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Fridays Are Made For Schmidt

Aaron Fitt -

Taking Nick Schmidt out of a ballgame requires a delicate touch. After all, there's a reason the Arkansas coaches pretty much leave their ace lefthander alone on days he pitches. They're just trying to stay out of his way.

College | #2007

A Week Without Weeks

Aaron Fitt -

Miami preseason All-America second baseman Jemile Weeks did not make the trip to Clemson this weekend, and the Hurricanes hope to have him back on the field next week. Weeks […]

College

BAPR Plus: Boston Red Sox

J.J. Cooper -

The biggest story this spring seems to be the arrival of Japanese ace Daisuke Matsuzaka. So not surprisingly, he’s also the biggest story of the Red Sox BAPR Plus. Who’s […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: New York Yankees

J.J. Cooper -

You probably don’t even have to know what a baseball is to have heard of Philip Hughes at this point, but Hughes isn’t the only prospect who got noticed with […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Tampa Bay Devil Rays

J.J. Cooper -

If Toronto has a veteran lineup with few prospects seeing serious time this spring, the Devil Rays are a prospect-watcher’s delight with a multitude of future stars getting regular at-bats. […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Toronto Blue Jays

J.J. Cooper -

The Blue Jays are another team where the prospects in camp were outnumbers by the prospects in minor league camp. A veteran lineup and rotation meant few jobs were up […]

Minors

Q&A: Alan Zinter

Chris Kline -

WINTER HAVEN, Fla.’”Alan Zinter has been all around this world. Well, at least the baseball parts of it. The 24th overall pick in 1989 out of Arizona never lived up […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Getting Offensive

Aaron Fitt -

There were a few noteworthy games last night, so let’s touch on them quickly. North Carolina scored 11 runs in the second inning against Davidson, then tacked on 12 more […]

College

Blue Jays Finish On Top Of Roster Study

Matt Eddy -

On the strength of players signed in the 1990s, the Blue Jays comfortably led the field with nearly 90 seasons produced since 1995. Among its leaders, Toronto retained the services of ace righthander Roy Halladay and center fielder Vernon Wells, but traded shortstops Michael Young (for Esteban Loaiza) and Cesar Izturis (for Luke Prokopec) along the way and lost outfielder Jay Gibbons to the Rule 5 Draft.

Majors | #2007#Season Preview

Dodgers Have Depth At SS

Chris Kline -

VERO BEACH, Fla.’”Baseball America’™s reigning Organization of the Year, the Dodgers fell to No. 6 in our annual organizational talent rankings this season’”primarily because they graduated so many players to […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

BAPR Plus: Chicago White Sox

J.J. Cooper -

Few teams had more interesting names at big league camp than the White Sox, who saw their No. 1 (Ryan Sweeney), No. 2 (Josh Fields), No. 3 (Gio Gonzalez), No. […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Cleveland Indians

J.J. Cooper -

Our latest BAPR Plus looks at how the prospects with the Cleveland Indians have done this spring. Who’s Hot: Adam Miller won’t begin the season in the Indians rotation, but […]

Minors