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Breakout candidate: A’s shortstop Puason

Oakland’s No. 10 prospect found success on balls in play
@Gerard_Gilberto
January 25, 2022

MiLB.com's Breakout Candidate series spotlights players who could garner some serious attention in 2022. Here's a look at A’s No. 10 prospect Robert Puason. Robert Puason may never shed his lofty expectations, but he showed enough in his difficult debut season to offer hope of him one day becoming a

Breakout candidate: Blue Jays’ Kloffenstein

Toronto’s No. 7 prospect has arsenal to improve on rocky ‘21 season
@Gerard_Gilberto
January 18, 2022

MiLB.com's Breakout Candidate series spotlights players who could garner some serious attention in 2022. Here's a look at Blue Jays No. 7 prospect Adam Kloffenstein. The 2021 season was one that Adam Kloffenstein would surely like to put behind him. Kloffenstein sputtered to a 7-7 record, 6.22 ERA and .243

Breakout candidate: Twins’ Sabato

Slugger provides optimism with power potential, strong '21 finish
@Gerard_Gilberto
January 11, 2022

MiLB.com's Breakout Candidate series spotlights players who could garner some serious attention in 2022. Here's a look at Twins No. 16 prospect Aaron Sabato. There will always be a place in the modern game for a player who has a knack for the long ball, and Aaron Sabato has the

Jung, Foscue finding their place in Rangers' plans

Top 100 prospects charging toward freshly loaded Texas infield
@Gerard_Gilberto
January 6, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. Things are getting interesting deep in the heart of Texas. The Rangers have

Prospect season in review: Pirates’ Priester

No. 49 overall prospect finds fortune fickle in first full season
@Gerard_Gilberto
January 4, 2022

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at second-ranked Pirates prospect Quinn Priester. Although there were moments in 2021 which proved there was a lot left to learn, Quinn Priester also showed why his ceiling is so high. Sure,

Marte, Williamson following the road to Seattle

Shortstop, southpaw poised to help M’s end postseason drought
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 23, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.

Prospect season in review: Mets’ Baty

No. 45 overall prospect made his presence felt in first full season
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 21, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at second-ranked Mets prospect Brett Baty. Brett Baty made a lot of noise in his first full Minor League season. The Mets’ second-ranked prospect climbed from High-A Brooklyn to Double-A Binghamton before

Volpe among stars poised to earn pinstripes

Top Yankees prospect turning heads on road to the Bronx
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 16, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. Depth of prospect talent is evident in Minor League success, and the Yankees

Prospect season in review: Twins’ Martin

No. 36 overall prospect finding his place after midseason trade
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 14, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at second-ranked Twins prospect Austin Martin. Coming into his highly anticipated debut season, there was an expectation that Austin Martin would need to bounce around until he found a stable position on

Prospect season in review: Rangers' Foscue

No. 83 overall prospect taps into power during first pro season
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 8, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at fourth-ranked Rangers prospect Justin Foscue.

Prospect season in review: Cardinals’ Gorman

Slugging infield prospect steps up power display at new position
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 30, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at top Cardinals prospect Nolan Gorman. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. A new defensive focus didn’t distract Nolan Gorman from his greatest strengths as a

Meyer, Eder make big splash for Marlins

Pitching duo dominated Double-A in first professional seasons
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 29, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. The Marlins’ cycle of building and trading away premier talent at the Major

Stefanic, Daniel offer optimism for Angels

Halos hope versatile prospects can help end lengthy drought
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 23, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. If a few key players can figure out a way to stick in

Prospect season in review: Reds’ Greene

No. 26 overall prospect shows electric stuff at upper levels
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 23, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at top Reds prospect Hunter Greene. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. After a year lost to the pandemic, a full season of Hunter Greene was

Astros' farm system still bubbling at the top

Upper-level talent could help sustain Major League success
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 18, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. The Astros have undeniably been among the sport’s most successful organizations in recent

Prospect season in review: Giants’ Harrison

Southpaw racks up Ks, flashes ace potential in pro debut
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 16, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at fifth-ranked Giants prospect Kyle Harrison. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. There are seasons like the one Kyle Harrison just put together for Low-A San

Durham bullies field to Best Team MiLBY Award

Rays’ Bradley, White; Royals’ Melendez claim individual honors
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 9, 2021

From the Majors to Low-A, the Rays and their affiliates set a gold standard during the 2021 season. And now Triple-A Durham will need to find some room in its already crowded trophy case. The Bulls were voted by fans as Best Team in the Minors as part of this

Prospect season in review: Mariners’ Kirby

No. 33 overall prospect stays in control among talented group
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 9, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at third-ranked Mariners prospect George Kirby. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. A healthy competition among Mariners pitching prospects emerged during camp. Some from that group

Allen, Curry ready for changing of the guard

Deep, well-balanced system poised to usher new era in Cleveland
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 8, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. Cleveland experienced something of a transition year after trading one of its franchise

Davis turns heads, points sails toward Windy City

No. 14 overall prospect provides steady hand as Cubs look to future
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 3, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. In the fifth season since their historic World Series victory, the Cubs decided

Prospect season in review: Rays’ Edwards

Speedy infielder doesn’t skip a beat in new organization
@Gerard_Gilberto
November 2, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at third-ranked Rays prospect Xavier Edwards. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. It was an interesting beginning to Xavier Edwards’ tenure with the Rays. But by

Rutschman, Rodriguez soaring toward Baltimore

Orioles get much-needed production from system's biggest names
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 29, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their system. Click here to locate your favorite club. There are some years that clearly confirm a player development staff’s ability to

Langeliers, Elder leading Braves' new wave

Prospect duo could become formidable battery mates in Atlanta
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 27, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their system. Click here to locate your favorite club. Much of the Braves' recent stretch of dominance is owed to their player

Prospect season in review: Blue Jays’ Groshans

No. 55 prospect tested at hot corner, flourished when healthy
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 26, 2021

MiLB.com's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at third-ranked Blue Jays prospect Jordan Groshans. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. Jordan Groshans is too talented to let his time on the injured list

Thomas at top of the class for D-backs

Arizona standouts make immediate impact at system's upper levels
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 25, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their system. We start our 2021 Organization All-Stars series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Though the D-backs are just two years removed from