R.A. Dickey will make his final start of the season tonight. You know how good he’s been at retiring batters, but you might not know about something else he excels at.
What can a closer look at Carl Crawford’s shifting approach at the plate tell us about his likelihood of success in Los Angeles?
Recent BP addition Chris Mellen files from the Instructional Leagues, where he covers other people’s recent additions.
Prospects have a long way to climb to reach the majors. After their 2012 efforts, these guys need to keep climbing.
Jason has some scouting notes on Miguel Almonte, Taylor Jungmann, and Bubba Starling.
Can mechanical changes help explain what went wrong with Dan Haren, Tommy Hanson, Jon Lester, and Ricky Romero this season?
While he’s not yet tested at the upper levels, the Angels might have something in third baseman Kaleb Cowart.
Do the fall instructional leagues make Arizona feel less hot?
Which minor-league full-season statistical leaders were mostly mirage?
Time for instructional leagues, and time for a number of players to take a step or two forward.
Is changing a player’s approach at the plate like getting someone to quit smoking? And how does learning ability affect development?
The Royals summon one of their top pitching prospects to the majors for some major-league seasoning.
Strikeouts are up this season, and this quartet of untouchable closers is driving the trend.
As promised, our prospect coverage takes a big step forward.
Breaking down a pair of position player prospects who made major strides in the Pirates’ system this season.
How reading a pitcher is like reading a book, and why being self-conscious can make you bad at baseball.