As I write this, Zac Veen is hitting .377/.480/.475 in the Arizona Fall League. Is this for real?
Hitting over .300 in the Arizona Fall League has gotten Matt Mervis lots of attention. Should he have?
A pitcher the Reds acquired from Seattle as part of the Luis Castillo deal, what do we know about Levi Stoudt?
With the news that Ryne Nelson will start for the Diamondbacks on Monday, let’s see who the team is getting.
What do you do if you don’t have velocity on your fastball? You do what Nick Swiney does.
Mason Black was a 3rd-rounder in 2021 who got off to a hot start in 2022. How’s he done since?
A reader tipped me off to Griff McGarry, and I said he walks too many. He insisted I look again, and I again said he walks too many. He told me to take another look, I did so, and I discovered something interesting…
Logan O’Hoppe (oh-HOP-ee) is having a fine season. Is he a top catcher prospect now?
A funny thing happened on Andrew Abbott’s road through his college career. It’s a good sign for his future.
BaseballHQ’s Chris Blessing wrote about Matt McLain today ($) during which he raised his BHQ rating from an 8B to an 9C. Don’t worry too much about what it all means, but trust me when I tell you that 9Cs are not all that common. So what did Matt do that made Chris change hisContinue reading “Matt McLain, SS, CIN”
Sometimes you have to note the news to catch a prospect. Meet Pete. Crow-Armstrong, that is.
If you heard me on PitcherList’s March 28th episode of the On the Farm podcast, you know host LaMar Gibson really likes Aeverson Arteaga. So what do I think of him?
Freddy Tarnok gives me a chance to wax philosophical about prospects.
Robert Gasser had a nice introduction to professional ball after he was drafted.
Do not read this profile if the color green offends you.
Jose Butto has one of those pitching stat tables that just speaks to me.
When do the numbers not tell the whole story? When they describe Cade Cavalli.
Hans Crouse made it all the way to the major leagues last season. Can he jump right into the Phillies rotation in 2022?
After a lost 2019 where he bottomed out in skill, and a lost 2020 to a pandemic, how much did Tirso Ornelas look forward to 2021? Glad you asked…
Joshua Mears is known for one thing, and something else — Joshua Mears is known for a couple of things along with — among the things Joshua Mears is known for are power, on-base ability, and uh, those strikeouts. Oh, and a little speed too. He draws walks, did I mention that?
One of the best hitters in the minor leagues gets ignored by the scouts. What gives?
Felix Valerio got off to a hot start in 2021, and then cooled off later. Which one is the real Valerio?
Another Pittsburgh Pirate prospect, Matt Fraizer had himself quite a spiffy year, so why aren’t more scouts putting him high on their lists? Let’s find out…
Nick Gonzales was drafted as a hit-first infielder in 2020, and then had a non-season like everyone else. When 2021 began, he put up a modest .333 OBP in May and June. What happened next?
I decided to pick a random player from a random level from a random team. I wound up with the second Pittsburgh pitcher listed on their Double-A roster in 2021. Ergo, meet Osvaldo Bido.