Jonathan Mayo is an MLB.com Draft and prospect expert. He has been a reporter for MLB.com since 1999.
|Whether it's international acquisitions or high school draftees just getting started, there is a slew of precocious teenagers playing well beyond their years as they try to make it to the big leagues. With that in mind, here is an All-Teen Team, led by three Dodgers and a pair of Braves.
More»A look at the all-teen prospect team|
|Jonathan Mayo answers questions about the Phillies and A.J. Puk, whether Delvin Perez has a chance going with the top pick, the Braves' prospects and more in this week's Inbox.
More»Predicting who'll go No. 1 overall in the 2016 Draft|
|By virtue of finishing with a 63-99 record in 2015, the Philadelphia Phillies have the No. 1 pick in this year's Draft. In a perfect world, there would be a slam-dunk decision in terms of who to take in that top spot. Not so much.
More»Predicting who'll go No. 1 overall in the 2016 Draft|
|It might be just a spot start this time, but Tigers fans will get a glimpse of their top prospect Michael Fulmer on the mound on Friday. The right-hander, ranked No. 50 on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list, will be making his Major League debut filling in for Shane Greene, who is out temporarily with a broken blister.
More»Callis on Tigers calling up top prospect Fulmer|
|It was a matter of when, not if, Jose Berrios would receive his first callup to the big leagues in 2016. It turned out that when was April 26. The Twins brought up their top prospect, and the No. 16 prospect overall, on Tuesday to join the big league rotation. All signs pointed to the right-hander replacing Tommy Milone, who has scuffled in this opening month of the season.
More» Twins prospect Berrios welcomed in dugout|
|MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.
More»Mayo discusses the top prospects of the week|
|As we get into the latter stages of this opening month of the season, we here at MLBPipeline.com start to catch Draft fever. It'll be here before you know it, coming June 9-11. Scouts, of course, have been at it for some time now, trying to figure out the Class of 2016 in order to line up their boards. We should have a new Draft Top 100 Prospects list for you at some point next week. In advance of that, it felt right to kick this week's Inbox off with a couple of Draft-related questions before tackling a couple of Minor League prospect queries.
More» Connor Jones, college pitcher|
|Forget about Batman and Robin. It's time to talk about some real dynamic duos. Not long ago, Jim Callis took a look at the best Minor League teams, with the most stacked rosters, in baseball. Let's drill down a little deeper to find the best 1-2 prospect punches that can be found around the Minors.
More» Mayo on top prospect combinations|
|The future of the Indians outfield is roughly 40 miles south of Progressive Field and two levels away. For now, the grass at the Double-A Akron RubberDucks' Canal Park is where Bradley Zimmer and Clint Frazier roam, but it's likely to be a temporary stop on the duo's path up to the big leagues.
More»Zimmer, Frazier playing together in Double-A|
|Some prospects have already made big contributions at the Major League level, even beyond those who broke camp on 25-man rosters. Who might be next to get the call and make a fantasy impact? That's what this weekly feature is all about.
More»Berrios, Turner among intriguing young talent to grab|
|It may have been a step down in level, but it was another step toward returning to Cleveland for outfielder Michael Brantley.
|Now that the 2016 big league season is in full swing and the Minor League season began on Thursday, we can all actually watch prospects in action. That alone has clearly gotten fans thinking about the future and what might transpire in the Pipeline world this year. Here's a smattering of what you were thinking about, from the Minor Leagues to the amateur scene.
More» J.P. Crawford, SS, Phillies|
|With the 2016 season getting started, here's a look at where the Cardinals' Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season. With top prospect Alex Reyes suspended, No. 2 prospect Jack Flaherty will start at Palm Beach.
More»Mayo breaks down the Cardinals' top prospects|
|Of the prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 list to start the season, four were on Opening Day rosters, including Byron Buxton, who graduated after his first game. Four in the top 100 are in extended spring camp awaiting assignment, one is serving a suspension and five are on the disabled list.
More»Four top prospects ready to break out in 2016|
|Tyler Kolek, the Marlins' No. 1 prospect had Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 Draft experienced elbow discomfort at the end of what had been an encouraging Spring Training.
More» Tyler Kolek, RHP, Marlins|
|With the 2016 season getting started, here's a look at where the Angels' Top 30 Prospects are projected to start the season.
More»Callis breaks down Angels prospects|
|With the 2016 season getting started, here's a look at where the D-backs' Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season. Top prospect Braden Shipley will start at Triple-A with Reno.
More»Mayo discusses the D-backs' top prospects|
|With the 2016 season getting started, here's a look at where the Reds' Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season. Top prospect Jesse Winker will start the year at Triple-A with Louisville.
More»Callis on the promising young talent of the Reds|
|With the 2016 season getting started, here's a look at where the Pirates' Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season. Top prospect Tyler Glasnow will start the year in Triple-A with the Indianapolis Indians.
More»MLB Tonight looks at Pirates prospects|
|With the 2016 season getting started, here's a look at where the Mets' Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season. Top prospect J.P. Crawford will start the year in Reading at Double-A.
More»MLB Tonight looks at the top Phillies prospects|