Edward Sutelan - RotoBaller

I was very ecstatic to hear that Barry Zito and Tim Hudson would oppose each other in their final career starts. It is just a nice story: former teammates who both started their careers in Oakland would face off against one another for one last hurrah. I hope they both pitch well. It would be... Read More

This is quite the pickle that the Mets have found themselves in regarding Matt Harvey. They don’t want to push him past that 180 IP mark a season following Tommy John surgery, but they also need him in the rotation in the postseason to help them go all the way. If they are wise, they... Read More

Trea Turner was actually called up by the Nationals, and it happened before rosters expanded. Turner may not see starting time right away, but it may only be a little bit longer before a desperate Nationals squad plugs Turner into the shortstop spot to replace the underperforming Ian Desmond. With his job on the line, Matt Williams could... Read More

That trade between the Atlanta Braves and the Arizona Diamondbacks is very odd to me. In case you missed it, The DBacks traded an injured and old Bronson Arroya and 19 year-old pitching prospect Touki Toussaint for utility man Phil Gosselin. That Diamondbacks must have seen something that most people don’t in Gosselin. Or maybe they... Read More

The Astros and the Cubs are eerily similar right now. Both are looking like they are on the verge of a potential postseason run for the first time in several years. They are loaded with young talent, both especially on offense, with just enough pitching to get them through games. The Astros have more pitching... Read More

I have been very neutral in both of the Bryce Harper debates that have gone on between this season and last season. Last season, people were saying that he was overrated and will never be a great hitter. I knew that was too harsh on him considering his youth and still blossoming career (he is younger... Read More

This past week saw several top prospects get the call up to the Majors. Carlos Rodon, the number one prospect in the Chicago White Sox system, and Kris Bryant, the number one prospect in the Chicago Cubs system (and by many the number one prospect in baseball) each were called up to their respective big... Read More

The weekly Minor League Spotlight column looks at MLB prospects and rookies who had a good week in the minors, and can make a potential impact for fantasy baseball owners in 2015. Just a quick heads-up -- Kris Bryant is not on the list. Yes he had a good week, but we all know that Kris Bryant is... Read More

The last of the big projected June prospect call-ups just debuted Thursday night as Andrew Heaney, the Marlins’ top prospect, made his Major League debut against the the Mets. The Marlins officially marked the beginning of their new regime this week, when they brought up Heaney and fellow rookie Anthony DeSclafani, while cutting bait on veterans Kevin... Read More

  Recent Call-Ups It’s a busy time for prospects, as many exciting young players are near ready for a Major League call-up in mid-June or so. In the meantime, a few guys have received a taste over the past week: Jimmy Nelson, RHP, MIL The fact that Jimmy Nelson is ranked by some as the... Read More

Three young arms made their Major League debuts in the Yankees-Mets series last week. The former minor league top prospects all looked good, but each has question marks about his role with the team this season. Tread carefully in your fantasy leagues. The big super-two prospects will be coming up soon-- I'll review a few of them... Read More