When it comes to pitching prospects, I look for improving strikeout and walk rates, as well as a general skills improvement with each step up the ladder. FanGraphs finally has some data for minor leaguers that are helpful in evaluating performance, such as BABIP, LOB%, and FIP — these stats Read more
A quick glance around the outfields of MLB teams shows a truly amazing and diverse crop of talented young players. Mike Trout of the Anaheim Angels burst onto the scene and has made his way to the front of line in terms of top overall fantasy player.
Here is a look at the best shortstop prospects in baseball. These are some of the best overall prospects in the game right now, which makes this unlike any of the previous positional rankings. The first five guys are easily in my top 10 overall hitting prospects. There is a Read more
There are some exciting names in this list, with a lot of potential for big shifts in rankings, both up and down. For up, see Maikel Franco. For down, see Kaleb Cowart (though I still believe in him).
There is an impressive group of 2B enshrined in the MLB Hall of Fame. Rogers Hornsby and Jackie Robinson lead the group, with recently induced players Ryan Sandberg and Roberto Alomar rounding it out. Today’s MLB corps includes a few players that should be preparing for that trip to Cooperstown, Read more
Continuing our series on Top Prospects by Position, here is a look at some of the best First Base Prospects in the game. It’s actually an impressive group of players. Some with prototypical 1B power, as well as a few great athletes. An interesting group with only a few near Read more
Catcher prospects are a difficult bunch to rank. How many of these guys will remain behind the plate, and how many will move to different positions because their offense outstrips their MLB catching ability, like Wil Myers? On the other end of the spectrum, how many catcher prospects are great Read more