1. Stock Up, Stock Down for MLB's Top 10 Prospects at the Midway Point

    We are at the midway point of the minor league season, which generally means two things—the respective leagues are getting ready to hold their All-Star games, and promotions for some of the top performers have begun...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 14 days ago 6,090 reads 10 comments

  2. Joe Panik Gets Called Up: What Giants Fans Can Expect from the Second Baseman

    Joe Panik is currently on a plane headed to Arizona , where he will meet up with the San Francisco Giants and likely make his major league debut in the coming days. Panik is from a suburb about one hour north of New York City...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 23 days ago 3,625 reads 0 comments

  3. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospects After Week 11

    Another week is in the books as the top prospects of the MLB are either working out the kinks in the lower levels or making their case to be a mid-season call-up...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 28 days ago 4,458 reads 8 comments

  4. Can Chris Young Win an Everyday Job with the New York Mets?

    The New York Mets outfield situation is a wide open competition heading into their official spring training full-squad workouts on February 22. At this point, the one player that seems to have locked up an everyday role is Curtis Granderson ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 5 months ago 1,226 reads 7 comments

  5. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 7 Prospects After Week 15

    The major league and minor league all-star games are in our rear-view mirror, and the first 15 weeks of the season are in the books. Many experts have already reshuffled their top-prospect lists based on promotions and first-half performances...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 12 months ago 5,023 reads 6 comments

  6. Handicapping Top 5 MVP Candidates of the 2013 MLB All-Star Futures Game

    The 2013 MLB All-Star Futures game will take place tomorrow at Citi Field. On the field will be some of the best and brightest young stars in the game in what should be a preview of future MLB All-Star games to come...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 1 year ago 7,037 reads 8 comments

  7. Top 5 First-Half Performances from MLB Prospects Under the Radar

    It's hard enough to pick the top five performances by major league prospects so far this season without trying to complicate the matter further by narrowing it down to those prospects who are considered to be "under the radar...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 1 year ago 3,215 reads 8 comments

  8. 8 MLB Prospects Who Could Impact Pennant Races in Second Half

    The MLB season is almost to the halfway point, meaning that it's time to start looking at some prospects who could make an impact on the pennant races...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 1 year ago 263 reads 2 comments

  9. Zack Wheeler and the Top 7 Prospect Arms in the NL East

    The NL East has a crop of young talented pitchers on the way, and the New York Mets seem to be winning the arms race, although the Marlins are hot on their heels...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 1 year ago 1,428 reads 2 comments

  10. New Look, Ike Davis-Less New York Mets; Same Old Results

    The New York Mets took the field against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night and were looking to get back on track after a number of changes to the team’s lineup...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 1 year ago 392 reads 3 comments

  11. Rafael Montero and Jack Leathersich Should Skip Triple-A

    New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson took to the radio waves yesterday afternoon with WFAN 660’s Mike Francesa...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 1 year ago 2,820 reads 9 comments

  12. 2013 New York Mets Draft Pick Profile: Ivan Wilson

    New York Mets fans seemed to overwhelmingly laud the Dominic Smith selection when the Mets made him their 2013 first-round selection last week...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 1 year ago 2,573 reads 0 comments

  13. Most Exciting Cubs Prospects to Look Out For in Spring Training

    Pitchers and catchers officially began reporting today, meaning the baseball season has officially arrived once again...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 4,245 reads 0 comments

  14. Projecting What Type of Player Each Top-10 Cubs Prospect Will Be

    In about a week, some of the Cubs ' top prospects will be taking the field and mixing it up with the big league squad with the hopes that when spring training breaks, they will trade ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 207 reads 24 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs' Most Overhyped Prospects Headed into Spring Training

    Baseball prospects are probably the toughest to gauge when compared to other sports. This is largely due to the fact that in many of the other professional sports, the athletes spend time developing in college before jumping to the pros...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 7,123 reads 18 comments

  16. Scott Hairston Will Win a Starting Job with the Chicago Cubs

    According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports .com, the Chicago Cubs have come to terms with free-agent outfielder Scott Hairston , pending a physical...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 8,136 reads 36 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs' Best Prospect at Every Position

    According to Fangraphs.com, the Chicago Cubs were ranked No. 22 out of 30 minor league baseball systems in 2012...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 10,414 reads 20 comments

  18. 5 Possible Batting Orders for the Chicago Cubs

    It's mid-January and spring training is still about a month away from kicking off. Many will argue that it's too early to start predicting lineups. They may be right...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 6,101 reads 33 comments

  19. Cubs' Prospects with the Most to Prove in Spring Training

    The Cubs have made a number of moves this offseason in an attempt to improve their on the field product for 2013...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 4,716 reads 16 comments

  20. Grading the Chicago Cubs' Offseason Moves so Far

    The Chicago Cubs have done a lot this winter in an attempt to improve the on-the-field product for 2013. However, whether all of the free-agent signings lead to on-the-field success has yet to be determined...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 4,689 reads 7 comments

  21. Buying or Selling the Latest Chicago Cubs Rumors

    The Chicago Cubs have had a very interesting winter. They were one of the busiest teams with free-agent signings, but, oddly enough, only one of the position players they signed ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 16,170 reads 19 comments

  22. Which MLB Draft Class Is the Best of All Time?

    Ever since 1965, the MLB has been having its annual amateur draft. Back when it first started, there were really three drafts every year — one in January for players who ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 4,549 reads 2 comments

  23. New Year's Resolutions for the Chicago Cubs in 2013

    The dawn of another new year is upon us. The start of the new year is traditionally viewed as a new beginning of sorts, and many people like to look at New Year’s Day as a time to wipe the slate clean...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 1,676 reads 12 comments

  24. 3 Reasons Why the Chicago Cubs Will Compete for NL Central in 2014

    The Chicago Cubs have been very active in the free - agent market this offseason. They have taken steps to improve almost every aspect of the team...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 13,517 reads 92 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs: Projecting the 2013 Batting Order

    We are getting closer to the holiday season and that can only mean one thing — o nly 56 more days until pitchers and catchers report to s pring t raining...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 11,454 reads 52 comments