Prospects1500 Futures Focus
Thanks for checking out Futures Focus, the Prospects1500 Podcast. We'll be speaking with several of our minor league correspondents, interviewing special guests from the minor league baseball community, and in season running through our Prospects of the Week. All this and more!
Futures Focus - Episode 50: High-A Central Season Review
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) are joined by special guest Jared Perkins (@JaredCP1). Jared is Prospects1500's High-A Central correspondent and the three discuss their favorite prospects who have played in that league this year, including George Valera, Andy Pages, and more!
September 16, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 49: "Prospecting" Future Hall of Famers
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) get a little wild this week and give their best predictions on which prospects have the best shot to make the Hall of Fame. Check back in 25 years for the results!
September 8, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 48: Elite Prospects and Their Value
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) return to discuss the elite prospects in Minor League Baseball right now and what their value is in dynasty leagues. The two offer advice on how to rebuild, and when to go for the glory of a championship.
September 3, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 47: Twitter Prospect Talk
Scott Greene (@Scotty_Ballgame) makes a special guest appearance with host Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) to take a deep dive into the prospects requested on Twitter. From names you know to some you may not, the two discuss their thoughts and opinions on several different prospects! And whatever you do, don't call David Hamilton old! Thanks for listening!
August 26, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 46: Six Up, Six Down
It's that time of year where it's time to look at some risers and fallers in the prospect world. Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) give their favorite prospects that have shot up rankings, as well as some that are starting to fall based on their performances in 2021. We hope you enjoy listening and thank you for supporting the show!
August 18, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 45: Padres and Brewers Midseason Top 50 Analysis
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) discuss their recently published midseason Top 50 prospects columns for the Padres and the Brewers. They also discuss some of the new promotions and much more in this week's episode.
August 12, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 44: Trade Deadline Analysis
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) bring you a special extended episode discussing all the major moves at the trade deadline and analyzing the prospects moving teams. The two also grade the trades and give their thoughts on what the teams were doing and if they were successful. Thank you for listening and enjoy the show!
August 4, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 43: Phillies Top 50 Review and Mock Trades
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) returns with David Gasper (@dgasper) to welcome Tony Spina (@tonybps1) to discuss his recent Philadelphia Phillies Top 50 list. The guys also put on their general manager hats and try to create potential trades that you might see in the upcoming days leading up to the trade deadline. We hope you enjoy listening!
July 29, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 42: 2021 MLB Draft Review
David Gasper (@dgasper24) brings on draft expert Shaun Kernahan (@ShaunKernahan) to review the recent 2021 MLB Amateur Draft. Shaun goes over all the prospects you need to know that were selected on Draft Day(s) and offers great insight on what teams were trying to do and how they actually did.
July 21, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 41: 2021 Futures Game Review and MLB Draft Analysis
It's been quite a week for baseball and the guys are back to go over all of it with you. Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) review both the Futures Game and the 2021 MLB Draft, as well as analyze some of the most recent promotions.
July 14, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 40: 2021 Futures Game and MLB Draft Preview
This week, the crew (@Alex_W_Sanchez & @dgasper24) welcomes special guest Shaun Kernahan (@ShaunKernahan). Shaun and the guys discuss the upcoming Futures Game and the prospects they are most looking forward to seeing on the big stage. Then, Shaun goes over his top prospects for the upcoming 2021 MLB Draft and who you should be on the lookout for. Shaun just released his Top 350 Draft Prospects on Prospects1500 which is a nice companion piece to this podcast. Enjoy the episode!
July 7, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 39: Reviewing Past MLB Drafts
With the 2021 MLB Draft fast approaching the guys (@Alex_W_Sanchez and @dgasper24) review some past drafts to see what we can learn. They also discuss Wander's debut, the latest promotions, and more! Thank you for listening and supporting Prospects1500! We hope you enjoy your listen!
