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Walden Signs For $1 Million

Jim Callis -

Jordan Walden entered 2006 with the tag as the best high school prospect in the draft, not to mention seven-figure bonus aspirations. He had to wait a year, but Walden […]


BAPR Plus: May 30

J.J. Cooper -

Mitch Hilligoss had to wait until his last at-bat, but he succeeded in extending his hitting streak to a South Atlantic League record 35 games, and Colby Rasmus had a […]


D-III Title Heads To New Jersey

David Ely -

There was no magical run left in the Emory (Ga.) Eagles’ arms or bats. Faced with the formidable task of winning back-to-back games Tuesday afternoon in Grand Chute, Wis., Kean […]


O’Neil Opens Eyes

Alan Matthews -

The rise of Devin Mesoraco was easily the most exciting story of amateur baseball in Pennsylvania this year. While Mesoraco, a senior catcher from Punxsutawney, made his move early this […]


BAPR Plus: May 29

J.J. Cooper -

Whenever a hitting streak stretches past 30 games, it’s time to take notice. Charleston first baseman Mitch Hilligoss had no trouble extending his hitting streak to 34 games on Monday […]


Day Called Up To Chicago

Chris Kline -

The White Sox recalled Triple-A Charlotte infielder Andy Gonzalez Monday, but the bigger news for Baseball America readers was the callup of righthanded reliever Dewon Day. A 2002 26th-round pick […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Cubs DFE Signs

John Manuel -

One draft-and-follow signing we missed recently was Cubs righthander Jordan Latham, a 29th-round pick last year out of the JC of Southern Idaho. Pitching in the wood-bat Scenic West Athletic […]


Scouting Reports: California

John Manuel -

The Golden State has a wealth of hitters this year, while the college programs were stronger in pitching. With 125 players rated, there was plenty of talent for teams to sift through.

Draft | #2007

NCAA Blunder?

Aaron Fitt -

In the brackets that have been released by the NCAA, Southern Conference teams Western Carolina and Wofford are both in the Chapel Hill regional. NCAA rules state that two teams […]