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Wednesday Picks

Aaron Fitt -

OMAHA–It’s already been a wild, wonderful College World Series, and we’ve got two more very intriguing games on the schedule today. It’s funny, I heard a waitress say the other […]

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Prospect Pulse

Chris Kline -Premium Content

The way the Yankees have stockpiled pitching over the last few years is impressive. It has also turned out to be handy, considering how hard the injury bug hit the big league staff this season.

Minors | #2007#Prospect Pulse

Carrasco Reaches Double-A

John Manuel -

The Phillies promoted their No. 1 prospect, righthander Carlos Carrasco, to Double-A Reading. The 20-year-old Venezuelan got off to a slow start at high Class A Clearwater, with reports that […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Anteaters Win Another Thriller

Aaron Fitt -

OMAHA–A day after UC Irvine won a College World Series game for the ages against Cal State Fullerton, the Anteaters might have outdone themselves in the encore. The ‘Eaters overcame […]

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Tennessee Talking To Maloney

Aaron Fitt -

An interesting candidate has emerged for the vacant head coaching job at Tennessee. Michigan athletic director Bill Martin has confirmed the Wolverines granted the Volunteers permission to interview coach Rich […]

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Putkonen Comes Through For UNC

Aaron Fitt -

OMAHA–North Carolina knew it would eventually need some quality starting pitching in order to make a deep run in the College World Series. After its first two CWS starters, Robert […]

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The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around Baseball • What’s a baseball game without beer vendors? Obviously the folks in the independent United League knew the answer to that question as they scrambled […]

Minors | #Business Beat

Beaver Blitz

Aaron Fitt -

OMAHA–If you weren’t paying close attention, you might have mistaken the guys in the white, baggy uniforms for the guys in the gray, baggy uniforms on Monday night, and not […]

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Signing Off, For Now

John Manuel -

This was my ninth trip to Omaha, and what a trip it has been. All the old favorites, from the Omaha World-Herald crew to Zesto’s and the Drover, to the […]

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The All-Fitt Team

Aaron Fitt -

OMAHA–Watching Cal State Fullerton’s Clark Hardman lay out to make a spectacular diving catch in the bottom of the fifth today–the play of the CWS in my mind until Josh […]

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