1. Grading the 10 Biggest Moves of the 2014 International Signing Period

    Though the 2014-15 international signing period began earlier this month, July 2, most teams have already locked up the best players in this year’s class...

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  2. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest Players at Every Minor League Level

    We’re now entering the final stretch of the minor league season, and countless prospects continue to open eyes with their performances at each of the four full-season levels...

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  3. Are High-Profile Trade Rentals Worth the Risk to MLB Deadline Buyers?

    With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline rapidly approaching, the question on everyone’s mind is whether the Tampa Bay Rays will trade David Price...

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  4. Re-Ranking the Top 2014 MLB Draft Classes Post-Signing Deadline

    The deadline for signing 2014 draft picks was last Friday, July 18, at 5 p.m. ET. As you probably know by now, the Houston Astros made headlines for all the wrong reasons with their failure to sign highly touted prep arms Brady Aiken, the No...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 27,790 reads 21 comments

  5. 5 Breakout Candidates to Watch in MLB's 2nd Half

    Not every player gets off to a hot start to begin the season. Every year, there are countless guys who struggle during the first half of the year, for one reason or another, and are hastily labeled as disappointments...

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  6. Not Signing Brady Aiken Will Come Back to Haunt Houston Astros

    The signing deadline for 2014 draft picks officially passed Friday at 5 p.m. ET, and the Houston Astros were not able to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken, according Jim Callis of MLB ...

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  7. MLB System Check 2014: Milwaukee Brewers' Top Prospects

    The Milwaukee Brewers Systems Check video offers a quick overview of the team's farm system, addressing its strengths and weaknesses and how it can improve moving forward...

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  8. How David Price Not Being Shopped Would Shake Up Trade Deadline

    It’s long been believed the Tampa Bay Rays would trade David Price before the July 31 deadline. As of now, though, the team appears to still be on the fence about dealing its All-Star left-hander...

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  9. The Minor League 'All-Untouchable' Team at the 2014 MLB Trade Deadline

    With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline edging closer every day, trade talks have begun to heat up as teams prepare to address their needs for the second half of the 2014 season and beyond...

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  10. How Alfredo Simon Has Become MLB's Biggest Mound Surprise in 2014

    Everything about Reds starter Alfredo Simon’s season has been a pleasant surprise. Originally expected to open the season in the Reds bullpen, Simon, 33, was given a chance ...

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  11. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Minor League Level

    We’re now well over halfway through the minor league season, and countless prospects continue to open eyes with their performances at each of the four full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 10,189 reads 5 comments

  12. How Will Chicago Cubs Best Use Pile of Top Prospects to Build a Winner?

    It’s official: The Chicago Cubs have the best collection of young hitters in all of baseball. The acquisition of shortstop Addison Russell from the Oakland A’s as ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 19,169 reads 52 comments

  13. MLB System Check 2014: San Diego Padres' Top Prospects

    The San Diego Padres Systems Check video offers a quick overview of the team's farm system, addressing its strengths and weaknesses and how it can improve moving forward...

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  14. Predicting the MLB All-Star Game Rosters 5 Years from Now

    The 85th MLB All-Star Game will commence Tuesday night, airing at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX and features a mix of baseball's most well-known veterans as well as its stars of tomorrow...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 61,542 reads 273 comments

  15. Joey Gallo's Superhuman Power Steals the Show at 2014 All-Star Futures Game

    The SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday night featured 50 of baseball’s brightest young talents, but it was Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo who stole the show. Serving as the designated hitter for the U...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 22,527 reads 18 comments

  16. MLB Futures Game 2014: Live Score, Analysis and Top Prospect Grades

    Major League Baseball's stars of tomorrow will be on display in the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game , which will be played Sunday at 5 p.m. ET at Target Field and air on the MLB Network and MLB...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 43,991 reads 14 comments

  17. Mike Rosenbaum's Top 50 MLB Prospects Ahead of All-Star Futures Game

    At long last, Prospect Pipeline’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects has arrived. If it feels as though it’s been a long time since we published the preseason rankings , well, ...

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  18. Introducing Rob Refsnyder, the Yankees' Potential 2nd-Half X-Factor

    It’s scary to think about where the New York Yankees would be right now if not for the success of their rookie class...

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  19. 2014 MLB All-Star Futures Game: Predicting MLB ETAs for Each Top Prospect

    In addition to offering fans a unique opportunity to watch baseball’s brightest prospects on the same field, the annual All-Star Futures Game serves as a stepping stone for young players destined for greatness in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 26,139 reads 10 comments

  20. MLB System Check 2014: Miami Marlins' Top Prospects

    The Miami Marlins Systems Check video offers a quick overview of the team's farm system, addressing its strengths and weaknesses and how it can improve moving forward...

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  21. MLB Futures Game 2014: Pro-Player Comparisons for Each Prospect

    Many of baseball's top prospects will be on display in this year's MLB Futures Game at Minnesota's Target Field, which will be played Sunday at 5 p.m. ET. Until then, we'll continue to break down all the players from the U...

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  22. Biggest Winners and Losers from 2014 MLB International Free Agency

    Though the 2014-15 international signing period officially began only last Wednesday, a majority of the top prospects in this year's class have already signed or agreed to sign with a major league club...

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  23. Kyle Schwarber's New MLB ETA, Projection After Unreal Pro Start

    The Chicago Cubs surprised the baseball world last month by selecting Kyle Schwarber out of Indiana University with the No. 4 overall pick in the first-year player draft...

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  24. MLB System Check 2014: Seattle Mariners' Top Prospects

    The Seattle Mariners Systems Check video offers a quick overview of the team's farm system, addressing its strengths and weaknesses and how it can improve moving forward...

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  25. MLB International Signing Period 2014: Analyzing All the Biggest Signings

    Though the 2014-15 international signing period began only last Wednesday, July 2, it didn't take long for teams to lock up many of the best players in this year’s class...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 9,496 reads 5 comments