June 29, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 38: Top 100 Mock Draft, Part II (#26-100)
Continuing where they left off last week, Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) finish their mock draft together. Along the way, they learn some things about the prospects that might help fantasy owners get ahead. Also, it's Wander Franco time! The two go into detail about what this means for the Rays moving forward. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy the episode! Here's a link to our Top 100 mock draft board.
June 24, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 37: Top 100 Mock Draft, Part I (#1-25)
This week, the crew (@Alex_W_Sanchez & @dgasper24) takes on something very unique. They begin to compile a Top 100, live, via a mock draft. They get through #1-25 in Part I. Listen in as there are some major surprises and see where the top names are ending up on this new list. Keep in mind, this is done mock draft style, so it's not a true overall rankings list. Follow the guys on Twitter to check out the current list or click on the link below: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ATu10muhVZxLxBDyarLyVPZO4J30CL05VmjYDuXDz9A/edit?usp=sharing Thank you to all for the great support and we hope that you enjoy the show!
June 15, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 36: Top Rising Prospects
With even more data from the minor leagues to go off of, the guys (Alex Sanchez, @Alex_W_Sanchez, and David Gasper, @dgasper24) are back with their top risers for the 2021 season. There are some surprises and some guys that are probably still available for you to acquire in your leagues! Also, so long Jarred Kelenic, we hardly knew you. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show! Prospects Mentioned: Vidal Brujan (24:00) Jesus Sanchez (28:30) Jarren Duran (33:00) Oswald Peraza (38:30) Gabriel Moreno (42:30) and more!
June 8, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 35: Trade Values and Ranking Debates
After a week off, Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) are back talking trade values and debating their top prospect rankings. Trading prospects in dynasty leagues can be tricky, so the guys decided to let you know where the value is at for some of the hottest prospects in the game. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy listening! Players Discussed: Brennen Davis Alek Manoah Tyler Soderstrom Adley Rutschman Hedbert Perez Michael Harris and more!
June 1, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 34: Prospect Deep Dive
For this week, Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) take a deep dive on some of their favorite prospects so that you can get ahead of the curve. The two discuss OF Jarred Kelenic (SEA), OF Luis Matos (SFG), OF Michael Harris (ATL), SP Alek Manoah (TOR), and 1B Gavin Sheets (CWS) and analyze each prospect in every major detail.
May 19, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 33: Minor League Baseball is Back!
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) could not be more excited as there are actually minor league baseball games to discuss! The crew goes over as many prospects as they can discussing hot and cold starts, risers, and fallers. From the top prospects to some under-the-radar prospects, and everything in between, Futures Focus is ecstatic to have minor league baseball back! Thank you for listening and happy prospecting!
May 12, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 32: 2021 Bowman Baseball
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) is joined with special guest, Mike Roach (@MJRsportscards) as the two discuss the highly anticipated 2021 Bowman Baseball release. There is something here for card collectors of all levels as the guys go over the basics and make their way to the nitty-gritty of the card world. Enjoy this one!
May 4, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 31, Dynasty League Preferences
In this week's unique episode, Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) take a look at dynasty league rules and settings, and provide their take on the most important things to know for a great experience. David goes over his experiences starting a dynasty team for the first time and Alex gives different opinions on the optimal settings and why dynasty leagues are the only way to go! Enjoy this edition of Futures Focus.
April 28, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 30, The Best Prospects #101-200
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) return for some deep prospect talk as they discuss their favorite prospects after the top 100. The guys also discuss plenty of prospect news around the league and give their insights on how to improve your dynasty teams! Also, please note -- the podcast will now be released on Mondays instead of Fridays. We thank you for all your support and we hope you enjoy the show!
April 19, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 29, 2015 Top 100 Review and Who's For Real?
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) take a trip down memory lane by reviewing MLB Pipeline's 2015 Top 100 prospects list to analyze which of today's prospects might not make it like we think they will. They also review the hot starts from some of the top rookies in 2021 and discuss who is for real and who is not. Thank you for supporting the podcast and we hope you enjoy listening!
April 11, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 28, Opening Day Predictions, expectations, and more!
Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) are back to celebrate what should be a national holiday - Opening Day! The two go over their experiences at the games they attended to start the season and also give their predictions for the 2021 season. Baseball is back! Enjoy the episode!
April 4, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 27, The Hobby Family and Prospects Baseball Cards
This week, Alex and David are off on vacation so Scott Greene (@Scotty_Ballgame) brings in a surprise guest host to get us caught up on News & Notes and top prospect names who'll be starting the 2021 season in the minors. Scott then welcomes the #HobbyFamily to the show. Prospects1500's Tigers correspondent Kurt Moody (@DET_Guru_Kurt), Royals writer Michael Kelley (@MKelley_ND) and Marlins beat rep extraordinaire Stoffer Cochran (@stoffer81) are three members of the Hobby Family and talk about how they got together, all of the different types of prospect cards in the market, and which players over the last few years have carried the demand and hype for the hobby. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy this episode!
March 26, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 26, Tyler Freeman Interview and Spring Training Risers/Fallers with Nate Eckert
This week, Alex Sanchez (@alex_w_sanchez) is joined with top prospect, SS Tyler Freeman of the Cleveland Indians. They discuss the alternative site, Tyler's path to the majors, and more! Special thanks to Tyler Freeman for taking time to join us! Also on the podcast this week is Nate Eckert (@GQ__82) who discusses the risers and fallers in the prospect world during spring training. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy!
March 19, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 25, Dynasty Startup Draft Talk and Top 50 Analysis with Jim Zele
This week, Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) welcome Scott Greene (@Scotty_Ballgame) to discuss strategies for drafting in startup dynasty leagues. Afterwards, Jim Zele (@zbaseball86) joins the podcast to discuss his Cleveland Indians Top 50 prospects. We hope you enjoy your listen and thank you for the support!
March 12, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 24, Players to Watch and Los Angeles Dodgers Top 50 Prospects with Nate Eckert
Spring Training is here! This week, Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) give their choices of players to watch out for in Spring Training and their reasons why. And later, Nate Eckert (@GQ__82) joins the guys to discuss his top 50 prospects for the Los Angeles Dodgers. We appreciate your support and thanks for listening! Enjoy!
March 5, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 23, First Year Player Draft Mock (Pt. 2) & Organizational Rankings
This week Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) continue their analysis of the Prospects1500 First Year Player Mock Draft (#2021FYPDMock), discussing their favorite late round players to target. Also in the episode, the two discuss the first ever Propsects1500 MLB organizational rankings to decide which farm systems deserve better and which teams are overrated. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy our show!
February 26, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 22, First Year Player Draft Mock Analysis with Ben Wilson
This week, the crew welcomes Ben Wilson (@TBDubbs11) to review the first-year player draft mock that was conducted on prospects1500.com. Alex Sanchez (@alex_w_sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) look at their picks and find the steals and reaches of the draft and also give advice on what you should do when it comes to your FYPD in dynasty leagues. We hope you enjoy your listen and thank you for all your support!
February 19, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 21, Tampa Bay Rays Top 50 Analysis
This week the crew dives into one of, if not the best, farm systems in baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays. Our @Prospects1500 Rays beat duo of Bailey Srebnik (@xwOBAiley) and Jake Wiener (@GatorSosa) join hosts Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) to talk about the studs in their Tampa Top 50 prospects list. We hope you enjoy listening and thank you for the support!
February 12, 2021
Future Focus - Episode 20, Miami Marlins and Detroit Tigers Top 50 Analysis
This week we're discussing two of the best farm systems in baseball. Stoffer Cochran (@stoffer81) joins us to talk Miami Marlins prospects and Kurt Moody (@DET_Guru_Kurt) doesn't pass up the chance to pump up his Detroit Tigers farm system. They sit down with Alex Sanchez and David Gasper to go over their favorite teams and dive deep into each of those farm systems. Be sure to check out both of their Top 50 lists, as well as all other organizations, at Prospects1500.com. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy listening!
