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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.

Behind the Numbers: 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.

House of Shlain: Prospect Mock Thoughts

RotoWire's Nick Shlain participated in a prospect mock recently and is sharing his thoughts on the first two rounds.

Mound Musings: Kids on Parade Watch List

Taijuan Walker is one of the younger arms on this year's list of pitchers who made their marks in 2013, but he's also one of the best.

House of Shlain: Top-20 Dynasty League Prospects

With the minor league playoffs in full swing, Nick Shlain shares his top-20 dynasty league prospects -- including Twins farmhand Miguel Sano.

Minor League Barometer: Closing Out the Season

The Giants' Kyle Crick is among the next wave of upper-tier pitching prospets. Who else makes the grade?

House of Shlain: Organizational Top-10 Lists: AL

With Miguel Sano and Byron Buxton ascending in their system, the Twins may have the best collection of minor league talent in baseball. Nick Shlain takes a look around the American League and shares his top-10 from each organization.

Mound Musings: Futures Game Fallout

Noah Syndergaard pitches older than his young age and, as he showed at the Futures Game, gives the Mets a lot to like.

Top 200 Prospects: A New No. 1

With the addition of the 2013 draft class, Byron Buxton tops the latest Top 200 list from Nick Shlain and Jesse Siegel.

Mound Musings: The Changing Landscape

Teams are increasingly using the draft to find players who are nearly major-league ready. Such is the case with the Astros' first-overall selection of Mark Appel, who could be in Houston later this year.

House of Shlain: Top Prospects From 2013 Draft

First overall pick Mark Appel tops Nick Shlain's dynasty rankings from the 2013 draft class.

The Wheelhouse: Head of the Class

The Astros maxed out their value in the first 10 rounds by taking Carlos Correa first overall ahead of Byron Buxton last June, but Buxton has been the most impressive first-rounder in the 2012 draft class thus far.

Mets' Team Preview: Fools Gold

The Mets got off to a great start last season but really faltered down the stretch.

The Wheelhouse: 30 Teams, 30 Thoughts

Is there anybody out there still willing to trust Francisco Liriano?

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