- Marlins ink 2021 first-round pick Watson
MIAMI -- "It always seems impossible until it's done." That's the message Marlins CEO and Hall of Famer Derek Jeter passed on to Kahlil Watson, the organization's top pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, on Sunday. Miami announced the signing of Watson, the 16th overall selection, prior to their 3-1...
- 14th-rounder Avina's signing a family affair
ATLANTA -- No matter where Jace Avina’s path in baseball takes him next, he knows he’ll always have one fan in his corner. The Brewers this weekend signed Avina, their 14th-round pick in the MLB Draft out of Spanish Springs High School outside Reno, Nev., where the 6-foot-2, right-handed-hitting outfielder...
- D-backs agree to terms with Lawlar
PHOENIX -- The D-backs have agreed to terms with first-round pick Jordan Lawlar (sixth overall), the club announced on Saturday. The high school shortstop from Texas is set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Saturday's game against the Dodgers. Lawlar was the No. 3 overall prospect in the...
- 'A perfect fit': Jack Leiter signs with Rangers
ARLINGTON -- From a young age, Jack Leiter always had enormous expectations placed upon him. His dad, Al, was a two-time All-Star and World Series champion. His uncle, Mark, was an 11-year big leaguer, and his cousin, Mark Jr., played two MLB seasons. “It kind of just felt like that's...
- VideoRajai Davis on MLB Draft Combine
Rajai Davis is excited to see the positive impact the MLB Draft Combine has on the future generation of players and the game itself
- VideoJim Callis talks Draft Combine
Jim Callis joins MLB Tonight to talk about the Draft Combine, as well as some notable former participants in the Combine
- VideoLuis Gonzalez talks Draft Combine
Luis Gonzalez joins Hot Stove to discuss the 2023 Draft Combine being hosted at Chase Field and the talent they will be seeing this year
- VideoDream Series: Luther Ellis
Harold Reynolds joins Luther Ellis to discuss his baseball role models, athleticism and playing defense at shortstop, having a quick bat
- VideoRose, Baker on DREAM series
Harold Reynolds, Chris Young, and Mike Scioscia join George Baker and Zion Rose to discuss their catching skills as young adults
- Here are the best Draft prospects of past decade
In honor of the release of our inaugural 2023 Top 100 Draft Prospects list last week, we took the time to look back at all of the players who made up those lists over the years. We began ranking the top amateurs in each class back in 2011, which featured...
- Meet MLB's top high school Draft prospect
In the final MLB Pipeline Podcast episode of the year, Jonathan Mayo and Jason Ratliff have a conversation with Max Clark, who is the top high school player in the 2023 Draft class. For the rest of the podcast, Mayo and Ratliff remain focused on the Draft -- past, present...
- Here are 3 prospects who could rise up Draft boards
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- The greatest Draft pick in each club's history
Every team has had some huge success stories come out of the Draft. Let’s take a closer look at the best Draft selection by all 30 organizations. But please note that the purpose of this list is not to identify which players performed the best for the organization that drafted...
- VideoTop high school pitchers to watch
Jonathan Mayo discusses the top high school pitchers to watch ahead of the 2023 MLB Draft
- VideoTop high school hitters to watch
Jonathan Mayo dishes out his top high school hitters to watch ahead of the 2023 MLB Draft
- VideoMLB bloodlines in '23 Draft class
Jonathan Mayo joins Hot Stove to talk about draft prospects who come from an MLB family
- VideoPotential top picks in 2023 Draft
Jonathan Mayo talks about which three players could potentially go in the top 3 in the 2023 MLB Draft
- VideoMayo on top Draft prospects
Jonathan Mayo joins Hot Stove to talk about the top high school players to watch ahead of the 2023 Draft
- Dylan Crews is the best college OF Draft prospect since ...
MLB Pipeline's new 2023 Draft Top 100 Prospects list is out, and I have a severe case of Draft fever! So guess what the theme of today's Pipeline Inbox will be . . ....
- Here's Pipeline's first full 2023 mock draft
The new Draft Top 100 Prospects list is out, so now we should be ready to project the first round of the 2023 Draft, right? Sure, why not. Jim Callis has broken down the Draft class and now it’s time to see who is going to go where in the...
