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BAPR Plus: June 15

J.J. Cooper -

Brandon Watson is starting to walk among a pretty elite company. The Columbus leadoff hitter has extended his hitting streak to 40 games, putting him among the longest hitting streaks […]

Minors

More Coaching Hires

John Manuel -

McNeese State had a trying season (as I’ve written before) that started with Chad Clement resigning as head coach five games into the season. The team rallied from a 3-22 […]

College

Scout Day Announced As A Scouting Partner Of Baseball America

Scout Day announced that it has partnered with Baseball America as an official scouting partner. Under this relationship, information and scouting reports on players that attend Scout Day events will be utilized in Baseball America's magazine, as well as its Prospects Plus service and online product, BaseballAmerica.com.

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Back Home In Omaha

Aaron Fitt -

OMAHA–The day before games begin at the College World Series is like a more laid-back, far less congested version of Super Bowl media day. It’s a wonderful celebration of the […]

College

Busy Day In The Sunshine State

Aaron Fitt -

Two of the nation’s most highly regarded assistant coaches became head coaches today. Florida hired Clemson assistant Kevin O’Sullivan to replace Pat McMahon, and Florida International tapped Arizona State assistant […]

College

Colon Suspended

Josh Leventhal -

Detroit suspended righthanded reliever Roman Colon for seven days because of a physical altercation with teammates during a rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo, the Detroit Free Press reported. Colon apparently […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Gallardo Gets The Call

Matt Eddy -

The Brewers today will call up their second elite prospect of the season from Triple-A Nashville with the promotion of righthander Yovani Gallardo. He likely will replace the injured Chris […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around Baseball • The Toronto Globe and Mail profiles Fort Myers assistant GM Andrew Seymour, the man behind tonight’s promotion “Don’t Be a Bengal, Be a Good […]

Minors

Twins Make Statement With Top Pick

Travis Young -

The Twins pulled one of the biggest surprises of last week’s draft when they selected speedy prep outfielder Ben Revere with their first-round pick (28th overall), and they followed it […]

Draft

SoCal’s Finest Ring In New Year

Alan Matthews -

Less than four days after the final pick of the 2007 draft was made, the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau held the first wide-scale showcase of the new scouting season. Forty-four players from Southern California gathered in Compton for workouts and a nine-inning game that served as a good ice-breaker for the summer showcase and tournament circuit.

High School | #2008

Baseball Draft Loses Another Quirk

Will Lingo -

Draft-and-follows were like Rule 5 picks: The hype never seemed to live up to the reality. Like the Rule 5, draft-and-follow supporters can point to iconic success stories like Roy Oswalt and Travis Hafner. But also like the Rule 5, fans tend to forget the many players signed each year who never do anything.

Draft | #2007

Draft Takes Final Big Steps On TV

Will Lingo -

For many fans, it may have been no more than an interesting footnote. Even for serious fans, it probably just rated as another notable step in the evolution of the event. But for people who have followed the baseball draft for years, the news that it will be televised this year was nothing short of revolutionary.

Draft | #2007