Jonathan Mayo is an MLB.com Draft and prospect expert. He has been a reporter for MLB.com since 1999.
|Jonathan Mayo discusses the chances of Greg Bird returning to the bigs next season, the Mets pitching prospects and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
More» Bird launches a solo shot into the bullpen|
|The Angels, in a somewhat surprising move, took catcher Taylor Ward in the first round of the 2015 Draft. The decision is starting to pay off, as Ward had an impressive first season of pro ball, and now he's working on his game at instructional league.
More» Taylor Ward, C, Angels|
|Here's a look at how the New York Yankees used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2015 Yankees|
|Here's a look at how the Los Angeles Dodgers used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2015 Dodgers|
|Here's a look at how the Pittsburgh Pirates used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2015 Pirates|
|Here's a look at how the Kansas City Royals used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2015 Royals|
|Dansby Swanson's 2015 baseball season officially began on February 13. More than seven months later, he's still out on a field playing.
More» Dansby Swanson, SS, D-backs|
|The Brewers, especially lately, are no strangers to developing young hitters in their farm system. The 2014 Draft saw them go high-risk, high reward with bats like Jake Gatewood and Monte Harrison. In 2015, Trent Clark and Demi Orimoloye were the big upside high school position players drafted.
More» Demi Orimoloye, OF, Brewers|
|Please forgive Phillies farm director Joe Jordan if he sounds a bit euphoric. After a long season of overseeing the organization's future, he simply loves instructional league play.
More» Cornelius Randolph, OF, Phillies|
|This week's Inbox has a couple of queries asking to compare top prospects -- from top organizational hitting and pitching duos to top pitching trios -- then moves behind the plate to take a look at some catching prospects who jumped on the radar in 2015.
More» Seager connects for first career homer|
|As the Atlanta Braves prepared for the 2015 Draft, they realized they needed to get back to basics, back to the formula that had been instrumental in building a perennial favorite in the National League East.
More» Kolby Allard, LHP, ATL|
|With the 2015 Minor League season wrapping up soon with the conclusion of the postseason, it's only natural to see a glut of end-of-year reviews and awards handed out. It's a fine time to look back at the season that was, and to evaluate which prospects have seen their stock rise the most.
More»Mayo on prospects who raised their stocks in 2015|
|After releasing the Prospect Team of the Year last Friday, MLB Pipeline breaks down the top prospect by organization, one hitter and one pitcher per club,
More»Callis and Mayo talk top prospects on The Rundown|
|It didn't take long for people to take notice of Blake Snell, especially after he finished April without allowing a run, a stretch spanning 21 innings. Four starts into May and he still had a 0.00 ERA. That ran the streak to 46 consecutive scoreless innings in 2015, 49 in total when those three to end 214 were added in.
|The 2015 Minor League regular season is in the books and the playoffs are going full tilt. It's a good time to take a look back and reflect on the season that was as well as look ahead a bit to 2016 and beyond.
More» Dalton Pompey, OF, Blue Jays|
|For a large majority of Minor League players, the 2015 season has come to a close. But for a lucky minority, the year is being extended by the postseason. Underway in some of the short-season leagues and starting in earnest on Tuesday across the Minors, a total of 40 players on the Top 100 prospects list are on postseason rosters across all levels.
|The 2015 Minor League regular season is just about over, meaning MLBPipeline.com is bringing you the final Prospect Team of the Week (Aug. 31-Sept. 6). This week, Padres prospects did their parent club proud (say that five times fast), with two of the three outfielders hailing from that organization. The third outfielder even started his career with the Padres.
|All season, we've brought to you a list of the top guys in the Minor Leagues who we thought could have a fantasy impact at the big league level at some point in 2015. With the Minor League season all but over, we figured it was time to wrap up the Fantasy Top 10 prospects list.
More» Seager doubles for his first career hit|
|For the greater part of the second half of the season, the question was asked repeatedly: When will Corey Seager get called up?
More»Mayo on Dodgers promoting top prospect Seager|
|Philadelphia's J.P. Crawford, St. Louis' Alex Reyes and Pittsburgh's Austin Meadows are among nine Top 100 Prospects on the preliminary 2015 rosters released by the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday.
More»AFL rosters revealed, season begins October 13|