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Center Stage

Alan Matthews -

Mondays might as well be dubbed “Hunt and Peck Day” for scouts, because it’s the day usually spent by most of them in front of a computer catching up on […]

Draft | #Stock Report

Salas And Santangelo Suspended

Matt Eddy -

Major League Baseball announced today it had leveled 50-game suspensions on a pair of players who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Devil Rays righthander Juan Salas, 28, will begin serving […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Draft Will Be Televised

Will Lingo -

In case you missed it, we have posted the story on BA’s main page that ESPN2 will televise the draft on June 7. Given that not too many years ago […]


College Top 25: May 7

For the sixth week in a row, Vanderbilt held onto the No. 1 spot in Baseball America's Top 25 rankings. The Commodores are fresh off a road series win against Georgia and have won nine of their last 10 games.

College | #2007#Top 25

BAPR Plus: May 7

J.J. Cooper -

Daric Barton homered on Sunday, Chris Lambert has moved to the bullpen and Michael Bowden proved once again that he’s pitching at a different level than the other Lancaster starters. […]


Scherzer Debuts Well

John Manuel -

Former Missouri righthander Max Scherzer allowed one hit and struck out six in his professional debut Saturday night, pitching 3 2/3 innings of shutout ball for the Fort Worth Cats […]

Draft | #Stock Report

Highs & Lows: May 6

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE-A HIGHS: Pirates righthander Brian Bullington was again impressive in Indianapolis’™ 8-5 win against Louisville. Bullington, whose fastball has climbed back into the 92-93 mph range over his last two […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

What are the differences between David Price and Rick Porcello, the top college and high school pitchers in the 2007 draft? How about between Josh Vitters and Matt Wieters, two candidates to go No. 3 overall to the Cubs? What were the scouting reports on Moises Alou, Ray Durham and Vernon Wells when they were coming up through the minors?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

Highs & Lows: May 5

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE’“A HIGHS: Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury made his Triple-A debut at Pawtucket after getting called up from Double-A Portland on Thursday night. Ellsbury, who batted .452/.518/.644 in73 at-bats […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

BAPR Plus: May 4

J.J. Cooper -

Matt DeSalvo and Devern Hansack are headed to the big leagues, Jacoby Ellsbury is headed to Triple-A and Luke Hochevar proved he’s not invincible. Triple-A Rochester’s Scott Baker was cruising […]