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  1. Young pitchers must learn to make adjustments

    Doug Glanville

    The key to success for all pitchers, especially those who are young, is always be ready to counter what the opposition brings to the table.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  2. Houston Astros take Colin Moran over Mark Appel in second mock dr...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his second mock draft for 2013, and the Astros are being linked to a new name at No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  3. Royals-Blue Jays Preview

    Royals-Blue Jays Preview

    Preview | July 04, 2012
  4. Ichiro Suzuki, Zack Greinke and Barry Zito among players who have...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospects breaks down Ichiro Suzuki, Zack Greinke, Barry Zito and other players who have changed their approaches in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  5. Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Chris Young continues to improve ...

    Buster Olney

    Arizona's Chris Young is constantly evaluating and tweaking his swing, and his latest adjustments, Buster Olney writes, have helped him find some rhythm at the plate and get off to a hot start in 2012.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  6. Nelson Cruz and Carlos Pena escaped the 4A mold, but they are exc...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus probes scouts and big league executives to find out what exactly makes a player a "4A hitter." Several factors can keep a player out of the big leagues, but it usually comes back to adjustments.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  7. Shelley Duncan's two homers help Indians hold off Royals

    Indians 9, Royals 6

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 04, 2011
  8. Potential changes to the draft process

    Jason A. Churchill

    Adjustments to the first-year player draft have been suggested, considered and pondered for years. Anything from the length of the draft, the timing of the event and how the draft order should be determined has been changed in the 44 years of the dra...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  9. MLB Draft: Potential changes to the draft process

    Jason A. Churchill

    Drafted players have until August 15 to sign, but that could change under the next collective bargaining agreement. That's one of many tweaks we could see to the draft in the near future.

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  10. 'Super Two' rule stifles best prospects

    Jim Bowden

    There are several reasons that clubs delay the promotion of top prospects to the major league level. The reasons can include physical ability, maturity, adjustments to breaking balls, hitting left-handed pitching, baserunning, developing a secondary...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  11. MLB: Alex Gordon is finally living up to the hype

    Buster Olney

    Alex Gordon was thought of as a can't-miss prospect when the Kansas City Royals selected him second overall in the 2005 draft. After a number of injuries and one key adjustment, he's finally showing signs of living up to his potential.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2011
  12. Royals beat Mariners in rain-shortened game

    Bruce Chen pitched eight strong innings, Wilson Betemit and Alex Gordon drove in two runs apiece and the Royals beat the Mariners 5-1 in a rain-shortened game.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  13. MLB: How a mechanical adjustment may have saved a pitcher's caree...

    Buster Olney

    It seems so preposterous. Somewhere amidst the spiraling of a career, a coach tells a young pitcher "Throw like Roy Halladay." The weird thing: It worked. Buster details how John Axford, yes, got his groove back.

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  14. An adjustment in his arm angle has helped Brandon Morrow become d...

    Buster Olney

    Nobody has ever questioned the talent of Brandon Morrow. Seattle passed up hometown favorite Tim Lincecum to take him. But until he made a subtle yet significant mechanical change -- his arm angle -- he couldn't become dominant. Now he is.

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  15. Hernandez limits Royals as Nationals sneak by for win

    Mike Morse and Cristian Guzman hit solo home runs, Livan Hernandez pitched seven strong innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  16. Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals is likely to go thr...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft provides his latest rankings and discusses adjustment periods for young pitching prospects.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2010