- Here's a first look at 2023's top Draft prospects
Southeastern Conference teams have won the last three College World Series. Now they're poised to dominate the top of the Draft like no league ever has before. The most players one conference has ever landed in the top five picks is three by the SEC in 2020 with Arkansas’ Heston...
- 2022 Rule 5 Draft results: Pick by pick
SAN DIEGO -- The return of the Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings for the first time since 2019 brought a packed house and plenty of activity in the Major League phase on Wednesday afternoon. A total of 15 players were taken in that portion of the Rule 5,...
- 2022 Rule 5 Draft: Scouting reports for all 15 picks
After a one-year hiatus created by last offseason's lockout, the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft returned Wednesday at the Winter Meetings in San Diego. The Nationals used the first choice on Red Sox right-hander Thad Ward, who pitched well in Double-A (2.43 ERA, 41 strikeouts in 33...
- Behind the scenes of MLB’s first Draft Lottery
When you see the numbers “11-8-10-2,” what do you think of? No, that isn’t your high school locker combination. Those were the first four ping pong balls drawn at the inaugural MLB Draft Lottery on Tuesday in San Diego, awarding the first overall pick in the 2023 Draft to the...
- Twins buck Lottery odds with 5th pick in 2023 Draft
The inaugural MLB Draft Lottery ensured that all non-playoff teams would have a chance to receive the highest picks in the following year’s Draft -- and no team benefited from the newly structured rules more than the Twins. Minnesota entered Tuesday night with the 13th-best odds in the Lottery --...
- Tigers net No. 3 pick in 2023 MLB Draft in inaugural Draft Lottery
SAN DIEGO -- The long, complicated history between Detroit sports and draft lotteries has a new chapter with baseball’s first version, which was announced on Tuesday night from the Winter Meetings. For the Tigers, it was a positive, netting them the third overall pick next summer. Under pre-lottery circumstances, Detroit’s...
- Pirates land top pick in inaugural Draft Lottery
SAN DIEGO -- The Pirates’ brass occupied itself during the second day of the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. The organization reached agreements with a pair of free-agent relievers, then shifted its attention toward other matters. But as the MLB Draft Lottery was about to begin, general manager Ben Cherington asked...
- Video2023 Draft: Paul Wilson, LHP
Paul Wilson (Lakeridge HS, OR) sports a heater with good riding and tailing life that climbed to 94-97 mph and touched the upper 90s in 2022
- VideoTop 10 prospects for 2023 Draft
Check out MLB Pipeline's list of the top 10 prospects for the 2023 Draft
- Video2023 Draft: Parker Detmers, RHP
With a clean delivery and arm action, Parker Detmers (Glenwood HS, IL) throws a variety of pitches with devastating movement for strikes
- Video2023 Draft: Dillon Head, OF
With his plus-plus speed, Dillon Head (Homewood-Flossmoor HS, IL) can chase down balls in center field and is dangerous on the basepaths
- Video2023 Draft: Cameron Johnson, LHP
Cameron Johnson (IMG Academy, FL) stands 6-foot-5, has pure stuff and is a left-hander with a high-spin fastball and two offspeed pitches
- Video2023 Draft: Nazzan Zanetello, SS
Nazzan Zanetello (Christian Brothers HS, MO) excelled on the 2022 showcase circuit, beginning with MVP honors at June's Breakthrough Series
- Video2023 Draft: Brandon Winokur, SS/OF
Brandon Winokur (Edison HS, CA), who displayed his five-tool potential on the showcase circuit, has a strong arm and plus raw power
- Video2023 Draft: Steven Echavarria, RHP
Steven Echavarria (Millburn HS, NJ) has a potential four-pitch mix with a "sneaky" fastball, a sweeping slider, a curveball and a changeup
- Video2023 Draft: Will Gasparino, OF
Along with a high baseball IQ, 6-foot-6 Will Gasparino (Harvard-Westlake, CA) possesses a plethora of tools including raw power and speed
- Video2023 Draft: Dylan Questad, RHP
Righty Dylan Questad (Waterford HS, WI) has impressed with a mid-90s fastball while fine-tuning his upper-70s curve and low-80s slider