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Eyewitness Accounts: August 28, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 25, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 18, 2014
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Eyewitness Accounts: August 14, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 11, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 4, 2014
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07-28

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 28, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 21, 2014
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Eyewitness Accounts: July 17, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 14, 2014
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07-07

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The BP Top 50
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Eyewitness Accounts: July 3, 2014
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06-30

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 30, 2014
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06-26

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Eyewitness Accounts: June 26, 2014
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06-23

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 23, 2014
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06-19

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Eyewitness Accounts: June 19, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 16, 2014
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06-11

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Eyewitness Accounts: June 11, 2014
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06-09

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 9, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 2, 2014
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05-27

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 27, 2014
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05-22

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Draft Ten Pack: Whom Would You Draft, Part 3
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

05-21

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Eyewitness Accounts: May 21, 2014
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05-20

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Notes from the Field: May 20, 2014
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05-19

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 19, 2014
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05-15

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Eyewitness Accounts: May 15, 2014
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Draft Ten Pack: Whom Would You Draft, Part 2
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Eyewitness Accounts: May 13, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 12, 2014
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05-09

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Eyewitness Accounts: May 9, 2014
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Eyewitness Accounts: Eyewitness Accounts: May 8, 2014
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Eyewitness Accounts: May 7, 2014
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Eyewitness Accounts: Eyewitness Accounts for May 6, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 5, 2014
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04-29

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Notes from the Field: April 29, 2014
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04-28

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 28, 2014
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 21, 2014
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04-16

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Draft Ten Pack: More from NHSI and Two Big College Names
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

04-14

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 14, 2014
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04-09

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Notes from the Field: Backfield/Minor-League Game Notes, Part Two
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04-08

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Polling the Industry: Pick a Shortstop Superprospect
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Notes from the Field: Backfield/Minor-League Game Notes
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04-07

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: Prospects We're Most Excited to See This Year
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03-28

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Draft Ten Pack: Collegiate Update
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03-26

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/26
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03-25

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/25
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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/24
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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/21
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03-20

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Notes from the Field: Spring Scouting Notes, 3/20
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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/17
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Eyes on Lucas Sims, Tyrell Jenkins, Luis Heredia, Chance Sisco, Gabriel Guerrero.

Lucas Sims

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August 25, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 25, 2014

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Prospect writeups on the good (Manuel Margot), the disappointing (Eddie Rosario), and the very young (Brody Wofford), among others.

Manuel Margot, OF, Red Sox (High-A Salem)
When we put together Boston’s Top 10 list last offseason, Margot was a player in the mix for one of the final slots, but we ultimately decided to place him in the “On the Rise” section. The thinking centered on the sizable gap between present product and future vision for the 19-year-old. Tack on that he had yet to be tested with a full-season assignment and the result was tabbing him as a possible future, but not necessarily present, top-10 player.

My experience with Margot runs deep. He has the loose hands I love to see in a hitter, especially one whose offensive game is going to focus on hard line drives into the gaps. Margot does surprise with more raw power than initially meets the eye, but my view is that his peak potential is a top-of-the-order type with a contact-oriented approach and doubles power. Reports and chatter have indicated increased comfort at the plate, which has driven more of his natural hitting ability to the surface. This season has been a step forward, enough of one that putting Margot’s name in the organization’s Top 10 is a foregone conclusion. —Chris Mellen


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August 18, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 18, 2014

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Writeups on Cole Tucker, Patrick Leonard, Mason Williams, and, you guessed it, seven more prospects.

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Eyes on Danry Vasquez, Aaron Judge, Billy McKinney, Austin Meadows, Kyle Schwarber, and Jacoby Jones.

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August 11, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 11, 2014

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BP breaks all the rules, bringing you 11 prospect capsules in this Ten Pack, including the fast-tracked Nomar Mazar, the slow-tracked Dorssys Paulino, and three Area Code Games participants

Nomar Mazara, OF, Rangers (Double-A Frisco)
The Rangers recently decided to skip Mazara past High-A, which not only speaks to the 19-year-old’s talent, but also to a strong belief in his makeup. The outfielder oozes ease, especially with his swing. Maraza has the loose hands, lift in his stroke, raw power, and innate bat-to-ball ability to grow into a middle-of-the-order thumper down the line. Beyond the tools and progress Mazara has made with them this season, the promotion presents major clues regarding his makeup. It’s a stamp of approval that Mazara is mentally ready to handle an accelerated assignment to finish out the year, one that will see him face older and more experienced competition. It’s a placement that may lead to initial struggles, but he can handle them and apply what he learns as he continues moving up the chain. —Chris Mellen

Jan Hernandez, 3B, Phillies (Short-season Williamsport)
What caught my eye was the bat speed. The right-handed hitter flashes extremely quick wrists. He has a whip-like stroke and the head of the bat gets through the zone in a hurry. The pull-side contact is loud and hard. There is also some lift that produces carry. The swing is presently geared more toward power than contact, and my early feeling is that the hit tool will consequently be only average. Hernandez will also need to make adjustments to get to that level. The 19-year-old is very aggressive, with barely a plan in place. He hacks at pretty much everything. This is understandable for a player of his experience, but still something that will need refinement. In addition, the approach is oriented toward pulling the ball; this shows in the way Hernandez lunges at offerings middle-to-away and how his head pulls way off the ball at times. The present package is raw and crude, but my vision for the long term sees the potential for a sixth or seventh place hitter with some power. —Chris Mellen



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August 4, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 4, 2014

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Updates on Reese McGuire, Albert Almora, Roberto Osuna, Victor Caratini, and others.

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July 28, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 28, 2014

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Scouting notes on Michael Conforto, Aristides Aquino, Mike Yastrzemski, and even some prospects not blessed with 80 names.

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July 21, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 21, 2014

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Updates on Michael Taylor, Victor Arano, Daniel Norris, and others.

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Eyes on Dylan Bundy, Robert Stephenson, Vincent Velasquez, J.P. Crawford, Francisco Mejia, and Bradley Zimmer.

Dylan Bundy

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July 14, 2014 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 14, 2014

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Updates on Kyle Schwarber, Francisco Mejia, Lance McCullers Jr., and others.

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July 7, 2014 6:00 am

The BP Top 50

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The top prospect in baseball hasn't changed, but plenty else has since our preseason top 100.

With as many eyes as we can possibly put on the prize, we seek to provide the prospect temperature of the given moment, as we take to the fields night after night armed with our stopwatches, radar guns, and in my case, thermometers. As in previous top 50 updates, we will not be including prospects recently promoted to the majors, nor will we be including prospects recently selected in the amateur draft (further explanation provided below the Top 50 courtesy of Nick Faleris). This is a list of the top prospects currently in the minors, and we use a scouting-heavy approach to support the work, either in the form of our own eyewitness accounts or via our industry sources, although in most cases the rankings are indicative of the blissful marriage between the two.

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Eyes on Raimel Tapia, Hunter Renfroe, Ben Lively, Michael Lorenzen, Jairo Diaz, and Eddie Rosario.

Jairo Diaz

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