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The 2017 Colorado Rockies Top 10 Prospects

Announcement: Described by Michael Salfino of The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! Sports as “an insightful and often contrarian viewpoint to prospect rankings,” The 2017 Prospect Digest Handbook is now on sale! Check it out here!  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   1. Riley Pint, RHP                                  Born: 09/06/97 Age: 19 Bats: R Top CALs: Dewen Perez, Rafael Homblert, Jeremy Jeffress, Luis…

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The 2016 Colorado Rockies Top 10 Prospects

Announcement: After peaking as the #3 book among all baseball books on Amazon last year, my new book, The 2016 Prospect Digest Handbook, is on sale! Check it out here! And for those wondering what CALs are, here’s an article on the Comparison And Likeness program I designed. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________     1. Ryan McMahon, 3B                                                  Born: 12/14/94…

Colorado Rockies Top MiLB Tools

With the minor league season officially wrapped up, it’s time to look back at the each organization’s top tools. Note: only everyday players with 250+ plate appearances, starting pitchers with 80+ innings, and relievers with 40+ innings were considered. For more Top MiLB Tools click here. Colorado Rockies Top Prospects for 2013 [pullquote] Hit Tool: David…

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Next Great Wave of Shortstops

The late 1990s to the early 2000s was arguably the golden era for offensive shortstops. The group, spearheaded by the trio of Alex Rodriguez, Nomar Garciaparra, and Derek Jeter, also featured Edgar Renteria, who peaked in 2003, Rafael Furcal, Jose Reyes, and Jimmy Rollins. Hall of Famer Barry Larkin also chipped in back-to-back five-win seasons…

Prospect Digest All Minor League Team

With the major league rosters expanding to 40 and the minor league regular season officially over, here’s a look at the first annual Prospect Digest All Minor League Team. To qualify, a position player must have accumulated 350+ plate appearances, a starting pitcher needed 130+ innings, and the relievers with 30+ innings were considered.  …

An Early Look at the 2013 NL Rookie of the Year

As I previously noted, the American League rookie class is razor thing. And the eventual winner – Tampa Bay outfielder Wil Myers – has yet to accumulate 60 big league games. The NL, on the other hand, is far deeper and heavy on the pitching side. So, here’s a look at the top 10 rookies…