1. Highlighting the 12 Biggest Heroes of the 2014 MLB Pennant Races

    When things get tight at the end of the MLB season, some players show up and guide their teams into the playoffs. Last season, it was right-hander Michael Wacha, who joined the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 5,965 reads 6 comments

  2. Cuban Star Rusney Castillo Looks Like Major Piece of Boston Red Sox's Future

    It’s quickly becoming clear why the Boston Red Sox shelled out big bucks last month to sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 15,577 reads 14 comments

  3. 2014 Grades and 2015 Outlook for MLB's Top September Call-Ups

    This year’s September call-ups’ brief taste of the major leagues might be coming to an end, but it goes without saying that their futures are increasingly bright...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 5,558 reads 1 comments

  4. With NL West Clinched Behind Kershaw, Dodgers Are a Dangerous Postseason Team

    For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Dodgers are National League West champions. Led by another strong performance from probable NL Cy Young Award winner and legitimate ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 13,618 reads 64 comments

  5. Mike Rosenbaum's Official Year-End Top 100 MLB Prospect Rankings

    Over the last month, Prospect Pipeline has looked at the top prospects for each position at every minor league level and every team’s prospect of the year . We even went so far as to re-rank all 30 farm systems ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 66,770 reads 102 comments

  6. 2014 MLB Draft Picks Who Already Turned Heads in First Minor League Season

    It will be several years until most of the 2014 draft picks are ready for the major leagues, but that doesn't mean we can’t get excited about the professional debuts of some of baseball’s brightest young players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 26,608 reads 9 comments

  7. Updated Report Card Grades for MLB's Top 2014 September Call-Ups

    It hasn't even been three weeks since rosters expanded and teams announced their September call-ups, but some of baseball’s top prospects have already made a splash during their short time in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 19,541 reads 11 comments

  8. Tigers Show They're Still Class of AL Central in 10-1 Statement Win over Royals

    The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals kicked off one of the season’s biggest series Friday, as the three games between the playoff contenders could ultimately determine which team wins the American League Central...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 6,821 reads 15 comments

  9. Re-Ranking All the MLB Farm Systems After the 2014 MiLB Season

    As we put a final bow on the 2014 minor league season, it is a great time to look at the state of the farm systems...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 59,359 reads 84 comments

  10. All 30 MLB Teams' Prospect of the Year for 2014

    The minor league season may be over, sadly, but our process of rolling out end-of-season awards is just beginning...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 24,963 reads 15 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 7,372 reads 44 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 86,210 reads 34 comments

  13. 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 months ago 15,950 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 months ago 17,402 reads 31 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 11,059 reads 8 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 32,161 reads 39 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 9,974 reads 10 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 10,337 reads 21 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 16,392 reads 37 comments

  20. 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...

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  21. 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 5 months ago 71,367 reads 34 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 6,334 reads 12 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 22,447 reads 19 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 19,523 reads 12 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 12,674 reads 13 comments