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Top 100 Prospects Rankings Show Progress

Will Lingo -

You know, we will never figure out a perfect way to do the Top 100 Prospects list, because there's no way for us to know with certainty which players are going to fall by the wayside due to poor performance or misfortune. But I like to think we have become significantly better over the years at building our list, which is why it continues to be regarded as the best ranking of its kind in the industry.

Minors | #2013#Column#risk factor

BA’s First Ever Fantasy Guide Is Nearly Here

Will Lingo -

Sorry, fantasy players. Your secret is no longer safe. We know that the best fantasy baseball competitors read Baseball America. They tell us so, and it makes sense. To win in fantasy, you have to get to good players before your opponents, and one of the best ways to do that is to find out about them before they get to the major leagues.

Minors | #2012#Column

New CBA Hides Gems Among Its Details

Will Lingo -Premium Content

While the details of baseball's documents aren't salacious, they can illuminating. For example, I remember finding the provision in the Professional Baseball Agreement (the contract between Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball) that provided the framework for the Futures Game. Exciting stuff! There are plenty of gems in the new CBA as well.<br/>

Minors | #2012#Column

Teen Trio Presents Top 10 Challenge

Jim Callis -Premium Content

Putting together a prospect list involves parsing through statistics and scouting reports, balancing performance and potential. What makes that process fun and exasperating at the same time is that there are few clear-cut answers.

Minors | #2012#Column