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  1. Call-up profile: Brett Jackson

    Kevin Goldstein

    The situation: With Reed Johnson having been dealt to the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs torching their roster at the trade deadline for all the right reasons, the club sent down Tony Campana to make room for Brett Jackson as their everyday cent...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  2. Call-up profile: Josh Vitters

    Kevin Goldstein

    The situation: With Ian Stewart out for the year and Luis Valbuena proving not to be a suitable stopgap, the Cubs decided to give former first-round pick Josh Vitters a look, rewarding him for a breakout year at Triple-A Iowa, where he was batting .3...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  3. Chicago Cubs outfield prospect Brett Jackson finally gets the cal...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein profiles outfield prospect Brett Jackson, who was called up by the Chicago Cubs over the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  4. Third base prospect Josh Vitters called up to majors by Chicago C...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein profiles third base prospect Josh Vitters, who was called up by the Chicago Cubs over the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  5. Clearing paths for Anthony Rizzo, Wil Myers and other elite prosp...

    Kevin Goldstein

    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.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  6. Mike Trout of Los Angeles Angels recalled after Bobby Abreu's rel...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein profiles outfielder Mike Trout and catcher Welington Castillo, who were recalled Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2012
  7. Bryce Harper, Dellin Betances and other top prospects off to slow...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus looks at five of baseball's top prospects who are off to slow starts in 2012, providing reasons you should, and should not, be concerned.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  8. Bryce Harper is on one of the minor league's most prospect-filled...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus provides a guide for a road trip around the minor leagues, highlighting the teams to follow and the players to catch in person.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  9. Nolan Arenado, Gary Brown and other preseason picks for minor lea...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus has 10 preseason candidates for minor league Player of the Year, beginning with Colorado's Nolan Arenado.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  10. Would Bryce Harper, Matt Moore or Mike Trout get more money as a ...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein polls executives to see what Bryce Harper, Matt Moore and Mike Trout would get on the open market if they magically became free agents today.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  11. How good can Cespedes be?

    Kevin Goldstein

    Now that Yu Darvish is a Texas Ranger, all the attention on the international market has gone to Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes, with the light becoming brighter last week when his residency in the Dominican Republic was established, making him final...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  12. Danny Hultzen, Tanner Scheppers and other prospects whose stocks ...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus breaks down 10 prospects whose stocks rose from strong performances this offseason and who could be making an impact in the big leagues in the near future.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Domonic Brown could find a permanent spot in Philadelphia, or he ...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus writes about 10 MLB prospects who failed to meet expectations this season and need a strong 2012 season to reclaim some lost value.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  15. MLB - Jose Altuve and Brandon Belt among winter league prospects ...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein lists 10 prospects who are using Latin American winter leagues to put them in position to start in the majors on Opening Day.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  16. MLB - Chicago Cubs provide an opportunity for the next GM

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein takes a look at the current state of the Chicago Cubs as their search for a new GM continues. There are some poor contracts to dispose of and the farm system lacks superstar talents, but the Cubs still provide an opportunity to win.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011