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Jim Callis -

How good is the college crop of first basemen for the 2008 draft? Which Upton/Young pair is better, Justin/Chris in Arizona or B.J./Delmon in Tampa Bay? What factors determine whether a team will offer arbitration to a player?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

Hiatt Retires

John Manuel -

The Giants announced the retirement of farm director Jack Hiatt, promoting minor league field coordinator Fred Stanley to the post. Hiatt, 65, has spent 46 years in the game, the […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Introducing Matt Harvey

Aaron Fitt -

The nation’s No. 1 recruit was making his first public appearance for North Carolina just 20 minutes from our office last night, so I had to take a look for […]


Patterson Dies At 73

Aaron Fitt -

Sad news today out of Louisiana, where former Louisiana Tech coach Pat "Gravy" Patterson died after fatally shooting his ailing 71-year-old wife and then himself, according to reports. Patterson is […]


Irvine Makes It Official

Aaron Fitt -

In case you missed it this week, UC Irvine has finally made its hiring of Mike Gillespie official. Gillespie and new associate head coach Pat Shine began running practices this […]


Hard Work Pays Dividends For Headley

David King -Premium Content

Chase Headley didn't do anything extraordinary during the winter. He didn't climb a mountain to visit the Oracle of All Hitting, or lock himself in the basement for four weeks with just his bats and gloves, or trade his soul to the devil for a better swing. No, he simply worked. And worked, and worked some more.

Minors | #2007#Prospect Bulletin