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Find out about the stars of tomorrow, from the guys who know today. Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayoB3) and Bernie Pleskoff (@BerniePleskoff) 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.

Find out about the stars of tomorrow, from the guys who know today. Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayoB3) and Bernie Pleskoff (@BerniePleskoff) 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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Find out about the stars of tomorrow, from the guys who know today. Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayoB3) and Bernie Pleskoff (@BerniePleskoff) 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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Episodes

6/18/19: Updated Top 100 list

6/18/2019
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ are joined by Rangers catching prospect Sam Huff, to discuss his remarkable 20-HR first half, the biggest changes he's made over the past year, how he views himself as a defensive catcher, who he is rooting for in the College World Series and more. Then, the guys delve into the new update to the Top 100 Prospects list, including the breakouts of Yordan Alvarez and Austin Riley,...

Duration:00:41:15

6/11/19: Recapping the Draft

6/11/2019
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With the 2019 Draft officially in the books, MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ are joined by D-backs Scouting Director Deric Ladnier to discuss Arizona's loaded Draft class, the process of preparing for a Draft with so many picks (7 of the first 75), how satisfied he was with the balance of his Draft class, and more. Then, the guys dive into which teams besides the D-Backs had the best Drafts, which players they...

Duration:00:38:34

5/30/19: Countdown to the Draft

5/30/2019
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With the 2019 Draft just a few days away, MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss the process behind developing a mock draft and the fun challenges of trying to predict which players teams may prefer. Then, they cover some of the intriguing storylines going into the draft: Which pitcher will get selected first and by who? What will the D-backs' Draft strategy be with 7 of the first 75 picks? What player could...

Duration:00:34:31

5/22/19: Carter Stewart's big decision and late Draft risers

5/22/2019
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ are joined by Cal 1B Andrew Vaughn to discuss what he's focused on this season after winning the Golden Spikes as a sophomore, his friendly rivalry with Adley Rutschman, the best pitchers he's ever faced, and more. Then, the guys discuss the surprising news about 2018 1st round pick Carter Stewart's reported decision to sign with a team in Japan, and how it affects his draft...

Duration:00:36:32

5/15/19: Bobby Witt Jr.'s rise in Draft rankings and Big League Callups

5/15/2019
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With the Draft just a few weeks away, MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ talk to Bobby Witt Jr., one of the top prospects in the 2019 Draft, about his rise to the top of the Draft rankings, the best players he's played against, how he would fare against his Major League father Bobby Witt in his prime, and more. Then, the guys discuss the recent callups of Brewers 2B Keston Hiura, Braves 3B Austin Riley, and...

Duration:00:24:27

5/9/19: Top international prospects and First-Round Sleepers

5/9/2019
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On this week's MLB Pipeline Podcast, Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo discuss this year's international crop with Jesse Sanchez. Jesse breaks down the top two players in the 2019 class, outfielder Jasson Dominguez and shortstop Robert Puason (5:28), and talks about various issues involved with evaluating international players (11:54). After that, Jim and Jonathan turn to the 2019 Draft and compare their initial attempts at forecasting the first round (23:50) as well as some of their favorite...

Duration:00:42:55

5/2/19: 2019 Top 100 Draft prospects list

5/2/2019
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With Vladimir Guerrero Jr. officially in the big leagues, MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ speculate about which prospects could be the most likely successors as the next top prospect in all of baseball, including Rays SS Wander Franco and Tigers RHP Casey Mize. They also discuss the callup of Reds' top prospect Nick Senzel and why he may be even better than people realize. Then, the guys dive into the updated...

Duration:00:39:18

4/25/19: Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s MLB debut set and Top 100 Draft prospects preview

4/25/2019
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With top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s MLB debut officially on the calendar, MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss their expectations for the Blue Jays phenom and if he is still the favorite to win the AL Rookie of the Year. Next, they discuss Pirates SS prospect Cole Tucker's remarkable debut and whether he could be in Pittsburgh for good. The, the guys debate whether Tigers RHP Casey Mize has made a...

Duration:00:28:44

4/16/19: Early ROY debate and Interesting Draft Prospects

4/16/2019
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss the early NL Rookie of the Year race between Fernando Tatis Jr. and Pete Alonso. Next, the guys cover a variety of Draft-related topics, including Texas HS 3B Brett Baty and why teams are sometimes afraid to draft 19-year-old high schoolers, whether West Virginia RHP Alek Manoah could be the first pitcher selected, Arkansas RHP Isaiah Campbell looking to become the first Major League born in Portugal...