February 5, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 19, San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves Top 50 Analysis
This week, we go over two of the most popular systems out there, the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves! Special guest Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) join Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24) to discuss the Top 50 lists and give their takes on their favorite prospects. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy!
January 29, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 18, Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox Top 50 Analysis
Join us for a discussion on two very opposite types of system with the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago White Sox! David Gasper (@dgasper24) and Daniel Victor (@slydanno70) give their takes on their respective systems, with host Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) adding his thoughts as well. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy!
January 22, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 17, Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks Top 50's
Futures Focus is back with new hosts Alex Sanchez (@Alex_W_Sanchez) and David Gasper (@dgasper24). This week, we discuss two great farm systems in the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks. Joe Rush's (@joeprush) Seattle's Top 50 prospects was published on Prospects1500.com on Tuesday 1/12. Our staff collaboration of Arizona's Top 50 prospects was published on the site Wednesday 1/6. Hear our thoughts on Jarred Kelenic, Julio Rodriguez, Corbin Carroll and more. We cover our favorites and sleepers, and everything in between. We also discuss the latest prospect news and how we construct our top 50 lists. Enjoy!
January 15, 2021
Futures Focus - Episode 16, 2020 MLB Draft Recap with James Weisser (Round 2!)
Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) welcomes James Weisser (@jweisser88) back to Futures Focus for Round 2! James is our MLB Draft expert at Prospects1500 and after an outstanding draft preview on episode 15, he brings us a draft recap in episode 16. Jake hits James with some rapid fire first round questions before the two break down the draft division by division. James then fills us in on how he is continuing his prep for the class of 2021 before Jake makes a case to other collectors in the sports card hobby to reach out. Thank you all for tuning in to Futures Focus. Enjoy the episode!
June 14, 2020
Futures Focus - Episode 15, 2020 MLB Draft with James Weisser
Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) is joined by MLB Draft expert and @Prospects1500 Draft Contributor James Weisser (@jweisser88). As we continue to fight our way through the pandemic, Jake and James focus on the future, after all this is Futures Focus, and discuss some of the promising young stars of tomorrow that will hear their name called on draft night. James highlights everything from the top names to some promising sleepers, who has the loudest tools, and what challenges will the unique nature of this year's draft present? Enjoy the episode!
May 28, 2020
Futures Focus - Episode 14, Rays Top 50 Prospects w/Jake Wiener & Bailey Srebnik
Scott Greene (@Scotty_Ballgame) and Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) are back with another episode of Prospects1500's Futures Focus. We still don't have any baseball as the COVID-19 pandemic and its restrictions have pretty much halted all sports in the United States, but we do have baseball prospects and fantasy baseball to talk about! Scott & Jake welcome Jake Wiener (@GatorSosa) and Bailey Srebnik (@FsuBailey12) to the podcast to talk all about the Tampa Bay Rays Top 50 prospects. It's definitely one of the best, if not THE best, farm systems in baseball. Then Scott & Jake touch on #ChappysProspectsChallenge, the KBO fantasy league, what a Historical Seasons Roto draft is all about, and 2020 Bowman 1st Edition baseball cards. Enjoy the episode! You can see the entire Chappy's Prospect Challenge draft (16 owners, 50 rounds, 800 total prospects) at this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13UiP51Y3pjDiICmKjPBUssWD-dd26YmfLvsP_IyNBXc/edit?usp=sharing Read about what a Historical Seasons Roto draft is all about here: https://www.espn.com/fantasy/baseball/story/_/id/28834883/we-celebrated-fantasy-baseball-40th-building-greatest-team-all-time
May 4, 2020
Futures Focus - Episode 13 (Top 199 Prospects, the hottest rookie card & 50-round draft recap)
Scott Greene (@Scotty_Ballgame) and Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) are back with another episode of Prospects1500's Futures Focus. Since we're in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic and there are no baseball games or statistics to dive into, the duo goes freeform with this installment. They talk Prospects1500's Overall Top 199 Prospects, which dropped earlier in March, and compare their own individual Top 20s. In addition we have some discussion about the current baseball card products out there and one especially hot Rookie Card collectors are chasing. Plus Scott & Jake provide some insight and touch on the recently completed Prospects1500 staff 24-team, 6x6 Roto, 50-round fantasy baseball draft and hold. Our Prospects1500 Overall Top 199 can be found at: https://www.prospects1500.com/overall-top-199-prospects-march-2020/ Our Prospects1500 50-round draft results can be seen at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17YBGbZieg2cesdHvVfGzOOJIIwEY6hQ2OBtSQJfqoBg/edit?usp=sharing Follow us on Twitter at @Prospects1500. Enjoy the episode!
