Prospects and Scouting
This group contains all our articles that focus on prospects and scouting.
A day with the Wilmington Blue Rocks
The weather wasn’t great, but there was a good amount of action and plenty of prospects to check out.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is putting up historical numbers in Double-A
The Blue Jays have been struggling and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has not. He’s tearing up Double-A at a historic pace. It may be time.
A day with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats
I did not get to see Guerrero, but Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio, and the game itself was plenty entertaining.
September call-ups that could impact MLB playoff races
September call-ups aren’t what they used to be, but a few players could still have a say on who plays in October.
Tyler Thornburg has become a respectable closer
The Brewers' former top 100 prospect has made some changes and emerged as a legitimate late-inning reliever following the July trades of Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress.
Gary Sanchez's debut has been glorious for Yankee fans
The future is here in New York.
Joe Musgrove’s MLB data agree with scouting reports so far
After three sterling outings against good lineups, the Astros’ newest starting pitcher was torched by the Orioles on Thursday.
The Value of Competitive Balance Round A Draft Picks
As the only draft picks that can be traded, there’s a lot of hidden value in this set of picks.
Stephen Gonsalves is busting out in Double-A
The big Twins lefty is lighting up the stat sheet on his rise toward Minnesota.
Brewers begin building with promotion of Arcia
With the unforced promotion of the organization's top prospect, are the Brewers preparing to open their competitive window sooner than expected?
MLB Draft 2016: Live results and analysis
Follow the MLB draft results here!
Comparing Julio Urias to other starting pitchers who made their debuts at 19
So young, but he's not the only one.
MLB Draft 2016: 100 of the top draft eligible prospects
The Phillies may have the number one pick, but there is more talent down the draft board.
Six prospects ready for the MLB show
These six prospects have the performance and opening to join their big-league club and make an impact.
MLB Draft 2016: Groome, Puk stay atop class
Jason Groome, A.J. Puk, Kyle Lewis, and Blake Rutherford are vying for the Phillies to choose them with the first overall pick.
The first look at the 2016 MLB Draft Prospects
The Phillies are sure to have their eyes on these top prospects ahead of this June's MLB Draft.
2016 college baseball preview
The NCAA baseball season gets into full swing this weekend. We give predictions across all three divisions, and look for the MLB players most like top draft prospects.
Discussion: Who will be the best shortstop in 2020?
Here's a look at 13 guys who have an argument for the top shortstop in the year 2020.
Is Shohei Otani the best RHP in the world?
At just 20 years of age, Shohei Otani has the results, stuff and mechanics to make a compelling case for the title of best right-handed pitcher in the world.
A brief interview with Tom Tango!
Sabermetrics expert and team consultant Tom Tango answers a few questions from the Beyond the Box Score staff, as we gear up for the 2015 Fans Scouting Report.
5 Rangers prospects traded to Phillies
Nick Williams, Jorge Alfaro, Jerad Eickhoff, Jake Thompson, and Alec Asher leave the upper minors of Texas and head north to Philadelphia.
Matz dazzles in MLB debut
Steven Matz made his much anticipated debut on Sunday, and it was worth the wait.
SS Correa, RHP Velasquez join first-place Astros
Jeff Luhnow has waited a long time to make these announcements, and he was so antsy that he made them in the same 24-hour span.
The Buehrle Antithesis: The 2015 Draft Class
The 2015 pitching draft class doesn't share much in common with Mark Buehrle, and that's a shame.
Top 25 breakout prospects for 2015 revisited
Looking back at the preseason Top 25 Breakout Prospects
Thorsday: Syndergaard in the Show
The one they call Thor will face the Cubs on Tuesday. How will he do?
Kris Bryant: Which players are most similar?
The Kris Bryant call-up extravaganza continues with some K-Nearest Neighbor modeling. I took a look at Bryant's dominant 2014 in the Pacific Coast League and determined which players were most similar at that level.
The most underrated prospects in baseball
After examining the game's more overrated prospects two weeks ago, it's time to look at the opposite end of the spectrum: some of the most underrated MiLB'ers.
Trading top prospects for pitchers at midseason
Teams are hesitant to trade their top prospects in today's game. Is dealing a top prospect in order to be stronger for one or two seasons worth it? What has recent history shown us?
Draft do-over: 2008
What would teams look like today if we were to do the 2008 MLB draft over again with all the knowledge we have now?
BREAKING: Per source, 3B Josh Donaldson has agreed to a four-year deal with the Minnesota Twins.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) January 15, 2020
Gabe Kapler has been hired as manager of the San Francisco Giants, sources tell @MarlyRiveraESPN and me.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 13, 2019
For the first time in 95 years, the #WorldSeries champions are from Washington, DC.#STAYINTHEFIGHT pic.twitter.com/wxYc9XbQYo— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) October 31, 2019