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Mound Musings: Back to the Future

Brad Johnson's review of the arms at this year's Futures Game, including Houston's Mark Appel, who continues to be something of an enigma.

Minor League Barometer: The Other Guys

Jesse Siegel looks beyond the recent wave of elite prospects to see who else is making news in the minors

Farm Futures: MLB Draft Review

James Anderson highlights the top prospects from the 2015 first-year player draft, highlighted by No. 1 overall pick Dansby Swanson.

Farm Futures: California League Hitters

James Anderson puts the spotlight on hitters in the California League, including the Astros' Brett Phillips, who could be the top prospect in the organization not named Carlos Correa.

Bats & Balls: Quick Takes Around the Majors

David Regan sizes up each team in the early going, and he has little hope that Ryan Braun can do much to avoid becoming the worst contract in the majors.

Farm Futures: Catching Tomorrow's Stars

James Anderson breaks down the must-see minor league teams throughout the country and which players to base your trips on.

Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2015: Faith in Oakland Leads Eight Picks

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 66.7 percent of his bets over 14 years.

RotoWire Roundtable: Top 200 Prospects

Kris Bryant leads the way in the new RotoWire Roundtable prospects rankings.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West

Brad Johnson hopes nearly a year off with injury will drop Derek Holland's draft-day price because he could be a bargain this year.

Bats & Balls: 10 (Somewhat) Bold Predictions

Dave Regan looks into his crystal ball for the upcoming season and sees some bold things in store for the likes of Paul Goldschmidt.

Astros Team Preview: Signs of Progress

George Springer and the Astros are on the rise, writes RotoWire's Ryan Rufe.

Farm Futures: Top 10 Prospects: AL West

In the third installment of his preseason Top 10 Prospects series, James Anderson looks at Houston's Carlos Correa and the AL West.

The Wheelhouse: 2014 Arizona Fall League Review

The Arizona Fall League is loaded with talent again in 2014. Derek VanRiper recaps the top players he saw on display over a recent one-week trip to the desert including Astros right-hander Mark Appel.

House of Shlain: Confirmation Baez

Javier Baez didn't waste time before making an impact in the big leagues, homering in his debut against the Rockies on Tuesday night.

Minor League Barometer: Navigating the Tradewinds

A number of prospects have new homes after the trade deadline, but Kyle Crick isn't going anywhere.

Minor League Barometer: Next Stop, the Bronx

Luis Severino is having a breakout season and might be ready to help the Yankees as early as next year.

Minor League Barometer: Biddle Takes a Break

It's not easy being a top prospect. Jesse Biddle is sidelined with what the Phillies describe as a

Minor League Barometer: The Astros' Next Shooting Star

Domingo Santana was overshadowed the last couple seasons by George Springer and Jonathan Singleton, but he could be the next line for a callup to the Astros.

Minor League Barometer: Bell is Ringing for Pirates

Pirates prospect Josh Bell had a decent 2013 season, but may finally be tapping into his true potential this season.

Bats & Balls: Is Bryce Harper Overrated?

No prospect in recent memory has garnered scouting reports like Bryce Harper, but is he even a top-10 talent?

House of Shlain: Level by Level

The Astros' Jonathan Singleton is getting a lot of attention during his impressive run at Triple-A this season, but Domingo Santana might be on the brink of making a significant impact in Houston.

Minor League Barometer: Appel's not Adding up

Mark Appel was supposed to be a finished product out of Stanford when he was drafted No. 1 overall last season, but something doesn't appear quite right.

Minor League Barometer: Norris is Back on the Prospect Radar

A 2011 second-round pick, Daniel Norris fell off the prospect radar, but the left-hander is making his way back this season.

Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions

As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.

Burying The Phillies; Sticking With The Rays: Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2014

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 67.9 percent of his bets over 14 years.

Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks

The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.

Mound Musings: AL West Spotlight

Is Yu Darvish a top-five pitcher? Should fantasy owners treat him as such in drafts? Do the walks matter?

Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look

Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?

2014 Astros Team Preview: A Springer in Their Step

There have some dismal seasons in Houston for the Astros. After years of losing, a stockpile of minor league talent finally is beginning to emerge sending the organization toward a more positive outlook down the road.

The Wheelhouse: 30/30 - Pitching

Can Max Scherzer maintain the gains that made him an elite starter in 2013? DVR looks around the league in the first edition of the Wheelhouse of 2014.