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Sam Demel: The latest fantasy sleeper - 06/15/2010

Traded to the Diamondbacks for Conor Jackson, Sam Demel instantly becomes a sleeper in the Arizona bullpen.

Martin Perez Scouting Report - 06/13/2010

Though he's had varied success so far this season, Martin Perez gives plenty to get excited about. 

Revisiting the 2005 Draft Part II - 05/13/2010

Steve Carter examines why Jeff Clement has yet to live up to his potential.

10 Up, 10 Down - 04/26/2010

Carlos Santana and Madison Bumgarner are having varied success in proving they belong in the majors.

Project Fantasy: Post-Hype Sleepers - 04/11/2010

There can be great values out there in players who are a year or two removed from being considered top prospects.

Kyle Drabek Scouting Report - 03/20/2010

Drabek has lots of potential but plenty to work on before he reaches it. We had a chance to see him pitch on Friday, March 19.

Matt Moore Scouting Report - 03/18/2010

We got our first in-person look at Matt Moore earlier this week. Denny Foster writes up what Moore had to offer.

First Glance: Jiovanni Mier - 03/17/2010

We saw Mier in action for the first time earlier this week. Check out our thoughts on his ability with the bat and on defense.

Scouting the Braves Minor League Camp - 03/14/2010

Adam spent half a day at Braves Minor League Spring Training Camp getting his first look at a bunch of high-upside talents.

Industry Top 100 Analysis - 03/12/2010

What separates each of the big top 100s in the industry? Here's the most detailed answer you'll find to that question anywhere.

Ranking the Razorbacks '10 Draft Prospects - 03/10/2010

After seeing Arkansas play twice last weekend, Adam ranks his top three Razorback 2010 Draft prospects.

We're building a Scouting Department - 02/17/2010

What if we all worked together to gather as much info on amateur baseball players and prospects as possible?

Adam's all-sleeper prospect team - 02/13/2010

Adam provides his starting lineup of sleeper prospects heading into the 2010 season. What's yours?

Injury stalled prospect breakouts? - 02/11/2010

Injuries have put some elite prospects under the radar, but their talent could lead to big numbers as early as next year. 

Brushing up on fantasy prospects - 02/04/2010

Brian Matusz could be one of the most valuable rookies in fantasy baseball this season.

Prospect speed, meet prospect D - 12/18/2009

Can we take good speed data and use it to open up some defensive debates? We think so.

The Mighty Casey will strike out - 12/12/2009

Boston has formally acknowledged that Casey Kelly is going to advance as a pitcher. Let's reflect on his hitting career.

Carlos Santana vs. Jesus Montero - 12/04/2009

While Santana figures to stick at catcher, Montero doesn't. So is Montero's bat valuable enough to make him a better prospect?

AFL Rundown - Week 5 - 11/15/2009

Adam Foster shares some of his notes from the 15 Arizona Fall League games he's attended.

Photo investigation: Strasburg's neck injury - 11/08/2009

WARNING: Images within may be disturbing to audiences under the age of eight. Viewer discretion is advised.

AFL Rundown - Week 4 - 11/08/2009

Week 4 was the week of the Rising Stars Game and the beginning of our in-person coverage of the Arizona Fall League. 

Five prepsters to follow for the 2010 Draft - 11/05/2009

Matt Garrioch put together a list of five prep names to know as we inch closer to the 2010 Draft.

AFL Rundown - Week 3 - 11/01/2009

This week, two more prospects left the AFL with injuries, Desme continued his assault, and a top draft pick made his debut. 

Battle of the 2008 top 100s - 10/27/2009

Baseball America's 2008 top 100 is absolutely crushing the rest of the competition's so far.

AFL Rundown - Week 2 - 10/25/2009

Three of the most promising positional prospects left the AFL due to injury during week two (Heyward, Stanton, Sizemore).

Battle of the 2007 top 100s - 10/23/2009

Calculation of the competitive net values between BA's, BP's and our 2007 top 100 prospect list.

Industry Top 100 Analysis - 10/22/2009

We've sliced up two years worth of top 100 prospect lists from BA, BP, ESPN and...us. Here's what we've discovered.

Jordan Lyles Scouting Report - 10/20/2009

We talked to multiple scouts about Lyles, watched over 25% of his '09 IP on MiLB.tv and studied his ball-in-play data.

AFL Rundown - Week 1 - 10/18/2009

Some notes, stats, and oddities from around the Arizona Fall League

Arizona Fall League notes - 10/15/2009

An early look at some '09 pitching performances and evidence that the AFL is the most hitter-friendly league in baseball.