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Find out about the stars of tomorrow, from the guys who know today. Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayo) are your tour guides for this ride through the unfolding stories & breaking news in Minor League Baseball. From top prospects to scouting executives to farm directors, the MLB Pipeline is jam-packed with exclusive coverage of the minors you can't get anywhere else.

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4/28/16: MLB Pipeline's Dream Draft
Who will go first in the 2016 MLB Draft? We're not sure, but luckily the top 100 prospect list comes out on Thursday, so MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis join MLB.com's Matt Waymire to go through a mock Draft of their top 10 picks. You won't want to miss who they choose first.
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4/21/16: Strength in numbers
In his first full pro season, Austin Allen hit .547 in his first 10 games with four doubles, a home run, and 10 RBIs. Allen joined MLB.com's Tim McMaster and MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis to reflect on his first couple weeks with the Fort Wayne Tin Caps and how he's handling high-caliber pitchers every night. Plus, the guys spotlight other prospects standing out and discuss who should be called up next to the big stage.
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4/15/16: Dynamic Duos
Which prospects are heating up at the Major League level? MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo join MLB.com's Tim McMaster to spotlight the Rangers' Nomar Mazara, the Astros' Tyler White as well as hear from dynamic duo Clint Frazier and Bradley Zimmer on how they're adjusting in 2016. Plus, the guys examine the transfer rule and how it's impacting Jason Groome's final high school season while they look ahead to this year's Draft and who sticks out.
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4/7/16: Giolito gears up Major League impact
The No. 1 pitching prospect in baseball is ready to shine in his second season in Double-A. Lucas Giolito joins MLB.com's Tim McMaster and MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo on the Pipeline podcast to talk shop as Opening Day begins for the Sens in Altoona. Plus, the guys spotlight some of the best Minor League rosters lined with top prospects like the Rome Braves and Salem Red Sox.
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3/31/16: The best is yet to come
Is Trevor Story here to stay in the Rockies infield? How did Tyler Naquin earn his starting spot out of camp? MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis join MLB.com's Tim McMaster to spotlight a few guys who were a cut above in Spring Training camp and look to contribute right away in 2016. Plus, the guys make their predictions on which team will go all the way this season.
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3/24/16: Braxton Garrett shines at NHSI
What stood out during Florence high school's Braxton Garrett's performance at the National High School Invitational? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo caught up with Garrett to find out how he mustered eight shutout innings, what it's like to have your dad as a coach, and his plans after high school. Plus, the guys go through some of the best moments from this tournament and what baseball fans can expect from Carter Kieboom in the future.
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3/17/16: Youth Rules
The regular season is almost two weeks away. MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo join MLB.com's Tim McMaster to reflect on some of their favorite interviews from camp, including Lucius Fox and Justus Sheffield.
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3/10/16: Prospects spring ahead in camp
Which prospects have an extra spring in their step? MLB.com's Tim McMaster caught up with MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo to find out who's standing out in the Cactus League and who's still got room for improvement.
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3/3/16: Cream of the crop
MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis join MLB.com's Tim McMaster to reveal the top three farm systems in baseball and spotlight key prospects hoping to make a splash in 2016.
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2/25/16: Counting down top 30 prospects
MLB.com's Matt Waymire checks in with MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo to sift through the second-tier teams and spotlight which players stand out on their top 30 list.
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2/18/16: Rookie Rumble
Which rookies stand a chance at earning Rookie of the Year accolades? MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis join MLB.com's Tim McMaster to make a case for a few red-hot rookies like Jose Berrios, Byong Ho Park, Corey Seager and Trea Turner. Plus, look out for each team's top 30 prospect list coming out Monday on MLBPipeline.com.
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2/11/16: Buxton's back for more
Has Byron Buxton's offseason and Major League experience prepared him for the 2016 campaign with the Twins? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo check in with Buxton to learn about his offseason regimen and how Torii Hunter's mentorship impacted his career. Plus, the guys dish about how close Cuban prospect Lazarito Armenteros is to signing and the variety of tools he possesses.
