Columns

Our prospect rankings objective, principles and criteria - 01/27/2012

See what we're trying to accomplish with our rankings, how we make decisions and who we consider to be prospects.

The Reality of Today's Rule 5 Draft - 12/07/2011

There are dozens of sugar-coated articles out there telling you why you should care about the Rule 5 Draft.

Anthony Gose Scouting Report - 12/02/2011

Wes Yee takes a close look at Blue Jays Outfielder Anthony Gose, who played in the 2011 Arizona Fall League

Jed Bradley Scouting Report - 11/27/2011

Wes Yee takes a close look at Brewers Lefthander Jed Bradley, who pitched in the 2011 Arizona Fall League.

Wes Scouts the AFL - Part 1 - 11/24/2011

Part 1 of Wes Yee 's scouting notes from the Arizona Fall League

AFL Scouting: Day 4 - 11/19/2011

Adam's scouting notes from his fourth day at the AFL.

AFL Scouting: Day 3 - 11/19/2011

Adam's scouting notes from his third day at the AFL.

Jaff Decker Scouting Report - 11/19/2011

Based on seeing him at the AFL and Minor League Spring Training, Adam writes up Jaff Decker

Nolan Arenado Scouting Report - 11/17/2011

Having seen Arenado play multiple times this fall, Adam breaks down the young third baseman.

AFL Scouting: Day 2 - 11/16/2011

Adam's scouting notes from his second day at the AFL.

AFL Scouting: Day 1 - 11/14/2011

Adam's scouting notes from his first of four days at the AFL.

Rising Stars Game Scouting Notes - 11/05/2011

Adam shares some of his scouting notes from the 2011 Rising Stars Game.

Mike Moustakas Scouting Report - 06/09/2011

Mike Diaz recently got out and scouted Mike Moustakas for us.

Here's my "Posey Rule" - 05/31/2011

If baseball were to soften up on collisions at the plate, which it won't, I'd also suggest doing the following...

Brett Lawrie Scouting Report - 05/27/2011

Mike Diaz recently got out and scouted Brett Lawrie for us.

Tyler Matzek Scouting Report - 05/25/2011

Charlie Saponara of fantasybaseball365.com scouted Tyler Matzek on April 30th for us.

Zack Wheeler Scouting Report - 05/23/2011

On May 11, 2011, I got my first in-person look at Zack Wheeler...

Insight into our methodology - 05/19/2011

I've gotten some good questions to how we go about evaluating prospects recently. Here are some answers...

Danny Duffy Scouting Report - 05/17/2011

See 12 batters worth of Danny Duffy in 3 minutes and 30 seconds and read Adam's scouting report on him.

Scouting the Royals top arms - 05/17/2011

An anonymous scout who saw the Royals Futures Game wrote up their top arms for us.

Bubba Starling Scouting Report - 05/12/2011

Check out Mike Diaz's first-hand scouting report on 2011 draft prospect Bubba Starling.

Fantasy Scouting: De La Rosa and Vogelsong - 05/08/2011

Looking at Jorge De La Rosa or Ryan Vogelsong in your fantasy league? Here are some scouting notes on both of them.

Julio Teheran Scouting Report - 05/06/2011

He's young and he throws three quality pitches, but Julio Teheran is far from a lock to be a No. 1 starter.

Neil Ramirez Scouting Report - 05/03/2011

Neil Ramirez could be a successful MLB starter. Here's why...

Alex White Scouting Report from 2007 - 04/30/2011

Adam dug up his 2007 scouting notes on UNC Freshman Alex White, who is set to make an April 30, 2011 MLB debut.

10 sleeper hitters - 01/03/2011

Adam covers ten position prospects who have been stalled by injuries but could surface as big league regulars.

Tyler Chatwood Scouting Report - 10/26/2010

Tyler Chatwood deserves credit for an impressive 2010 season.

Mike Trout Scouting Report - 10/12/2010

Charlie Saponara evaluates Trout's progress, present tools and future projection.

Julio Teheran Scouting Report - 09/27/2010

Catapulted from Low-A to Double-A in his first full season, Teheran could turn into a MLB starter with three average or better offerings.

First Look: Scouting Brandon Belt - 08/14/2010

With his blazing full-season debut, Brandon Belt has forced his critics to give him a closer look.