1. 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 5 months ago 9,779 reads 5 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 22,228 reads 21 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 48,411 reads 32 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 20,376 reads 14 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 1,310 reads 6 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 18,216 reads 9 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 22,785 reads 6 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 24,387 reads 19 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 20,481 reads 40 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 2,503 reads 0 comments

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

    We’re now 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 5 months ago 7,476 reads 4 comments

  12. Predicting MLB Arrival Date of Each Prospect in the All-Star Futures Game

    The baseball world is still buzzing following Tuesday’s announcement of the 2014 Futures Game rosters , as this year’s collection of talent will feature as many familiar names and fresh faces...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 29,698 reads 13 comments

  13. 2014 MLB Futures Game Roster: Breaking Down Team USA and the World Team

    The 25-man rosters for the 2014 Futures Game were released Tuesday, via MLB , giving fans an idea of which prospects will be suiting up for the U.S. and World teams on Sunday, July 13...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 34,103 reads 15 comments

  14. MLB System Check 2014: Cleveland Indians' Top Prospects

    The Cleveland Indians 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 5 months ago 823 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB System Check 2014: Toronto Blue Jays' Top Prospects

    The Toronto Blue Jays 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 5 months ago 1,959 reads 0 comments

  16. Re-Grading MLB's 10 Biggest Offseason Acquisitions at the 2014 Midway Point

    It’s hard to believe we’re nearly halfway through the 2014 season. But if the second half is anything like we’ve seen so far, then baseball fans are in store for an exciting summer...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 16,745 reads 31 comments

  17. 2014 College World Series: 4 MLB Draft Picks Who Will Be Finals X-Factors

    The finals of the 2014 College World Series are set to begin Monday with the first game of a best-of-three series between Virginia and Vanderbilt. Each team will be seeking its first CWS title in program history...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 15,509 reads 1 comments

  18. Introducing Shohei Otani, Baseball's New International Teenage Phenom

    Back in October 2012, teenage phenom Shohei Otani had the baseball world buzzing with excitement after he expressed a desire to sign with an MLB team out high school in Japan rather than begin his career in Nippon Professional Baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 36,841 reads 39 comments

  19. Each MLB Team's 'Hidden Gem' Prospect Fans May Not Know About

    Due to the amount of attention paid to each organization's top prospects and early-round draft picks, many of the game's underrated prospects are perpetually obscured...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 62,859 reads 30 comments

  20. MLB System Check 2014: Washington Nationals' Top Prospects

    The Washington Nationals 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 6 months ago 1,062 reads 0 comments

  21. 2014 College World Series: Ranking Top 7 Must-Watch MLB Draft Picks

    If there’s one reason to appreciate the overlap between Major League Baseball’s amateur draft and the College World Series, it’s because the final eight teams to ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 23,167 reads 3 comments

  22. Top 5 MLB Prospects Who Could Soon Be on the Trading Block

    We’re now over two months into the 2014 season, which means it’s about that time of the year when teams begin to assess—if they haven’t already, that is—whether or not they can contend for a postseason berth...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 26,827 reads 23 comments

  23. MLB System Check 2014: Colorado Rockies' Top Prospects

    The Colorado Rockies 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 6 months ago 674 reads 0 comments

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

    We’re now well into 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 6 months ago 9,079 reads 9 comments

  25. MLB Draft 2015 Big Board: B/R's Initial Position-by-Position Rankings

    We're only a few days removed from the conclusion of the 2014 draft, but it's never too early to start looking ahead at what next year's class has to offer...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 23,912 reads 5 comments