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Rocking Lompoc

John Manuel -

High school hitters have garnered most of the attention in California this draft season, and the best high school pitchers in the state reside north of the L.A. area, where […]

Draft

Rosenblatt Era Ending?

Aaron Fitt -

Plans for a new stadium for the College World Series in Omaha appear to be moving forward, and some people in Omaha aren’t too happy about it. Mayor Mike Fahey […]

College

Not-So Fab Five

Matt Eddy -

As minor league teams clear the 30 games played mark, five of them had failed to win even 30 percent of their games. It’s no coincidence that four of the […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

McCutchen Just Fine

Chris Kline -

Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen might be struggling, but don’t tell Tigers righthander Eulogio De La Cruz that. Cruz, who struck out 20 in his last two starts–both of which were […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Catching Up With 2006 First Rounders

J.J. Cooper -

With the 2007 draft less than a month away, we figured it would be useful to take a look at how last year's first-round picks are doing now that they are a month into their first full pro seasons. It's way too early to give up on anyone from the Class of 2006 as players can take a while to adjust to pro ball, but it is clear that several pitchers, including the Giants Tim Lincecum, have quickly pulled away from the pack.

Draft | #2007#Draft Preview

BAPR Plus: May 9

J.J. Cooper -

Chris Kline highlighted the Indians’ 18-year-old shortstop Carlos Rivero as a sleeper to watch this season. Rivero got off to a slow start this season, but his bat has heated […]

Minors

Greek For “Home Run”

John Manuel -

Chatsworth (Calif.) High shortstop Mike Moustakas entered the season with high hopes. Paired with his prep teammate, third baseman Matt Dominguez, the duo was among the best pairs of high […]

Draft | #Stock Report

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported between April 30-May 4. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Recalled: 3B Brian Barden Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Dana Eveland, 3B Brian […]

Minors | #Transactions

Draft Dish: Midseason Update

Alan Matthews -

Industry insiders consider Vanderbilt lefthander David Price and the Devil Rays a good fit with the No. 1 overall pick, but matching players and teams thereafter has proved dicey as players have yet to separate themselves.

Draft | #2007

High Heat: April 25

Alan Matthews -

Veteran high school coach Eric Kibler has his pitchers throw from the stretch exclusively, and the philosophy has helped his senior Tim Alderson become one of the most accurate pitchers in the country.

High School | #2007

Draft Dish: May 9

John Manuel -

Orioles lefthander Adam Loewen, the fourth overall pick in 2002, set a record for the largest signing bonus ever by a draft-and-follow—a player who is drafted but doesn't sign, goes to junior college and signs prior to the next year's draft—that seems likely to never be broken.

Draft | #2007

Wehrle Dismissed

Aaron Fitt -

This season has not gone as planned for Nebraska, which entered the year ranked No. 17 but has limped to a 25-20 record with two weeks left to play. Already […]

College