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  1. Fantasy Baseball - Joey Gallo, Kris Bryant, Javier Baez among pla...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford lists 10 things scouts were buzzing about from Sunday's Futures Game.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  2. Cubs prospects Javier Baez, Kris Bryant put on hitting display be...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford has the pregame scouting notes from Sunday's Futures Game, including reports on Jorge Baez, Kris Bryant and Joey Gallo.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  3. Futures Gamers who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Sunday's SiriusXM Futures Game at Target Field in Minnesota is an annual opportunity for general managers, assistant GMs, scouting directors and scouts to see the very best prospects in one game. In my years as GM, I always sent at least two of my to...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  4. Five top prospects on the spot at NHSI

    Christopher Crawford

    One of the more difficult things about scouting amateur baseball -- particularly on the prep side -- is that the level of competition that top prospects face is generally so poor that it's difficult to take much context out of the games. Any pitcher ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  5. Dodgers kept a close eye on the Cardinals

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers are sparing no expense this postseason. In addition to a player payroll that set a National League record, they've beefed up their scouting efforts down to the most-minute detail. They've had two scouts on ev...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  6. Scouting reports for NLDS between Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles ...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello of FanGraphs gives a complete scouting report on the Dodgers-Braves NLDS.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  7. Alex Wood scouting profile; Xander Bogaerts jumps to No. 1 in top...

    Jim Callis

    Jim Callis profiles young lefty starter Alex Wood, who earned his first big league win for the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, and updates his top-10 prospect rankings for the 2013 fantasy season.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2013
  8. Dodgers pick Florida right-hander in first round

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Jacksonville University right-handed pitcher Chris Anderson with the No. 18 overall selection in Thursday's first-year player draft. Here is what ESPN.com draft analyst Christopher Crawford had to sa...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  9. Draft-eligible players and how scouts percieve their shortcomings...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Baseball's talent evaluators do their best to make scouting a science. But sometimes, an up-close-and-personal look trumps all.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  10. How major league teams became better at scouting Asian pitchers -...

    C.J. Nitkowski

    C.J. Nitkowski examines how major league teams have become better at scouting Asian pitchers. Rather than pitchers from the Far East improving, MLB clubs are better identifying traits that lead to successful transitions, like size and velocity.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  11. Re-evaluating Fernandez, Harvey, Teheran

    Keith Law

    Author's note: Please keep in mind that evaluating off TV footage isn't the same as scouting a player live or off video angles that are geared to allow for evaluation. Jose Fernandez's major league debut Sunday against the Mets couldn...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  12. Reevaluating Jose Fernandez, Matt Harvey and Julio Teheran - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down Jose Fernandez, Matt Harvey and Julio Teheran after watching an early-season outing from each promising young arm.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  13. Breakout player picks for 2013

    Keith Law

    Every year there are a few players whom I expect, for scouting reasons or for analytical ones, to take some kind of step or leap forward in performance. I've got eight such names for 2013, with varying degrees of confidence that I try to explain...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  14. Chris Tillman and Domonic Brown among breakout picks for 2013 - M...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law identifies eight players he thinks will break out in 2013, starting with Domonic Brown of the Phillies.

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  15. MLB - Early look at Detroit Tigers Rick Porcello, Luke Putkonen a...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law files his scouting report from the Detroit Tigers' spring home opener.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  16. Seven potential breakout players in 2013

    Jim Bowden

    There's an old scouting adage: "He'll tell us when he's ready." While that mainly pertains to gauging minor league players and their major league readiness, it also applies to young major leaguers trying to live up to their potential and looking f...

    Blog | February 07, 2013