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Jim Callis -

What does the Mets Top 10 Prospects list look like after the Johan Santana trade? Does the Santana trade essentially swaps the positions of the Twins and Mets farm systems? Among the recent trades involving baseball's biggest stars, which team received the best value, considering what they gave up?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Fastball 101: Lefties And Relievers

Ben Badler -

After taking a look last week at the hardest-throwing starting pitching prospects in the 2008 Prospect Handbook, let’s dive right into relievers and lefthanded starters. We’ll start with the lefthanders, […]


Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between Jan. 23 and Jan. 25. Last week’s transactions available here. Boston Red Sox Signed: RHP Jacob Miller Colorado Rockies Signed: […]

Minors | #Transactions

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Jim Callis -

How do the 30 No. 1 prospects stack up against each other? Why would a team with a top-five draft pick take a high school player? Why do clubs get compensated for failing to sign premium draft choices?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Gems Among The Almosts

Jim Callis -Premium Content

Here is our annual all-star team of American League prospects who couldn't make the Top 10 cut. The squad has featured star-in-the-making Howie Kendrick (2004) and stud lefty Jake McGee (2006) in the past, while last year's edition included Chris Davis, who ranked second in the minors in homers (36) and RBIs (118) last year.

Minors | #2008#Column