Bernie Pleskoff has been a professional scout for the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners.
|MLB.com's Bernie Pleskoff examines the the short- and long-term needs of the Pirates and illustrates how the Pittsburgh's prospects fit in both scenarios
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|This series is designed to evaluate the role prospects play in each Major League organization, looking at the short- and long-term needs of each club and illustrating how prospects fit in both scenarios. Here's my look at the Orioles.
More» Gausman has upside, needs to limit homers|
|MLB.com's Bernie Pleskoff examines the the short- and long-term needs of the Blue Jays and illustrates how the Toronto's prospects fit in both scenarios.
More»Sanchez, Stroman are Blue Jays' future rotation|
|Age and declining production have bitten the Phillies, and the need to win is intense. But while there are some quality prospects in the Pipeline, they are best suited for deployment long-term.
More»Zolecki talks Gonzalez's impact on Phillies' staff|
|The Yankees signed big-name free agents to fill their roster holes for 2014, but there are many talented prospects waiting in the wings to contribute in the future.
More» Sanchez slaps a base hit to left field|
|Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at the Tigers' short- and long-term needs and how their top prospects may help the 2014 club.
More» Castellanos should hit for solid average|
|This series is designed to evaluate the role prospects play in each Major League organization, looking at the short and long-term needs of each club and illustrating how prospects fit in both scenarios. Here's my look at the Astros.
More»Springer ready to compete for roster spot in 2014|
|The Nationals are very well established with both position and pitching depth. Though it's unlikely any prospects will crack the Opening Day roster, Washington is well prepared for the future.
More» Brian Goodwin, OF, Nationals|
|As I look over the Major League landscape, the Cardinals may have the best balance and overall organizational depth among all clubs.
More» Kolten Wong, 2B, Cardinals|
|Without a doubt in my mind, the Marlins have a chance to be one of baseball's most exciting teams. They are loaded with quality pitching and some very young position players that will only get better with experience.
More»Heaney, Marisnick hoping for big things in 2014|
|MLB.com's Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at the the short- and long-term needs of the Braves and illustrates how the club's prospects fit in both scenarios.
More» Christian Bethancourt, C, Braves|
|MLB.com's Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at the the short- and long-term needs of the Mets and illustrates how the club's prospects fit in both scenarios.
More» Brandon Nimmo, OF, Mets|
|Given his power potential and his good hitting mechanics that allow him to spray the ball around the diamond, Angels prospect Taylor Lindsey has the type of bat that can provide a solid batting average, impressive power and an ability to play every day at second base.
More»Pleskoff likes Lindsey's lefty power|
|Braves prospect Kyle Kubitza has impressed scouts with raw power, size and patience at the plate. He also possesses the speed and the versatility to play any of the four corners on the diamond.
More» Kyle Kubitza, 3B, Braves|
|Nationals pitching prospect Matt Purke remains a solid candidate to make it to the big leagues after overcoming a shoulder injury sustained in college.
More»Pleskoff thinks Purke can be a solid reliever|
|MLB.com columnist and former big league scout Bernie Pleskoff multiple Rangers, Twins, Astros and Royals among his top farmhands in the American League.
More»Pleskoff on his top prospects from AL organizations|
|MLB.com columnist and former big league scout Bernie Pleskoff has four Cubs, two Pirates and two Cardinals among his top farmhands in the Senior Circuit.
More»Pleskoff on his top prospects from NL organizations|
|Cleveland Indians prospect Tony Wolters is trying to make the same type of position change as former Major Leaguer Craig Biggio. However, instead of going from behind the plate to second base, Wolters is attempting to move from shortstop to catcher.
More»Wolters is making the move to catcher for Indians|
|One of the Mariners' future stars is Chris Taylor, a shortstop/second baseman who has speed, plus the ability to field well and provide "small ball"-type offense.
More»Taylor could be part of Mariners' future infield|
|White Sox infield prospect Marcus Semien could be headed to a utility role in Chicago. The 23-year-old boasts a solid bat, good glove and enough speed to help the club at the Major League level writes MLB.com's Bernie Pleskoff.
More»Semien could be everyday second baseman for White Sox|