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  1. Luis Heredia, Blake Swihart and other prospects with lots of pote...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Some prospects are just destined to be stars. Others have the potential, but a lot of growth must happen before they can realize it. Kevin Goldstein highlights the prospect "All-Dream" team, nine guys with potential but a lot of work to do.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  2. Tyler Austin, Tony Cingrani and other 'pop-up' prospects - MLB

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus writes about six "pop-up" prospects -- guys whose performances are forcing evaluators to reconsider their worth to a big league club.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  3. Dylan Bundy, Taijuan Walker and other prospects who could be No. ...

    Kevin Goldstein

    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.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Gerrit Cole, Trevor Bauer and Dylan Bundy could help make the 201...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus writes that while it could take a decade to truly evaluate a draft class, the 2011 first round has the potential to produce a historic amount of high-quality starting pitching.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Big league teams with a pipeline of premier pitching prospects re...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus runs through the organizations that are storing up high-end pitching prospects and could produce baseball's next great rotations.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. MLB: Finding the next ace - Julio Teheran, Gerritt Cole, Shelby M...

    Kevin Goldstein

    While hype follows several high-caliber pitching prospects, finding MLB's next ace is easier said than done. Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus analyzes the best bets to break into elite territory, led by the Braves' Julio Teheran.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  13. MLB: Brandon Beachy, Zach Britton could be solid sixth starters

    Kevin Goldstein

    As injuries to pitcher like Adam Wainwright continue shake up rotations throughout the league, Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus spotlights 10 promising minor leaguers who could find their way onto the back end of a rotation this summer.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  14. MLB: For Dustin Ackley, Lorenzo Cain, Gregory Infante and others,...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein looks at various situations where, via free agency, prospects rose and fell on their team's depth charts. For example, the door is now open for Dustin Ackley -- but closing for Josh Bell. Gregory Infante is up, and Tyler Flowers is down.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  15. MLB Rule 5 draft: Elvin Ramirez, Josh Rodriguez could emerge as k...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein evaluates the 2010 Rule 5 draft. He thinks Josh Rodriguez, a pickup of the Pirates (the first overall selection in Rule 5), could be a good fit for them, providing needed roster flexibility. Meanwhile, the Nats got some solid pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2010
  16. MLB: For Astros, Royals and Pirates, 2010 trade deadline didn't h...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Three of the worst MLB teams in the past five years -- the Astros, Pirates and Royals -- gave away some major guys in July (Rick Ankiel, Lance Berkman, etc.). Ultimately, they didn't get much in return, as Kevin Goldstein explains.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2010