Duration:00:49:36

4/10/19: Hot Starts for Prospects and a Way Too Early Mock Draft

4/10/2019
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss a few prospects off to hot starts in the Minor Leagues, including Cardinals 3B Nolan Gorman, White Sox OF Luis Robert and Orioles RHP Grayson Rodriguez. Next, Jonathan recaps the best Draft prospects he saw at the NHSI, including RHP Brennan Malone and SS Anthony Volpe. Finally, the guys conduct an early mock draft for the first ten picks of the 2019 Draft.

Duration:00:36:19

4/4/19: Intriguing Minor League assignments for top prospects

4/4/2019
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With the Minor League season under way, MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss which Minor League teams feature the highest volume of prospect talent, and the key ingredients to forming an exciting Minor League roster. Next, they discuss some of the more intriguing Minor League assignments, including Cubs SS Nico Hoerner, Phillies 3B Alec Bohm, Braves OF Drew Waters, Mariners OF Julio Rodriguez and Mets SS Ronny Mauricio. Finally, they...

Duration:00:41:21

3/19/19: All the latest from the Cactus and Grapefruit League

3/19/2019
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Spring Training remains the focus in our latest podcast, as MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) break down what's happening in the Cactus and Grapefruit leagues. They discuss the players they've enjoyed seeing and are looking forward to seeing, then talk about MLB Pipeline's series of demo stories and videos featuring prospects such as Tigers right-hander Casey Mize and Rockies first baseman Grant Lavigne. They also analyze how injuries will affect...

Duration:00:41:21

3/14/19: Prospects excelling this spring, positional Top 10 lists

3/14/2019
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Opening Day is rapidly approaching but there are still some top prospects performing well in big league camp. MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss a few exciting young players making some noise this spring, including Miami's Sandy Alcantara, the Cubs' Nico Hoerner, and Colorado's Colton Welker. Then, they look at each of the positional Top 10 lists and discuss and debate which players are most likely to...

Duration:00:42:58

3/7/19: Prospects shining in Spring Training

3/7/2019
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Spring Training is in full swing, and some of the game's top prospects are performing quite well on the big league stage. MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss a few top prospects who have stood out in big league camp, including Pittsburgh's Ke'Bryan Hayes, Boston's Michael Chavis, Atlanta's Kyle Wright and Detroit's Daz Cameron and Casey Mize. Then, Jonathan checks in from Arizona with an update from...

Duration:00:33:53

3/1/19: The top farm systems in baseball

3/1/2019
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The San Diego Padres have the No. 1 farm system in baseball. MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Jordan Shusterman of @CespedesBBQ discuss what made San Diego the obvious top choice, how the system compares to other recent top farm systems and which organizations outside the Top 10 could be on the list at this time next season. Next, they discuss Jim's Spring Training trip and some of the notable prospects he got to speak to, and who Jonathan is...

Duration:00:42:50

2/6/19: Prospects to watch this Spring

2/6/2019
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Pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training next week. MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo, Jim Callis and Tim McMaster discuss which prospects they're most excited to see compete in Major League camp (1:15). Then, Jonathan and Jim draft their favorite prospects outside of the new Top 100 list (8:32).

Duration:00:24:06

1/30/19: Top 100 Prospects

1/30/2019
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MLB Pipeline's Top 100 prospect list is out. Is Vladimir Guerrero Jr. the best prospect ever (4:18)? Who's rising and falling on the list (12:25)? Which teams are dominating the prospect points (24:38)? MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayo) and Tim McMaster (@MLB_McMaster) discuss those topics and more on this week's podcast.

Duration:00:37:33

1/24/19: Hall of Famers when they were prospects

1/24/2019
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Four players have been voted into Cooperstown. On this week's podcast, Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Tim McMaster (MLB_McMaster) discuss what kind of prospects Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Mike Mussina and Edgar Martinez were (1:12). The guys then continue their trip around the diamond with MLB Pipeline's Top 10 position lists (11:33).

Duration:00:33:42

1/17/19: Top 10 Prospects - RHP, LHP, C

1/17/2019
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MLB Pipeline is unveiling its Top 10 prospects at each position, starting with pitchers and catchers. On this week's podcast, Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo), Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB) and Tim McMaster (@MLB_McMaster) discuss how the lists came together and what stands out with the right-handers (1:10), southpaws (7:10) and backstops (17:46).

Duration:00:26:47

1/10/19: Kyler Murray enters NFL draft, Rookie Career Development Program

1/10/2019
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Athletics 2018 first-round pick Kyler Murray is entering the NFL draft. MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis (@JimCallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@jonathanmayo) and Tim McMaster (@MLB_McMaster) discuss what it means for the Heisman Trophy winner's baseball career (1:20). Then the guys react to the Braves winning the grievance filed by the MLB Players Association on the behalf of their 2018 first-round pick, Carter Stewart (11:30). Finally, we'll hear Jonathan's interviews with some of the top prospects in...

Duration:00:45:04