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A.J. Puk is an early favorite for the first-overall pick next year. photo by Tim Casey

2016 MLB draft: Early 30 college prospects

The 2015 MLB draft is still fresh in our minds as it just wrapped up three days ago. It’s never too early, however, to start looking ahead to next year’s draft prospects. With the Cape Cod League just getting underway, and many of the players on this list participating in it, I will be updating More...

On Jun 13, 2015 // in College Baseball, Prospecting // # 0
Carson Fulmer comes equipped with two plus pitches.

2015 MLB draft: White Sox select Vanderbilt ace Carson Fulmer

Carson Fulmer comes equipped with two plus pitches. The White Sox love their college arms. For the second year in a row, they took a kid who could move quickly through the system and help the big league team this season if needed. Last year it was Carlos Rodon, the 6’-2”, 230 pound southpaw with More...

Ian Happ is considered the best bat in the draft by many.

2015 MLB draft: Chicago Cubs select OF Ian Happ in first round

Ian Happ is considered the best bat in the draft by many. In the last two drafts, the Chicago Cubs have managed to snag the best college bats available. In 2013, they chose San Diego third baseman Kris Bryant with the second-overall pick, and he is now abusing baseballs in the major leagues. Last year, More...

On Jun 8, 2015 // in Chicago Cubs, College Baseball, Prospecting // # 0
Dansby Swanson has shown all five tools this spring.

2015 MLB draft — Final mock

My favorite day of the year has arrived. The 2015 MLB draft starts with the first two rounds today, rounds three through 10 tomorrow and rounds 11-40 on Wednesday. I have been covering the draft for years now, and this one has been the strangest for a lot of reasons. It’s a down year overall as far More...

Trent Clark is a five-tool stud.

2015 MLB draft: Chicago Cubs targets at 1.9 — hitters

Yesterday, I profiled seven pitchers the Cubs could target with their first-overall selection in the 2015 MLB draft. The last two years, many thought they would opt for a pitcher in the first round due to lack of depth in the organization. Both times they chose a college hitter, and both times they More...

On May 26, 2015 // in Chicago Cubs, College Baseball, Prospecting // # 0

Rookie of the Year Fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings for week 18

The fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings and data you see below were pulled Friday morning. Please be aware the..

Fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings for week 15

New York Yankees preview These fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings were pulled Friday morning. Please be aware the matchups are subject to change. The data is up to date as of Thursday night. Also, player comments...

Fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings for week 14

Jordan Zimmermann throws a pitch. These fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings were pulled Friday morning. Please be aware the matchups are subject to change. The data is up to date as of Thursday night. Also, player comments...

Cole Hamels Rangers in talks with Phils for Cole Hamels

There is finally some news on the seasonal “Cole Hamels trade front.” According to recent reports, the Phillies..

The dichotomy of David Ortiz

David Ortiz David Ortiz is still a great hitter. Sort of. The Boston Red Sox suffered through almost a hundred years without winning a World Series until...

2015 MLB draft: White Sox select Vanderbilt ace Carson Fulmer

Carson Fulmer comes equipped with two plus pitches. The White Sox love their college arms. For the second year in a row, they took a kid who could move quickly through the system...

Matt Dominguez worth a look for Mets?

Through pitching, a “next man up” approach and the power of belief, the New York Mets are in a tight race atop the NL East. They’re also running an infirmary. Third baseman David Wright, after...

Triple Crown reminder of how different things were in ’78

Triple Crown I’ll never forget the stretch run between Affirmed and Alydar in the Belmont Stakes back..

Empty Camden Yards an empowering image for baseball fans

empty Camden Yards The game played in an empty Camden Yards on Wednesday was an ugly sight I..

Players born in the ’70s disappearing from MLB

players born in the '70s A year ago, I launched That ’70s Project because I have memories of being alive in..

J.R. Richard, Dusty Baker and a high-five moment

Dusty Baker J.R. Richards On the final day of the 1977 regular season, the Los Angeles Dodgers had almost..

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