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Scouting report: Yankees' Jasson Dominguez

Teen phenom ready to debut with 'otherworldly' expectations
@RobTnova24
April 12, 2021

This week, MiLB.com introduces a new series spotlighting players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at top Yankees prospect Jasson Dominguez. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

The Road to The Show™: Vidal Bruján

Infielder readies to be part of Rays' next exciting prospect core
@tylermaun
April 5, 2021

Not many prospects go from an unremarkable $15,000 signing bonus on the international market to being a Top 50 prospect in the game. Vidal Bruján has. Tampa Bay’s No. 4 prospect -- and baseball’s No. 49 overall -- is a key cog in the latest wave of talent making its

The Road to The Show™: Sam Huff

Power-hitting catcher blasted his way through Rangers system
@JoshJacksonMiLB
March 29, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Texas Rangers prospect Sam Huff. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show click here. There was a time not so

The Road to The Show™: Oneil Cruz

Pirates slugger standing tall on his journey to the Majors
@MavalloneMiLB
March 26, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Oneil Cruz. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show click here. The Pirates look forward to the

The Road to The Show™: Jazz Chisholm

Marlins speedster looking to make lasting impact in the Majors
@RobTnova24
March 22, 2021

It’s no longer a matter of if but when Jazz Chisholm will find permanent residence with Miami at the big league level. And judging by the performance of the fourth-ranked Marlins prospect at camp this spring, the answer might very well be now. Signed by the D-backs for $200,000 out

The Road to The Show™: Ryan Mountcastle

Baltimore slugger the first of young core to contribute to rebuild
March 19, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Baltimore Orioles prospect Ryan Mountcastle. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. With no Minor League season last

The Road to The Show™: Keibert Ruiz

Dodgers backstop significant figure in continuing dynasty
March 15, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Keibert Ruiz. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. It took almost two years

The Road to The Show™: Brandon Marsh

Angels could bring another great outfielder into Major League fold
March 12, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brandon Marsh. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. After narrowing his focus to

The Road to The Show™: Triston McKenzie

Right-hander has Major potential after injury-stunted development
March 8, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Cleveland Indians right-hander Triston McKenzie. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. After a professional career that constantly

The Road to The Show™: Forrest Whitley

Astros righty on the cusp of Major Leagues if health allows
March 5, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Houston Astros right-hander Forrest Whitley. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. All too often on the path

The Road to The Show™: Michael Kopech

Fireballer ready to complete comeback in South Side bullpen
March 1, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Chicago White Sox right-hander Michael Kopech. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. Among the highly ranked and

The Road to The Show™: Simeon Woods Richardson

Maturing right-hander preparing to lead on Jays farm and beyond
February 22, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Simeon Woods Richardson. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. Heading into the 2018

Gray headlines Dodgers' spring invites

Top Los Angeles' pitching prospect leads non-roster players in camp
@christripodi
February 16, 2021

The top of the Dodgers' farm systems may not be as intimidating anymore, with players like Walker Buehler and Gavin Lux graduated, but Josiah Gray is knocking on the door. The club's No. 1 pitching prospect -- No. 58 overall, according to MLB.com -- will have the opportunity to show

Roundup: Top quartet among Mets' camp invites

Alvarez, Mauricio, Allan, Baty all heading to Port St. Lucie
@jtbloss
February 13, 2021

The Mets were one of the most active teams this offseason, making a series of signings and trades to infuse their roster with veteran talent. Still, though, there will be a youth movement when camp opens later this month. All four of New York’s Top 100 Prospects -- No. 48

Toolshed: Potential pitcher-catcher pairings

Previewing which batteries could feature together in 2021
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 12, 2021

Pitchers and catchers. With feeling now. Pitchers and catchers. OK, one more time. Pitchers and catchers! Those words will be on the tips of baseball fans' tongues next week when hurlers and backstops report for their first Spring Training workouts in Arizona and Florida between Feb. 17-19. Several of the

Roundup: White Sox invite Vaughn to camp

Cardinals, Angels also bringing Top-100 talents to Spring Training
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 11, 2021

The White Sox addressed their rotation, bullpen and outfield situation by adding Lance Lynn, Liam Hendriks and Adam Eaton this offseason. Their biggest opening might be at the designated hitter spot. They'll get a closer look at one talented internal option very soon. No. 14 overall prospect Andrew Vaughn is

Bleday, Meyer lead Marlins spring invites

Two Top-100 prospects headed to Jupiter as non-roster players
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 8, 2021

The Marlins saw the arrival of several top prospects in the Majors last year on the way to their first postseason appearance since 2003. In a few weeks, the club will get a closer look at the next wave headed toward southeast Florida. Miami invited No. 20 overall prospect JJ

The Road to The Show™: Trevor Larnach

Slugger has power to force way into crowded Twins outfield
February 8, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Minnesota Twins outfielder Trevor Larnach. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Royals invite Witt, Lynch, Lacy to spring camp

Three Top-100 prospects lead loaded group headed to Arizona
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 5, 2021

It could be a big weekend in Kansas City. After that, KC fans might want to turn their attention toward the youth movement headed to Arizona in a few short weeks. The Royals are bringing Top-100 prospects Bobby Witt Jr., Daniel Lynch and Asa Lacy to Major League Spring Training

Toolshed: Gorman wants to find perch with Cards

After Arenado trade, No. 38 overall prospect seeking positional fit
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 5, 2021

Blockbuster trades can send social media into a tizzy. Some fire off hot takes about how a transaction will establish the next dynasty in the sport or sink a franchise into ruin. Others play GM and discuss how they would have done the deal. It all mostly comes from a

Freeman among Cleveland non-roster invitees

No. 98 overall prospect headed to Major League camp in Arizona
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 4, 2021

Before he can say, "Hello, Cleveland," one of the Indians' top prospects is going to say, "Hello, Goodyear." No. 98 overall prospect Tyler Freeman headlined Cleveland's group of players receiving non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training on Thursday. Pitchers Kyle Dowdy, Anthony Gose, DJ Johnson, Nick Sandlin and Bryan

2021 Prospect Projections: NL Central rookies

Pirates' Hayes should factor into awards race in second season
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 3, 2021

This is the fourth in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for

Pirates invite Gonzales, Priester to MLB camp

Fellow Top-100 prospects lead list of Bucs heading to Bradenton
@SamDykstraMiLB
February 2, 2021

The Pirates have set every button to rebuild mode. This spring, they will get a closer look at the young stars that could form a foundation of their next contender. Pittsburgh extended non-roster invitations to No. 43 overall prospect Nick Gonzales, No. 52 Quinn Priester and 24 other players to

Rays’ Franco repeats as top overall prospect

Tampa Bay boasts league-high eight players in MLB.com's Top 100
January 28, 2021

For the second consecutive year, the Rays reign supreme in the prospect world. Led by consensus No. 1 overall prospect Wander Franco, Tampa Bay boasts a Major League-high eight prospects on MLB.com's Top 100 list, released Thursday night. Following Franco at the top are the No. 1 overall picks in

Mariners invite Kelenic, Rodriguez to camp

Gilbert makes three Top-100 prospects preparing for Arizona
@SamDykstraMiLB
January 28, 2021

The Mariners' future success depends on their farm system. The organization is about to get close look at where the stars of its system currently stand. Seattle extended non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training to No. 9 overall prospect Jarred Kelenic, No. 15 Julio Rodriguez and No. 35 Logan