1. It Is Major League Baseball's Turn to Finally Address Player Safety

    And just like that, Giancarlo Stanton’s MVP-caliber season came to a tragic end. Batting in the fifth inning of Thursday’s game against Milwaukee , Stanton ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 days ago 5,567 reads 39 comments

  2. Every Team's Most Disappointing Prospect of 2014

    With September call-ups out of the way and the minor league playoffs winding down, it’s time to reflect on each organization’s minor league season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 days ago 78,461 reads 32 comments

  3. Early Report Card Grades for MLB's Top September Call-Ups

    It’s been a little over a week since rosters expanded and teams announced their September call-ups, but some of baseball’s top prospects have already made a splash in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 11,845 reads 7 comments

  4. Kris Bryant's Call-Up 'Snub' Highlights Big Flaw in MLB Roster Rules

    Kris Bryant was recently named Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year, and it would be shocking if the 22-year-old didn't sweep the award across all major outlets...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 15,276 reads 28 comments

  5. Selecting the 2014 All-Prospect Team at Each Minor League Level

    While the playoffs at full-season levels are starting to wrap up, it’s time to start looking back at another great year of minor league baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 9,329 reads 8 comments

  6. Predicting 7 Non-September Call-Ups Who Will Have Huge 2015 MLB Impact

    This week we’ve seen the arrival of some of baseball’s top prospects. Highly touted outfielder Joc Pederson debuted on the day of his promotion, Sept...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 days ago 26,728 reads 38 comments

  7. Yordano Ventura Can Springboard Breakout Rookie Season into Big-Game Stardom

    The Kansas City Royals have their sights set on their first postseason berth since 1985, as the team holds a 1.5-game lead in the American League Central over the Detroit Tigers entering Thursday...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 8,867 reads 10 comments

  8. Elite Prospect Oscar Taveras Finally Ready to Shine in MLB

    Oscar Taveras hasn’t gotten hot yet, but the 22-year-old rookie is getting close. Taveras was the reason St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 9,899 reads 15 comments

  9. How Quickly Will Cubs' Dominant Prospect Quartet Breed a Contender?

    The Chicago Cubs are ticketed for another last-place finish in the National League Central this year, but there won’t be a more exciting team to watch over the final month of the season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 14 days ago 15,739 reads 37 comments

  10. Mike Rosenbaum's Top 10 Prospects, September Call-Up Edition

    The door to The Show opened for some of baseball’s top prospects Monday with the expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 14 days ago 3,539 reads 1 comments

  11. Scouting Reports, Predictions for All 30 MLB Teams' Top 2014 September Call-Ups

    Sept. 1 marks the expansion of every team’s active roster from 25 to 40 players. In general, it allows teams to address their needs at the major league level by essentially plucking ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 15 days ago 70,655 reads 34 comments

  12. MLB Must Change September Call-Up Rules to Be Fair to All 30 Teams

    The final month of Major League Baseball’s regular season is just around the corner. For many teams, that means help is on the way. Starting Monday, Sept. 1, teams are allowed to carry as many as 40 players on their active roster...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 17 days ago 5,417 reads 12 comments

  13. Predicting the Impact of MLB's Top 10 September Call-Ups

    With rosters set to expand from 25 to 40 players on Monday, September call-up fever is officially in the air...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 22,197 reads 19 comments

  14. Potential September Call-Ups Who Could Directly Change MLB Playoff Races

    Teams now have less than a week to decide which of their prospects, if any, will be promoted to the major leagues on Sept. 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 19,375 reads 12 comments

  15. Is Fast-Tracked Carlos Rodon the Second Coming of Dominant Ace Chris Sale?

    Chris Sale went from first-round draft pick in 2010 to big league reliever in a span of two months, beginning what has turned out to be a brilliant five-year career with the Chicago White Sox ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 11,029 reads 13 comments

  16. September Call-Ups: Ranking the Top 25 MLB Prospects Most Likely to Be Promoted

    Even though a majority of the game's top prospects have already received promotions, teams will receive an infusion of fresh, young talent on Sept. 1 when the active roster expands from 25 to 40 players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 21 days ago 94,416 reads 60 comments

  17. 4 MLB Rookies Who Will Have to Perform Like Veterans in Pennant Races

    The 2013 playoff races were defined by strong rookie performances. There was Michael Wacha, who went from first-round draft pick in 2012 to No. 2 starter for the St. Louis Cardinals down the stretch and well into the postseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 24 days ago 29,893 reads 40 comments

  18. Matt Shoemaker Giving Angels Some Hope After Devastating Garrett Richards Injury

    The Los Angeles Angels suffered a potentially crushing blow Wednesday night when they lost ace Garrett Richards for the next six to nine months with a torn patellar tendon in his left knee...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 25 days ago 13,574 reads 3 comments

  19. Breaking Down the Top September Call-Up Candidates at Every Position

    The expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players on September 1 means something different to every team...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 26 days ago 12,061 reads 11 comments

  20. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re now approaching the end of the minor league season, but there are plenty of prospects who continue to open eyes with their performances across the rookie, short-season and full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 27 days ago 13,280 reads 10 comments

  21. 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 27 days ago 11,071 reads 3 comments

  22. 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 28 days ago 67,168 reads 43 comments

  23. 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 29 days ago 16,756 reads 5 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 6,550 reads 5 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 24,484 reads 19 comments