1. 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 11 hours ago 26,455 reads 19 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 4,368 reads 9 comments

  3. 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 3 days ago 21,226 reads 19 comments

  4. 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 days ago 18,662 reads 12 comments

  5. 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 days ago 10,133 reads 13 comments

  6. 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 days ago 92,484 reads 60 comments

  7. 4 MLB Rookies Who Will Have to Perform Like Veterans in Pennant Races

    The 2013 playoff races were defined by strong rookie performances. There was Michael Wacha, who went from first-round draft pick in 2012 to No. 2 starter for the St. Louis Cardinals down the stretch and well into the postseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 days ago 29,734 reads 40 comments

  8. Matt Shoemaker Giving Angels Some Hope After Devastating Garrett Richards Injury

    The Los Angeles Angels suffered a potentially crushing blow Wednesday night when they lost ace Garrett Richards for the next six to nine months with a torn patellar tendon in his left knee...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 days ago 13,399 reads 3 comments

  9. Breaking Down the Top September Call-Up Candidates at Every Position

    The expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players on September 1 means something different to every team...

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  10. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re now approaching the end of the minor league season, but there are plenty of prospects who continue to open eyes with their performances across the rookie, short-season and full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 13,135 reads 10 comments

  11. 3rd MLB Draftee in Gillaspie Family Poised to Pave Way for Own Legacy

    One could say that 2014 first-round draft pick Casey Gillaspie was born to play baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays selected Gillaspie out of Wichita State with the No...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 10,965 reads 3 comments

  12. Kris Bryant Will Set MLB Ablaze If Given Much-Deserved 2014 Call-Up

    Twitter erupted Saturday night following news that Kris Bryant was pulled during the middle of Triple-A Iowa’s game...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 66,833 reads 43 comments

  13. Surprising MLB Prospects Making a Late Push for September Call-Ups

    With rosters set to expand from 25 to 40 players on Sept. 1, it's only a matter of time until there's an influx of fresh, young players arriving in the major leagues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 14 days ago 16,581 reads 5 comments

  14. How Corey Kluber Has Broken into Baseball's Elite Starter Class in 2014

    Apparently 10 is the magic number for Corey Kluber. The Cleveland Indians ace was brilliant on Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles , allowing one run on five hits and two walks while striking out 10 batters over 7...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 6,489 reads 5 comments

  15. Each MLB Team's Most Exciting Potential September Call-Up, 2 Weeks out

    While there already has been a large influx of prospects promoted to the major leagues this season, there are even more set to arrive when active rosters expand from 25 to 40 players on September 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 17 days ago 24,386 reads 19 comments

  16. Nationals Clicking at the Right Time to Grab a Firm Hold on NL East Crown

    The Washington Nationals are feeling it. On Thursday night, the Nationals completed a three-game road sweep of the New York Mets , winning 4-1 behind a dominant start from ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 2,932 reads 8 comments

  17. 5 Early Flops of the 2014 MLB Draft Class

    When a highly touted draft pick gets off to a slow start as a professional, we tend to draw hasty conclusions about his long-term potential or assume that something was missed in the scouting process...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 20,007 reads 15 comments

  18. A's Will Need Josh Donaldson's Raw Power More Than Ever Down the Stretch

    The Oakland A’s put an end to the Kansas City Royals ’ eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, as they exploded for 11 runs on 20 hits to back another strong outing from left-hander Jon Lester ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 6,858 reads 11 comments

  19. Felix Hernandez's Historic Season Deserves Kershaw-Like Attention

    Felix Hernandez is having a historically good season, arguably the best of his 10-year career with the Seattle Mariners ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 19,703 reads 169 comments

  20. Brandon McCarthy's Rebirth Keying Yankees' Defiant Postseason Chase

    Where would the Yankees be right now if not for Brandon McCarthy ? With CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova out for the season with injuries, and Masahiro Tanaka on the disabled ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 5,821 reads 7 comments

  21. 10 Early Breakout Stars of the 2014 MLB Draft Class

    While it will be several years until most of the 2014 draft picks are ready for the major leagues, that doesn't mean we can’t get excited about the early returns from some of baseball’s brightest young players...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 20,090 reads 13 comments

  22. What to Make of Stephen Strasburg's Wildly Inconsistent 2014

    Things were looking up for Stephen Strasburg headed into his start on Friday night against the Atlanta Braves . At least that’s how it seemed. After posting a 3.18 ERA with 44 strikeouts over 39...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 23 days ago 10,018 reads 21 comments

  23. September Call-Up Odds for MLB's Top 25 Prospects, 3 Weeks Out

    While there already has been a large influx of prospects promoted to the major leagues this season, there are even more set to arrive when active rosters expand from 25 to 40 players on September 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 24 days ago 29,103 reads 38 comments

  24. Javier Baez's Immediate Stardom Just Tip of the Iceberg for Cubs

    It’s official: Javier Baez is must-watch television. The 21-year-old continued to blow past all reasonable expectations Thursday against the Rockies with a 3-for-4 performance that included a pair of impressive home runs...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 25 days ago 23,834 reads 50 comments

  25. Future MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Will Stand 3 Years from Now

    There’s less than two months remaining in the regular season, but the playoff races in both leagues are anything but decided...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 25 days ago 119,219 reads 413 comments