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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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9/22/17: Prospects on the Rise

9/22/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, begin this week's episode by breaking down which pitchers and hitters have improved their stock the most during the 2017 season. Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette is one of the players that is quickly rising up the rankings, and he joins the show to talk about becoming the first teenager since 1963 to lead the Minors in batting average. The Pipeline crew also discusses which rookies they think have the most...

Duration: 00:31:27


9/15/17: 2018 Predictions

9/15/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, take their best shot at predicting who the Top 10 prospects will be at the conclusion of the 2018 season (:40). The crew also discusses this year's spike in Minor League players with 20 homers and 20 steals (8:35), Willie Calhoun's MLB future (15:10) and long-time prospects like Yoan Moncada, Lucas Giolito and Byron Buxton, who have graduated to the Majors and are beginning to live up to their billing (19:45).

Duration: 00:30:10


9/8/17: Pipeline Year-End Awards

9/8/2017
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As the MLB regular season prepares to wind down, the MLB Pipeline crew has officially named their Prospect Team, Hitter and Pitcher of the Year. MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster break down the awards and talk with the Pipeline Pitcher of the Year, Jon Duplantier, about his success this season. They also discuss the Justin Verlander trade and the prospects that are getting their first taste in the bigs.

Duration: 00:29:34


9/1/17: Arizona Fall League Rosters

9/1/2017
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On this edition of the podcast, MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo interviews Pirates top pitching prospect Mitch Keller to find out what he hopes to improve on during his stint in the Arizona Fall League and the pressure of pitching in the playoffs. Mayo is later joined by MLBPipeline.com's Mike Rosenbaum to preview the players they are most excited to see in the upcoming Arizona Fall League.

Duration: 00:29:40


8/24/17: High School and College Top-10 Draft Lists

8/24/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster begin the show this week by breaking down the new high school and college Top 10 lists for the 2018 Draft. MLB.com's Dani Wexelman interviews Yankees prospects Justus Sheffield and Dillon Tate to find out how their 2017 seasons are progressing. (17:50) The crew wraps up this latest episode by discussing Phillies prospect J.P. Crawford possibly moving from short to third base. (27:05)

Duration: 00:30:45


8/15/17: Number 1 in the 2017 MLB Draft

8/15/2017
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Royce Lewis was drafted number one overall by the Minnesota Twins in the 2017 first year player draft. On the latest edition of the Pipeline Podcast, the young shortstop joins MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, to discuss how he's been adapting to rookie ball since signing with the Twins. They also take a look at the other top picks from the draft that have gotten off to a good start in their pro career.

Duration: 00:31:53


8/7/17: Top 100 Prospects Midseason Re-Rank Show

8/7/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB Network's Greg Amsinger and Harold Reynolds discuss the new Top 100 Prospect list after the players are re-ranked half-way through the 2017 season. Yoan Moncada of the Chicago White Sox heads the list as the top ranked prospect in baseball.

Duration: 00:43:53


8/3/17: Prospect Interviews

8/3/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and MLB.com's Tim McMaster begin the show this week by interviewing Oakland Athletics 2017 third-round pick Nick Allen about the adjustments he has made from playing in high school to starting his career in pro ball and hitting his first professional home run (:35). MLB.Pipeline.com's Jim Callis joins in to talk about all of the high school pitching talent that was on display at the recent Under Armour All-America Game (8:45). Next, the crew breaks down the...

Duration: 00:23:15


7/26/17: Midseason Top 100 Prospects List

7/26/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, break down the brand-new Midseason Top 100 Prospect list this week, but first they're joined by Padres shortstop prospect, Fernando Tatis Jr., who is No. 59 on that list. Tatis talks about the adjustments he has made in his first full professional season and what it was like to be traded at just 17 years old. Next, the crew explains why, for the first time ever, the Top 100 Prospects list is led by eight...

Duration: 00:34:15


7/21/17: Prospects on the Move

7/21/2017
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The July 31 Trade Deadline is nearing, and a few big deals have already occurred. MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, break down some of the top prospects who have changed franchises. The White Sox continue to overhaul their farm system, acquiring three MLBPipeline.com Top 100 prospects via trade in the past week. Eloy Jimenez, the No. 8 overall prospect, and Dylan Cease (No. 63) went to the South Side from the Cubs in exchange for Jose...

