Jim Callis is an MLB.com Draft and prospect expert. He has been covering the Draft and prospects since 1988.
|Chris Stratton became the first Arizona Fall Leaguer to throw five scoreless innings in a start this season, shutting down the Salt River Rafters in a 4-1 Scottsdale Scorpions victory Thursday night.
More» Stratton shines in his Major League debut|
|Mauricio Dubon put a slow Arizona Fall League start behind him Wednesday night, providing three hits and two steals to spark the Surprise Saguaros to a 2-1 victory over the Scottsdale Scorpions.
More» Mauricio Dubon, SS/2B, Red Sox|
|Jim Callis answers questions J.P. Crawford, James Kaprielian, possible breakout players for next year and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
More» J.P. Crawford, SS, Phillies|
|New York already had a strong farm system, and the deals they pursued made it one of baseball's best and arguably its deepest. That depth is on display in the Yankees' instructional league camp, which opened Sept. 18 and runs through Friday in Tampa, Fla.
More» Clint Frazier|
|The spotlight may shine on the Arizona Fall League more than ever in the prospect circuit's 25th season. Usually packed with phenoms, the league has even more blue-chip prospects than usual. And, as you may have heard, a certain Heisman Trophy winner will take the next step in his baseball development with the Scottsdale Scorpions.
More»Callis shares players to watch in the 2016 AFL season|
|MLBPipeline.com breaks down how each of the postseason teams was built, looking at the composition of the projected Division Series rosters of the Blue Jays, Cubs, Dodgers, Giants, Indians, Mets, Nationals, Orioles, Rangers and Red Sox.
More»Callis discusses building a playoff team|
|Here's a look at how the Dodgers used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2016 Dodgers|
|How Toronto used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its playoff team
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2016 Blue Jays|
|The White Sox 2016 Draft looks promising, and many of those picks are getting extra work during instructional league. Of the 47 players on the White Sox instructional league roster, 21 were drafted in June.
More» Alec Hansen, RHP, White Sox|
|With nine homegrown players, 11 trade acquisitions and five free agents on their projected postseason roster, the Red Sox are an almost identical match for the average of the 10 playoff clubs. Where they stand out is that three different front-office executives deserve almost equal credit for assembling this year's club.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2016 Red Sox|
|Jim Callis answers questions about which Yankees pitching prospects could become stars, comparing Mickey Moniak and Taylor Trammell and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
More» Justus Sheffield, LHP, Yankees|
|There's another impressive wave of Astros outfielderson the way, many of whom are on hand at the organization's instructional league camp in Kissimmee, Fla. Kyle Tucker, Daz Cameron, Gilberto Celestino, Ronnie Dawson, Stephen Wrenn and Myles Straw are part of a 54-player contingent that reported on Sept. 16 and will receive postseason instruction through Oct. 14.
More» Kyle Tucker, OF, Astros|
|The Rockies may have had their best year ever for rookies in 2016. Tyler Anderson, David Dahl, Carlos Estevez, Jon Gray, Trevor Story and Tony Wolters all graduated to Coors Field this season. Jeff Hoffman, German Marquez and Raimel Tapia also made their big league debuts, while Tom Murphy showed impressive power for the second straight September.
More» Riley Pint, RHP, Rockies|
|Salvador Perez has started the last three All-Star Games behind the plate for the American League, and the Royals have more catching talent on the way, including No. 6 prospect Chase Vallot.
More» Chase Vallot, C, Royals|
|The prospect landscape is ever-changing, with players graduating to the big leagues, improving, regressing and sometimes getting hurt. Reflecting this reality, MLBPipeline's Top 100 Prospects list continually evolves throughout the year. How could the Top 10 shape up a year from now? Let's break out our crystal ball and gaze into the future…
More»Robles, Espinosa, Maitan among names to watch|
|While this year's rookies can't compare to their immediate predecessors, the Class of 2016 is still a formidable group.
More»Callis on exciting rookies and their staying power|
|Jim Callis breaks down the projections for the Dodgers' Yadier Alvarez, discusses which Brewers OF prospects are most likely to succeed and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
More» Yadier Alvarez, RHP, Dodgers|
|Since the Minor League regular season began in April, we've picked a MLBPipeline.com Prospect Team of the Week. Now that the playoffs have begun, it's time to anoint our Prospect Team of the Year.
More»Pipeline Team of the Year includes eight big leaguers|
|Tim Tebow has a pair of intriguing tools in his raw left-handed power and his speed, and no one doubts his competitive makeup or his work ethic. While it's a long shot that he'll play in the big leagues after signing with the Mets on Thursday, it's a low-cost investment that comes with no downside.
More»MLB Central discusses Mets signing Tim Tebow|
|Houston prospect David Paulino, the last healthy pitcher on the Astros' 40-man roster who wasn't with the big league club, has No. 2 starter upside, Jim Callis says.
More» David Paulino, RHP, Astros|