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2/4/16: Just a little bit outside
Which players that just missed the Top 100 list deserve recognition? MLB.com's Tim McMaster checks in with MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis to spotlight a few names outside the Top 100 and break down which teams have the best farm systems heading into the 2016 season.
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1/28/16: The cream of the crop
With the release of the 2016 Top 100 Prospects list on the horizon, who should be the No. 1 overall prospect, Byron Buxton or Corey Seager? MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo join MLB.com's Tim McMaster to make their cases for their picks, break down the other 99 prospects and dive even deeper to spotlight the top 10 prospects by position.
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1/21/16: Top 10 Pitching Prospects
There's a new crop of top prospects on the block. MLB.com's Tim McMaster checks in with MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo to spotlight a few right-handed and left-handed pitchers on the top 10 list and the guys explain the science behind how these lists are compiled each season.
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1/14/16: Planning for the Future
Top prospects in baseball spent time last weekend at the Rookie Career Development program and MLB.com's Tim McMaster asks MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis to compare their top prospects in Mallex Smith and Dansby Swanson. Plus, Jim and Jonathan give us their picks for prospects poised to stand out in 2016, as well as their choices for which prospects could stand out defensively.
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1/6/16: Learning the Ropes
A New Year means a new crop of rookies heading to Virginia for the Rookie Career Development Program. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo break down the benefits of the program and which prospects will attend. Plus, the guys sift through teams rebuilding their future and implications from the Aroldis Chapman trade.
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12/9/15: Winter Meetings Recap
Dansby Swanson's move to Atlanta has Nashville buzzing. MLB.com's Tim McMaster chats with MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis to break down all the pieces of this trade, why Swanson could be Jeter-like, explore where the Braves are heading in their rebuild for 2017 and which teams the guys expect to make big moves in the remainder of the offseason.
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12/3/15: 2016 Draft Preview
It's never too early to think about the 2016 Draft class. MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo join Ed Randall to explore who could be the number one pick overall, which players and pitchers could go in the top 50 and if there are any underdogs who could crack that list.
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11/23/15: Arizona Fall League Wrap-Up
The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their 2015 season. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Jim Duquette check in with MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis to reflect on the league and spotlight who stood out. Plus, MLB.com Fantasy writer Fred Zinkie joins Pipeline to talk about fantasy implications for top prospects around the league.
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11/18/15: Pleskoff scouts O's prospect Mike Yas...
MLBPipeline.com's Bernie Pleskoff gives his scouting report on the Orioles' 13th-ranked prospect Mike Yastrzemski, who is the grandson of former Major Leaguer Carl Yastrzemski.
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11/17/15: What's cooking in the Fall League
It's been a busy offseason with intriguing trades. MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo join Ed Randall to break down which Minor League players have been traded and wrap up a successful Fall League. Plus, White Sox prospect Adam Engel joins Pipeline to share how his new approach has elevated his game and what he's learned from playing in Arizona.
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11/11/15: Pleskoff on Sean Manaea
MLBPipeline.com's Bernie Pleskoff gives his scouting report on the Athletics' third-ranked prospect, Sean Manaea.
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11/9/15: Stars shine bright in Fall League
Yankees' Gary Sanchez made a big statement at the Fall Stars game, earning himself MVP and the attention that could catapult him in 2016. MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis joins Ed Randall to spotlight the top catching prospect and discuss other highlights from the game. Plus, Giants prospect Ray Black joins Pipeline to explain what it's like throwing more than 100 miles per hour, how he's dealt with injury and dish about his experience in the Arizona Fall League.
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11/4/15: Pleskoff on Clint Frazier
MLBPipeline.com's Bernie Pleskoff gives his scouting report on Indians second-ranked prospect Clint Frazier.
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