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Prep Draft Class Continues To Improve

Alan Matthews -

Eighty high school travel teams from the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and a smattering of other Latin American countries met to play 173 games in 96 hours at the spring training complex of the Cardinals and Marlins, and hundreds of scouts and college coaches—including 17 scouting directors—gathered to size up the talent at the World Wood Bat Association fall championship.

Draft | #2008

Penguins Get Their Man

Aaron Fitt -

Youngstown State hired former Slippery Rock (Pa.) assistant coach Rich Pasquale as its head coach, replacing Mike Florak, who resigned. Pasquale has experience coaching at the Division I level as […]

College

Hackman Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Righthander Luther Hackman, who is a free agent, will sit out 50 games for failing a test for performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension will take effect if and when Hackman signs. […]

Minors

Jucos Adjust

Alan Matthews -

Recruiting rules and regulations are changing as often as the recruits themselves. It’s been a year since Major League Baseball eliminated the draft-and-follow process, and within this year the NCAA […]

College

More Coaching News

Aaron Fitt -

And you thought the coaching carousel had ground to a halt now that it’s nearly November. Fat chance. A day after Eastern Michigan coach Roger Coryell announced his retirement, prompting […]

College

Hosmer Adds To Accolades

Alan Matthews -

JUPITER, Fla.–One of amateur baseball’s most talked about players over the past few years has been Eric Hosmer, a sweet-swinging first baseman from South Florida. His senior year is upon […]

Draft

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported between Oct. 20-26. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Max Scherzer, RHP Esmerling Vasquez, LHP Mark […]

Minors | #Transactions