usually don’t feature the same combination of big-ticket prospects and all-around depth as the Arizona Fall League, the various international winter leagues at ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 23 days ago 79,745 reads 28 comments

  21. Yasmany Tomas or Yoan Moncada: Who Is Better International Market Risk?

    “Who would you rather have: Yasmany Tomas or Yoan Moncada ?” has become a popular question over the last month, mostly because so little is known about them outside ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 24 days ago 15,933 reads 13 comments

  22. How Japanese Star Kenta Maeda's Stuff Will Play Against MLB Hitters

    At this time last year, the baseball world was wondering whether Japan’s Rakuten Golden Eagles would post star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka for the 2014 season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 24 days ago 11,447 reads 8 comments

  23. Big-Name MLB Prospects Entering Make-or-Break Years with Future at Risk

    With the overwhelming failure rate of prospects, teams can only be so patient or forgiving with their young players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 26 days ago 25,138 reads 5 comments

  24. Young MLB Stars Deserving of Next Wave of Long-Term Extensions

    Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins made sports history earlier this month when the two sides agreed to an unprecedented 13-year, $325 million contract extension through 2027...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 30 days ago 28,246 reads 27 comments

  25. Selecting the 2014 Fall/Winter League All-Star Team

    The Arizona Fall League may be over, but the other notable offseason leagues, such as the Dominican, Puerto Rican and Venezuelan Winter Leagues, are in the middle of their respective regular seasons, with the postseason still roughly a few months away...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 13,514 reads 7 comments