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MLB Starts Its Show

Alan Matthews -

ORLANDO–For the first time in the history of the Major League Baseball draft, there is an official site and location for the event, and I arrived here at the Walt […]


Parker Meets 98 mph

Alan Matthews -

Jarrod Parker (Norwell High, Ossian, Ind.) pitched three scoreless innings of relief Tuesday night and ran his fastball up to 98 mph. He pitched near 95, touched 97 three times […]


Mock Draft

Jim Callis -

The Devil Rays will make Vanderbilt lefthander David Price the No. 1 overall selection in the 2007 draft, which begins today at 2 p.m. Eastern. That's no surprise, as other clubs have said for weeks that they would have been surprised if Tampa Bay had gone in a different direction. As scouting directors headed to bed for a few hours of sleep Thursday morning, here's how the first round projected to shake out.

Draft | #2007#Mock Draft

The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors • Short-season Lowell has made a name for itself the past couple of years by successfully marketing its anti-Yankees philosophy’”the club has donated more […]


Bulls Get Grounded

Josh Leventhal -

Triple-A Durham’s game at Ottawa was postponed tonight because, of all things, mechanical failure. No the lights didn’t go out at Lynx Stadium and the sprinklers weren’t mistakenly turned on. […]


IL Plans Anniversary Celebration

Josh Leventhal -

Next year will mark the International League’s 125th anniversary’”it’s the oldest minor league in sports and has turned out such players as Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson’”and league president Randy […]


Bailey Gets The Call

Matt Eddy -

Reds righthander Homer Bailey will make his major league debut Friday against the Indians. He gets the call after rattling off three consecutive strong starts for Triple-A Louisville, in which […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Winner, And Still Champion

John Manuel -

Oregon State has advanced to its third straight super-regional. Let that sink in a little bit. The Beavers beat host Virginia 7-3 Monday to win the Charlottesville regional and advance […]


College Top 25: June 5

After nine weeks at No. 1, Vanderbilt was knocked out of the Nashville regional by Michigan and dropped four spots to No. 5. Michigan jumped back into the rankings at No. 15, while preseason No. 1 Rice regained the top spot.

College | #2007#Top 25

Aumont Highlights Canadian Crop

Bob Elliott -Premium Content

The first time the light went on for righthander Phillippe Aumont was at the East Coast Showcase last August. A coach came into the clubhouse at the showcase in Wilmington, N.C., and said it was "nice to have a first-rounder on our team."

Draft | #2007#Draft Preview

Uncertainty Looms

Alan Matthews -

ESPN held a teleconference Monday to discuss the parameters of Thursday’s draft show. It will be televised on ESPN2 from 2-6 p.m. ET. Karl Ravech will host with analysts Peter […]


The Business

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around The Minors • The USA Today’s Jack Carey delves into the debate over wood and metal bats and the lawsuit being filed by bat companies and […]