1. 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 5 months ago 15,584 reads 14 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 5,593 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 13,622 reads 64 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 67,060 reads 102 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 26,659 reads 9 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 19,561 reads 11 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 6,824 reads 15 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 60,151 reads 84 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 24,982 reads 15 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 7,388 reads 44 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 86,223 reads 34 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 15,952 reads 10 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 17,420 reads 31 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 11,080 reads 8 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 32,303 reads 39 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 9,980 reads 10 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 10,340 reads 21 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 16,396 reads 37 comments

  19. 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...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 3,823 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 71,398 reads 34 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 6,349 reads 11 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 22,451 reads 19 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 19,524 reads 12 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 12,782 reads 13 comments

  25. September Call-Ups: Ranking the Top 25 MLB Prospects Most Likely to Be Promoted

    Even though a majority of the game's top prospects have already received promotions, teams will receive an infusion of fresh, young talent on Sept. 1 when the active roster expands from 25 to 40 players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 96,464 reads 60 comments