Jonathan Mayo is an MLB.com Draft and prospect expert. He has been a reporter for MLB.com since 1999.
|MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.
More» Cody Reed, LHP, Reds|
|Mets fans have been clamoring for the team to call up prospect Michael Conforto to help out a lagging offense. It's unfortunate that the wish came to fruition on Friday because of an injury to Michael Cuddyer, but the Mets' first-round Draft pick from 2014 is on his way to New York.
More»Jim Duquette on Mets calling up Michael Conforto|
|The Astros and Pirates, who have two of the better farm systems in baseball, are among the contenders best situated to make trades involving prospects to bring big league help into the fold. What about other postseason hopefuls?
More»Mayo on A's acquiring prospects in Kazmir deal|
|The San Francisco Giants are red-hot at the big league level, winners of six in a row, bringing them closer to the Dodgers in the National League West. Evidently, there's some trickle-down effect.
|For the second straight year, there was some drama involving the No. 1 pick in the Draft on signing deadline day. This time, however, the team that took him got its man, as the D-backs agreed to a $6.5 million deal with Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson.
More»Top pick Dansby Swanson on signing with D-backs|
|When the Philadelphia Phillies took Aaron Nola with the seventh pick of the 2014 Draft, they were hopeful he'd be the type of college starting pitcher who made it quickly to the Major Leagues. The right-hander, who is ranked No. 28 on MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects list, is poised to make his debut in Philadelphia vs. the Rays on Tuesday, so it turns out they were right.
More» Nola pitches three scoreless in spring debut|
|The second half of the Major League season kicks off on Friday and while it's probably safe to already call 2015 the "Year of the Prospect," there are still many more guys in the Minor Leaguers who could potentially get called up
More»Prospects who could make an impact in the second half|
|Jonathan Mayo answers questions about Houston's No. 10 prospect A.J. Reed, the Phillies' system, top Draft pick Dansby Swanson and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
More» A.J. Reed, 1B, Astros|
|From offensive firepower to stellar defense, from solid pitching to outstanding speed, this year's Futures Game is one for the record books. Here's a look at the top 10 moments from the game.
More»U.S. wins sixth straight Futures game, 10-1|
|For the second straight year, a Canadian and a Texas high school hitter will get the chance to swing for the fences as part of the Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders on Monday night. Andrew Yerzy from Toronto and Ron Washington Jr. from Missouri City, Texas, emerged from the preliminary portion of the 2015 High School Select Home Run Derby held at Great American Ball Park on Sunday morning, earning the chance to be a part of the Major League festivities on Monday.
More»Longest drives in High School Select HR Derby|
|Since its inception in 1999, the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game has given fans a glimpse of what's coming next in Major League Baseball. From last year's rosters, 18 players have already played in the big leagues.
More»Jonathan Mayo discusses the 2015 Futures Game|
|Who will be the two high schoolers to emerge from this year's High School Select Home Run Derby that will get to participate in Monday's big league Gillette Home Run Derby? Tune in to MLB.com on Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. ET to find out.
More»USA Baseball Tournament of Stars preview|
|Every week, the MLBPipeline.com crew will rank the top 10 fantasy baseball prospects in the Minor Leagues. These rankings are based solely on expected 2015 fantasy production in the Major Leagues.
More» Luis Severino, RHP, Yankees|
|A look back at some of the top plays and players in the history of the Futures Game.
More» Reyes hits bases-clearing triple|
|This week's Prospect Team of the Week shows there might be more on the way. Lefty Adam Conley made his big league debut in early June and if his two starts for the week of June 29-July 5 is any indication, he's ready for another crack at it. He's joined on the PTOW staff by righty Austin Brice, who's one step behind Conley in Double-A, giving the Marlins a pitching sweep.
More» Adam Conley, LHP, Marlins|
|Jonathan Mayo responds to fans' questions about baseball's top prospects
More»Mayo looks at the 2015 Futures Game World roster|
|In the last few weeks, the Minnesota Twins had called up their No. 1 prospect in Byron Buxton and their No. 3 guy in Alex Meyer. So no one was caught off-guard - especially not in this year of "Promotionpalooza," when it was time for No. 2 Twins prospect Miguel Sano to get the call.
More»Mayo on what Sano can add to the Twins' lineup|
|Top high school prospects gathered for the Tournament of Stars in Cary, North Carolina last week. Jonathan Mayo breaks down the top 10 performances from the event.
More»Raymond, Mayo recap Tournament of Stars|
|A trio of Twins, led by Miguel Sano, highlights the Prospect Team of the Week for June 22-28. Among the week's other top performers was Astros top prospect Carlos Correa, who continued to impress at the big league level.
|MLB.com's Draft Signing and Bonus Tracker will continue to update with all of the signings of every pick in the top 10 rounds as it has since the Draft concluded. It will also provide information on where each draftee is making his pro debut debut. For starters, here's a look at what the first round is up to.
More»Astros introduce first-round Draft pick Alex Bregman|