With Alfonso Soriano in left and Bryan LaHair producing at first, the Cubs are having trouble finding room for top prospect Anthony Rizzo. Kevin Goldstein offers a solution to get Rizzo, and three other top blocked prospects, to the big leagues.
Finding legitimate No. 1 starters is quite rare -- there's probably only 10 or so in the big leagues. Kevin Goldstein looks at five top prospects who have the raw ability and future potential to become big league aces.
Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus checks in with MLB talent evaluators to take the temperature of some of the top prospects in Florida spring training camps, including Manny Banuelos, Bryce Harper and Jacob Turner.
Arguably, the most impressive part about Bryce Harper's career up to this point has been his ability to consistently exceed expectations while at the same time being among the most hyped prospects in the history of the game.
Kevin Goldstein looks at the four factors behind a prospect's timetable to rise towards the major leagues, applying those lessons to some of the top players and performers currently in the minor leagues.