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.
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.
Kevin Goldstein looks at 10 players who excelled in various minor league postseasons. Two Seattle Mariners prospects -- James Jones and Justin Smoak -- stood out, as did a new option at hot corner for the Marlins.