1. NLCS 2014: Cardinals vs. Giants Position-by-Position Breakdown, Predictions

    For the second time in the last three years, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are set to square off in the NLCS. The series begins at Busch Stadium, with Game 1 scheduled for Saturday at 8 p...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 8,006 reads 82 comments

  2. Are Tim Lincecum or Michael Wacha Capable of Putting Their Stamp on NLCS?

    Surprise, surprise: The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants are back in the National League Championship Series. But there’s been one decorated pitcher noticeably absent from each team’s winning formula this postseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 11,386 reads 4 comments

  3. ALCS 2014: Orioles vs. Royals Position-by-Position Breakdown, Predictions

    The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals pulled off the unexpected with their respective sweeps of the Tigers and Angels in the American League Division Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 11,105 reads 40 comments

  4. Big MLB Stars Who Came Up Small in the 2014 ALDS, NLDS

    The field of four for the National and American League Championship Series has been set, with the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants and St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 15,538 reads 34 comments

  5. What Happens to Max Scherzer After Detroit Tigers' ALDS Sweep?

    The Detroit Tigers ’ once-promising season is over. The Tigers’ roster seemingly was built for October baseball, with a starting rotation comprised of the Cy Young ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 15,086 reads 42 comments

  6. Washington Nationals vs. SF Giants Game 3: Live Score and NLDS Highlights

    FINAL SCORE: Nationals def. Giants, 4-1 (Giants lead series, 2-1) The Washington Nationals will play at least one more game this season...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 54,963 reads 28 comments

  7. 5 Biggest Surprises of Week 1 of the 2014 MLB Postseason

    The first week of the MLB postseason has had it all. We’ve seen teams mount unimaginable comebacks late in games, whether it be the Kansas City Royals rallying to defeat ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 12,620 reads 22 comments

  8. David Price Must Face Burden of Post-Trade Expectations, Postseason Demons

    The Detroit Tigers made a statement when they acquired David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 10,129 reads 13 comments

  9. Bullpen Disaster Brings Tigers' Worst Fears to Light in ALDS Game 1 Loss

    The Detroit Tigers ' bullpen was their glaring weakness during the regular season, as late-inning collapses at times overshadowed their top-flight starting rotation and potent offense...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 11,453 reads 15 comments

  10. NLDS 2014: Nats vs. Giants Position-by-Position Breakdown, Predictions

    Two of the Nationals League’s top teams will square off when the Washington Nationals take on the San Francisco Giants in the National League Division Series. The series starts at Nationals Park, with Game 1 scheduled for Friday at 3:07 p...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 6,702 reads 35 comments

  11. St. Louis Cardinals' Post-Suspension Jhonny Peralta Risk Has Paid Off Huge

    After coming up short against the Boston Red Sox in the 2013 World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals entered the offseason with a very specific to-do list. At the top of that list: adding a productive shortstop...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 6,472 reads 8 comments

  12. ALDS 2014: Angels vs. Royals Position-by-Position Breakdown, Predictions

    Two of the American League’s top teams will square off when the Los Angeles Angels take on the Kansas City Royals in the American League Division Series. The series starts at Angel Stadium, with Game 1 scheduled for Thursday at 9 p...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 13,360 reads 59 comments

  13. NL Wild Card Game 2014: Pirates vs. Giants Breakdown and Predictions

    The 2014 MLB postseason continues Wednesday with the Pittsburgh Pirates set to host the San Francisco Giants in the National League Wild Card Game (8:00 p.m. ET, TV: ESPN)...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 10,480 reads 13 comments

  14. Predicting the 10 Biggest Breakout Stars of the 2014 MLB Postseason

    Having a breakout season is a challenge for most players. Pulling it off in the postseason, when playing time is limited and every next play could potentially determine the season, is another story...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 6,140 reads 5 comments

  15. AL Wild Card Game 2014: Royals vs. Athletics Breakdown and Predictions

    The 2014 MLB postseason begins Tuesday, with the Kanas City Royals set to host the Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card Game (8:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS)...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 6,930 reads 26 comments

  16. MLB Rookies Who Will Play Huge Roles in 2014 Postseason

    With the regular season coming to an end in a matter of days and the postseason set to begin next week, every playoff team will soon be forced to make difficult decisions regarding its roster...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 16,029 reads 22 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 5,971 reads 6 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 15,603 reads 14 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 5,682 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 13,628 reads 64 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 67,686 reads 102 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 26,750 reads 9 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 19,598 reads 11 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 6,825 reads 15 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 60,683 reads 84 comments