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Prospect Retrospectives

Joc Pederson’s weird evolution

From top prospect to platooner to leadoff hitter

The career of Ryan Zimmerman

What the Nationals mainstay was like as a prospect and where his career stands in context

The career of Adam Wainwright

The career of Chase Utley

Looking at the career of the former Phillies great

The career of David Wright

The Mets third base star as a prospect and in context.

The career of Joe Mauer

What the Minnesota hero was like as a prospect

Further thoughts on San Diego Padres prospect Francisco Mejia

Acquired in the Brad Hand trade from Cleveland, Mejia looks to the future behind the plate with San Diego

Prospect Retrospective: the career of Ryan Howard

Trade check-in: the first time Cole Hamels was traded

From the Philadelphia Phillies to the Texas Rangers...how did that turn out?

Trade check-in: Yankees acquire Sonny Gray from Oakland for three prospects

James Kaprielian, Jorge Mateo and Dustin Fowler became A’s

Trade check-in: Athletics and Dodgers showed some California love

Josh Reddick and Rich Hill went to L.A. for three pitching prospects...how did this trade turn out?

Thoughts on Dodgers infielder Max Muncy

He’s one of the best hitters in baseball this year. Who is this guy?

Thoughts on Milwaukee Brewers slugger Jesus Aguilar

He took advantage of an opportunity

Rangers can reverse fortunes with a familiar trade

In 2007, Texas rebooted their system with the Mark Teixeira trade

Trade check-in: that three-team, 13-player mega swap at the 2015 deadline

13 players ties for the second-most in MLB history

Early returns on Christian Yelich deal not good for Marlins

Lewis Brinson, Isan Diaz and Monte Harrison all struggling

Trade check-in: Houston Astros acquired Carlos Gomez for three top prospects

Houston also received veteran pitcher Mike Fiers for minor league pitcher Adrian Houser

Trade check-in: Toronto Blue Jays acquired Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies

Blue Jays traded three pitching prospects to get the all-star shortstop

Prospect Retrospective: the career of Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew has retired from MLB. Here’s what he was like as a prospect.

Trade Check-In: Astros acquire Evan Gattis from Braves

Atlanta dealt the slugger for three prospects. How are they doing?

Two-Way star: the journey of Rube Bressler, part two

Clinton Riddle continues his biography of Rube Bressler

Two-way star: the journey of Rube Bressler

As Shohei Ohtani is finding out, being a two-way success is not easy.

Trade check-in: Giants acquired reliever Will Smith at 2016 trade deadline

Brewers received prospects Phil Bickford and Andrew Susac. How did this trade pan out?

Prospect Retrospective: the career of Justin Morneau

Justin Morneau returns to Minnesota as a special assistant. Here’s how his playing career looks in context

Post-Hype Player to Watch: Tony Kemp, IF/OF, Houston Astros

Trade, Trade, Trade

Post Hype Player to Watch: Drew Hutchison, P, Free Agent

A new home awaits for the 27-year old

Two-way players: Jack Bentley

Early 20th century minor league superstar Jack Bentley was a success as both a hitter and pitcher

Prospect Retrospective: Marwin Gonzalez, INF, Houston Astros

A look at the career of Houston’s super-utility player Marwin Gonzalez.

Prospect Retrospective: Brandon Morrow, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers

Per reader request, here’s a look at the career of the Dodgers reliever

Where were World Series players drafted?

Looking back at a key piece of the 2017 Fall Classic’s roster foundation

Prospect Retrospective: Chris Taylor, OF-INF, Los Angeles Dodgers

Chris Taylor as a prospect was quite different than Chris Taylor the major leaguer, but there were hints of something more.

Larry Gowell: Last American League pitcher to earn a hit before the DH.

In 1972, Yankees rookie Larry Gowell was the last American League pitcher to get a regular season hit before the advent of the DH. Clinton Riddle interviews him; Part One of Two