Prospect Analysis

In this section, you can find prospect scouting reports and analysis

David Peralta: surprise rookie success for Dbacks

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Arizona Diamondbacks rookie outfielder David Peralta was playing independent baseball in 2013. Now he's in the majors and hitting .322.

Thinking about Francisco Lindor's fantasy value

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You don't have to hit 30 homers to be a valuable shortstop.

Toronto Blue Jays promote prospect Aaron Sanchez

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The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to promote right-handed pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez to the big league roster. Here's a report on his outlook.

Cody Martin: another Braves sleeper prospect?

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Cody Martin is having a solid season for Triple-A Gwinnett and profiles as a potential inning-eating type sleeper.

Who exactly is Chasen Shreve?

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A year ago, Chasen Shreve was an obscure, struggling Double-A pitcher with mediocre stuff. Now he's in the majors thanks to a large increase in velocity.

Hot start from Texas Rangers rookie Jake Smolinski

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Texas Rangers rookie Jake Smolinski is off to a hot start in the majors. Who is this guy exactly?

Rookie Drew VerHagen holds on in MLB debut

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Detroit Tigers rookie right-hander Drew VerHagen held his own in his major league debut Saturday.

Phillies prospect Jesse Biddle on the mend

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Philadelphia Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle pitched decently in April and May, but suffered a concussion during a hailstorm, got clobbered in June, and was shut down. He's on the mend now.

Twins prospect Trevor May back in action

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Minnesota Twins pitching prospect Trevor May is off the disabled list at Triple-A Rochester.

Arizona rookie Chase Anderson: successful sleeper

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Diamondbacks rookie right-hander Chase Anderson had a poor Triple-A season in 2013 but is holding his own in the majors this year. Can he keep it up?

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Conor Gillaspie: is he a fluke?

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Chicago White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie is having an excellent season. Is this an out-of-career context fluke?

A look at versatile Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker

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He's not an ace, but Los Angeles Angels rookie pitcher Matt Shoemaker can start or relieve, throws strikes, and has a very nice changeup.

Collin McHugh: first half surprise for the Astros

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Right-hander Collin McHugh was an unheralded pitcher pre-season, but he's been one of MLB's top strikeout artists this year.

Rookie Brock Holt outplays hot Boston prospects

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Unheralded Brock Holt, not hyped prospect Xander Bogaerts, thrived against big league pitching in the first half of the 2014 season.

Adam Duvall continues to mash Triple-A pitching

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San Francisco Giants prospect Adam Duvall continues to destroy the Pacific Coast League, hitting .415 in his last 10 games with three homers and six doubles.

Assessing Braves infielder Jose Peraza

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Should Jose Peraza have earned a spot on the recent Top 75 Prospects list?

Minor League Ball Top 75 Prospects July update

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Here's a mid-season update for the Top 75 prospects in baseball.

How young is Rougned Odor?

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Let's put the Texas Rangers rookie's youth in context.

Rays rookie Kevin Kiermaier: who is this guy?

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Did you know that Tampa Bay Rays rookie outfielder Kevin Kiermaier has, to this point, been the third-most valuable rookie hitter in baseball? Did you expect that pre-season?

Pirates prospect Nick Kingham thrives in AAA

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Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect Nick Kingham has been excellent since being promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis, throwing six more shutout innings on Thursday and posting a 1.62 ERA in six...

The time is now for Jimmy Nelson

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The Milwaukee Brewers prospect has nothing left to prove in the minors.

Red Sox promote catcher Christian Vazquez

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With veteran A.J. Pierzynski on the way out of town, the Red Sox promoted catcher Christian Vazquez to the major leagues.

Free Pat Venditte!

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The switch-pitching reliever is holding his own in Triple-A and should be seen as more than a novelty act.

Cubs promote prospect Arismendy Alcantara

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The Chicago Cubs have promoted infield prospect Arismendy Alcantara to the major league roster.

Renato Nunez, Daniel Robertson top Athletics farm

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With the trade of Addison Russell and Billy McKinney to the Chicago Cubs, third baseman Renato Nunez and shortstop Daniel Robertson are the two top hitting prospects in the Oakland Athletics system.

Top minor league power/speed combos in 2014

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Which minor league players are on their way to breaking the 20 HR/20 SB barrier this year?

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