1. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 5 Prospects After 1 Month

    Early arrivals by some of baseball's top prospects turned out to be a major storyline during the season's first month...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 23 days ago 27,287 reads 22 comments

  2. 7 Top MLB Prospects Who Won't Live Up to Sky-High 2015 Expectations

    It’s hard to not get excited when projecting the future impacts of baseball’s top prospects. Unfortunately, with that excitement usually come unreasonable expectations, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 29 days ago 43,867 reads 42 comments

  3. Hidden Under Kris Bryant Hype, Addison Russell Is Future MLB Superstar

    The Chicago Cubs aren ’t messing around. Days after calling up uberprospect Kris Bryant, the Cubs called up phenom Addison Russell on Tuesday, a move that Jon Heyman of CBS Sports first reported...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 26,836 reads 76 comments

  4. 7 Prospects Turning Heads in 1st Week of the Minor League Season

    The 2015 minor league baseball season is just over a week old, but there already have been countless impressive performances by top-ranked prospects—both hitters and pitchers—with ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 25,312 reads 10 comments

  5. Introducing the Next Wave of MLB Superstars Currently in the Minors

    The arrival of generational stars Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Manny Machado in the major leagues during the 2012 season set a new standard for all future rookie classes...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 35,419 reads 35 comments

  6. MLB's Top 5 Pitching Prospects at Each Minor League Level

    The 2015 Minor League Baseball season kicked off last week, with games being played across all four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 23,893 reads 26 comments

  7. Early Winners, Losers of MLB's Biggest Offseason Trades

    If we were to only look at a team's record and place in the standings, picking the winners and losers of the biggest trades made this past offseason in baseball would be simple...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 21,834 reads 23 comments

  8. Bleacher Report's 100 Future MLB Stars

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's 100 Future MLB Stars. The goal of the project is to assess players' individual skills using unique scoring systems for each spot on the diamond to determine who is most equipped to have an impact in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 90,504 reads 252 comments

  9. Mookie Betts Ready to Become MLB's Next True 5-Tool Star in 2015

    The Red Sox 's 2015 home opener Monday belonged to Mookie Betts, who had highlights with his bat, glove and legs in Boston's decisive 9-4 win against the Washington Nationals . This may become a trend for the 22-year-old center field...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 22,955 reads 31 comments

  10. MLB's Top 5 Hitting Prospects at Each Minor League Level

    The 2015 Minor League Baseball season kicked off Thursday, with games being played across all four full-season levels. The day was full of standout performances from many of baseball’s most promising young hitters...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 7,185 reads 1 comments

  11. Each MLB Division's 'Next Big Thing' Entering 2015

    Just because the next Mike Trout or Bryce Harper might not show up for another 10-20 years doesn't mean that Major League Baseball is devoid of young players with superstar potential ready to take the stage as the "next big thing...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 32,748 reads 57 comments

  12. Fact or Fiction on Top MLB Prospects' Hot, Cold Spring Starts

    Spring training is in full swing, as we’re now more than a week into Cactus and Grapefruit League play. More importantly, we’re only 26 days away from Opening Day, with the Chicago Cubs set to host the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 11,606 reads 1 comments

  13. 2015 MLB Rookies Who Are Being Hyped Up Too Early

    When we evaluate, project and rank prospects, we are essentially hyping them up. It’s just part of the process...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 38,516 reads 21 comments

  14. Projecting Every MLB Team's Most Difficult Cut or Demotion

    Over the next few weeks, teams will face difficult decisions as they begin to trim down their rosters to the maximum 25 players by Opening Day...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 110,774 reads 82 comments

  15. Didi Gregorius Ready for Challenge of Reaching Potential, Taking on N.Y.

    After Derek Jeter ’s retirement, one of the biggest questions heading into Major League Baseball’s offseason was how the New York Yankees would replace The Captain at shortstop...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 17,212 reads 4 comments

  16. Boom-or-Bust MLB Prospects Who Could Get White Hot This Spring

    It seems every year there is at least one prospect who, despite not being regarded by the industry as a whole, blows past expectations in spring training and earns a spot on an Opening Day roster...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 8,172 reads 4 comments

  17. Is Carlos Martinez Ready to Become Impact Starting Pitcher in MLB?

    It wasn’t long after the end of the 2014 season that general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny informed Carlos Martinez that he’d report to spring training as a starter in 2015...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 13,229 reads 15 comments

  18. Will 2015 MLB Draft Prospect Brady Aiken Go No. 1 Overall in Back-to-Back Years?

    Last year's No. 1 overall draft pick became eligible for the 2015 draft on Thursday, as IMG Academy announced Brady Aiken will pitch for its postgraduate baseball team this spring...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 34,541 reads 27 comments

  19. All 30 MLB Teams' Top 5-Tool Prospect in Spring Training Camp

    In the last week Prospect Pipeline has been previewing spring training prospects in different ways, whether it is highlighting little-known players , predicting breakout candidates ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 124,623 reads 69 comments

  20. What to Expect from Dodgers' Teen Pitching Sensation Julio Urias This Spring

    Dodgers prospect Julio Urias made a statement last spring in his first big league camp, as the then-17-year-old struck out a pair of Padres as part of a scoreless inning...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 16,231 reads 12 comments

  21. The 2015 MLB Prospects-to-Watch Team at Spring Training

    The start of Cactus and Grapefruit League games next week means all eyes will soon be trained on baseball’s top prospects. However, with so many top-ranked young players in major league camp, focusing may be a little tricky...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 18,759 reads 13 comments

  22. Top MLB Prospects Who Won't Make MLB Rosters Even with Huge Springs

    It’s always a big deal when a prospect makes an Opening Day roster, and even more so when it’s at least partly the result of a standout performance in spring training...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 18,177 reads 9 comments

  23. 10 Important 2015 Spring Training Names You've Never Heard Of

    Not every successful major league player is a former top prospect. One of the more rewarding aspects of scouting comes from the identification of young players who, despite flying ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 13,607 reads 6 comments

  24. Will Dodgers Be Patient with Joc Pederson in World Series or Bust Pressure?

    Change was the theme of the offseason for the Los Angeles Dodgers , both on and off the field. It began with an overhaul of the team’s front office, as ownership hired Andrew ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 14,636 reads 15 comments

  25. Spring Training Expectations for MLB's No. 1 Pitching Prospect, Lucas Giolito

    Last month we took an in-depth look at Washington Nationals right-hander Lucas Giolito , the consensus No. 1 overall pitching prospect heading into the season, as well as what should be expected of him realistically in 2015...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 14,703 reads 1 comments