April 1, 2020
Futures Focus - Episode 12, with Jim Zele, talking Indians Top 50 Prospects
Scott Greene (@Scotty_Ballgame) and Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) kick off Futures Focus Season 2 and are joined by @Prospects1500 Indians correspondent Jim Zele (@zbaseball86 & @ZelePhotography) to discuss and break down his Cleveland Indians Top 50 prospects. It's another episode to serve as a resource if you're looking to dive deep into the Tribe's MiLB organization to find some dynasty league nuggets. Enjoy and let us know what you think. Jim's Indians Top 50 prospects can be found at: https://www.prospects1500.com/al-central/indians/cleveland-indians-2020-top-50-prospects/ Our Prospects1500 index of all 30 teams' top 50 prospects for 2020 is at: https://www.prospects1500.com/top-50-lists-2020/ Follow us on Twitter at @Prospects1500. Enjoy the episode!
March 6, 2020
Futures Focus - Episode 11, Stoffer Cochran (Marlins) & Alex Sanchez (Padres) Top 50 Prospects
Scott Greene (@scotty_ballgame) and Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) are joined by @Prospects1500 Marlins correspondent Stoffer Cochran (@stoffer81) to break down his 2020 Miami Marlins Top 50 prospects. Then Alex Sanchez (@CavghtLooking) sits down with Scott and Jake to discuss and dissect the super loaded San Diego Padres farm system and his new Padres Top 50 list on Prospects1500. Another great episode and fantastic resource if you're looking to dive deep into these two organizations to find some dynasty league nuggets. Enjoy and let us know what you think.
January 24, 2020
Future Focus - Episode 10, with Kyle Brown (Pirates Top 50 prospects)
Scott Greene (@scotty_ballgame) and Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) are joined by @Prospects1500 resident Pittsburgh Pirates expert, Kyle Brown (@cavghtlooking) to discuss the Buccos farm system. Kyle's top 50 Pirates prospects recently dropped at prospects1500.com. On today's episode we discuss the top 10, a Pirates prospect crush, as well as some potential risers and fallers. Sit back, relax, enjoy, and most importantly, stay Focused on the Future!
January 14, 2020
Futures Focus - Episode 9, with Adam Tulley
Scott Greene (@Scotty_Ballgame) and Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) welcome Adam Tulley (@AdamT_Prospects) to the podcast. Adam is Prospect1500's new Texas League (Double-A) correspondent for 2020. Adam recently organized Prospects1500's 12-person, 15 round First Year Player mock draft and comes onto Futures Focus to recap and breakdown the FYPD. Plus they give a quick preview of what's to expect in January with the release of all team Top 50 lists. Happy New Year!
January 1, 2020
Futures Focus - Episode 8, with Rudie Verougstraete
Jake Berry (@berrys_baseball) welcomes Prospect1500's "Resident Reds Expert", Rudie Verougstraete (@seeing_reds) to the Futures Focus podcast. Rudie and Jake briefly touch on a couple of the top names in the Reds system before diving into some risers and fallers. Finally, the two discuss some lower level names to watch for in your dynasty leagues. Unscripted baseball chat, sit back and enjoy some Reds farm system talk with Rudie Verougstraete and Jake Berry.
