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Northwest League Top 20 Prospects List

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College players making their pro debuts traditionally dominate the short-season Northwest League, and that doesn't figure to change. Even in 2006, when the league featured two impressive high school pitchers (Tony Butler and Kasey Kiker) making their pro debuts and a third who was a first-rounder in 2005 (Mark Pawelek), 14 of the 20 best prospects were college products.

Minors | #2006#League Top 20 Prospects#Rankings

Northwest League Top 20 Prospects

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College players making their pro debuts traditionally dominate the short-season Northwest League, and that doesn't figure to change. Even in 2006, when the league featured two impressive high school pitchers (Tony Butler and Kasey Kiker) making their pro debuts and a third who was a first-rounder in 2005 (Mark Pawelek), 14 of the 20 best prospects were college products.

Minors | #2006#League Top 20 Prospects#Rankings

Lower New England Scouting Reports

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Top prospects for the 2006 draft from Connecticut and Rhode Island, where a couple of solid college pitchers are the only things that stand between Lower New England and a dreaded one-star rating.

Draft | #2006

Rangers Find Some Pitching In Wells

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The Rangers already had bolstered their offense with the acquisitions of Carlos Lee and Matt Stairs. Just before Monday's trade deadline, they made a move to shore up their starting pitching as well. Texas acquired Kip Wells from the Pirates for Triple-A righthander Jesse Chavez.

Majors | #2006#Trade Central