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Indians Package Top Pitching Prospects In Deal For Ubaldo

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The Rockies set their sights high when they placed 27-year-old righthander Ubaldo Jimenez on the trade block. While multiple teams made inquiries, the Indians submitted the best offer: lefty Drew Pomeranz (officially a player to be named until Aug. 16), righthanders Alex White and Joe Gardner and Matt McBride, an offensive-oriented player who plays mostly first base and right field.

Majors | #2011#Trade Central

Garza, Young Highlight Challenge Trade

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The Twins and Rays dealt from surplus in a blockbuster prospect swap on Nov. 28 that sent outfielder Delmon Young to Minnesota and righthander Matt Garza to Tampa Bay. Rounding out the trade, the Twins received shortstop Brendan Harris and outfielder Jason Pridie, while the Rays got righthander Eduardo Morlan and shortstop Jason Bartlett.

Majors | #2007#Trade Central

Ranking The Best College Programs

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Ranking teams based on how we think they'll do this year wasn't enough for our 2007 College Preview. As we did in our 1997 College Preview, we decided to rank the programs themselves over a longer period of time performing a quantitative analysis of the top college programs to find out who comes out on top over the last eight seasons. We factor a school's winning tradition and quality of players in arriving at a final score.

College | #2007#Season Preview