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Brewers Footnote

Alan Matthews -

ORLANDO–While the Brewers’ selection of Florida senior first baseman Matt LaPorta with the seventh-overall pick raised some eyebrows Thursday, the move makes more financial sense as you look closer.

Draft

Lucky 13th?

Aaron Fitt -

We’ve already seen all kinds of interesting college players selected on the second day of the draft, from Cole St.Clair to Reid Fronk to Brandon Waring (all in the seventh […]

College

Following The Headlines

Josh Leventhal -

I know what you’re thinking, why look anywhere other than BaseballAmerica.com for draft analysis? Well, you’re right. But in case you want to get a little hometown flavor on the […]

Draft

BAPR Plus: June 8

J.J. Cooper -

Yovani Gallardo had one of his worst starts as a pro, Joba Chambelain continued to dominate the Florida State League and Henry Sosa is carrying his sub-1.00 ERA into June. […]

Minors

Sleepless Night

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–The first day of the draft has concluded, and I’m one of three people still in the Milk House, other than the crew that’s breaking down the […]

Draft

Consolation Prize For Vandy

Will Lingo -

Sure, a trip to the College World Series would have been nicer, but at least Vanderbilt produced just the fifth set of college teammates to go in the top 10 […]

Draft

Blue Jays Diversify Portfolio

Matt Eddy -

With seven of the draft’s first 56 picks, the Blue Jays were positioned to supplement a farm system that had ranked in the bottom third of baseball in each of […]

Draft

A Run On Horned Frogs

Aaron Fitt -

Three Texas Christian players were drafted in rapid succession early in the fifth round. Catcher Andrew Walker went to the Pirates with the fourth pick in the round, and righthander […]

College