The Shape Of Baseball Is Changing In 2021
The game is getting younger—and in some cases shorter and lighter.
Baseball's New Realities Place New Emphasis On How Teams Scout Players
Power is a driving force behind personnel decisions in Major League Baseball today.
Scouting Players For Their Skills—Not How They Look—Builds Momentum In Age Of Analytics
The ability to better measure hitting attributes has increased teams’ comfort level when valuing players who might not fit traditional positional profiles.
2021 MLB Rookie Of The Year Watch Version 2.0
Ranking the top rookies in the American and National Leagues, plus rising names and sleepers to watch.
Scouting Industry Endures Most Brutal Offseason In Recent Memory
More than 150 scouting jobs were lost due to the pandemic and an industry-wide emphasis on data, analytics and cost-efficiency
State Of Scouting: More MLB Teams Opt To Downsize Scouting Departments In 2021
The precision of data has in some cases edged out the expertise of scouts as teams strive for maximum effectiveness—and maximum cost-efficiency.
David Robertson's Veteran Presence Leads Team USA Into Qualifier
Robertson jumped at the opportunity to once again represent his country in international competition.
2021 Puerto Rico Olympic Qualifying Roster
Puerto Rico's roster for the Americas Qualifier, led by former major leaguers Ivan De Jesus, Jesmuel Valentin and Noel Cuevas.
2021 Nicaragua Olympic Qualifying Roster
Nicaragua's roster for the Americas Qualifier, led by veteran national team pitchers Junior Tellez, Elvin Garcia and Elias Gutierrez.
2021 Dominican Republic Olympic Qualifying Roster
Dominican Republic roster for the Americas Qualifier, led by veteran outfielders Jose Bautista and Melky Cabrera and Mariners minor league outfielder Julio Rodriguez