Category Archives: Prospect Perspectives

What It Takes To Make It To The Big Leagues (Video w/ KC Royals Director of Pro Scouting)

Chances are, if you’re a Next Level Ballplayer subscriber, you’ve dreamt of one day playing in the Big Leagues. Shoot, I STILL have dreams about it, and that ship has definitely sailed. While that dream might seem far away if … Continue reading

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“Do You Have a Balanced Swing?” with Twins’ Prospect Victor Arias (Quick Video)

What does it mean to have a balanced swing?  Different baseball people will probably give you different answers, but today we are talking specifically about being in a balanced position after a hitter strides. There are some coaches that are … Continue reading

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“Throw the Ball Right” With Dodgers’ Pitching Prospect Chris Withrow

This article is brought to you by Jaeger Sports, creator of Jaeger Sports J-Bands. If you’re a pitcher, guess what?  You are going to give up hits and runs.  What happens from there is one of the greatest separators of … Continue reading

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Why “Batting Gloves are Overrated” and More from Red Sox Prospect Blake Swihart

After interviewing one of the Yankees’ top prospects Mason Williams a few weeks ago, some Next Level Ballplayer followers (from Red Sox Nation) sent me a few “comments”.  They “politely” asked me to stop wasting my time with Yankee interviews, … Continue reading

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Top Yankees’ Prospect Mason Williams Talks High Expectations, Hard Work, and Approach

This week we are joined by one of the Yankees’ top prospects, Mason Williams.  Mason is a speedy center fielder that was a fourth round draft pick by the Yankees in 2010.  He’s been a standout prospect ever since.  In … Continue reading

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Prospect Perspectives with Dodgers’ Alex Castellanos

This week we are joined by one of the Dodgers’ top prospects, Alex Castellanos. Alex was a tenth round draft pick by the Cardinals in 2007 and then traded to the Dodgers last season in a deal for Rafael Furcal. … Continue reading

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