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  1. Draft no 'crapshoot' for Giants and Royals

    Keith Law

    When I pointed out on Twitter after Game 5 that the two most important players on the Giants' roster, Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey, were both high first-round picks (10th and fifth overall, respectively, in consecutive drafts), a few readers mi...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  2. Coaches erred in Rodon decision

    Keith Law

    Those of you who follow me on Twitter saw me voice my displeasure over NC State's usage of left-hander Carlos Rodon, the best college player in this year's draft class, on Friday night. Rodon, who has pitched with a 50- or 55-rated fastball all year,...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  3. Biggest flops from 2003 draft

    Keith Law

    After my redraft of the 2003 draft was published, I got a lot of questions on Twitter about some of the high-profile flops. Here's a quick breakdown of what went wrong for the 15 flops from the first round of the 2003 draft (all WAR stats come from B...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  4. MLB: How do baseball prospects get missed? Depends on who scouted...

    Keith Law

    Accused of whiffing on a prospect, Keith Law explains how scouting departments tend to work and how there's a difference between what scouts see year-round. Plus, debuts for Julio Teheran and Eric Hosmer.

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  5. MLB: Which prospects could make biggest jumps in 2011?

    Keith Law

    Last year, an Angels prospect went from little-known to an almost surefire stud at the major league level. He's now the No. 1 prospect in the game. Who could similarly come out of nowhere to claim a Top 10 spot? Keith Law picks from the field.

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  6. Heyward still heads rookie class

    Keith Law

    I received a series of questions on Twitter on Sunday about the top rookies for 2010, mostly asking whether I'd take Jason Heyward or some other rookie for the next few years. With that in mind, I've re-ranked the top prospects who have a...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  7. MLB: This year's 20 top rookies going forward

    Keith Law

    Keith Law looks at this year's crop of rookies and ranks the top 20 prospects going forward.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  8. MLB: Henry Owens, Tyler Beede, Nick Burdi shining at 2010 Area Co...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law files a report from the halfway mark of the 2010 Area Code Games (the event where Bryce Harper was "discovered" a few years ago). Some names to know: Tyler Beede, Nick Burdi, Henry Owens and even Scott Boras' son, Trent.

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2010
  9. Vizquel falls short of the Hall

    Keith Law

    Before the Dan Haren trade went down yesterday, the big topic on my Twitter feed was spurred by a single question from a follower on Saturday night: Do I consider Omar Vizquel a Hall of Famer? My answer -- a pretty easy "no" -- created an accidental ...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  10. MLB: The aggregate totals will look good for Omar Vizquel, but he...

    Keith Law

    When Omar Vizquel finally hangs up his cleats, he'll have piled up pretty significant totals across a lot of categories. But Keith Law contends that his career totals shouldn't merit Hall of Fame inclusion. In fact, even Vizquel's glove is over-stated.

    Blog | Conversation | July 26, 2010
  11. MLB Draft 2010 - Keith Law: Some news on Sammy Solis, Kyle Blair ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law checks in from Vegas and SoCal, where he's scouting prospects. Among 'em: Sammy Solis, Kyle Blair and Cory Vaughn. The latter is former Padres slugger Greg Vaughn's son. He's a little far away from dominance, but has ability.

    Blog | Conversation | February 22, 2010
  12. MLB - Keith Law: Adam LaRoche's deal with the Diamondbacks seems ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law analyzes the Adam LaRoche to Arizona and Jose Valverde to Detroit moves. His thoughts: LaRoche's contract seems odd (even foolish) and the price the Tigers paid for Valverde may end up being quite steep.

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  13. MLB - Keith Law: Cincy gains, but Chapman's deal illuminates prob...

    Keith Law

    In signing Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati has put together what could be a dynamic young rotation that the team can affordably keep in place for years, but his dollar figure further illuminates a big problem in baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2010
  14. MLB - Keith Law: Brandon Morrow for Brandon League can work for B...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law analyzes the Brandon Morrow for Brandon League deal. Cool thing in here: Law, who used to work for the Blue Jays, notes that Morrow shouldn't be sent to Triple-A because the parks at that level will further kill his confidence.

    Blog | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  15. MLB -- Keith Law: Chicago Cubs better off without Milton Bradley ...

    Keith Law

    The Cubs failed in their trade with the Mariners. They would have been better off simply releasing Milton Bradley rather than trading him for Carlos Silva and cash unless they intend to release Silva before he plays a single game in a Cubs uniform; a...

    Blog | Conversation | December 19, 2009
  16. MLB - Keith Law: Mike Gonzalez to the Orioles doesn't mean much f...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law looks at the Orioles' acquisitions of Mike Gonzalez and Garrett Atkins. His thoughts? Sell 2010 down the river if you're Balto -- but come 2011...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2009