BNS Top 50 MLB Prospects: End-Of-Season Report and Analysis

Braves Prospects

Now that the minor league season has concluded and the major league postseason pursuit is in full gear, it is now an appropriate time to look back at the prospects who have made a name for themselves as some of the premier up-and-coming talents in the game over the course of the 2013 season. Much […]

Can Vidal Nuno Crack the Yankees Rotation in 2014?

Yankees Prospects

Vidal Nuno is a survivor. The 26 year-old lefthander out of NAIA Baker University was drafted in the 48th round by the Cleveland Indians back in 2009, becoming the first player drafted from his alma mater. Most players selected that late are out of affiliated baseball within a couple years. Nuno himself was released by the Indians in […]

San Diego Padres Burch Smith: Power Arm, Raw Prospect

Padres Prospects

Burch Smith was selected in the 14th round by the San Diego Padres in 2011. The big righthander from the University of Oklahoma had previously attended Howard Community College. Before being selected by the Padres, Smith was drafted in the 49th round by the Cleveland Indians in 2009, and again by the Indians in the 20th round in 2010, but declined […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Javier Baez Analysis and Scouting Report

MLB Prospects

While Byron Buxton, the top ranked prospect in the Minnesota Twins organization (and arguably in all of professional baseball), was named the 2013 Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America on Wednesday, the question looms as to which prospects could have been considered viable selections (in lieu of Buxton) for the honor. By […]

Twins Byron Buxton Named 2013 Minor League Player of the Year

Minnesota Twins Class A outfielder Byron Buxton was named the 2013 Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America, marking the the second time in the 33-year history of the award that a Twins prospect has been honored. Franchise catcher Joe Mauer was selected in 2003, his third professional season. Buxton spent his first full season […]