Bernie Pleskoff has been a professional scout for the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners.
|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Phillies prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including infielder Maikel Franco and left-hander Jesse Biddle, ranked No. 3 and No. 7 by MLB.com.
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|There will likely be more than 215 starting pitchers during the season. MLB.com's Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at the cream of the crop -- a list of 30 starting pitchers with another eight who easily could have been included.
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|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Tigers prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including outfielder Steven Moya and right-hander Buck Farmer, ranked No. 4 and 5 by MLB.com.
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|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Rockies prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including the team's top prospects, Jon Gray and Eddie Butler.
More»Pair of pitching prospects could help Rockies in 2015|
|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Giants prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including the team's Nos. 1 and 3 prospects, Kyle Crick and Andrew Susac.
More»Prospects Crick, Susac on track to join Giants in '15|
|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Red Sox prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including the team's top two prospects, Henry Owens and Blake Swihart.
More»Red Sox prospects on track to Major Leagues in '15|
|The Braves have been aggressive in changing the makeup of their organization. Some of their newly acquired prospects have additional development or injury rehabilitation to complete. But the big league club could welcome several prospects at some point this coming season.
More»Pair of Braves' prospects close to making the majors|
|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Reds prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including the team's top two prospects, Robert Stephenson and Jesse Winker.
More»DeSclafani and Barnhart could impact the Reds in 2015|
|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which O's prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including Dylan Bundy and Christian Walker.
More»Bundy and Walker looking for splash in 2015|
|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which A's prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including Sean Nolin and Kendall Graveman.
More»Pair of A's prospects close to making the majors|
|Joely Rodriguez showed a very good feel for pitching with a loose, quick arm and very good mound presence in the Arizona Fall League. Rodriguez was traded from the Pirates to the Phillies on December 10.
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|Minnesota Twins prospect Eddie Rosario can play very respectable defense at second base, left field or center field. But it is his bat that could carry him to the big leagues sooner than later. The 23-year-old left-handed hitter has a very loud and consistent line-drive bat.
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|Dodgers middle-infielder Darnell Sweeney is a fine athlete with a consistent, solid gap-hitting bat and good speed. In fact, his speed may be his best tool. Sweeney is an adequate defender, but his hitting and ability to run could very well be the calling cards for his future.
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|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at lefty Steven Okert, who is the No. 10 prospect on the Giants Top 20 Prospects list. Okert projects as a setup or relief pitcher, and he put his composure on display in the Arizona Fall League.
More»Pleskoff gives scouting report on Giants LHP Okert|
|Right-handed-hitting, 24-year-old Deven Marrero is a very smooth-fielding shortstop in the Boston Red Sox organization.
More»Pleskoff's scouting report on Boston prospect Marrero|
|It is always difficult to rank prospects. Why is pitcher X better than hitter X in the rankings? Again, the results are in the eyes of the person compiling the lists. Given the landscape of individual difference, I offer my own 2015 Top 10 Prospect list. For me, each has the upside of an impact player.
More»Pleskoff discusses his top 10 prospects in the game|
|Sean Nolin compiled a 2-1 record with a 4.03 ERA and 1.16 WHIP in seven starts in the AFL. The tall, solid lefty showed command, control, mound presence and a deep, consistent repertoire.
More»Pleskoff discusses progression of A's prospect Nolin|
|Bernie Pleskoff had an opportunity to scout Taylor in the recently concluded Arizona Fall League. Taylor played 18 games in center for the Glendale Desert Dogs. He handled 48 chances without making an error. Offensively, Taylor hit .271 in 93 plate appearances. He stole three bases in four attempts. Taylor made the AFL West Division Fall Stars team.
More»Pleskoff discusses Brewers prospect Taylor|
|The right-handed Stamets is 6-foot and 190 pounds. The Los Angeles Angels selected him in the sixth round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. He is now No. 18 on the Angels Top 20 Prospects list. He may well be the best defender and fastest player in the Angels organization.
More»Pleskoff breaks down Angels prospect Eric Stamets|
|Bernie Pleskoff watched Robertson play in the recently concluded Arizona Fall League. He easily made his list of top players he scouted during the autumn season. He finished the Fall League with a batting average of .310. Among his 22 hits were a double and a home run.
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