This Author

How The Draft Works

The who, what, when, where and how about Major League Baseball's 2007 first-year player draft. It is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 (from 2 p.m. to approximately 8:30) and Friday, June 8 (from 11:30 a.m. until the end).

Draft | #2007#Draft Basics

Super-Regional Hosts Announced

John Manuel -

The eight host schools for the upcoming best-of-three super-regionals have been decided, and there are definitely some surprises thanks to a topsy-turvy regional round. The super-regional schedule:

College

BAPR Plus: June 5

J.J. Cooper -

Jon Lester’s return to Boston keeps inching closer and Gio Gonzalez saw his start largely washed away on Monday. Triple-A Jordan Tata’s second start of the season wasn’t nearly as […]

Minors

Down Go The ‘Dores

Aaron Fitt -

The season is over for Vanderbilt, the No. 1 team in the nation for the last nine weeks and the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA tournament. It seems […]

College

Cardinals Complete Comeback

Aaron Fitt -

The story of the tournament so far might be the Louisville Cardinals, which won the Columbia (Mo.) regional as a No. 3 seed by beating Miami twice and Louisville twice. […]

College

Resilient Tar Heels Do It Differently

Aaron Fitt -

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–Everything just feels a little different this year for North Carolina. The 2006 Tar Heels obliterated the Chapel Hill regional, outscoring their opponents 43-13 in three games en […]

College

JC Roundup From Calif., Wash.

John Manuel -

BA intern Ben Badler wraps up the JC action outside of Grand Junction, Colo., as California and the Pacific Northwest–which do NOT send their teams to the NJCAA event in […]

College

‘Eaters Rip ‘Horns

Aaron Fitt -

I spoke with UC Irvine coach Dave Serrano last week as the Anteaters were on the bus to Ontario airport, where they were going to fly to Texas for the […]

College

Tampa Wins Second Straight Title

Travis Young -

The Tampa Spartans have done it again. The top-ranked Spartans (53-10) defeated Columbus State (Ga.) 7-2 Friday to win their school’™s fifth Division II national championship. Tampa also became the […]

College

Not Just Another Manic Monday

Aaron Fitt -

By day’s end–weather permitting–we’ll know at least 15 of the 16 teams that will be playing in super-regionals next weekend (with only Charlottesville having the potential to be dragged out […]

College