Kevin introduces us to some of the more unexpected players to start the year on their team’s 25-man roster.
Kevin chats with Red Sox prospect Dustin Pedroia about dealing with injuries, switching positions, and sitting on the sidelines during spring training.
Kevin takes a look at how and why the Oakland A’s incorporate plate discipline into their minor league programs.
Kevin moves over to the senior circuit, highlighting NL players who have seen their stock rise or fall in spring training.
Kevin takes a look at some AL players who have seen their stock rise or fall this spring.
Kevin takes a closer look at major-league draft habits, to see what we can learn about risk and strategy.
Kevin brings us an entire article that has mostly good things to say about [gasp!] pitchers drafted out of high school.
Kevin has a few updates from Spring Training and takes an early look at some news from the college circuit.
Kevin takes a closer look at the Class A California League, and how its extreme offensive environments make raw performances look more impressive than they truly are.
Kevin tempers the enthusiasm we all have about our team’s minor league system.
Kevin finishes his scouting primer with a look at how pitchers are evaluated.
Kevin’s scouting primer continues with a look at the defensive tools.
Kevin gives us a scouting vocabulary primer, starting with what gets evaluated when looking at a prospect’s hitting abilities.
It’s not too early to look ahead to the 2006 Draft, which expects to have few position players taken in the first round.
Kevin wraps up his assessment of each division’s farm systems with a look at the NL West.