Adalberto Mondesi, Carlos Tocci Reaching Full-Season Ball Ahead Of Schedule
Raul Adalberto Mondesi and Carlos Tocci aren’t your normal 17-year-olds. If they had grown up in the U.S., they would be in the middle of their senior years of high [...]
Minor League Ballparks Cheat Sheet: Intervals And Park Factors For Each Organization
If you’ve ever wondered how the home ballparks play for prospects climbing the minor league ladder in your favorite organization, then you’re in luck because here we present a handy [...]
Big Swings In Farm System Ballparks Make Evaluation Challenging
Not every player’s journey through the minor leagues follows the same script. Dramatic changes in run-scoring environment from one league to the next, and from one ballpark to the next, [...]
The Top 10 Youngest Players In Each League On Opening Day
As we’ve done for three years, here’s a look at the Top 10 youngest players in each league as the season began (you can also see the 2012 Opening Day, 2011 [...]
Minor League Opening Day Roster Analysis: Kansas City Royals
WHERE THE TOP 10 PROSPECTS ARE 1 Kyle Zimmer 9/13/1991 rhp Wilmington Blue Rocks (HiA) 2 Bubba Starling 8/3/1992 of Lexington Legends (LoA) 3 Yordano Ventura 6/3/1991 rhp Northwest Arkansas [...]
Royals’ Brett Eibner Hopes Injuries Are Behind Him
SURPRISE, Ariz.–Despite his offensive struggles during his first two professional seasons, center fielder Brett Eibner is convinced he can hit. The Royals are too. A series of injuries limited Eibner [...]
Braves Find Plenty Of Production From Farm System In Recent Years
CHICAGO–Their offseason acquisitions of the Upton brothers notwithstanding, the Braves don’t make a lot of flashy moves and they don’t throw a lot of money around. In the past four [...]
2013 Organization Talent Rankings: Cardinals Rank No. 1
As a cap to our offseason prospect rankings, we line up the minor league talent in every organization from 1-30. Baseball America’s annual organization talent rankings reflect the total worth [...]
Ask BA: Does Clint Frazier Draw Mike Trout Comps?
Could Loganville (Ga.) HS outfielder Clint Frazier be the next Mike Trout and/or the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft? Where would Rubby de la Rosa rank among Red Sox prospects if he were eligible? How did the Royals take Luke Hochevar with the top choice in the 2006 draft?
Top 100 Includes Several Bargains
Looking four prospects on the Top 100 Prospects list who were bargains to sign.