1. 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 ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 6,533 reads 6 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 10,206 reads 5 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 19,253 reads 52 comments

  4. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 1,266 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 61,657 reads 273 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 22,602 reads 18 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 44,057 reads 14 comments

  8. 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, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 58,673 reads 99 comments

  9. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 20,232 reads 25 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 26,164 reads 10 comments

  11. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 746 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 36,560 reads 35 comments

  13. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 6,393 reads 2 comments

  14. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 34,238 reads 33 comments

  15. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 3,464 reads 8 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 9,647 reads 5 comments

  17. Identifying What's Wrong with 'Can't-Miss' 2013 No. 1 Pick Mark Appel

    When it comes to the No. 1 overall pick in the amateur draft, there’s usually a strong belief that the specific player—hitter or pitcher—will be able to reach the ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 22,162 reads 21 comments

  18. MLB's Early Winners and Losers of 2014 International Free Agency

    The first day of the 2014-15 international signing period officially is in the books. While most teams played by the rules and stayed within their allotted bonus pools, the New York ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 48,200 reads 32 comments

  19. MLB International Free Agency 2014: Live Coverage of All Rumors, Signings

    Major League Baseball's international signing period for 2014-15 began this morning at 9 a.m. ET, and after a series of technical difficulties, Prospect Pipeline finally has you covered ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 20,197 reads 14 comments

  20. MLB System Check 2014: Houston Astros' Top Prospects

    The Houston Astros 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 1,241 reads 6 comments

  21. Will Dermis Garcia Be Prize, Future Superstar of 2014 International Class?

    One name you are going to hear about a lot over the next 24 hours is Dermis Garcia. Garcia, a 16-year-old shortstop from the Dominican Republic, is viewed as one of the top prospects ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 17,817 reads 9 comments

  22. How Hyped Defector Yasmani Tomas Compares to Recent Cuban Phenoms

    Late last week we learned through a report by Ben Badler of Baseball America (h/t MLB Trade Rumors' Steve Adams ) that another high-profile Cuban hitter, outfielder Yasmani Tomas, had defected in order to pursue a career in Major League Baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 21,475 reads 6 comments

  23. 5 Scorching MLB Prospects Who Deserve Midseason Promotions

    This season already has featured promotions for some of baseball’s top prospects, as we’ ve seen George Springer, Gregory Polanco , Marcus Stroman and Andrew Heaney ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 24,339 reads 19 comments

  24. B/R's 2014 All-MLB Rookie Team at the Midseason Mark

    With small sample sizes representing a lesser concern now that Major League Baseball teams have played over 70 games in the 2014 season, we're starting to get an idea about this year's rookie class...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 20,409 reads 40 comments

  25. MLB System Check 2014: Detroit Tigers' Top Prospects

    The Detroit Tigers 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 2,439 reads 0 comments