Duration: 00:34:26


7/10/17: 2017 Futures Game Recap

7/10/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster begin this week's show by recapping the 7-6 U.S. victory over the World Team in the 19th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. The U.S. team was led by dominant pitching performances from Rays No. 2 prospect Brent Honeywell and White Sox No. 2 prospect Michael Kopech, and strong defense from Rockies prospects Ryan McMahon and Brendan Rogers. The U.S. capture its 12th win in the series, despite a late-innings...

Duration: 00:23:04


6/30/17: Futures Game Loaded with Top Prospects

6/30/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, take a closer look at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game rosters and discuss the players they're most excited to see. Jim Callis also recaps the recent College World Series title run by the first-time champion Florida Gators. And Mayo ends the show with a look at USA Baseball's Tournament of Stars, which pits the best players from the high school ranks against one another and serves as a first step in the...

Duration: 00:23:10


6/21/17: MLB's Futures

6/21/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster check in on the College World Series, the start of short season ball, and Gleyber Torres' injury. The show begins with Chris Buckley, Vice President of Amateur Scouting from the Reds talking about the closing of the 2017 Draft, preparing for the 2018 Draft and their pick Hunter Greene. McMaster brings attention to the Yankee's Torres injury report and how this impacts the Yankee's long term. Short season...

Duration: 00:22:47


6/16/17: 2017 MLB Draft Recap

6/16/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster recap the MLB Draft and weigh in on the biggest winners from the three day event. (:45) Mayo ranked the Pirates at the top of the Draft ratings after they chose four high schoolers on Day 1, led by Texas high school right-hander Shane Baz with the 12th overall pick. (3:00) Callis gave the nod to the Minnesota Twins because they took SoCal prep shortstop Royce Lewis at the No. 1 overall spot, Mississippi State...

Duration: 00:21:42


6/9/17: Kyle Wright Projected to go No. 1

6/9/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, begin the show by discussing Hunter Greene's planned trip to visit the Minnesota Twins before the upcoming Draft and take a closer look at his demeanor both on and off the field. (:38) The crew also revisits the 2007 MLB Draft to find out why the Rays might draft Madison Bumgarner No. 1 over David Price if they had a second chance (10:40), and they discuss the players who could improve their Draft status...

Duration: 00:29:21


All-Draft Prospects Team

6/2/2017
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MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis and MLB.com's Tim McMaster conduct their own Draft, choosing from the best players on the All-Draft Prospects team. (1:23) Next, Jim Callis discusses the best two-way players in MLB Draft history, led by Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and this year's top double threat, Brendan McKay of Louisville. (8:22) Jonathan Mayo breaks down his latest mock draft, which has the Twins taking Kyle Wright as the first overall pick, followed by Hunter Greene,...

Duration: 00:22:18


Who will the Twins choose No. 1?

5/26/2017
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MLB.com's Tim McMaster along with MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis begin the show by interviewing Twins scouting director Sean Johnson. The Twins own the No. 1 pick in next month's Draft, and Johnson discusses the decision process that goes into choosing the first overall player (:30). Mayo and Callis talk about who they would take at No. 1 if they were in the Twins organization (12:45) and they identify some players who didn't make their Top 100 Draft Prospects list but are...

Duration: 00:27:13


Hunter Greene tops Mock Draft

5/19/2017
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MLB.com's Tim McMaster along with MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis kick off the show with an interview from potential No. 1 pick Hunter Greene. (:50) Greene talks about being able to throw fastballs in the triple digits and how his recovery from injury is going. The crew discuss his upcoming bullpen session and what it means for his chances of being drafted with the first pick. (5:00) Jonathan Mayo unveils his 2017 MLB mock Draft this week with Greene leading the pack over...

Duration: 00:34:59


New int'l signing rules and Top 30 int'l prospects list

5/12/2017
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MLB.com's Tim McMaster along with MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis start off the show by interviewing MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez about the the new rules governing the international signing period and his brand new Top 30 international prospect list led by Wander Franco. (:50) How will teams like the Yankees and Red Sox adjust to the new rules? (9:00) Next Callis and Mayo go over their Top 5 hitters and pitchers that are off to great starts this season. (12:50) The crew also...

Duration: 00:32:45


Who goes No. 1? Greene or McKay

5/4/2017
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MLB.com's Tim McMaster along with MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo start off the show by discussing if Hunter Greene is the best high school right-handed pitcher of all-time. (:30) Brendan McKay, who could be the No. 1 pick in June's MLB Draft, joins the show to talk about if he likes hitting home runs better than striking batters out and what position he prefers to play at the next level. (8:00) Find out who Callis and Mayo would take with the No. 1 pick and who they would...

Duration: 00:31:05

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