Mark Haverty - RotoBaller

Hello, and welcome to the first edition of Future Tense,’s new column covering the minor leagues. I’m your host, Mark Haverty. It’s been a little while since I’ve covered this beat, having done so for years both on my own ventures and for Sporting News, along with fantasy baseball in general for FOX Sports,... Read More

We're about a week into June now, a month famous in fantasy baseball circles as high time for big name MLB prospect call-ups. As any owner of George Springer this year or Yasiel Puig from last year will tell you, having a big name prospect who breaks out can give a much needed boost to... Read More

With April over and teams jockeying for position in their divisions, it is nearing the time where teams will pull the trigger on some of their top prospects. While most teams will wait until June to ensure their players don’t get “Super Two” status, others may not have that luxury as the young guys are... Read More

This week, I am going to depart from my usual format and review the Minor League road trip I’ve been on for the past week. On Thursday, I left on a 2,500 mile drive from Scottsdale, Arizona to Andover, New Jersey. Normally, that drive can be done in two REALLY long days or three pretty... Read More

Performing the art of adding MLB prospects to your fantasy baseball roster mid-season can take a delicate touch. If you have a league with plenty of bench or N/A spots (as Yahoo! leagues now offer), it doesn’t hurt to stash away some future stars and sleepers off the waiver wire. You have plenty of other... Read More