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Braves Deal Yates To Pirates

Jim Callis -

The Braves had more relievers than they could use, while the Pirates didn't have enough. So the teams eased both situations with a trade on Wednesday, as Atlanta sent Tyler Yates to Pittsburgh for righthanded pitching prospect Todd Redmond.

Majors | #2008#Trade Central

Cole Dominates At Nat Classic

Nathan Rode -

FULLERTON, Calif.—Anticipation was building all day at the National Classic, as everyone was ready for Gerrit Cole’s start against Yucaipa (Calif.) HS, set for Tuesday night at Cal State Fullerton. […]

Draft

Get Me Those Stats–STAT!

Aaron Fitt -

The NCAA has released its first statistics report of the year (through Sunday’s games). Some of the more notable tidbits: Florida Atlantic senior outfielder Mike McKenna was leading the nation […]

College

Red Sox Nation in an Uproar

Josh Leventhal -

Baseball America editor in chief John Manuel arrived in the newsroom on Tuesday morning slightly irked that his pre-dawn wake-up call to the Red Sox Opening Day tilt in Japan […]

Minors

In His Blood

Aaron Fitt -

Most of the top 25 was in action Tuesday, and there were a few very good matchups. Pepperdine put up five in the first on Tyler Topp and held on […]

College

Royals Bolster Pen With Ramirez

Matt Eddy -

The Rockies had been shopping 26-year-old righthander Ramon Ramirez this spring as they attempted to make room for lefty specialist Micah Bowie. They found a taker Wednesday, sending Ramirez to the Royals for a player to be named.

Majors | #2008#Trade Central

Growing Together

Matt Blood -Premium Content

Heading up the Heritage baseball program, head coach Todd Fitz-Gerald is doing his job. Producing college players such as Stephen Clyne (Clemson), Kevin Davidson (Rollins), Dylan Gonzalez (Pepperdine), Ryan Akel (Boston College) and Matt Mansilla (College of Charleston), Fitz-Gerald has developed players and prepared them for college in a high school program that is anything but traditional.

High School | #2008#High Heat

No-No For Romo

Aaron Fitt -

What a game of one-upsmanship in San Diego. A week ago, Toreros freshman righthander Kyle Blair set a school record with 16 strikeouts in a game, and USD pitching coach […]

College