August 28, 2019
Futures Focus - Episode 7, with Tony Bps Spina
Scott Greene and Jake Berry welcome Prospect1500's Phillies correspondent Tony "Bps" Spina to the Futures Focus podcast. Tony, Jake & Scott spend the first part of this episode talking Phillies prospects, some standouts so far this season, and Tony gets into some Risers and Fallers in the system. Then Jake and Scott run through some Prospects of the Week hitters/pitchers from the last couple of weeks, they play "Buy or Sell" on some Red Sox, Yankees and Braves prospects, and prep a little bit for All-Star Weekend in Cleveland and announce the first couple guests lined up for the 2nd Annual Prospects1500 Conference the morning of All-Star Sunday.
June 29, 2019
Futures Focus - Episode 6, with Shelly Verougstraete
Scott Greene and Jake Berry welcome Prospect1500's Nationals correspondent Shelly Verougstraete to the Futures Focus podcast. In addition to her Nats coverage on Prospects1500, Shelly is also contributing content to Rotographs, Fantasy Benefits and Pitcher List, and you can also hear her on the Dynasty Guru podcast. The three talk Nationals prospects, and then Jake/Scott run through some Minor League Baseball All-Star Game prep, play rapid fire on some Marlins FSL All-Stars, and they of course can't go one podcast without bringing up some Braves and Red Sox prospect standouts.
June 17, 2019
Futures Focus - Episode 5, with J.P. Schwartz (@jaypers413)
Prospect1500's Scott Greene welcomes prospector and Bowman baseball checklist contributor J.P. Schwartz to the Futures Focus podcast. Prior to the conversation with J.P., Scott and Jake Berry talk recent prospect MLB call ups, some Prospects of the Week stand outs, and get into some Bowman Mega Boxes baseball card talk.
May 17, 2019
Futures Focus - Episode 4, with Joe Drake and MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo
Prospects1500's Scott Greene once again talks baseball prospects with some special guests. In Episode 4, Prospects1500's Eastern League correspondent Joe Drake chats with Scott about his top 5 future fantasy league stars that are now playing in Double-A. Then MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo joins the podcast to talk about Heading Home, The Tale of Team Israel and then he and Scott discuss some early season top performers from each level of the minor leagues.
May 9, 2019
Futures Focus - Episode 3, with Jason Woodell
Prospects1500 hosts Jake Berry and Scott Greene once again get together to talk baseball prospects, this time right before Minor League Baseball's Opening Day 2019. In Episode 3 they run through some of the latest prospect news (Hunter Greene injury, Kevin Pillar/Juan De Paula trade) and Scott points out 3 prospect-eligible players who are currently on MLB rosters that could help you in dynasty leagues right now. Then Jason Woodell, co-founder of Prospects Live, joins them to to talk about getting that website off the ground, their current content plans and vision for the future, and he discusses some of his Atlanta Braves Top 50 prospects.
April 3, 2019
Futures Focus - Episode 2, with special guest Brian Young
Prospects1500 hosts Scott Greene and Jake Berry sit down for some prospects talk right before Opening Day 2019. In Episode 2 they each touch on some prospects who will be breaking camp with their major league squads, some other prospect names you may want to watch or claim if you're in a deep dynasty league, and they even chat baseball cards. Brian Young, co-founder of Prospects1500, joins them to to talk about getting Prospects1500 started, his deep dynasty league strategies, WAU, and some of his favorite prospects to watch heading into the 2019 season. Futures Focus logo - designed by John Stewart (@jonance)
March 27, 2019
Futures Focus - Episode 1, with Ben Wilson
Hosts Scott Greene and Jake Berry introduce the new Prospects1500 podcast Futures Focus. In Episode 1 they each touch on some players featured in the site's Overall Top 185 list for 2019, Jake dives into the Texas Rangers Top 50 while Scott looks at some of his favorite prospects in the Red Sox system. Then Ben Wilson joins the broadcast to talk about some past New York-Penn League standouts and to discuss some prospects in his New York Mets Top 50.
March 18, 2019