Ben and Sam banter about banning the shift, then discuss the way the Astros’ draft deadline went down.
A certified agent gives BP a behind-the-scenes look at how a player goes from draftee to professional pitcher.
How would the first round of the 2010 draft go down with the benefit of hindsight?
How would the first round of the 2011 draft go down with the benefit of hindsight?
Who won, who lost, and who got left behind in the 2012 draft? Let’s redraft and find out.
For fun, Nick picks his favorite selection in each of the first 10 rounds of the 2014 First Year Player Draft.
Which teams have been best and worst at the draft? And will they be still be the best and worst next year?
Ben and Sam talk to Nick J. Faleris about the best values and most surprising picks on the first day of the amateur draft.
Ben and Sam talk to Nick J. Faleris about the way the amateur draft works, the top talents available, and what we might see in the first round.
A look at which teams have had the most hits and misses in recent drafts.
Mechanical looks at big-time pitching draft prospect Brady Aiken, Tyler Kolek, Carlos Rodon and Jeff Hoffman.
How good are teams at predicting player performance in the draft?
An agent explains why he decided not to pursue amateur players.
Ben and Sam discuss whether contenders use their starters optimally in September, then talk about the Astros’ approach to team-building.
Ben and Sam discuss whether college pitchers should stop pitching for their college teams after being drafted, then talk about the Red Sox and advance scouting.
Ben and Sam talk to Kevin Goldstein about the amateur draft, his scouting assignments, the Astros’ system, and more.