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Top 100 Risk Factors: James Loney

In addition to ranking the Top 100 Prospects for 2007, we also wanted to take a look at some risk factors that the prospects will have to overcome in order to reach their full potential, as well as a look at a best case and worst case scenario for the future.

Minors | #2007#Rankings#Top 100 Prospects

Prospect Pulse: March 7

Chris Kline -Premium Content

While our annual Top 100 Prospects ranking is deep with righthanded pitching and outfielders—particularly center fielders—the lack of impact catchers is glaring. The void became even more prominent when the Pirates decided to move Neil Walker to third base this spring.

Minors | #2007#Prospect Pulse

2005 MiLB Transactions

Arizona DiamondbacksAbercrombie, Reginald DOF Optional Assignment ARI ARI TENNESSEE 03/14/2005Abercrombie, Reginald DOF Designate for Release or Assignment TENNESSEE ARI ARI 04/02/2005Abreu, Winston RHS Place on 7-day DL TUCSON ARI TUCSON […]

Minors | #2005#Transactions

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Which players barely missed the soon-to-be unveiled Top 100 Prospects list? How do this year's top three pitching prospects stack up to the best trios of the recent past? What's the story on Pirates righthander Pat Bresnehan?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

Continuing Trend: Wood Moves To 3b

Chris Kline -

First, Pirates catcher Neil Walker moved from behind the plate to third base, which, while not shocking, was still a bit of a surprise considering the 2004 first-round pick only played five games at catcher above high Class A.Now, the L.A. Times is reporting Angels shortstop Brandon Wood is finally making the move to the hot corner.

Minors | #Daily Dish

Prospect Pulse: Feb. 21

Chris Kline -Premium Content

While everyone gets excited when big names grace the Caribbean winter leagues with their presence, for most of the season the rosters are made up of a smorgasbord of talent. Veterans such as Jose Lima and Vinny Castilla are the names everyone knows, but a large number of minor leaguers and prospects also hope their performances during the winter will lead to increased standing with their big league organizations during the summer.

Minors | #2007#Prospect Pulse