Prospects and Scouting

This group contains all our articles that focus on prospects and scouting.

Consensus Top Prospects for 2014

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What happens if you put 20 top 100 prospect lists together for a consensus?

2014 Chicago Cubs Consensus Top 51 Prospects

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What is the consensus ranking for each of the Cubs' top prospects?

Summarizing prospect walk and strikeout analysis

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The summary post of the series using historical prospect lists. Which current prospects have helped their chances at Major League success based on their walks and strikeouts?

What's Next for the Australian Baseball League?

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Major League Baseball has a controlling interest in the Australian Baseball League, but although it has several options, what MLB should do next with the ABL is not so clear.

Comparing Triple-A BB and K rates to MLB

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How does a prospect's minor league walk or strikeout rate correlate to his rate in the majors?

Replacing the draft with an auction

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Could changes to the current draft system make things a little more interesting?

Triple-A prospect walk and strikeout analysis

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Using historical prospect lists, which current prospects have helped their chances at Major League success based on their walks, strikeouts, and age?

Comparing Double-A BB and K rates to MLB

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How does a prospect's minor league walk or strikeout rate correlate to his rate in the majors?

The Oakland Athletics and their drafting struggles

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The Oakland Athletics have been one of baseball's best franchises since the turn of the century. But despite being a small market team that eschews big spending, their success hasn't been built on...

Should teams use BA's rankings to draft?

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Baseball America provides some of the best and most thorough draft coverage year-in and year-out by surveying sources from various organizations. Would clubs benefit from simply drafting based on...

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