1. 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...

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  2. Mike Rosenbaum's Spring Training Breakout Prospects to Watch

    Baseball fans' excitement about prospects always picks up with the start of spring training, as it presents an opportunity to view some of the sport’s future stars playing alongside its current ones...

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  3. Bleacher Report's Top 25 Prospects Who Could Make MLB Teams This Spring

    At long last, the offseason has finally come to an end. On Wednesday, pitchers and catchers will begin reporting to spring training , with the full squad scheduled to arrive within the following week...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 15,353 reads 21 comments

  4. 10 MLB Hitters Who Could Experience a Power Surge in 2015

    Every season features countless players who enjoy an uptick in power and hit more home runs than they did the previous year...

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  5. 2014 MLB Draft Picks Who Are Fast-Tracked Toward MLB Debuts

    While it will be several years until most of the 2014 draft picks are ready, there is a contingent of players from the class who will enter the 2015 season already on the cusp of the major leagues...

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  6. MLB Farm System Rankings: Pre-Spring Training Edition

    Spring training is set to begin next week when pitchers and catchers report to camp, meaning Major League Baseball’s long and at times insane offseason is coming to an end...

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  7. Breaking Down MLB's Next Golden Era of Left-Handed Pitching Prospects

    2014 was a good year to be a left-handed pitcher. Clayton Kershaw is proof of that, as the Los Angeles Dodgers ace captured both the Cy Young Award and Most Valuable Player ...

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  8. What to Expect from MLB's No. 1 Prospect Byron Buxton in Spring Training

    Byron Buxton entered 2014 as the consensus No. 1 prospect in baseball, and all signs pointed to him debuting with the Twins before the end of the season...

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  9. Can Former Cubs Uber-Prospect Javier Baez Save Himself from Bust Status?

    Javier Baez was one of the hottest names in baseball last year heading into spring training. In 2013, Baez, in his age-20 season, smashed 37 home runs and slugged .578 in 130 games between High-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee...

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  10. Predicting Non-Roster Invitees Who Will Have Huge Spring Trainings

    With less than two weeks until the start of spring training, most organizations have already extended invitations to their non-40-man-roster players...

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  11. Previewing the Hottest Questions of 2015 Spring Training, 2 Weeks Out

    Spring training is just around the corner, with pitchers and catchers set to report to camp sometime between Feb. 19 and 23, depending on the team, and position players arriving the following week...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 20,267 reads 18 comments

  12. Ranking All 30 MLB Teams on Homegrown Talent

    All 30 MLB teams emphasize building from within and cultivating their own homegrown talent. A lot of it has to do with payroll, as small-market teams are forced to get the most out ...

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  13. Predicting the Big-Name MLB Prospects Who Will Get Called Up Fastest

    Even though prospects such as Joc Pederson , Andrew Heaney and Aaron Sanchez are expected to earn spots on their respective teams' Opening Day rosters, a majority of the game's ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 28,680 reads 18 comments

  14. What to Expect from Top Cuban Signing Yasmany Tomas' 1st MLB Season

    The Arizona Diamondbacks made a splash this offseason with the high-profile signing of Cuban outfielder/third baseman Yasmany Tomas, the biggest name on the international market...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 18,348 reads 7 comments

  15. 7 Prospects Who Will Improve the Most in 2015

    Not every successful major league player is a former top prospect. Typically, it’s the high-profile, high-ceiling players who typically garner the most hype as they ascend the organizational ladder...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 30,229 reads 11 comments

  16. Dark Horses Who Could Win MLB's Hottest Upcoming Spring Position Battles

    Major League Baseball’s offseason is winding down, and before we know it pitchers and catchers will start reporting for spring training...

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  17. 2015 MLB Mock Draft: Fresh 1st-Round Projections, Winter Edition

    It’s never too early to start looking at the MLB draft. This year's class is especially deep on the mound, with college pitchers such as right-hander Mike Matuella (Duke), ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 56,281 reads 31 comments

  18. Introducing Lucas Giolito, the Pitching Phenom Making Strasburg Expendable

    The signing of free agent Max Scherzer to a seven-year, $210 million contract improved the Washington Nationals ’ starting rotation from arguably the best to undoubtedly the best in baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 27,950 reads 14 comments

  19. Ranking the Top Prospect for All 30 MLB Teams Entering 2015

    Earlier today Prospect Pipeline completed our rankings of every organization’s top-10 prospects for the 2015 season . Now, it's now time to go back and break down every club's No...

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  20. Arizona Diamondbacks' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    It was widely believed that top prospect Archie Bradley would spend most of the 2014 season in the major leagues, but an elbow injury in late April cut into his development and forced the organization to reassess his timeline ...

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  21. San Francisco Giants' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    While the San Francisco Giants ’ system is top-heavy with pitching prospects, many of the organization’s top young arms profile as either back-end-starter types or guys who might not throw enough strikes to even stick in the rotation...

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  22. San Diego Padres' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    If case you haven’t been paying attention, the San Diego Padres and first-time general manager A.J. Preller have been busy this offseason...

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  23. Colorado Rockies' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    The Colorado Rockies have quietly built one of baseball’s more exciting farm systems, as they have several impact prospects already knocking on the door of the major leagues and even better young talents on the rise...

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  24. Los Angeles Dodgers' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    The Dodgers system stands out for its collection of potential star-caliber players as well as its overall depth, with a balance of high-ceiling and high-floor talents that should have the organization in a position to succeed for years to come...

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  25. Seattle Mariners' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    For a system that graduated several key prospects in 2014, the Seattle Mariners still have plenty of talent left on the farm. D.J. Peterson, the No...

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